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5th Annual Fan Fest Held in Texarkana – Four States News

<b>Texarkana, TX</b>– Football teams from around the area rolled into the Texas Convention Center for the 5th Annual Fan Fest sponsored by Fox Sports and …

Festivals

Fouke Football Coach Suspended With Pay – Four States News

<b>Fouke, AR</b> – As the school year starts and the lights great prepped for Friday night games, Fouke is finding itself one short in the coaching …

Texas

History Proves Children Can Change the World | Total Visits 9

As we at the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) work to help reform and improve public policy, one of the most frustrating things we hear …

UofA at Texarkana Overlooked in Local Article – Four States News

An editorial in the local paper discussed higher education in Texarkana today, but it has some residents scratching their heads and wondering why the …

University of Arkansas

Thirty-Something | Total Visits 8

My husband and I go to a movie and out to dinner every Tuesday. Unlike most couples, our weekends are almost always filled with funerals and Mondays …

Breast Cancer

Parents Talk To Your Child About Threats | Total Visits 9

It’s that time of year again when kids are excited to return to school, teachers are thrilled to see new faces, and parents are relieved to be …

Xbox

A&M-Texarkana Hosts Bowie County Master Gardeners Program – Four States News

<b>TEXARKANA, Texas –</b> Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Bowie County Master Gardeners will present a program titled “Backyard Composting and …

Gardening

Governor Hutchinson to Campaign Across the State on Saturday – Four States News

AR Governor Asa Hutchinson<p>Governor Asa Hutchinson will be campaigning up and down Arkansas this Saturday in Gravette, Hope, and Mt. Nebo.<p><b>Date:</b> August …

Middle School

DPS Reminds Drivers of Traffic Dangers Associated with New School Year – Four States News

<b>AUSTIN</b> – As the new school year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to slow down in school zones, and to be aware of …

Roads

Crockett descendants support Alamo Master Plan – Four States News

Descendants of David Crockett at the Alamo in June 2018<p><b>AUSTIN –</b> An editorial written by a descendant of legendary frontiersman and Alamo defender …

Rep. Ratcliffe commends students on completion of congressional internship in Texarkana office | Total Visits 5

William Humphrey, Rep. John Ratcliffe, Harrison Benefield<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> – Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) congratulated Harrison Benefield, William …

High School

Remember the Children in Upcoming Elections – Four States News

A historic number of Oklahomans voted in the 2018 Oklahoma primary elections. Regardless of your party affiliation or political beliefs, it was great …

Elections

Oklahoma: State Question 793 Meets National Resistance Among Vision Health Professionals | Total Visits 6

<i>Walmart Backed Constitutional Amendment Would Allow Big Box Stores to Control How Eye Doctors Practice Medicine and Treat their Patients</i><p>Optometric …

Optometry

Calling All Mommies for a Bags to School Mom Bash | Total Visits 8

<b>TEXARKANA, TX</b>. The first day of school is swiftly approaching, and moms all across Texarkana are ready to kick back and relax. HealthCARE Express and …

Physiotherapy

New Freemason Site for Southwest Arkansas Goes Online | Total Visits 10

Screenshot of new SWARKFreemasons site<p><b>Arkansas</b> – A group of Freemasons in Southwest Arkansas has launched a new website online to share lodge meeting …

Freemasonry

A&M-Texarkana to offer Ophthalmic Assistant/Optician training course | Total Visits 10

<b>TEXARKANA, Texas –</b> Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Office of Extended Education and Community Development will be offering an 11-week …

Ophthalmology

Rep. Ratcliffe to host economic update with Texarkana business leaders and visit Red River Army Depot | Total Visits 14

<b>Who:</b> Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) – hosting<p><b>Attendees include</b>– Representatives from AR TX REDI, TexAmericas Center, Texarkana Regional Airport, …

Red River

A&M-Texarkana to offer Medical Billing and Coding Course | Total Visits 8

<b>TEXARKANA, Texas –</b> Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Office of Extended Education and Community Development will be offering an 80 hour Medical …

Health Information

Separation of Church and State [National] (1802) | Total Visits 5

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, author of the <i>Declaration of Independence</i> and America’s third president. In his <i>First Inaugural</i> …

Religion

Eye Doctors: Back to School Checklist Should Include Comprehensive Eye Exam | Total Visits 46

The Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (OAOP) is encouraging parents to schedule comprehensive eye exams for their children as they …

Arconic Foundation Grants $20,000 to Texarkana College Foundation – Four States News

<b>Texarkana, TX</b><i>–</i> Workforce students at Texarkana College will have access to a new, state-of-the-art 3D printer thanks to a partnership with the …

College & University

Two More Skilled Nursing Facilities Forced to Close as Funding Needs Go Unaddressed | Total Visits 30

<i>Nursing Home Advocates Seek Legislative Champions as Health Infrastructure Continues to Collapse</i><p><b>OKLAHOMA CITY</b> – Two more skilled nursing facilities …

Health Care

Texarkana Death Investigation – Four States News

On July 26, 2018 Detectives with the Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas Police Departments began investigating a lead concerning the remains of …

Crime

Reps. Ratcliffe and Westerman advocate for Red River Army Depot | Total Visits 7

<b>WASHINGTON</b> – Reps. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) and Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) advocated this week for the Red River Army Depot’s (RRAD) ongoing importance …

Red River

One Prayer Away – Four States News

Yesterday evening, my husband and I had the opportunity to attend a lovely intimate concert. Well, 20 minutes of it anyway.<p>My husband purchased …

Crime

CITY OF TEXARKANA, TEXAS RECEIVES RECOGNITION FOR BUDGET PRESENTATION – Four States News

<b>TEXARKANA, TX</b>– The City of Texarkana, Texas is pleased to announce that it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the …

Texas

Bobby Ferguson Park Sign Progress Continues | Total Visits 13

Sign in progress at Bobby Ferguson Park (Southwest entrance)<p><b>Texarkana, AR</b> – Enter Bobby Ferguson Park near UofA Way or pass it as you come off the …

Texas

Equality Texarkana Holds Monthly Social Dinner | Total Visits 6

<b>Texarkana, USA</b> – Equality Texarkana held their monthly social dinner at Pop’s Place on Highway 67 Saturday evening at 6:00 p.m. Roughly 20 people …

Social Media

Mikey Joe 6 - Abandonment – Four States News

As I stood in line at the bank, Friday, the bank manager approached me and whispered kind words into my ear. She thanked me for how I close the …

A&M-Texarkana Presents Young Writers Workshop – Four States News

<b>TEXARKANA, Texas –</b> Texas A&M University-Texarkana and The East Texas Writing Project are sponsoring the 28th annual Young Writers Workshop July …