It's that time of year. Summer is hot and muggy and we all need a tasty treat to cool down. I don't think I'm alone when I say a good snow cone is more than just a treat it's a blessing on a hot summer day.    

Whether you call it a snow cone or shaved ice, did you realize that we have quite a few places in Texarkana to get one? Oh, and I discovered there is one in Wake Village and in Ashdown, too. Most importantly, what's your favorite flavor.  If you know or see of a snow cone place that we don't have on the list be sure to let us know.

Southern Tropics Shaved Ice - located at 116 East 35 Street Texarkana, Ark. Extended open hours 10AM to 10PM through Saturday July 30. Then back to regular hours noon to 9PM. Follow them on Twitter @SthrnTropics_Tk

Sno Ballin' Sno Cone Shoppe - located at 100 East Street behind College Hill Drug, next to Save A Lot. Open 11AM  to 7PM.  Call them at (903) 701-7779 on Twitter @snowballinsnoconeshoppe

Kona Ice of Texarkana - This one is mobile and you'll see it everywhere. If you'd like to know where it is or like to schedule it for an event just give them a call at (903) 293-0123. On Twitter @konaiceoftexarkana 

Wake Village Shaved Ice - located at 800 North Kings Highway, Wake Village Texas open 12PM to 9PM.

Angie's Tropical Sno at 540 W Locke St. in Ashdown, Ark. Open 1PM to 8:30PM Call them at (903) 278-2298.

Shaved Ice Express at 1431 North Kings Highway in Nash right beside Wright's Body Shop Open Monday - Friday 12:30PM to 9PM  Saturday and Sunday open 12:30PM to 8PM