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Junius Stone (Reporter)

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Eye Envy Him now open for business

Published Sep. 24 2018

Looking about the interior of Eye Envy Him, you see what appears to be your basic barbershop. There are lines...

Mutt with a Mission

Published Sep. 23 2018

When entering the Texarkana Animal Care & Adoption Center, one finds a modest office, a desk with a polite receptionist,...

Vinyl Warehouse expands business with new location

Published Sep. 17 2018

Vinyl crafters now have a new location to obtain supplies. Vinyl Warehouse recently opened at a new location at 4026...

Print shop calls historic downtown home

Published Sep. 9 2018

Check Mark Design is already leaving its mark downtown, and not just on its own building.

A Piece of Cake

Published Aug. 27 2018

Selling baked desserts by the slice or piece is how owner Lydia Cook plans to do business at A Piece...

Chick-fil-A on Richmond to close Sept. 6 amid remodeling

Published Aug. 23 2018

Chick-fil-A began a large-scale remodeling operation Aug. 17 at 2601 Richmond Road. Once completed, the differences will be obvious inside...

Riverbend holds annual true-up meeting with member cities

Published Aug. 23 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—Riverbend Water Resources District held the annual true-up meeting Wednesday with Texarkana Water Utilities and representatives from original...

Couple to open general store amid work to revitalize historic area

Published Aug. 20 2018

With downtown Texarkana slowly coming back to life, husband-and-wife team Keith and Jennifer Keathley intend to give it a shot...

Depot union writing politicians about Red River layoffs

Published Aug. 19 2018

Union leaders of Red River Army Depot employees are taking steps to help out RRAD workers and involve state government...

Komen Race for the Cure slated

Published Aug. 15 2018

The Komen Race for the Cure benefiting breast cancer research will take place Oct. 20 in downtown Texarkana this year,...

Leaders reach out to governor about layoffs

Published Aug. 10 2018

After Red River Army Depot announced it would lay off about 300 more employees this year, leaders of two organizations...

Arconic to add 35 jobs next year

Published Aug. 8 2018

Arconic aluminum plant, formerly Alcoa, has announced it will add about 35 jobs around January 2019 when it restarts idled...

Project to repair banks of Red River near Hooks is almost completed

Published Aug. 7 2018

The Army Corps of Engineers recently notified the public about a project to repair the banks of the Red River...

New taco restaurant to open in Texarkana soon

Published Aug. 3 2018

Tacos 4 Life, a new taco joint determined to make a difference, is coming to Texarkana toward the end of...

State resurfacing area roadways

Published Jul. 29 2018

Work began June 6 to resurface parts of U.S. Highways 67, 71 and 82, including sections of East Eighth and...

RRAD eyes new missions

Published Jul. 28 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's office would like to know why work that should be going to Red River Army Depot...

Citizens get another look at U.S. 59 route

Published Jul. 27 2018

Citizens came to Liberty-Eylau High School to get another look at the planned route for U.S. Highway 59, classified as...

Crews finish trail at Bringle Lake

Published Jul. 16 2018

Texarkana, Texas, City Parks and Recreation has put the final touch on Phase 2 of the trail network at Bringle...

Hotel: 'Human error' to blame for renting bedbug infested room

Published Jul. 2 2018

A hotel room contaminated with bedbugs was rented out because of "human error," according to management at Wyndham Garden Hotel-Texarkana.

Main Street Texarkana receives grant

Published Jun. 29 2018

Ina McDowell, executive director of Main Street Texarkana, announced the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has granted MS-T an annual grant,...