December 2022


• Raining Fish Phenomenon— Australian researchers believe the “raining fish” phenomenon came from nervous birds.

• Texarkana Recreation Center officially opens after renovations.

• Rose Hill was named

Neighborhood of the Year Finalist by USA Neighborhoods.

• Leadership Texarkana graduates largest class in program history. • Literacy Council earns three of five state awards and honored at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. • Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce wins national award from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) for their Beyond the Line print publication.

• The inaugural Pitch It

Texarkana entrepreneurial competition was held in March.

• Caleb Bolden, a Pleasant Grove ISD graduate, was drafted by the Boston Red Sox.

• Gateway Farmers Market celebrates 25th anniversary.

• Bird scooters arrive in downtown Texarkana.

• New Veterans Affairs Clinic opens on Summerhill Road. • EF-3 tornado blew through the area on November 4.



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