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Tye Whiteside picks out a pumpkin at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church on Monday afternoon. Whiteside said that he was planning to carve something scary onto his pumpkin.
Chelsea Burns gives Maggie, an Irish Wolfhound, the final round of her puppy vaccinations at the Animal Protection League's mobile vaccinations and spay/neuter unit. The unit is parked in PetSmart's parking lot and will return to Texarkana on March 24.
Contestants Raileigh Marshan, left, and Sofie Delgado wait to take the stage for the Baby Miss Texarkana pageant on Saturday. Delgado was crowned Baby Miss Twin Rivers during the event.
Wendell Warner uses a weed eater to trim beds surrounding the Ace of Clubs House on Saturday morning. Several community members gathered at the house to tidy up the grounds.
Fairgoers pass by the Ferris Wheel at the Four States Fair and Rodeo on Saturday evening.
Remington Lee Harris enjoys a recliner while his mom, Holland Kay Harris, talks with Mason Lafferty in Lafferty Home Center's booth at the Spring Home and Garden Show on Sunday afternoon.
Inmates with the Arkansas Department of Correction clear a city-owned retention pond near the Holiday Springs Water Park on Wednesday. The pond was overgrown, and the inmates cleared it in preparation for the opening of the park.
Chase Varner gives WIllie Perkins a bam on the way out of Wal-Mart in Maumelle. Mr. Willie is a greeter at the store who is famous for his high energy and fist bumps. Customers say you can hear Mr. Willie throughout the store when he calls the Hogs.
Anna Cree climbs over a wall during media day for the 2nd Annual Trinity Mud Trek. The course features 13 muddy obstacles for the run's participants. The event takes place on April 26.
Charles Harris, who works for Texarkana, Ark. Streets and Parks, is cleaning the public pool at Inghram Park. Harris said it will take about a week to clean the pool.
Rohan Median listens to his mother, Jennifer Medina, speak during a community rally for Autism awareness hosted by Moms on a Mission for Autism Awareness on Wednesday, which was World Autism Awareness Day. Medina is one of three founding mothers of M.O.M.A.A.
Rebecca Sayadian leads a third grade class in a variation of "Rich Man's Frug" from Bob Fosse's "Sweet Charity" during a dance class at Trice Elementary. ArtSmart hosted Sayadian as an artist in residence in the school on Monday and Tuesday.
Caedmon Kyles swims through the toy ducks that will be participating in the Great Texarkana Duck Race before the start of the race. The small ducks raced through the lazy river at Holiday Springs Water Park on Saturday to benefit the CHRISTUS St. Michael W. Temple Webber Cancer Center.
Colton Swatsell, 11, works on writing homework outside of the General Mart at the corner of 24th and Jefferson on Friday afternoon. Swatsell's mom works at the store, and they are sitting outside during a break.
Bruce Brown, a member of the Charlie Daniels Band, warms up before a show at the Legends Hot Air Balloon Rally.
Kristina Gaye tries on shoes at Payless Shoe Source on Saturday morning. Gaye is participating in the Junior League of Texarkana's Shoes for the Soul event. Participants were given a $30 voucher to buy shoes.
Jaimi Franklin, a freshman at Texas A&M University-Texarkana, walks across campus on a rainy Wednesday.
Zombie Gavin Nalaepa waits for runners during the Don't Look Back 5k Zombie Run at Spring Lake Park on Saturday. Zombies stationed throughout the course were attempting to pull flags from runners' belts.