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Miller County Republican Women to Hold Meeting

Miller County, AR:  The Miller County Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting on September 25 at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at Big Jakes at 1521 Arkansas Blvd in Texarkana. The meeting is open to all interested women.  This month’s meeting will feature guest speaker Representative Carol Dalby.   Dalby represents Arkansas District One in the House of Representatives in Little Rock.  District One covers the Texarkana area and can be seen online at this site: Arkansas District One.  Dalby’s profile may be viewed on the Members Profile Page. Additional information may be obtained by contacting Kristi Bennett at 870-774-0099 or by email at kbennett745@yahoo.com.  You may also visit the Miller County Republican site and the Republican Women’s page here:  Texarkana-MillerCountyGOP.com 

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Greyhound Launches E-ticketing Nationwide For iOS

Customers can now conveniently manage all travel needs through Greyhound mobile app

DALLAS, TX: Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, today announced the launch of nationwide e-ticketing access on its iOS mobile application. This enhancement allows customers to purchase tickets quickly and easily from the all-access homepage of the Greyhound app and board the bus with just a flash of their mobile phones. “Providing the e-ticketing feature on our mobile app puts the ticket kiosk right at our customers’ fingertips,” said Andy Kaplinsky, chief commercial officer, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “E-ticketing provides a seamless travel experience with fast check-in, personalized updates, rewards for members and more, all available through the convenience of the Greyhound app.” Customers can now purchase tickets and manage all trip details directly from the Greyhound app homepage. On the day of travel, passengers simply check in from their smartphone beginning two hours before the scheduled departure time and the boarding pass will be displayed. Continue Reading →

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Texarkana, Texas Farmers’ Market Receives $174,220 for Cultural Foods Initiative

TEXARKANA, TX- The Texarkana, Texas Farmers’ Market, in partnership with the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council and the Housing Authority of Texarkana, Texas recently received a USDA Farmers’ Market Promotion Program grant totaling $174,220 to support the Market’s Cultural Food Diversity Initiative. Texarkana’s application was one of 49 funded nationwide and the only project selected for funding in Texas. “Our Market has experienced tremendous growth the last couple seasons, and this initiative will continue the momentum by expanding the reach of the market to even more residents,” market manager Holden Fleming said. The program, set to begin later this year, is focused on the growth and expansion of the Farmers’ Market through the use of cultural foods and events, an expanded mobile market and online ordering system, and increased advertising for all market activities. David Orr, Planning and Community Development Director for the City of Texarkana, Texas, is excited about the potential this grant brings. Continue Reading →

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Democratic Committee of Miller County to Host Fish Fry

Miller County, AR – The Democratic Committee of Miller County will host a fish fry fundraiser Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.    The event will be held September 15, at the Cooper Tire Union Hall on 3500 Washington Street in Texarkana, Arkansas. Several candidates are expected to be present during the event and to speak with guest.  Hayden Shamel who is running for the Fourth District Congressional seat, Susan Inman who is running for Arkansas Secretary of State, Jared Henderson who is running for Arkansas Governor, Mike Lee who is running for Attorney General, and  Anthony Bland who is running for Lt. Governor are all expected to be in attendance for the fish fry. The campaign fundraiser is opened to the public for a donation of $10 and all proceeds will be distributed to party candidates.  Additional information may be obtained by calling (903) 691-8508 or going to the Facebook Page.   Continue Reading →

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Dot’s Ace Hardware to hold Texarkana’s First Grill Fest

Texarkana, Tx: Dot’s Ace Hardware and Dot’s Rentals & Sales invite area grilling and food enthusiasts to Texarkana’s first Grill Fest. The event will be held outside at the hardware store at 3411 Richmond Road in Texarkana, TX and tickets are $15 with free admission for kids under 12. Similar to last year’s EggFest, this event will celebrate all things grilling, but with a twist. In addition to the Big Green Egg, Grill Fest will be open to Traeger, Green Mountain, R&V Works, PK Grills, Blackstone Griddles, and T-Wok brand grills, all available at Dot’s Ace Hardware. Picture a circle of smoking grills with new foods to sample each hour, from sweet to savory, breakfast to lunch and beyond. Continue Reading →

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Republican Monthly Meeting to Host Discussion on Ballot Issue

Texarkana, AR:  The Miller County Republican Committee will hold their monthly meeting September 11, 2018, at the New Haven Golf Course at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting is open to everyone and will feature a guest speaker Chad Gallagher.  Mr. Gallagher will be speaking about Issue 1 on the November Ballot and the need to defeat this issue in Arkansas. The public is encouraged to attend this important meeting to learn more about Issue 1.  
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Joe Joe Dawson Ministries National Conference

Texarkana, TX : Joe Joe Dawson Ministries and ROAR Apostolic Network are hosting the ROAR National Conference September 14-16 with special guests, Dutch Sheets & Ken Malone. The conference will be held at the Texarkana Texas Convention Center. Dutch Sheets will be ministering on September 14 & 15, Friday at 7 pm & Saturday at 9:30 am. Ken Malone will be ministering on September 15 & 16, Saturday at 6 pm & Sunday at 10 am. People from all over the nation are traveling into Texarkana for the ROAR National Conference. Continue Reading →

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Commissioner George P. Bush Announces 2018 Save Texas History Essay Contest

Land Office asks 4th & 7th Grade Students 
“What history in your community is worth saving?”  

AUSTIN, TX- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is proud to announce the kick-off of the 2018 Save Texas History Essay Contest for 4th and 7th grade students.  The Save Texas History Essay Contest encourages students to answer an important question: “What history in your community is worth saving?” “As a former history teacher, it’s especially rewarding to have the opportunity to announce the 2018 Save Texas History essay contest on behalf of the General Land Office,” said Bush. “Everyone is familiar with iconic historic sites in Texas like the Alamo and San Jacinto, but there are countless locations throughout the state whose meaning and importance are deeply rooted in their local communities. Local history is a source of pride to many Texas communities but often remains unknown to many Texans. Continue Reading →

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Local Marine Detachment to Hold Memorial September 11

The United States Marine Corps League, Detachment #1149 requests your attendance at the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, September 11th at 7:30am in the Texarkana Regional Airport Terminal lobby. The Marine Corps League will honor the victims of 9/11 with posting of colors and a performance of TAPS after a moment of silence at 7:46am. Refreshments will be provided. The Marine Corps League is a veterans organization founded to perpetuate the traditions and spirit of all Marines who proudly served. “Semper Fidelis” Continue Reading →

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CMR. BUSH APPLAUDS ALAMO MANAGEMENT  COMMITTEE UNANIMOUS VOTE TO APPROVE ALAMO PLAN

SAN ANTONIO- Today, Land Commissioner George P. Bush released the below statement following the Alamo Management Committee’s unanimous passage of the Alamo plan. The management committee has provided day to day oversight of the development of the Alamo plan and is comprised of representatives appointed by the San Antonio Mayor, General Land Office and Alamo Endowment fund. “Today’s vote by the Alamo Management Committee brings the Alamo one step closer to restoring its former glory,” said Commissioner Bush. “The Alamo is a symbol known across Texas as a beacon of liberty and freedom from an oppressive government. In 2015, the Texas Legislature mandated the General Land Office enter into an agreement with the City of San Antonio to coordinate the improvement of the Alamo complex. Continue Reading →

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