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Boy Scout Troop 3 Taking Orders Now For Your Christmas Smoked Turkeys

The Boy Scouts of America, Caddo Area Council Troop 3, are again taking orders for smoked turkeys for Christmas. This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for our scouts. Your ready-to-eat smoked turkeys only cost $40 each and all proceeds go directly to Troop 3 to further advance the experiences of our youth and to assist those who cannot afford the experience of being a scout.

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A Message To Millennials About The Election [OPINION]

As we see the results of the presidential election, I found a little something from one of my "old" Generation X friends (the generation born after the Baby Boomers) who wrote a Facebook post addressed to Millennials.

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UPDATE: Reward Offered — If You Own a Pet in Texarkana, Texas — Read This [Opinion]

Government red tape and an underfunded Texarkana animal shelter has caused a lot of grief for my family, our 10 year-old daughter and our young pet cat, Pepsi.

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What Is That Odd Looking Van Roaming The Texarkana Streets?

Conspiracy folks might be a little concerned when they see it, but really, they're not spying on you. They're spying on our streets and sidewalks.

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Texas Middle School Child Drop-off and Pick-up is a Nightmare [OPINION]

The first week of student pick-up and drop-off at the Texas Middle School new sixth grade school has been a learning curve for parents.

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Texarkana’s Farmers’ Markets Offer the Freshest Choices in Town

If you're going to eat vegetables, you might as well get the freshest, tastiest, locally grown veggies you can find, right? Now all you need to know is where and when. I've gotcha covered right here.

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Animal Shelter in Texarkana Condemns Stray Hold Building [OPINION]

Take a video tour (below) of the shelter to see why Shelter Director Charles Lokey has closed the downstairs building that houses the stray hold dogs. It's because the building is literally falling apart and is inhabitable for the animals of the shelter. This means many animals that have been at the animal shelter for an extended period of time may be euthanized because of a lack of room if they are not adopted or rescued.

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Superhero Color Theory, Part II: Secondary Characters

Last time in Superhero Color Theory we explained why our main heroes look the way they do. Now it's time to look at the secondary colors and how they often, but not always, signal the presence of a bad guy. Obviously it makes the most sense visually, that to stand apart from a primary colored (red/blue/yellow) hero, you want a secondary colored (purple/green/orange) one. But what do these colors tell us about what type of character the heroes are encountering?

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Pleasant Grove Baseball Team Made Us Proud

The ending was not what the Pleasant Grove baseball team had hoped for, but they still made us proud.

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Modern Handgun Cleaning – Much Easier Than You Might Think

It's something a lot of us kind of take for granted after you've been shooting guns for along time, cleaning that pistol. Some of us do it too often, some not often enough. Since a lot of us will spend time this holiday weekend at the range sending bullets downrange, let's make sure we're safe and operating a properly functioning weapon, that means a clean weapon . Whether you compete with a handgun, carry one on the job everyday, carry for self defense or just pull it out of the closet or safe to go to the range with it every now and then, you have to know how to properly take care of your handgun. That means cleaning it the right way.

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Best Loaded Cheese Fries in Texarkana

Last week I set out on a mission to find out who has the best loaded cheese fries in Texarkana. And, in no particular order, I found these local restaurants to have the best ones in town.

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It’s An Important Season for Texarkana’s Michael Wacha

Texarkana's Michael Wacha has a big year ahead of him with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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