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Wadley Regional Medical Center Announcement

STEWARD HEALTH CARE TO BUILD NEW $227 MILLION WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN NORTHWEST TEXARKANA Medical campus spanning nearly 400,000 square feet will bring full suite of state-of-the-art technology and services to region by Summer 2024 Texarkana, Texas (May 11, 2021) – Having served the Texarkana community for more than 120 years, Wadley Regional Medical Center will soon break ground on a new state-of-the-art hospital northwest of its current downtown location.

From Germany, With Love

photo by Stephanie Ryan
“Can we host an exchange student?” Isn’t that the question every husband expects to hear coming from his wife? I had been coming across Facebook posts by Ms. Arnetta, Regional Manager for the Program of Academic Exchange (PAX), for several weeks.

Christine Holt Recommended as Next UAHT Chancellor

HOPE/TEXARKANA, AR—May 12, 2021 … University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt today announced he is recommending Christine Holt, D.B.A., J.D., as the next chancellor at the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT). … Holt, who currently serves as chief of staff for the University of Missouri System, is expected to begin her new role by September 1. … “Following a very thorough and well-executed search process that brought four very high-quality finalists to campus, I’m very pleased that Dr.

21st Annual Walk for Life

1st Choice Pregnancy Center held their 21st Annual Walk for Life on Saturday, May 1st at Spring Lake Park. All funds raised from this event go directly to serve clients in our community. 1st Choice Pregnancy Center offers pregnancy testing, peer options counseling, limited OB ultrasounds, education programs where clients can earn items like clothing, diapers, even crips and car seats, mentoring for dads and more. They will soon be expanding services by adding a mobile unit which will allow them to take services to clients in the more rural parts of their service area.

63rd Annual Kiwanis Club Pancake Day

The Kiwanis Club of Texarkana has a mission to improve the world, one child and one community at a time. The 83 members of the Kiwanis Club once again invite all residents of the Ark-La-Tex to join them on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Truman Arnold Center on Texarkana College’s campus for the 63rd Annual Pancake Day fundraiser event! Tickets are $5.00 in advance and $7.00 at the event. Without a doubt, Pancake Day is the best breakfast deal in town: it is an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, complete with sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice, and milk!

Best Who Ever Lived... or Something Close

“You’re going to be the best homeschool mom who ever lived,” I whispered to myself in my mirror as I prepared for the first day of school at home with my 9-year-old, 3-year-old, and 1-year-old. I had sharpened all the pencils, organized all the supplies, and prepped all the curriculum. I had bought learning tools and had an adorable art station set up. All books were lined perfectly on the shelf, ready to be scoured by inquisitive little minds. I had the entire day planned for our first day.

Twisted & Uncorked

photos by Jayce Keil

Twisted & Uncorked VIP Party and Buffet Dinner was held on Friday, April 30. This event was hosted at the home of Cathy and Mark Van Herpen in celebration of Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival, a celebration of art, food, music and wine. Sponsors and guest enjoyed dinner from Twisted Fork Executive Chef Staley James and Pastry Chef Bri James. Twisted & Uncorked benefited the Alzheimer's Alliance Tri-State Area.


CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run

The 7th CASA Colorful 5K & Family Fun Run was help on Saturday, April 24 at Trinity Baptist Church in Texarkana, Arkansas. The race began with each participant releasing a bag of color into the air creating a beautiful burst of color. Stations were located throughout the race route and showered with brightly colored powder, turning the race into a color explosion.

Finding Their Way to You

Adoption. Some people will hear this word and immediately correlate it to infertility-a last resort for those who have struggled for years to conceive. Often the two go hand-in-hand, and the vast majority of birth mothers prefer to place their babies with families who have no children, or at the very most, one child. A lot of adoption agencies throughout the country will even specify that they will not accept a potential adoptive family who already has several kids.

Walking for Williams

The 2nd Annual Walking for Williams was held on Sunday, April 25 at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church and benefited the Williams School. This family focused event took place outdoors on the church grounds with fun for all.

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