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Local beer distributor wins national recognition from Anheuser-Busch

Published Jun. 21 2019

A local beer distributor will receive a national award from Anheuser-Busch during a ceremony Saturday for its outstanding performance for...

Community welcomes new DLA chief

Published Jun. 20 2019

Lt. Col. Jeffery P. Chamberlain, outgoing Defense Logistics Agency commander, and Lt. Col. Seth M. Olmstead, incoming DLA commander, received...

Restored 'Legend of Boggy Creek' brings fans from far away

Published Jun. 15 2019

An eclectic crowd showed up to the premiere of the remastered edition of "The Legend of Boggy Creek," the movie...

New local ladies' boutique has its grand opening Saturday

Published Jun. 7 2019

Small boutique 2 Lady Bugs in Nash, Texas, which has its grand opening today, features various items to deck out...

New local ladies' boutique has its grand opening Saturday

Published Jun. 7 2019

Small boutique 2 Lady Bugs in Nash, Texas, which has its grand opening Saturday, features various items to deck out...

'He was trained to persevere'

Published Jun. 6 2019

The first memory Nita Fran Hutcheson has of her father, William F. "Curly" Hutcheson, is him coming off the troop...

Georgia-Pacific to close Hope plant; 102 jobs lost

Published Jun. 5 2019

On Tuesday, Georgia-Pacific announced the closing of some facilities in Arkansas, in both Crossett and Hope.

Almost Everything is slated to close

Published Jun. 3 2019

It is the end of an era in the downtown Texarkana business community, as the owners of Almost Everything prepare...

Cupcake maker takes a crack at Guinness record during Food Fest

Published Jun. 2 2019

A plate of six cupcakes, all decorated with specified ingredients and predetermined conditions, were displayed as a testament to a...

Sellers, shoppers beat June heat at community yard sale

Published Jun. 2 2019

High temperatures challenged customers and sellers alike at the Texarkana Community Yard Sale at Spring Lake Park. The once-yearly event...

Chamber mobs downtown bakery

Published May. 30 2019

Graham Slam Bakery at 112 Pine St. got a sweet surprise Wednesday afternoon as it was the first location for...

Chamber urges spending fling at local businesses

Published May. 29 2019

The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce is organizing the first Cash Mob, similar to a flash mob, where social media users...

Storied Texarkana hotel has a new name and look

Published May. 27 2019

The Ramada of Texarkana in January re-opened its doors to business after a complete interior top-to-bottom renovation that took two-and-a-half...

Vietnamese cuisine comes to Texarkana

Published May. 17 2019

Pho (pronounced "fuh"), a Vietnamese soup that is hearty enough to be a meal and a staple in Vietnamese cuisine,...

Traditional family flavors come from Old Mexico at new restaurant

Published May. 13 2019

Over on the Arkansas-side, just off the north side of I-30 not far from the convention center, a new Mexican...

Longstanding Chinese buffet restaurant located on New Boston Road reopens under new management

Published May. 6 2019

Panda's Chinese Buffet on New Boston Road is a longstanding Chinese restaurant, known for a decent sized buffet, comfortable surroundings...

FedEx opens new 'expandable' freight service center on Arkansas-side

Published May. 4 2019

Many local luminaries, including Arkansas-side Mayor Allen L. Brown and Texas-side Mayor Bob Bruggeman, arrived to celebrate the opening of...

$9 million travel plaza with restaurants coming to New Boston

Published May. 3 2019

Road Ranger Travel Center is coming to New Boston. It will be located on 12 acres of land on the...

New Road Ranger travel center coming to New Boston

Published May. 2 2019

Rockford, Ill.-based Road Ranger, a chain of travel centers, truck stops and convenience centers, completed a real-estate deal Friday for...

Mayor anticipates learning process with coming medical marijuana sales

Published May. 1 2019

Arkansas-side Mayor Allen L. Brown said that medical marijuana should be available for sale in the next few weeks.