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Texas side selection - Farmer's Market on Texas Blvd
Laura Orr, Texas Side Farmer's Market
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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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Shelter photo by Mimi Campbell, Townsquare Media (2)
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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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Taurus 24-7 Pro with Texas Flag Hat - Jim Weaver
Taurus 24-7 Pro with Texas Flag Hat - Jim Weaver
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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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Townsquare Media
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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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Division Series - St Louis Cardinals v Chicago Cubs - Game Three
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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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Jim Weaver, Townsquare Media
Jim Weaver, Townsquare Media
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Funny Street Names In Texarkana

There's plenty of what you might call "normal" street names in Texarkana -- Texas Boulevard, Arkansas Boulevard, State Line Avenue, Main Street, Broad Street, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and so on. But if you're looking around for an odd one, look no further than Ghio Fish Blvd.

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Local Woman Wants Her Sons’ Stolen Military Uniforms and Awards Back

We've all had it happen at one time or another -- someone steals your stuff. It's a violation, it's frustrating, it angers you. Stuff is stuff and most "stuff" can be replaced. But when things are taken that can't be replaced that's when real hurt sets in. Such is the case for Donna Robbins and the theft of her two sons' military uniforms and awards.

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Grant Lamos IV / Neilson Barnard / Brad Barket, Getty Images
Grant Lamos IV / Neilson Barnard / Brad Barket, Getty Images
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The Biggest Surprises and Snubs of the 2016 Golden Globes Nominations

From Gaga's 'AHS: Hotel' nomination to the snubs for Michael B. Jordan and Amy Poehler, these are the biggest surprises from the 2016 Golden Globe nominations.

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Piano-Playing Elderly Couple - Richard Conner/Facebook
Piano-Playing Elderly Couple - Richard Conner/Facebook
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Wonderful Piano-Playing Elderly Couple Will Make You Smile

Every once and a while you stumble across a video on YouTube or Facebook that just makes you smile, this is one of those.

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THE X-FILES Re-Opened - YouTube
THE X-FILES Re-Opened - YouTube
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The X-Files Re-Opened Will Be Back Soon – Let’s Get Re-Acquainted

This 21-minute X-Files preview is a must-see for fans.

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