Talk Tuesday

Sparks of Success

My dream career is to become an underwater welder. Learning to weld on land was the first step toward that goal. The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Secondary Career Center offers free welding courses for high school students, so once I heard of this golden opportunity, I immediately signed up. … At first, I was intimidated because I was the only girl in the class, and most of the guys were in their second year of the program. I was amazed, however, to find out that they didn't mind that I was working alongside them and were completely okay with answering any questions I had.

Why Go to the Wine Festival?

Annual Texarkana event funds “happy place” for Alzheimer’s patients. … One festive day a year means one happy day after another for local people with dementia and their loved ones. … The yearly Twice As Fine Texarkana Wine Festival provides 75% of Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area’s annual funding.

Always Learning: Gary Kusin Book Signing at the Sullivan Performing Arts Center

Gary Kusin was born in Texarkana, Texas in 1951, and graduated from Texas High School in 1969. Kusin is a mentor, investor, entrepreneur, business advisor, and author of the book Always Learning: Lessons on Leveling Up from GameStop to Laura Mercier Cosmetics and Beyond [April 2024]. Today, he advises an array of public and private companies, large and small, on strategy, management, and growth issues. In addition, Kusin continues his full mentoring schedule. … Kusin co-founded two companies, Babbage’s, operating today as GameStop (NYSE:

On Cloud Nine

The Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival isn't just a wine lover's dream—it's also making a difference by saving lives in the Texarkana community.

Tex*Rep The Spongebob Musical

"Every time I look at this show…it just gets bigger." That was the sentiment Tex Rep Artistic Director Michael Cooper shared with his cast at their first movement rehearsal for this season's final show: The SpongeBob Musical! It is a fun-filled adventure starring everyone's favorite undersea cast from the hit Nickelodeon Cartoon, and the cast and crew cannot wait to show you the "Bikini Bottom Way." … Cooper definitely wasn't kidding when he said that this show is big, either.

Bougie Grubs Blackberry Balsamic Glaze Wings

INGREDIENTS … 1/2 cup blackberry preserves, melted … 1/2 cup balsamic glaze … Air-fried chicken wings (as many as desired, cooked according to your air fryer's instructions)


… • In a saucepan over low heat, melt the blackberry preserves, stirring continuously to prevent burning. • Once the preserves are fully melted, add the balsamic glaze to the saucepan. Stir the mixture to combine both ingredients thoroughly. • Increase the heat to medium and bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Allow it to reduce slightly for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Empowering Dyslexic Students

Tips and Tricks for Academic Success … Dyslexia is a condition that affects the ability to read, write, and spell. However, with the right strategies and support, dyslexic students can thrive academically. There are many tricks and tips to enable dyslexic students to overcome challenges and succeed in school. … Advocate for your child … Advocating for your child is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. Teachers want to help, but sometimes, they may not know precisely how to help.

Talking, Talent, & Testimonies

Getting Fear Out of Life … I was born a writer. As soon as I learned to write and spell, I wrote poems and gave them to my mother. I worked as a reporter for several years after I graduated from Texas A&M—Texarkana with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications. … So, I wake up every day wondering what to do with my talent. I know the Lord blessed me with this ability for a reason. I have a desire to write encouraging words because today is a difficult time for so many. I have been in harmful situations and suffered from addictions and insomnia.

Mae Estes and the Solar Express

Female Vocalist of the Year Mae Estes will perform in Hope, Arkansas , as part of Solar Express Events. In anticipation of the 2024 Solar Eclipse, Hope Tourism Commission announces a free concert featuring headliner Mae Estes, Arkansas Country Music Awards' Female Vocalist of the Year. … Estes, a Hope native, will perform on Sunday, April 7th, as part of a weekend full of events for the 2024 Solar Express Celebration.

A Dog’s Best Friend

When I was growing up, one of my favorite movies was Annie. It's a film about a quirky, street-smart orphan who steals the heart of an industrial tycoon named Oliver Warbucks. Eventually, Mr Warbucks adopts Annie, saving her from the orphanage and its gin-loving overseer, Miss Hannigan. It's a feel-good movie/musical where the portrayal of the true underdog of a kid conquers her circumstances and comes out on top. And who doesn't love to cheer for the underdog? … One of the most memorable scenes in the film is when Annie escapes the orphanage and is happily wandering the streets of New York.

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