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Junius Stone (Reporter)

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Brewpub hopes to find magic

Published Nov. 16 2018

Roger Sheppard, local businessman and magician, prepares to share new flavors with Texarkana. Ten months in the making, his Redbone...

State's minimum wage hike could be more noticeable in Texarkana

Published Nov. 14 2018

On Election Day, Arkansas voters approved Issue 5, the Minimum Wage Increase Initiative. The minimum hourly wage will go to...

Beck makes his contribution in Arkansas National Guard

Published Nov. 9 2018

Before he put on the uniform himself, Jon Beck, 22, admired those who served and wore the uniform of the...

Brother and sister find their place in Marine Corps

Published Nov. 9 2018

In the history of American military service, it is not unusual to hear of siblings joining up and serving together....

Group aims to raise support for RRAD

Published Oct. 15 2018

Recently the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce gave $3,000 to the Red River Lone Star Support Committee. The committee helps organize...

Store hopes to be instrumental in musicians' success

Published Oct. 14 2018

A new business started playing a different tune last Friday in Atlanta, Texas, as the Country Music Store opened its...

Dine on the Line drew 1,000 people, Main Street director says

Published Oct. 10 2018

Dine on the Line 2018 was a great success, according to Ina McDowell, Main Street Texarkana executive director.

TexasToGo brings meals to app users

Published Oct. 8 2018

In this digital age, the phone in your pocket is a gateway to the world and so many services. For...

Go-Nuts for Do-Nuts

Published Oct. 1 2018

Shipleys Do-Nuts is "95 percent ready to open" and should be opening soon, according to Dr. Kenny Haskins, Texarkana, Ark.,...

Albertsons on Richmond to close

Published Sep. 27 2018

Albertsons on Richmond Road will close in the next several weeks.

Joe's Pizza fixing leaky roof

Published Sep. 27 2018

The old, flat roof on top of Joe's Pizza and Pasta, downtown Texarkana location, is getting some work done to...

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...