The 10th Annual "Best Salsa in the Ark-La-Tex" contest was held over the weekend at the farmers market at 305 Texas Blvd in Texarkana.

The contest was open to local businesses and individuals an here are the winners.
In the restaurant category

1st place to Vero's Latinos Store LLC
2nd place was IronWood Grill
3rd place Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Here are the individual winners and the categories they competed in.

Mild: Nathan Austin
Medium: Nita Alexander
Hot: Nita Alexander
Smokin' Hot: Brenda Lee
Specialty: Marjorie Slimer

Congratulations to all of the local winners. And remember, the Farmers Market is open for another two weeks.

The Texarkana, Texas Farmers' Market is an open-air market in historic downtown Texarkana that provides an avenue for local vendors to sell their products while promoting healthy, locally grown food.

For more information, contact Holden Fleming at or (903) 798-3901.


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