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Les Minor (Reporter)

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Immigration Uncertainty: Changes bring challenges and rewards to De Queen

Published Oct. 1 2017

If you have lived in these parts during the last 30 years, you have seen a great deal of cultural...

We're waiting on next big thing

Published Aug. 6 2017

Doesn't it seem like Texarkana is just treading water? Can't you almost hear the methodical tick tock, tick tock of...

Spring Lake Park will be better than ever

Published Jul. 16 2017

It looks like a giant dried-up mud puddle at the moment, its base dark and dank in places, its now-visible...

Did beer, wine wars leave us thirsty for more?

Published Jul. 2 2017

There have been winners and losers as the shuffle for the alcohol dollar has unfolded in the region.

How the other guy gets it done downtown

Published Jun. 25 2017

Be jealous of El Dorado, Ark. Be very, very jealous.

Grim key to downtown's eventual turnaround

Published Jun. 18 2017

Sometimes, there are no good answers.

Twins vie to win fans, establish new legacy

Published May. 28 2017

Baseball's back in Texarkana this summer after about a 10-year hiatus.

We've been faking each other out for a while

Published Apr. 23 2017

People ask me all the time about fake news.

Trilogy of good things ends badly in Ashdown

Published Apr. 16 2017

With age comes a greater appreciation of certain things:

What happened to downtown?

Published Apr. 9 2017

A visiting journalist stopped by my office the other day to get some background on Texarkana and its newspaper.

City was rocking a century ago

Published Apr. 2 2017

This weekend, Texarkana is celebrating the Scott Joplin Centennial with a variety of events and music. Activities end today, with...

Can a city get a little help from its citizens?

Published Mar. 12 2017

It's a start. It's worth a try. There's nothing to lose.

What did we retain from historic summer?

Published Mar. 5 2017

The Summer of Love will have its 50th anniversary in a few months.

700-plus civilian jobs at Red River safe from federal hiring freeze

Published Feb. 24 2017

Red River Army Depot's request for an exception to the federal hiring freeze has been approved, and its civilian contract...

Half marathon has a whole lot going for it

Published Feb. 19 2017

Watch out for runners this morning. They'll be racing all around town.

Get ready to defend the home turf

Published Feb. 12 2017

The rising tide lifts all boats is a common and not always correct principle of supply-side economics.

Freezes have chilling effect on depot

Published Feb. 5 2017

With every president elected, there comes a set of assumptions.

Taking care of old business and buildings

Published Jan. 22 2017

It's amazing how much things cost nowadays.

Lower lights twinkle on last year's horizon

Published Jan. 8 2017

Last Sunday, we ran the 10 top local stories of 2016.

One man's decision infects all of Blevins

Published Dec. 18 2016

A month ago, a Texarkana Gazette editorial asked Blevins school board member Ted Bonner to resign.