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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.

Corps delays lake study

Published Nov. 16 2017

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—A study to determine if, and how high, Wright Patman Lake could be raised has been delayed again...

Water quality specialist speaks about sedimentation problems

Published Nov. 15 2017

The water quality and sedimentation specialist for the Sulphur River Basin Authority spoke about the amount of sedimentation in Wright...

Going digital: TC's federal depository changing with the times

Published Nov. 13 2017

Since 1963, the library at Texarkana College has held a special standing. It's unclear if a big announcement or fanfare...

North Heights earns state honor

Published Nov. 11 2017

North Heights Junior High School recently received the 2017 Shannon Wright Award from the Arkansas Association of Middle Level Education,...

'A Passion for Knowledge': NASA engineer, science fiction writer talks science, humanity's future, more

Published Nov. 10 2017

NASA engineer B. Gentry Lee, who co-authored books with Arthur C. Clarke and worked on the television show "Cosmos" with...

TC celebrates first-generation college students

Published Nov. 9 2017

More than 75 percent of students attending Texarkana College are first-generation college students.

DeKalb ISD voters shoot down proposed $12.5 million in bonds

Published Nov. 8 2017

Voters in DeKalb Independent School District said no to a total of $12.5 million in bonds for a new gym...

TASD to get $15.6 million from voter-approved bond restructure

Published Nov. 8 2017

Texarkana, Ark. School District will have a new middle school in the next couple of years, thanks to voters' unanimous...

SHEAR MADNESS: Cosmetology students work their magic at fashion show

Published Nov. 7 2017

It was wall-to-wall creative insanity Monday at Texarkana College's annual Shear Madness Avant Garde Hair and Fashion show, with several...

School officials: $12.5M project would make DeKalb students safer on campus

Published Nov. 6 2017

Voters in DeKalb Independent School District will go to the polls Tuesday to consider two school bond propositions totaling $12.5...

Voters to decide fate of proposed TASD school: Move would allow district to extend STEM programs

Published Nov. 6 2017

Tuesday, voters in the Texarkana, Ark., School District will consider a measure to restructure the district's existing bonds to provide...

Mayors will attend event recognizing first-year TC students

Published Nov. 5 2017

Texarkana College will hold the inaugural First-Generation College Student Celebration at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the school's library plaza, where...

Texarkana's Kmart will close its doors in January

Published Nov. 3 2017

The Texarkana, Texas, Kmart store will close at the end of January, according to a press release from Sears Holdings,...

A&M gives glimpse of Hispanic culture

Published Nov. 3 2017

Students at Texas A&M University-Texarkana celebrated the dearly departed Thursday during the annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, which featured a "Dia...

A&M lecture to focus on history of witchcraft

Published Oct. 31 2017

"The Science of Witchcraft" is on the Halloween lecture menu today at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, with history professor Courtney Hubbart...

From uncertainty to success

Published Oct. 30 2017

A former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader visited Texas High School on Friday to share her inspirational story of personal and business...

Riverbend considers new water plant

Published Oct. 29 2017

Riverbend Water Resources District is considering building a new water treatment plant in New Boston, Texas, that could eventually process...

Region D OKs request from Riverbend: Water demand revision may open doors for more area business growth

Published Oct. 26 2017

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas—The Region D Water Planning Group approved a municipal water demand revision request from Riverbend Water Resources District...

Riverbend board approves data for water master plan

Published Oct. 25 2017

HOOKS, Texas—Riverbend Water Resources District's Board of Directors approved the final numbers for the Regional Water Master Plan during a...

TC trustees approve plans for major projects

Published Oct. 24 2017

DEKALB, Texas—Texarkana College's board of trustees unanimously approved a 2017-18 capital improvement plan during their regular meeting Monday, which was...