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Miller County Republican Committee to host “Meet and Greet” April 26

Texarkana, AR: The Miller County Republican Committee will host a “Meet and Greet” for Republican candidates on April 26 at 5:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Four States Fairground’s AG Learning Center.  The AG Learning Center is located on the fairgrounds at 3700 East 50th Street, Texarkana, Arkansas. Republican candidates are encouraged to attend and will be meeting directly with the public from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.  At 6, candidates will take turns addressing those in attendance so that each candidate may state his or her platform and reasons for seeking a specific office. After each candidate has had his or her opportunity to speak, the meet and greet portion of the event will resume.  Refreshments will be available and the public and press is encouraged to attend the event. More information may be obtained online at the Miller County Republican Committee website Texarkana-MillerCountyGOP.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/millercountyrepublican Continue Reading →

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Sulphur Fork Trading Post 200 Year Anniversary

Doddridge, AR – On April 6-8, 2018, the Sulphur Fork Trading Post will celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the Indian Factory.  The three-day event will include re-enactors from Texas, Arkansas, and Louisana.   Those attending the event will see reenactors demonstrating and recreating frontier life from the 1800s.  Visitors can go through campsites and experience the time period of the Indian Factory. The event will also feature artifacts from the time period and a replica of a keel boat.  There will also be music, games, and stories shared about the time period. Friday, April 6 is officially “School Day” from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and all students are invited to attend or schedule a trip.  Saturday and Sunday, April 7 and 8th, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More information may be obtained on the Facebook Page Sulphur Fork Trading Post Bicentennial or by email at southernmillercohpc@gmail.com.  The event will be held at 9542 State Hwy 160, Doddridge, Arkansas.   Continue Reading →

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Equality Texarkana Eat For Change Today

Texarkana, TX – You’re starting to get hungry aren’t you?  You were just browsing through Facebook, or reading over the latest, greatest post on the Four States News and you thought to yourself, “Wonder where I can eat tonight?”  Well, we have your answer! Equality Texarkana will host a fundraiser today at Chipotle in Texarkana.  Print off and bring in the flyer below, or visit Equality Texarkana on Facebook at Equality Texarkana to print off a copy of the flyer. If you bring in the flyer today, eat between 5-9p.m. Equality Texarkana, a non-profit organization in Texarkana supporting equality for all people, will receive 50% of the sale. Chipotle’s of Texarkana will donate 50% of each sale with a flyer to Equality Texarkana.  The community is being encouraged to have dinner at Chipotle’s and sponsor the restaurant and this local non-profit. According to Equality Texarkana, they “aim to serve and empower the local LGBT community as well as other under-served and discriminated communities in the Texarkana area.”  The organization has members from all walks of the community including church leaders, family support, friends and many others. Continue Reading →

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Drive 4 UR Band Fun Zone This Saturday

Liberty Eylau – The Liberty Eylau High School Band is getting ready for the march and performance of a lifetime.  The band has received an invitation to perform during the National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. this year.   While the community and band boosters are stepping up to ensure the Texarkana area is well represented, the Ford Motor Company is going the extra mile to join the race. March 3rd, the Leopard Pride Band Boosters will present “Drive 4 UR Band and Fun Zone.”  The boosters, along with the sponsorship of the Ford Motor Company, are ready to raise the $6,000, needed for this historic trip.  From 11 a.m. to 7:oo p.m. the Ford Motor Company will be on hand with new vehicles at the Rader Dome on the Liberty-Eylau High School Campus.  For each person 18 or older with a driver’s license taking a drive in one of the Ford cars, the company will donate $20 toward the trip. In addition to the test drive, a Fun Zone will also include games, music, raffles, concessions.  The cost of the event is $3 per person and the public is encouraged to attend.  You will also be treated to a performance by the Leopard Pride Band during the day. Spread the word and share this article and links with everyone you know.  When any group from the Texarkana, USA area goes to something big like this, they represent us all.  Let’s make sure the entire United States, our military, and people around the world hear the roar of the Leopard Pride Band! More details can be found on Facebook. Continue Reading →

