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Texas side selection - Farmer's Market on Texas Blvd
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Texarkana’s Farmers’ Markets Offer the Freshest Choices in Town

If you're going to eat vegetables, you might as well get the freshest, tastiest, locally grown veggies you can find, right? Now all you need to know is where and when. I've gotcha covered right here.

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Dwight Yoakam Hosts "Lil' Ole' Oscar Hayride" During His "Watch Out" Tour
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Dwight Yoakam in Concert at Magic Springs July 30

Grammy award winning country star Dwight Yoakam will perform in concert at Magic Springs Crystal Falls water and theme park in Hot Springs, Ark., on Saturday, July 30, 2016.

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2016 Great Texas Balloon Race July 22-24

If you missed the balloon races in Shreveport last week, have no worries because another balloonfest will be taking place in Longview, Texas this weekend. The 2016 Great Texas Balloon Race is July 22-24 featuring some of the most competitive pilots from all across the country.

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Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
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10 Incredible Swimming Holes in Arkansas

Summer is in full force and the weather has been really hot all across the region. Trying to stay cool if you're outdoors is not an easy thing to do unless of course you head for your favorite swimming hole. In Arkansas, there are plenty of great ones that will remind you of your childhood -- swinging off a tree into the water or jumping off some bluff.

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The Hottest Jobs in Texarkana During the Summer

Okay it's that time of the year when temperatures are soaring in the 90s and above and if your job requires you work outdoors this can be very excruciating and dangerous to your health.

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What’s at the Bottom of Broken Bow Lake? [VIDEO]

As the heat rises, it's nice to cool off at some of the lakes around our area. As you and your family and friends are playing close to the surface of the water have you ever wondered what's at the bottom of some of these lakes?

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Texarkana PokeStops, Tips and Where Not To Go (Updated)

OK, this is a little embarrassing, but I've started playing this stupid little game called Pokemon Go on my Android phone. Maybe you've heard of it?

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Hot Air Balloons
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Red River Balloon Rally and World Championship July 14-20 in Shreveport

A few years ago I had the opportunity to ride in a hot air balloon over Texarkana. Man, what a ride! There's just something surreal about floating through the air with just the sound of the wind surrounding you and of course the occasional blast of hot air gas needed to keep the balloon afloat. Well, get ready because the first-ever Red River Balloon Rally featuring the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championship is coming to Shreveport-Bossier July 14-20, 2016.

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Arkansas Dept. of Parks & Tourism
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Best Places to Take a Float Trip in Arkansas

I've always been captivated by the beauty of Arkansas with its pristine lakes, mountains, rivers, and hiking trails. There is something for the adventurer in every corner of the state. And nothing is more adventurous than taking a float trip down a lazy river soaking up the sunshine and natural beauty that surrounds you. So let me take you on a little journey down some of Arkansas' best places to take a float trip.

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Mosquito Netting in tent. - Jim Weaver
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UPDATE: Mosquito Net Bed Frame For Camp – Jim Weaver DIY

UPDATE:

The Troop 3 summer camp trip to Pioneer is over and first of all we had a blast as a Troop, probably the most fun we've ever had at a summer camp. So who's ready to hear about how the mosquito netting and frame performed? Here we go.

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Kayaking near Broken Bow - Jim Weaver
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Jim Weaver’s First Kayak Adventure – The Good, Bad and Ugly

First off let me say this, I love kayaking now. Second, it's a little harder than I thought it was.

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Best States For Summer Road Trips, Texas and Arkansas Didn’t Make The List?

Summer road trips are always fun. Whether you decide to go for a long road trip or a short one there is always something new and fun to discover. I'm just surprised that a recent study showed that the best states for a road trip didn't include Texas or Arkansas.

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