I can remember that day well. Cold November day in 2017. For several years we had told ourselves NO MORE PETS – ever! And yet, here we were, driving 75 miles to pick up the cutest white bundle of puppy fur ever. We named him Scooter after his dad.
One evening, I spent the evening at a laundromat with a homeless friend whose clothes required extra detergent. She carries most of them in a large tote, so we washed every piece of clothing she owed. Once I dropped the quarters inside and poured powdered soap into the washer, I warned the couple sitting by the wall with their tiny in fant that if suds seeped from the washer, it was my fault. I didn’t measure the amount needed and guessed how much to pour.
As you make plans to celebrate Independence Day with family and friends, LifeShare Blood Center urges you to include donating blood in your plans. United We Give is an annual LifeShare tradition encourage donors to be mindful of our community blood supply needs.
Farmers Bank & Trust officials assembled today with members of Texarkana College’s administration, faculty, and staff to announce their sponsorship of Texarkana College’s updated digital marquee.
The DeKalb Juneteenth Parade and festivities were held Saturday with a long line of cars, floats and riders on horseback winding their way through downtown DeKalb. Fulton Street United Holiness Church was this year’s honorary Grand Marshall of the parade. The day was capped off with food and fun for all at City Park, including brisket, ribs, turkey legs and goat, along with homemade ice cream, chips and drinks and a softball tournament. The DeKalb Juneteenth Celebration Committee’s Jerome Wilson stated, “Juneteenth is a very important day in African American history. Juneteeth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. We can use Juneteenth as a way to acknowledge our past faults, help heal current divisions, and move forward with a future and a nation more united.”