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Junius Stone (Reporter)

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Chef offers Mexican food at new location

Published Mar. 5 2018

Enter the front door of Taquitas Plus on 3015 Texas Blvd. and you will likely find David Langley, the owner...

New granite shop moving in on Broad Street

Published Mar. 4 2018

At 700 E. Broad St. downtown, next to a sign that reads "Rockin WH Ranch Companies," workers are clearing out...

BBB seeking nominations for Torch Awards

Published Feb. 27 2018

The Better Business Bureau is accepting nominations for the 10th Annual Texarkana Torch Awards for 2018.

Harte Hanks to lay off 460

Published Feb. 22 2018

Harte Hanks center in Texarkana has announced a coming layoff of 460 of its 570 employees.

Local Hallmark store to close this month

Published Feb. 21 2018

The one remaining Hallmark store in Texarkana will be shuttered at the end of this month.

A Piece of the Pie

Published Feb. 17 2018

Crave Pizza is getting ready to reintroduce pizza to Texarkana. The new restaurant is built around the concept of the...

New manager of local J.C. Penney touts customer focus, modernization

Published Feb. 14 2018

Starting in 1902 with a single store in Kemmerer, Wyo., headed by James Cash Penney, J.C. Penney Co. is one...

New Main Street officers step in

Published Feb. 14 2018

With the new year off and running, Main Street Texarkana reconvened its board and took stock. The first order of...

Cold snap means shocking electric bills for many locals

Published Feb. 12 2018

Snow, ice and record low temperatures in January left many area residents with a significant increase in their electricity costs...

Local brewers have a place to go for sudsy supplies

Published Feb. 5 2018

For a long time, Texarkana's small community of home brewers has been ordering brewing supplies or traveling to find them....

BlueLine Rental's local branch wins recognition for performance

Published Feb. 4 2018

The Texarkana branch of BlueLine Rental was named 2017 Overall Branch of the Year 2017, beating out the other 115...

Joe's to open second restaurant this year

Published Feb. 2 2018

Offering an array of Italian dishes, including pizza, pasta, sandwiches and sides and their signature bread that comes with every...

Help for the Homeless

Published Jan. 27 2018

Colorful boxes of the type normally not associated with a typical homeless encampment assembled here and there in a lot...

Rail funds will go to terminal

Published Jan. 21 2018

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced last Thursday it would pledge $1.5 million to the city of Mount Vernon, Texas,...

Transportation companies adjust for ice

Published Jan. 17 2018

Modern transportation is the lifeblood of civilization, and when bad weather hits, companies that make it their business to haul...

New soul food joint gives area fans another dining option

Published Jan. 15 2018

The Texarkana area offers an impressive variety of restaurants to feed a rainbow of foodie appetites, and local soul food...

Yates family sells E-Z Mart

Published Dec. 29 2017

Earlier this week, E-Z Mart, whose corporate headquarters, the Store Support Center and Maintenance Facility, are in Texarkana, announced the...

'Santa's biggest helpers': Hard-working truckers deck the hauls with America's Christmas gifts

Published Dec. 24 2017

Santa's one-night ride around the world isn't the only holiday shipping route that takes a lot of careful planning: All...

Silver bells on the silver screen

Published Dec. 23 2017

The holidays mean a bit more time to recreate and to mediate on life, the universe and everything in between....

Charming Charlie to close amid bankruptcy plans: The local store at Central Mall is set to close Dec. 29

Published Dec. 12 2017

Charming Charlie, a Houston-based fashion jewelry and accessories chain, is preparing to file bankruptcy. Known for its color-coordinated stores and...