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Lori Dunn (Reporter)

Phone: (870) 330-7642
E-mail: ldunn@texarkanagazette.com
Bio:
Lori Dunn has been a reporter at the Texarkana Gazette since 1996, which seems impossible, because there is no way she can be that old. As a child, Lori loved to interview people for a made-up talk show and write stories for a made-up magazine. Journalism became a reality for her in the 1990's when she signed up for journalism classes at Texarkana College. During her time at the Gazette, she has covered the police beat and breaking news, has been coordinator of Active Age Magazine since 2007 and is also a general assignment reporter. Lori is a native of De Queen, Ark. She has a bachelor's degree in English from East Texas State University-Texarkana. She loves to read and retreat to the woods on weekends with her animals.

University foundation establishes an endowed scholarship fund

Published Sep. 26 2018

The Texas A&M University Foundation's Board of Directors is establishing an endowed scholarship fund where the board will be matching...

Former Gazette writer John Fooks dies

Published Sep. 22 2018

As a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, former Texarkana Gazette writer John Fooks had a passion for telling the stories of...

Dine on the Line is scheduled for Oct. 6

Published Sep. 16 2018

Reservations to Dine on the Line must be made by Oct. 1.

Study catches up with students

Published Sep. 9 2018

Washington High School students who participated in the national 1960 study Project Talent may soon be receiving surveys for a...

Arkansas side approves ballistic vests for police

Published Sep. 5 2018

The Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors voted to purchase new ballistic vests for the Texarkana, Ark., Police Department SWAT team...

Against the odds: Area athlete who suffered brain injury during game continues to make progress

Published Sep. 3 2018

The chicken and mashed potatoes that Scott Akins ordered for his first solid meal in almost a year represent another...

Ready for autumn

Published Sep. 1 2018

The autumnal equinox is Sept. 22, but changing the calendar from August to September symbolizes the start of fall to...

PG board approves tax rate, budget

Published Aug. 29 2018

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees approved the 2018-19 proposed budget and tax rate Tuesday night before going...

Fiery, three-vehicle I-30 collision backs up, reroutes traffic

Published Aug. 21 2018

A fiery wreck involving three vehicles shut down the westbound lane Interstate 30 early Tuesday.

Cities' storm sirens to be tested starting Wednesday

Published Aug. 19 2018

Storm sirens in Texarkana are activated to alert people who are outdoors that severe weather is imminent.

P.R.I.D.E. camp provides students tools for positive life choices

Published Jul. 31 2018

Energy and enthusiasm filled the gymnasium at College Hill Middle School Monday as the Texarkana Ark., Police Department's annual P.R.I.D.E....

Program encourages love of reading

Published Jul. 30 2018

De QUEEN, Ark.—Some Sevier County, Ark., residents are raising funds to distribute books to children through the Dolly Parton Imagination...

Positive P.R.I.D.E.

Published Jul. 29 2018

Texarkana, Ark., police are seeing the benefits of its P.R.I.D.E. Academy in the decreasing number of juveniles involved in crimes.

Body unearthed at house

Published Jul. 28 2018

Texarkana, Ark., police are investigating a body unearthed Friday morning beneath a storage unit in the backyard of a house...

Locals help bring back space for small dogs at JefFURson Park

Published Jul. 23 2018

The small-dog area at JefFURson Dog Park will be back in business soon, thanks to donations from local citizens and...

Two people arrested in animal cruelty case

Published Jul. 17 2018

Two people face charges of animal cruelty after two dogs were found dead inside a local home.

Arkansas side moves to resurface 2 city streets

Published Jul. 17 2018

The Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors voted for a measure to improve two city streets during Monday's regular meeting at...

TxDOT to hold public comment sessions on U.S. 59 route between Texarkana and Queen City

Published Jul. 16 2018

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is sponsoring two open house meetings to discuss and gather public input on the...

Is Friday the 13th unlucky or just another day?

Published Jul. 13 2018

Superstitious people may be looking over their shoulder for signs of trouble today.

Hope to keep current form of government

Published Jul. 11 2018

HOPE, ARK.—Residents voted—by only a margin of 19 votes—Tuesday to keep the city's board and manager form of government.