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Most of the Walking Wounded - JimWeaver
Most of the Walking Wounded - Emergency Prep Day - JimWeaver
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Boy Scouts Mock Disaster Drill a Huge Success

It has been several years since an emergency service project has been attempted in the Boy Scouts of America Caddo Area Council, but this past weekend turned out to be almost perfect for a mock tornado to touch down at Camp Preston Hunt, with approximately 85 Scouts ranging in ages from 11-17 taking part in this emergency disaster drill...

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The Best Full Breakfast In Texarkana – Poll Results

Back in June we had the discussion on-air about our favorite "full breakfast," in other words, not a fast food breakfast, but a sit-down, cooked after you order it, brought to you by a server full breakfast. Well, the results are in.

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The Grove in Jefferson, TX - Google Maps
The Grove in Jefferson, TX - Google Maps
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Most Haunted Places In Texas – Top 10

Ghost hunters will love some of these places to possibly capture a little paranormal action. The Grove in Jefferson, Texas, which is only an hour's drive from Texarkana, is included in this list of the "Top 10 Most Haunted Places In Texas."

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Quick Tips Softening Butter in Moments One Pot Chef - YouTube
Quick Tips Softening Butter in Moments One Pot Chef - YouTube
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Softening Butter The Fastest Way – Have You Tried This?

OK, this might seem silly to some, but when you want soft butter instead of hard butter to spread on whatever you want to spread butter on, there's actually an easy way to do that.

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Can You Name All The Country Stars In This Video?

If you can then you’re probably about as old as me.

A guy I have known since my early days of DJ’ing, before my radio career started (we’re talking a club gig in Houston back in the mid-80’s called “Fools Gold”), posted this video on his Facebook page today and it brought back some terrific memories.

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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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Cyclists chased by an ostrich. The funniest thing you'll see today - YouTube
Cyclists chased by an ostrich. The funniest thing you'll see today - YouTube
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Wild Ride On The Cape Of Good Hope

So imagine this, you are a bike rider, you and your friends are going to take part in the Cape Argus Tour in South Africa and the day before you decide to take a warm-up ride down to the Cape of Good Hope on the Southern tip of Africa. Somewhere along the way you pick up a new friend.

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Animal Shelter in Texarkana Condemns Stray Hold Building [OPINION]

Take a video tour (below) of the shelter to see why Shelter Director Charles Lokey has closed the downstairs building that houses the stray hold dogs. It's because the building is literally falling apart and is inhabitable for the animals of the shelter. This means many animals that have been at the animal shelter for an extended period of time may be euthanized because of a lack of room if they are not adopted or rescued.

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10 Southern Sayings Northerners Just Don’t Understand

Growing up in the south we're used to saying things like "y'all" which is short for "you all," a saying that if you're a northerner may sound funny to you. I've always been fascinated by certain phrases or words that northerners say are entirely different than what we say.

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Creating Leaders in Texarkana Through Youth Leadership Skills

Angela and Suki from HealthCARE Express came in this morning during the Wakeup Crew's morning show to talk about the free Klondike Leadership Academy that kicks off this Saturday.

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Mosquito Netting in tent. - Jim Weaver
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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HOW IT WORKS The International Space Station (1080p, 60fps) - YouTube
HOW IT WORKS The International Space Station (1080p, 60fps) - YouTube
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Life On The International Space Station

I stumbled across this video about everyday life on the International Space Station, (ISS) and the space-geek in me sprung to life. I would soooo do this is given the opportunity.

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