Listen to the local stories by KTXK reporter Sabrina McCormick that are featured during Morning Edition, Public Radio News Hour, and All Things Considered.



Story 1 - Assistant professor of science and religion, Josh Reeves co-authored the book, "A Little Book For New Scientists: Why And How To Study Science." Reeves will be the featured speaker for Texas A&M University-Texarkana's PLACE lecture series, which is open to the public.


Story 2 - The Texarkana Repertory Company presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play Rabbit Hole beginning Friday, September 8.


Story 3 - The Seventh Annual Ark-La-Tex Comic Con was held over the weekend (September 1-3).


Story 4 - Texarkana College welcomed a new member to its music program recently.


Story 5 - CHRISTUS St. Michael Health Systems recently welcomed a new cardiovascular thoracic surgeon on board at the hospital. But before he came to Texarkana, or to the US for that matter, Dr. Thomas Hoang (HONG) boarded a real ship. One that would leave him and others fleeing communist Vietnam, stranded at sea for an entire month with no water or provisions to sustain them. Many on board died, but Hoang survived and today has become an award-winning surgeon in his field. Sabrina McCormick recently spoke to Hoang about his journey here. This is the first in a two-part story.


Story 6 - Here is the second in a two-part series, featuring newly hired CHRISTUS ST. MICHAEL Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Hoang. Hoang fled Vietnam in 1981 following the end of the Vietnam War. He and several others became stranded on their journey and for 28 days drifted in the ocean before being rescued by a Dutch Ship and taken to a refugee camp in the Philippines. This is the second in a two-part story.


Story 7 - Here's a look at a few events going on in the region through the weekend (July 28-August 4), courtesy of Best Bets in the Texarkana Gazette. If you have an event that you would like to publicize on KTXK, email us at



Listen to the local stories and movie reviews by KTXK announcer and reporter Junius Stone that are featured during Morning Edition, Public Radio News Hour, and All Things Considered.


Movie Review - Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Movie Review - Spectre


Movie Review - The Martian


Story 1 - 2015 Ark-La-Tex Comic Con


Movie Review - Ant-Man


Movie Review - Jurassic World


Movie Review - Avengers: Age Of Ultron