The People of Texarkana

Join us in celebrating all that our community members achieve. Local Texarkana leaders are highlighted weekly to showcase the uniqueness of our community. We are excited to showcase local legends, hard workers, award winners, and those that deserve a high-five.

Trish Reed – Making an Impact in Texarkana, USA

This week we give a special salute to Trish Reed, who has just recently retired…

Three Cheers for Leaders for the 2021 Children’s Charities Golf Tourney

In this sixth year of the Children’s Charities Golf Tournament, we celebrate and lift up…

Texarkana Entrepreneur, Traci Pitman

As the main creative designer and tech driver behind the goTXK movement for Leadership Texarkana…

Russell Sparks – 2021 Wilbur Award Honoree for Community Leadership

As owner of High Tech Signs, Russell guides his employees with strong leadership and compassion.…

Cloris Hopkins – 2021 Wilbur Award Honoree for Community Leadership

According to Opportunities Executive Director Sherry Young, Cloris Hopkin’s leadership exemplifies the Wilbur Honors spirit…

Francine Francis – 2021 Wilbur Award Honoree for Community Leadership

Francine Francis has been committed to the personal well-being of Texarkana’s citizens throughout their career and…

2021 Wilbur Award Honoree, Theresa Cowling

Theresa Cowling has served children in the Texarkana Arkansas School District for nearly twenty years.…

CASA Texarkana Making Impacts

Brandy Eldridge, Executive Director for CASA Texarkana, nominated by Billy Eldridge. Brandy has a servant…

Judge James Carlow Receives 2020 C.E. Palmer Award

Congratulations to Judge James Carlow on being honored with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce’s 2020…

For the Sake of One Receives Wilbur Award for Outstanding Organization

This year’s Wilbur Award for Organizational Leadership was presented to For the Sake of One…