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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.

TC board considers manager for renovation

Published May. 19 2019

Texarkana College's Board of Trustees will consider a construction manager at-risk for renovation of the science, technology, engineering and math...

Christina Walker resigns as L-E school trustee

Published May. 18 2019

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District Trustee Christina Walker resigned her position during Thursday's regular meeting of the district's Board of Trustees.

TASD recognizes volunteers, presents Jack Hardy Award

Published May. 17 2019

Texarkana Ark., School District recognized campus volunteers during a reception Thursday and gave Junior Tipton their highest award, the Jack...

The Dipping Vat War of Cass County

Published May. 16 2019

Many know the power U.S. Congressman Wright Patman wielded in both Texas and Washington, but few are aware of a...

Board of Trustees for PGISD announces increase in frozen tax

Published May. 10 2019

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the monthly financial report and two service contracts during Thursday's regular...

Former Texas High teacher arrested for alleged sexual contact of student

Published May. 8 2019

A former Texas High School teacher was arrested last week in Vivian, La. for prohibited sexual contact between an educator...

Riverbend bids farewell to former leader

Published May. 2 2019

Riverbend Water Resources District said farewell to their former leader during a reception Wednesday.

Texarkana College board OKs renovation proposals

Published Apr. 29 2019

Texarkana College's Board of Trustees approved proposals for campus renovations and heard a report on the college's presidential scholarship program...

Riverbend approved for $200 million in loans for water projects

Published Apr. 29 2019

Riverbend Water Resources District has been approved for $200 million in loans from the Texas Water Development Board for regional...

TC trustees weigh remodeling proposals

Published Apr. 28 2019

Texarkana College's Board of Trustees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday to consider proposals for restroom remodels and asbestos abatement...

Texarkana Rotary Club honors area teachers

Published Apr. 26 2019

Texarkana teachers were honored Thursday during the Texarkana Rotary Clubs' 26th Annual Cecil Phillips Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.

TASD pays tribute to Dalby as Distinguished Alumna

Published Apr. 26 2019

Arkansas state Rep. Carol Dalby, R-District 1, was honored Thursday during the Texarkana, Ark., School District's 2018-19 Distinguished Alumni Reception...

PG to consider testing services for its new elementary

Published Apr. 25 2019

Pleasant Grove Independent School District will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. today to consider a firm for testing...

New data show need for more water in lake

Published Apr. 24 2019

During their regular meeting Tuesday, the Region D Water Planning Group approved new data to be included in the 2021...

Texas High graduates Barnette, Patterson recognized during luncheon

Published Apr. 23 2019

Texas High School Graduates Dr. Daniel Barnette and Cary Patterson were honored Monday during the Texarkana Independent School District's 2019...

PGISD breaks ground on new elementary

Published Apr. 22 2019

Pleasant Grove Independent School District broke ground Monday on the new Margaret Fischer Davis elementary school, to be built at...

Old hearse takes on new life at UAHT

Published Apr. 22 2019

It's served a somber, elegant, respectful and necessary purpose for many years and is now getting new life in a...

Riverbend hires Dooley as new CEO

Published Apr. 18 2019

Riverbend Water Resources District's Board of Directors hired Kyle Dooley as executive director/CEO during Wednesday's regular meeting.

PG school trustees deny mother's appeals

Published Apr. 18 2019

During a special meeting Wednesday, Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees denied all three appeals of a middle...

TISD will have meeting today to discuss budget, proposals

Published Apr. 16 2019

Texarkana Independent School District's Board of Trustees will meet at 11:30 a.m today in the TISD Administration Building, 4241 Summerhill...