US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women's all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.
As I’ve traveled across the Ark-La-Tex, it is increasingly evident how important religion and God are in the lives of local residents. This is also true in a little community called Dalby Springs, just 11 miles south of Dekalb on the western side of Bowie County.
It won't be long before school buses are rolling in Texarkana and students will be heading back to the classroom. Football is right around the corner and the smell of new notebooks, paper and school supplies are already in the store.
In honor of Tommie Ashtyn Roden, a caring 16 year old girl who was tragically taken from us last August, we're asking everyone to fill backpacks with school supplies to help make sure area students have all the supplies they need to start the school year.