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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.

Governor attends Ashdown event

Published Jul. 14 2018

ASHDOWN, Ark.—Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson addressed community and state leaders Friday during a reception for Vickie Williamson, the new intermodal...

Creek getting trashed by locals using it as dump site

Published Jul. 12 2018

A southern sunset shines over a shallow creek in south Texarkana, lighting up the soothing stance of water, trees and,...

Longtime community leader dies at age 80

Published Jul. 7 2018

Through guidance and leadership, Nancy Sandefur paved the way to open new doors and expand available opportunities for the men,...

Riverbend Water Resources holds third annual open house, luncheon

Published Jun. 28 2018

Riverbend Water Resources District held their third annual open house and employee appreciation luncheon Wednesday, with several community members taking...

Texas High's student council adviser earns national award

Published Jun. 27 2018

Texas High School's Susan Waldrep has won a national award recognizing her as the top student council adviser in the...

St. Michael gives grants to asthma program

Published Jun. 27 2018

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System gave $45,000 in grants to 24 area schools Tuesday for the Mobile Pediatric Asthma Program,...

New L-E school in final construction phase

Published Jun. 25 2018

The many halls of the new Liberty-Eylau Elementary School echo with the sounds of workers drilling and sawing as they...

L-EISD to keep property tax rate for upcoming year

Published Jun. 22 2018

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the 2018-19 budget during their regular meeting Thursday.

L-E faces $5.5M deficit in upcoming budget

Published Jun. 21 2018

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District's Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. today to hold a public hearing on the...

TC approves strategic plan, anticipates slight budget deficit

Published Jun. 19 2018

Texarkana College's Board of Trustees approved the 2018-20 strategic plan and heard a first reading of the 2018-19 budget during...

TC board weighs budget draft

Published Jun. 17 2018

Texarkana College's Board of Trustees will consider the first draft of the 2018-19 budget and the 2018-20 strategic plan during...

Master Gardeners discuss how to convert your yard into a garden of goodies

Published Jun. 12 2018

Many people maintain their lawns by mowing and weeding, but some use that green space to put food on the...

College closes Atlanta location

Published Jun. 11 2018

Lack of use has prompted Texarkana College to permanently close the TC on Main site in downtown Atlanta, Texas. TC President...

City officials, Riverbend, basin authority to meet on water rights

Published Jun. 3 2018

Three Sulphur River basin stakeholders will hold a meeting in July, the first time they've all sat at the same...

Riverbend watering seeds of growth

Published May. 31 2018

Riverbend Water Resources District's executive director and CEO outlined the district's plans for the future during a meeting Wednesday of...

Riverbend considers location for new lake intake structure

Published May. 30 2018

Riverbend Water Resources District is getting closer to determining a location for a new intake structure on Wright Patman Lake,...

TASD signs contract for 30 acres to build new middle school

Published May. 29 2018

Texarkana, Ark., School District Board of Directors signed a contract Tuesday to purchase 30 acres of land for a new...

Conference to focus on water issues and projects

Published May. 28 2018

Representatives from Riverbend Water Resources District will speak on regional water issues Wednesday during the Red River Valley Association's 22nd...

Texas students affected by STAAR test glitch don't need to test again

Published May. 27 2018

Texas students who had computer issues while taking the STAAR test this past spring will not have to retake the...

Riverbend, SRBA to conduct lake study

Published May. 24 2018

Riverbend Water Resources District and the Sulphur River Basin Authority are collaborating on a volumetric and sedimentation study to be...