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Greg Bischof (Reporter)

Phone: (870) 330-7639
E-mail: gbischof@texarkanagazette.com
Greg Bischof is a staff reporter for the Texarkana Gazette and covers Bowie County government as well asĀ assorted government agencies. A native of Dallas, Bischof moved to Texarkana in June 1989, where he started his newspaper career. There he has stayed ever since.

Woman buried in Rondo cemetery in 1839 will get new headstone

Published Jun. 18 2019

The oldest grave inside the Old Rondo Cemetery will be getting a new headstone at 2 p.m., Wednesday.

Local Vietnam veterans organization meets to plan upcoming events

Published Jun. 17 2019

Updates on upcoming events and fundraising projects took up the main portion of the Texarkana Chapter #278 Vietnam Veterans of...

Hundreds flock to Fouke Monster Festival

Published Jun. 16 2019

Multiple weekend screenings of "The Legend of Boggy Creek" brought hundreds of the influential documentary film's avid fans out to...

Fresh farm produce buyers gather at farmers market for grand opening

Published Jun. 16 2019

The thought of buying fresh farm produce sent residents flocking to Texarkana, Ark.'s Gateway Farmers Market even before the market...

Wake Village resident gets carport construction approval

Published Jun. 11 2019

A Wake Village resident will soon be able to shelter her cars from rain and hail storms.

Repairs to sidewalks in front of courthouse to be rebid

Published Jun. 11 2019

Repairing and replacing warn sidewalks and walkways in front of the Bowie County Courthouse may have to wait a while...

Most Bowie County officials aren't asking for budget increases for next year

Published Jun. 10 2019

NEW BOSTON, Texas—Most Bowie County officials are asking for just about the same amount of money in office operating budgets...

Communities unite near Fulton to honor Maleah

Published Jun. 9 2019

Flowers, balloons, homemade butterflies and angels, along with teddy bears and other stuffed toys 4-year-old girls take delight in, now...

State-side instructor pilot remembers finding out about D-Day

Published Jun. 6 2019

While many thousands of American air, sea and ground servicemen stormed France's Normandy beaches 75 years ago, others like Ralph...

Opening Memorial Services started at the Miller County Courthouse

Published May. 28 2019

Although Memorial Day has existed officially for more than 50 years and unofficially as far back as 150 years, American...

Hundreds turn out for Memorial Day commemoration at Hillcrest

Published May. 28 2019

While honoring those who sacrificed their lives for our country's freedom, Rev. Roy Ford said it seems that many Americans...

Community honors fallen with Memorial Day services

Published May. 27 2019

While many might see Memorial Day as a chance to hit the beach or barbecue, Iraq War veteran Charles Jones...

Community honors fallen with Memorial Day services

Published May. 27 2019

While many might see Memorial Day as a chance to hit the beach or barbecue, Iraq War veteran Charles Jones...

Town marks 75th anniversary of pilot's capture, murder

Published May. 27 2019

IDA, La.—This coming Thursday will mark the 75th anniversary of the murder of U.S. Army Capt. Fletcher Adams, an Ida,...

Living to tell about it

Published May. 26 2019

As a rifleman attached to the Army's 93rd Infantry Division, stationed in a Philippine Islands jungle during World War II,...

CARRY THE LOAD: Riders, walkers saluting veterans arrive in town

Published May. 24 2019

With Memorial Day almost here, a patriotic group consisting of six bicycle riders and walkers peddled into Texarkana on Thursday...

DeKalbers remember 1999 twister

Published May. 20 2019

DeKALB, Texas--Despite the recent tornadic activity that's bracketed East Texas in recent days, none of it became as real as...

Local veterans group discusses upcoming memorial day events

Published May. 20 2019

With Memorial Day services coming up this weekend, members of Texarkana Vietnam Veterans Chapter #278 gathered Sunday to discuss these...

Dragon boat race benefits local agency

Published May. 19 2019

Overcast skies and mild temperatures, coupled with a cool breeze and no rain, may have given the fourth annual Dragon...

Investigation continues in fatal standoff

Published May. 18 2019

Texas Rangers are investigating circumstances surrounding a standoff and eventual police shooting death of a New Boston woman early Friday...