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Under present circumstances, many local clubs and support groups have suspended their in-person meetings. If you need information about any of these groups, their contact information is listed:



German Group — call 903-306-2059 or 903-223-8075.


Arklatex Woodcarving Club — call Porter McAfee at 870-773-7404.


Cadet Program Civil Air Patrol — teen group, call 903-336-1460.

Civil Air Patrol Senior Officers — call 903-336-0042.


Duplicate Bridge Club — call Fred Borum at 870-584-9224.


Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary 2684 — call 870-774-9991.


Metaphysical Discussion Group — call Lisa Jewell at 903-490-5503.


Tai Chi Club of Texarkana — call Susan Moore at 870-774-2819.


Texarkana Coin Club — call Frank McFerrin at 903-824-4167.


Texarkana Evening Lions Club — call 903-794-0076.



Alanon — call 903-701-5641.


Alateens — call 870-772-6088.


Alcoholics Anonymous — call 903-794-4731 or 903-798-1024.


Celebrate Recovery — Group meeting at Church on the Rock, call Terry Anderson at 903-701-9553.

Celebrate Recovery — Group meeting at First Baptist Church, Moores Lane, call Patty Ashby at 903-831-6000.

Celebrate Recovery — group meeting at First Church of God, call 870-772-4446.

Celebrate Recovery — group meeting at Life House Church, call Bubba Ray at 870-648-5307.


Cocaine Anonymous — call 903-556-8337 or 903-733-7729.


Co-Dependents Anonymous meeting at 303 W. Broad St., call Susan Moore at 870-774-2819.

Co-Dependents Anonymous meeting at Living Hope Group, call 903-792-3000 or 903-278-6245.


Narconon — call 1-800-431-1754 or visit Visit to learn about the overdose reversing drug known as naloxone and find out about its availability.


Narcotics Anonymous meeting at 404 Quonset Drive — call 1-888-629-6757.


Sex Addicts Anonymous — [email protected]



Holiday Springs Water Park lifegard training, call Darrell at 870-772-2200 or 903-824-4564.


Adult education classes for GED and ESL in Texarkana. Free GED classes in Atlanta, Hughes Springs, Linden (ESL only) and New Boston. Call Karen Ottinger at 903-794-2858 or [email protected]


Adult education classes for refresher, GED or ESL at Texarkana, Ark., Adult Education Center and in Foreman, Ashdown, Genoa, Bradley, Fouke, Prescott, Nevada and Stamps — call 870-774-4414 or 870-772-2006.


MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — call 903-831-6000.


TEACH, Texarkana Educators Association of Christian Homeschoolers —


TORCH Homeschool Support Group — call Kim Bragg at 870-653-6204.


Texarkana College CPR and First Aid classes — call the Continuing Education Division at 903-838-4541, ext. 3270.


Texarkana La Leche League, Mother-to-Mother Breastfeeding Support Group, call Georgiaberry Mobley at 870-653-3062.



Dierksen Hospice Grief Support Group — call 870-773-4353 or 903-793-6350.


Grief Group meeting at Queen City Funeral Home — call 903-796-9669.


Hospice of Texarkana/Hospice of Hope Movers and Shakers Grief Support Group — call Barbara at 903-794-4263.



Alzheimer's Support Groups: Forget-Me-Not group — call 903-277-1253; Alliance Support Group call 870-772-6075; Dierks, Ark., group — call 870-451-2101; Jefferson, Texas, group — call 903-665-3903; Mount Pleasant, Texas, group — call 903-577-6593.


Lymphedema Support Group — call 903-614-4458 for information.


Amputation Support Group — call Mae Tariman at 903-614-4000.


Arklatex Lyme Disease Support Group — call Annette Sharp at 903-748-9182.


Hear the Ark-La-Tex Autism Parent Support Group — call Shasta at 903-490-1186.


Brain Injury Support Group — call Elizabeth Dalby at 903-614-4455.


Coping with Breast Cancer Support Group — call 903-614-2675.


Diabetes Support Group — call 903-614-2034.


Miller County Parkinson's Support Group and Care Partner Support Group — call Nancy Bailey at 870-626-3089, toll free in Arkansas at 800-272-2127 or KaSandra Gillbeau at 870-773-2030.


Hempstead County Parkinson's and Caregiver Support Group — call the Area Agency on Aging toll free at 800-272-2127, Ext. 105, or the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging at 870-773-2030.


NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Arkansas support group — contact Kim Siebert at [email protected]


Stroke Support Group meeting at CHRISTUS St. Michael Rehabilitation Hospital — call 903-614-4459.

Stroke Support Group meeting at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital — call 903-735-5062.


Texarkana Resources for the Disabled Board of Directors — call 870-774-9675.


TexArk Hearing Loss Association of America — call 870-330-0449 for information.


Tri-States Fibromyalgia Support Group — call Eleanor Mongold at 870-832-3072.



Veterans Helping Veterans Support Group — call Sam Cross at 903-278-8953. Officials advise participants to arrive early as the courthouse doors close at 5 p.m.



New Boston Weight Watchers — call 1-800-521-5566.

Weight Watchers Studio, 3416 Richmond Road — call 1-800-651-6000 for info.


TOPS No. 665 — call LaRue Shelling at 903-826-4005.

TOPS No. 1324 — call Sue McKin at 903-559-2016.


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