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Downtown business aims to be a cut above

Published Apr. 20 2019

A sign with an upside-down armadillo greets visitors to the Hairy Armadillo, the new barbershop that recently opened for business...

More layoffs at local Harte Hanks

Published Apr. 19 2019

Texarkana's Harte Hanks location will lose 73 positions next month in a new round of layoffs announced on Thursday by...

New Tex-Mex restaurant opens

Published Apr. 14 2019

Chilango's recently opened its doors in Texarkana, in the location formerly occupied by Esperanza's. Featuring fresh meat and seafood, flavorful...

Small Business Development Center opens in Atlanta, Texas, City Hall

Published Apr. 11 2019

Last week, the Northeast Texas Small Business Development Center, an organization of the United States Small Business Administration responsible for...

Main Street Texarkana adding planters downtown

Published Apr. 10 2019

At the Main Street Texarkana meeting for April, the board was updated on progress with downtown beautification efforts.

With Sprinkles on the top

Published Apr. 6 2019

Shipley Do-Nuts, a long time coming, has finally opened its doors to doughnut lovers in Texarkana. Word about the store...

Patriot Truck & Trailer still trucking under its new FleetPride banner

Published Apr. 3 2019

After 16 years of service, Patriot Truck & Trailer is flying a new banner out front: FleetPride. Doug Cummings, former...

After years of not having a local store, Spring Bank Landing opens in Doddridge

Published Apr. 2 2019

After years of inconvenient isolation, a new store opening in Doddridge, Ark., will offer local residents a place to pick...

City celebrates rock 'n' roll ties with car show, concert and more

Published Mar. 31 2019

On a cold, gray, windy afternoon in downtown Texarkana, vintage cars lined up next to the Arkansas Municipal Auditorium as...

Flying Burger soars toward Texarkana

Published Mar. 31 2019

In Magnolia, Ark., a restaurant has been serving fresh, flavorful burgers and seafood that has had people driving out of...

WooSah aims to be your 'downtown Zen station'

Published Mar. 25 2019

In that small, cube-shaped building on Main Street, downtown Texarkana, formerly housing baked goods by the piece, a dress shop...

New owner wanted after nearly 80-year-old Rock Store closes

Published Mar. 18 2019

Not many convenience stores can call themselves community landmarks, but such a description can accurately be laid on the Rock...

Main Street to focus on downtown beautification

Published Mar. 13 2019

Main Street Texarkana looked to its plans for 2019 as it began organizing the calendar during the March meeting.

Windstream officials expect improvements for customers

Published Mar. 10 2019

Windstream has ridden some windy currents these past several months, from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing to reporting months of...

Crown Center is changing hands

Published Mar. 7 2019

The Crown Center in the Pleasant Grove area is changing owners.

Firefighters quickly control downtown fire on Broad Street

Published Mar. 1 2019

Texarkana, Ark., Fire Department, responded at 2 pm, Friday, to an upper-level fire at 213 E. Broad St. in downtown...

Two A&P members receive recognition

Published Feb. 28 2019

Tuesday night at Northside Church, Texarkana, Texas, Tom Ayers, chairman of the Gateway Farmers Market, the Arkansas-side market, presented a...

Saving daylight? Bill would keep Arkansas on standard time

Published Feb. 11 2019

On Monday, Arkansas Rep. Sarah Capp, R-Ozark, submitted House Bill 1368 to the Arkansas House of Representatives. If made into...

Graham Slam Bakery

Published Feb. 9 2019

Winning a baking contest on "Good Morning America" is an excellent way to publicly kick off your debut as...

A meal and a mission

Published Feb. 4 2019

Tacos 4 Life arrived in town with a two-fold mission a month ago—to bring different kinds of tacos to the...