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Jennifer Middleton (Reporter)

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Jennifer Perry Middleton is the education reporter for the Texarkana Gazette. A McLeod, Texas, native, she recently moved from Shreveport, La., where she worked in several media formats. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from Stephen F. Austin State University and began her newspaper career at the Ruston Daily Leader in Ruston, La., where she worked her way to Lifestyles Editor. She enjoys reading, camping, traveling and gardening. Jennifer is the mother of two children.

VanDeaver visits area as part of 'Listening Tour'

Published Sep. 25 2018

Texas State Rep. Gary VanDeaver heard from Texarkana students, educators and the general public Monday during the first stop on...

PGISD board OKs land swap for new school

Published Sep. 25 2018

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees on Monday approved a land swap with CHRISTUS Ark-La-Tex Health for property...

L-EISD board approves improvement plans

Published Sep. 21 2018

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the 2018-19 campus and district improvements plans during their regular meeting Thursday.

TISD votes to lease college pool

Published Sep. 19 2018

Texarkana Independent School District will lease Texarkana College's aquatic center for 30 years and renovate it at a cost of...

SRBA meeting over email turns heated

Published Sep. 19 2018

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—Discussion became heated during Tuesday's regular meeting of the Sulphur River Basin Authority when board members were considering...

TISD board eyes lease on college pool

Published Sep. 18 2018

During their regular meeting today, Texarkana Independent School District's Board of Trustees will consider a lease agreement with Texarkana College...

Water group to discuss hiring an executive director

Published Sep. 17 2018

The Sulphur River Basin Authority Board of Directors will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday to consider their funding agreement, strategic...

PG trustees hear financial report

Published Sep. 14 2018

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved several committees and heard the September financial report during their regular...

AIMING HIGH: Astronaut talks to area students

Published Sep. 12 2018

Astronaut and distinguished Eagle Scout Greg Johnson spoke to area students Tuesday about his career and missions on the Space...

Game changer

Published Sep. 11 2018

A small Arkansas school district is not only shaping young minds through the use of technology, it is using...

Specialist explains main causes of Wright Patman's sedimentation issue

Published Sep. 9 2018

The sedimentation problem in Wright Patman Lake is not primarily because of erosion in the upper Sulphur River Basin but...

TC President Russell resigns

Published Sep. 7 2018

For more than seven years, he has worked to improve the quality of life in the Texarkana community through higher...

TC President James Henry Russell announces resignation

Published Sep. 6 2018

Texarkana College President James Henry Russell will resign his post effective January 2019 to pursue opportunities in the private...

Hutchinson launches computer science tour in Genoa

Published Sep. 5 2018

GENOA, Ark.—Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson launched his fall 2018 computer science tour of the state's schools Tuesday in Genoa, speaking...

New program aims to boost tech education

Published Sep. 5 2018

GENOA, Ark.—Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a new state computer science program Tuesday during his visit to Genoa Central Schools,...

A&M's newest building is slated to be ready next month

Published Sep. 4 2018

An October opening is planned for one of Texarkana A&M University-Texarkana's two buildings under construction. The second building should be...

Workforce center should be ready for spring semester, TC officials say

Published Sep. 2 2018

Work continues on the $1.2 million Workforce Center for Innovation at Texarkana College, which will house programs to train workers...

SRBA postpones funding agreement

Published Aug. 29 2018

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—The Sulphur River Basin Authority's Board of Directors tabled several items, including the approval of their annual funding...

PGISD to discuss proposed tax rate, new school

Published Aug. 28 2018

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. today to consider the...

Funding agreement to be in spotlight at SRBA meeting

Published Aug. 26 2018

The Sulphur River Basin Authority will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday to consider the extending their funding agreement for another...