Local businesses have always been an integral part of the fabric of our community, and supporting these businesses has never been more important.

The Townies are our way of honoring some of the local businesses that help define the unique character of the Texarkana community.

Some of these businesses you'll recognize, and others might be new to you,  but since our community grows and changes constantly, that's the point. We hope you enjoy this eclectic list of some of the people, places, and things that we love about Texarkana..

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Dot's Rentals  814 N Robison Rd, Texarkana.The only Texarkana business that has a giant rabbit you can ride. The giant rabbit is part of Texarkana history and now resides at Dot's Rentals and Sales.

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Turner's Army Surplus 231 Shiloh Rd, Hooks, TX The only business with a hidden Military museum. Turners is just outside of Texarkana but has a hidden military museum you need to check out.

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Ace Of Clubs House. 420 Pine St, Texarkana. This venue was supposedly won in a card game. The Ace of clubs house has been featured on the Bob Villa TV show and is a historic home and museum as well.

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El Chico 420 Realtor Avenue, Texarkana, AR. The ONly Mexican Restaurant in town with Irish Roots. The El Chico in Texarkana has been serving the best Mexican food but the backstory is they are in a former location of Bennigan's.

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Three Chicks Feed Seed & Cafe  4045 Genoa Rd, Texarkana, Arkansas. The Only Place in Town To Have Breakfast or Lunch with the Chickens.  The restaurant has some great food and you can eat with the farm animals plus find feed and seed for your animals too.

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Perot Theatre 221 Main St, Texarkana, Texas. The Only Teater in Texarkana With Presidential Roots. The Perot Theatre in Texarkana was restored with the assistance of the Perot family. You can see great shows, and see some awesome concerts as well in this historic downtown business.

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Discovery Place Interactive Museum 215 Pine St, Texarkana, Texas. Home of the only Tesla Coil in the Region. Discovery place museum is the place for the kids to experience science first hand with tons of hands-on displays.

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Downtown Post Office 500 N State Line Ave Ste 101, Texarkana, Arkansas, and Texas. The Only Post Office in America that is in Two States. The photographer's island is where everyone wants to take their picture with one leg in Texas and the other in Arkansas.

Spring Lake Park 4303 N Park Rod Texarkana Texas. Home Of Texarkan's Most Famous Unsolved Case. Have you heard of the 'Phantom Killer' well it took place in Spring Lake Park over 75 years ago and are still unsloved.

 

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Texarkana Municipal Auditorium 216 Walnut Street, Texarkana, Arkansas. The Only Spot in Texarkana to Have Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Mae West Perform. These famous artists all performed in the auditorium back in the day. There are rumors that the ghost of Mae West still walks the halls and dressing rooms.

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