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‘Murder hornet’ enters the United States

The Asian giant hornet, also known as Vespa mandarinia, has recently come to the United States. The hornet is recognizable by it's cartoonish scowl, with teardrop black eyes, and 'spiked shark fin' mandibles.

Anjel-Ali Ormond, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

I’m convinced that we are living in the apocalypse.  The Asian giant hornet, commonly known as the ‘murder hornet’, kills bees by detaching the bee's body from its head. The hornet has a stinger that is longer and more lethal than the average bee’s. It can also sting multiple times before dyi...

Lending a Paw

Junior Lawson Lee comforts a rescue dog. Lawson volunteers at the animal shelter in his free time for his community service activity.

Nistha Neupane, Reporter

February 27, 2020

As junior Gillian Knowles reaches out her arm to touch him, he snaps his head around and pounces, his teeth bared and his eyes flashing. But because Gillian knew about the “demon cat’s” habits, she pulled her arm away in time, avoiding the bite. “This cat was literally a devil reincarnat...

Texarkana: It’s not as dead as it seems

Sophomore Kelsey Clark holds up her own special pumpkin from Williams Memorial.

Sarah Hale, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The 1946 Moonlight Murders-- featured in the movie “The Town that Dreaded Sundown” -- aren’t the only creepy thing about Texarkana. During the month of October, Texarkana is full of fall festivals and spooky events. Here are seven scary things to do this month. Pumpkin Patch ...

Georgia Cobb Takes The Crown

Georgia Cobb smiles as she is crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen.

Addison Simmons, Reporter

October 16, 2019

On Oct. 4, senior Georgia Cobb was crowned the 2019 homecoming queen.   Two hours before she was supposed to be walking down the football field for the homecoming presentation, Georgia had a volleyball game. She didn’t have much time to go home and get ready.   “It was stress...

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