Texarkana Resources is one of our favorite non-profits, providing job training and placement for some of the hardest-working employees in this region’s workforce. Today they are filling backpacks to “Stuff the Bus” for 2021.
This weekend is the time to get school supplies, clothing, footwear, and more and save sales tax. For the first time in 2021, Arkansas will allow Computers and Electronics to be exempt also. The Tax-free Weekend starts on August 6 in Texas and on August 7 in Arkansas.
Country music recording artist, Phil Vassar will headline the 2021 Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope, Arkansas on Saturday, August 7 inside Hope’s Fairpark. Get your tickets now. Remember, general admission means bring your own chair.
It is always a tragedy to lose a really good police officer to any circumstance, but our local law enforcement personnel are struggling today with the loss of Lieutenant Clay McClure. All knew him, and all loved him.
The 50th New Boston Texas “Pioneer Days Festival” is coming up August 18-21, with lots of rodeo action, live entertainment, food, and more. Check out the schedule of events and activities for this year’s events at T&P Trailhead Park here.
How about a fun mystery party that takes you back to 1971? Join the Scooby gang at the P.J. Ahern House with the Texarkana Museums System for a fun night. Though it sounds great for kids, this party is for adults to benefit T.M.S.
Longtime educator and community leader, Kristen Giles has been named Principal of Pleasant Grove High School. Giles has spent the last decade as an Assistant Principal at PG and will continue its mission of excellence in education.