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Local Ministry Releases New Book

Texarkana, USA – A local ministry has released a new book that is being promoted as a “guide to living a life of breakthrough and miracles.”  Joe Joe Dawson is the author of the book and the founder of Roar Church in Texarkana. The book is titled “Kingdom Mindset” and is now available online.  The focus of the book is to offer readers an avenue to reform life and lead a “lifestyle of breakthrough and miracles.”  Joe Joe feels that the future is going to hold changes and decision-making times for the children of God, and he hopes to help prepare believers for what may be difficult times. Joe Joe Dawson Ministries may be found online at http://www.joejoedawson.net/ and the book, “Kingdom Mindset” may be ordered online at Barnes and Noble.  Joe Joe Dawson Ministries may also be contacted at P.O. Box 6081, Texarkana, TX 75501.  

 

 

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Equality Texarkana Starts Fundraiser

Texarkana, USA – a group known as Equality Texarkana is currently running a fundraiser on Facebook to raise funds for a Pride Parade and Picnic.   The organization is a 501 (c) (3) organization and as such donations are tax deductible. The organization’s website (https://equalitytexarkana.org/) promotes Equality Texarkana as “the preeminent non-profit organization in the greater Texarkana area dedicated to equality.”    While the group exists to advocate and defend LGBTQ rights in the area, they also promote standing up for anyone affected by inequality in society.  Membership is open to anyone wishing to help promote equality.  Members come from not only the LGBTQ people in society but others affected or wishing to make a stand against inequality have joined.   Parents, friends, and others are encouraged to get involved. Equality Texarkana has grown and is currently offering scholarships, counseling, and the opportunity for people to join and be involved in a non-judgemental setting.  There is also monthly social dinners, book clubs, and other events.   A recent Halloween Party was a huge success in October! Donations of any amount are being accepted on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/donate/209229366306796/1668856383136053/ and contributions will be used for the planned Pride Parade and Picnic in Texarkana.  

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Maud ISD Robotics Team Advances to State

Maud, TX – On January 19th Maud ISD’s Twitter feed published the great news about second and third place winners in the robotics contest.  According to the tweet from the official Maud ISD Twitter Feed the school had at least two teams place. Holden, Evan, Jacob, and Robert all worked on a team that placed third in the overall competition.  Kullen and Jared’s team placed second and as a result, they will advance to the state level competition. Mrs. Hilton is the sponsor for the Robotic Team out of Maud and the team’s hard work is being recognized throughout the district. Continue Reading →

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Bridging The Gaps Ministry Presents Marriage Seminar

Texarkana, USA – Bridging the Gaps Ministry is presenting a Marriage Seminar on February 3, 9:30 am-12:30 pm at the Sandflat Glendale Shannon Neighborhood Center located at 209 East 14th in Texarkana, Arkansas.  The event is open and the public is encouraged to attend. Apostle Louis S. Greenup, Jr. will be presenting the seminar.  Apostle Greenup is the founder and overseer of Christ The Deliverer Assembly Ministries in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana.  The seminar will focus on “sharing the redemptive power of God to the lost, enhancing marriages and strengthening ministries around the globe” according to information provided by Bridging the Gap. Apostle Greenup has over 30 years experience and is known nationally and internationally.  He has conducted revivals, singles seminars, leadership training, youth training, and many other conferences and outreaches based on the Lord’s word. The Greenup family lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and are the parents of two adult sons.  They have two grandchildren.  Greenup and his wife, Karen, are considered an ordained team that travels to help heal marriages and families with Biblical teachings and foundations. 

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Edwards Masonic Lodge Installs 2018 Officers

Texarkana, AR – Edwards Masonic Lodge of Texarkana held an installation Tuesday evening and installed most of the officers for 2018.  Edwards Masonic Lodge is located on Hwy 71 and has been in operation for over one hundred years.  The current lodge was built in the 1940s. Edwards Masonic Lodge is recognized by the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Arkansas.   Edwards meets with a dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by a monthly meeting each month on the first Tuesday.  All area masons are welcome to attend. Continue Reading →

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