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More Than Meets the Ear

I am probably the only soul on earth who has ever thought that the muddy waters of Wright Patman Lake have healing powers. Let me explain. My dad has had profound hearing loss since the age of four. He has worn hearing aids since his childhood loss, but to enhance his communication skills, Daddy became an expert lip reader. As a little kid, I was always aware of his hearing loss but was not privy to his lip-reading talent.

TSO Bunel Celebrity Conductor Fundraiser

Dr. Kirby Bunel held a fundraiser on Thursday, November 10, 2022, to help raise money for the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra's 12th Annual Celebrity Conductor Competition. The evening was held at the home of Jennifer and Darby Doan and included an Elvis look-alike contest.

Delivering Christmas

photo by Matt Cornelius
Giving makes us feel happy. Giving is good for our health, deepens social connections, and evokes gratitude. Giving is simply contagious! … Though our hearts are still inclined toward giving gifts, maybe now more than ever, since our introduction to the internet and online shopping over the past couple of decades, and even more since the pandemic in 2020, the face of Christmas giving has dramatically changed. The holidays we spent in quarantine conditions made it necessary to give to our friends and family without the benefit of sharing the same spaces.

TXK Holiday Fashion

Celebrate in style and shop local for all your holiday looks. Warm and cozy, chic and casual or full of sparkle, our hometown businesses have you covered. With the return of in-person celebrations and family gatherings, these looks will make a statement at any Christmas event or New Year’s Eve party. Find your inspiration right here and get it all from the trendy stores of Texarkana!


Blind Living

photo by Drew Stoecklein
Ryan Yarnell was born and raised in Texarkana, Texas, by parents William Yarnell and Jeanette McLeod. Like many in northeast Texas, the outdoors began calling his name at a very early age. When he was eight or nine years old, Ryan’s dad took him hunting for the first time in the green timber woods of East Texas. His dad and uncles were the first people to show him the ropes, and he has been a fixture in the sport ever since. … In a blessed nation full of grocery stores, well stocked with a variety of quality meats, hunting is not like it was for the hunters of generations past.


29th Annual Taste of Texarkana

The good times are back. Harvest Regional Food Bank's 29th Annual Taste of Texarkana was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at the Four States Fair Entertainment Center. Dr. Ly and Aaron Gaylor were the grand presenting sponsors of this magnificent Texarkana Culinary Showcase. Food, drinks, and entertainment from Texarkana's top restaurants, vendors, and culinary talent took part in this event benefitting Harvest Texarkana.


Good Evening TXK

photo by Matt Cornelius
While I have confidently stated in the past that I truly thrive during the summer, and I still hold firmly to that statement, I must face the fact that when it comes to summer clothing, unless you are a size zero and can comfortably show some skin, it is just harder to dress to impress than it is in winter months! I would very much enjoy the ease of less clothing if I was not sporting a gut. Maybe I should just cut out fast food to solve this problem, but that is not really an option I am interested in. … I have a much better solution to the winter wardrobe blues.

Sharing Music

The Texarkana Arkansas High School (AHS) Razorback Band Program is hosting a district wide instrument drive from now until December 9. The school provides loaned instruments for all students throughout its 6-12 band program and over the past year, the number of students involved in the Razorback bands has grown to twice as many as in previous years.

Ryan Yarnell

photo by Aaron Davis
“The woods of East Texas and Arkansas helped shape me into the man I am today.” That about sums it up for avid sportsman and Texarkana native Ryan Yarnell. Hunting and adventure have been a way of life for him since his earliest memories, and he has turned his love for the outdoors into an incredible career—traveling to some of the most beautiful places in America and beyond.To read more about Ryan, make sure you check out “Blind Living.” What is your favorite Texarkana memory? … Y2K. It snowed a lot in Texarkana and the power was out.

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