The Texarkana Area Veterans Council will host its 19th annual Chili Cook-O at the Truman Arnold Center on the Texarkana College campus. Area chili cooks will be competing for trophies in three categories. There will also be a “People’s Choice” Award and an award for “Best Presentation,” both chosen by the public. Doors will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $6. For more information, please call 870-773-8279, 903-628- 7216, or 903-824-2727 or email: usmcgreg@ aol.com.