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Ashley Gardner (Reporter)

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Ashley Gardner covers health and civic organizations for the Texarkana Gazette, where she's worked since 2002.

Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary plans annual Membership Reception

Published Sep. 22 2018

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will have its annual Membership Reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the...

St. Michael says goodbye to CEO

Published Sep. 14 2018

There were handshakes and hugs as CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System associates and community members said goodbye to Chris Karam,...

Speaker talks about child abuse

Published Sep. 14 2018

Children matter.

Luncheon puts spotlight on STEM exploring post

Published Sep. 12 2018

A luncheon Tuesday encouraged educators and people in engineering and technology to get involved in starting a STEM exploring post...

Alzheimer fundraiser slated for Saturday

Published Sep. 10 2018

The Alzheimer's Alliance Tri-State is ready to take the plunge Saturday with its Doris K. James Memorial Over the Edge...

United Way campaign kicks off

Published Sep. 7 2018

The United Way of Greater Texarkana kicked off its 95th fundraising campaign Thursday with a luncheon at Southwest Arkansas Electric...

Colorful 5K will be held Sept. 22 at Trinity Baptist

Published Sep. 6 2018

CASA of Texarkana's sixth annual Amanda Fussell Woodman Memorial Colorful 5K takes place Sept. 22 at Trinity Baptist Church's cross...

Battle on the Border to be at On the Border

Published Sep. 4 2018

The United Way of Greater Texarkana's second annual Battle on the Border is scheduled to take place from 5 p.m....

Reaching the Heart

Published Aug. 29 2018

Harvest Regional Food Bank is working hard to raise awareness of how hunger affects people in this region.

Hepatitis A outbreak growing in Arkansas

Published Aug. 26 2018

Northeast Arkansas is dealing with a hepatitis A outbreak, and state health officials want other areas of the state to...

Hunger awareness campaign is next month

Published Aug. 20 2018

Harvest Regional Food Bank is gearing up for Hunger Action Month in September and hopes to raise awareness of the...

Dental assistant course starts Sept. 8

Published Aug. 19 2018

Texarkana School of Dental Assisting is set to start its first 10-week course Sept. 8.

Pool safety a year-round issue, Red Cross warns

Published Aug. 18 2018

Water safety and making sure backyard pools are safe is a year-round responsibility. More than 200 children die in backyard...

Scouting preview program scheduled for this evening

Published Aug. 16 2018

The Caddo Area Council Scouts are having a Program Preview from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at Williams Memorial...

Blood center appeals for donations

Published Aug. 15 2018

LifeShare Blood Center is experiencing a critical blood shortage. Anyone eligible to donate is encouraged to do so.

Boys & Girls Club moves to new location

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club made a big move this week. The club relocated from its original location...

Fundraiser supports cancer care

Published Aug. 11 2018

The Angel Fund Foundation is gearing up for its third annual Putt for a Purpose fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Sept....

Children's health fair will be held Saturday at Four States Fairgrounds

Published Aug. 10 2018

The 23rd annual Wild About Wellness Children's Health Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Four...

Church donates funds to local schools and nonprofit groups

Published Aug. 9 2018

First Baptist Church Texarkana donated $57,000 to local elementary schools and a couple of nonprofit organizations through its Operation Jerusalem...

Wadley hosts an informational event celebrating breast-feeding

Published Aug. 8 2018

Wadley Regional Medical Center had its second annual Breastfeeding Celebration Tuesday evening in the hospital's main lobby. The event provided...