Small Town Tour

KKYR's Small Town Tour introduces the people, places and events that demonstrate how Americans live large in some of our tiniest communities.

Medicine Made Easy in New Boston
Four years ago, the hospital closed, several physicians either moved away from New Boston or retired, and only two primary care doctors remained in the area. Community leaders were concerned because they didn’t know how residents would receive the medical attention they needed. Then …
5 Things You Didn’t Know About New Boston
Perhaps you think there isn’t much to know about New Boston. After all, it’s a small town only a short drive from Texarkana which you’ve likely driven past on I-30 countless times as you headed toward the thriving metropolis of Dallas. But amazingly en…
A Boy from a Place Called Hope
When we first started our Small Town Tour, we reached out to residents in the community and asked them if there were any residents who deserved special recognition. Although we received many different responses, almost everyone mentioned a child born on August 19, 1946, a boy “from a place cal…