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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.

Work begins on school's $2.6M project

Published May. 20 2018

Football, band, track and soccer participants at Texas High will have all new fields to play and practice on in...

Local schools and colleges prepare workforce of the future

Published May. 19 2018

Area school districts and colleges are addressing the need for a technology-trained workforce, implementing new programs and constructing new buildings...

Simulation labs provide hands-on experience for TC nursing students

Published May. 19 2018

They talk, move, blink and moan, doing their best to inform their caregivers exactly what's going on with their bodies....

Two local churches undergo renovations

Published May. 19 2018

Time can take its toll on everything, including sacred places of worship.

TISD board swears in trustees, discusses projected shortfall

Published May. 17 2018

Texarkana Independent School District's Board of Trustees swore in newly-elected members and elected board officers during their regular meeting Tuesday.

Community attends vigil for New Boston senior

Published May. 17 2018

A candlelight vigil was held in the downtown pavilion Tuesday evening in New Boston, Texas, for Myranda Finley, a senior...

TASD working with community to offer students vocational skills

Published May. 14 2018

Studies have shown an increased need for a vocationally-trained workforce in the near future, and area schools and colleges are...

Bond vote energizes PG schools

Published May. 11 2018

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved an order Thursday to canvass votes from the May 5 bond...

Environmentalists mark 30th anniversary of group

Published May. 10 2018

Area environmentalists gathered at the Texarkana Public Library Tuesday to celebrate the 30th birthday of Friends United for a Safe...

FUSE turns 30

Published May. 8 2018

Friends United for a Safe Environment will commemorate its 30th anniversary today at 6 p.m. with a program focusing on...

PG voters OK bond issue by wide margin

Published May. 7 2018

Voters in Pleasant Grove Independent School District approved a $19.9 million bond for a new elementary school, technology upgrades and...

'Rock School' reborn

Published May. 5 2018

The new elementary school under construction at Liberty-Eylau received a new stone face last week, as stonemasons placed pieces of...

Community leaders awarded for work with Scout program

Published May. 2 2018

Area school administrators and community leaders were recognized Tuesday for how they've changed the lives of students in the Learning...

TC floats idea of shorter semesters

Published May. 1 2018

Students attending courses at Texarkana College could soon have eight-week semesters in many of their courses, something school leaders say...

New Face For Sacred Space

Published Apr. 30 2018

It sits silent and empty, patiently awaiting transformation to its original look from nearly 100 years ago.

Board considers water intake at area lake

Published Apr. 26 2018

Water Resources District's Board of Directors approved several budget amendments and discussed a new water intake at Wright Patman Lake...

Car raffle nets tuition assistance for students at local private school

Published Apr. 24 2018

A local private school raffled off a shiny, blue 2006 Mini Cooper Monday to provide tuition assistance to its students....

L-E Elementary to welcome new principal

Published Apr. 24 2018

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees hired Brandon Thurston as the new principal at the elementary school during its...

Food for Thought

Published Apr. 23 2018

The human body is an amazing instrument, turning plants and animals into nutrients for energy. Selecting the best sources of...

L-E to spend more than $133K for new furniture

Published Apr. 20 2018

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the purchase of office and library furniture for the new elementary school...