Business & Politics

I Don’t Take Notes & I Don’t Do Windows

photo by Matt Cornelius
Those in Miller, Bowie, and Hempstead counties who know Julia Peck Mobley, think of her as a savvy businesswoman, tough-as-nails, with a no-nonsense mindset. After all, Julia was once the single shareholder of Commercial National Bank (CNB), the reigns of which her father, George Peck, passed to her during an era when having a female bank CEO and chairman of the board was unheard of. … Julia established herself in a male-dominated profession as she took on her father’s philosophy that aligned the banking profession with sales.

Decoding the Impact

How will school vouchers impact local students? … The runoff election for Texas House District 1 is approaching. The candidates are addressing a variety of important issues. Texarkana Magazine has chosen to focus specifically on how implementing a proposed education voucher system in the state of Texas will impact local students.

Locally Owned, Nationally Known

Right here in Texarkana, where Texas meets Arkansas, we have businesses making their mark on a national scale. Through ambition, innovation, and community spirit they have crossed geographical boundaries. Each feature celebrates not just the success but the journey of these enterprises—from humble beginnings to becoming household names in different industries. By making products locally with local talent, they prove Texarkana is more than just a spot on the map. Explore the diverse paths these businesses have navigated and the challenges they have overcome.

Texarkana Financial Profiles

Texarkana Magazine takes great pride in acknowledging the skill and valuable contributions of the community's local banks and credit unions. These institutions are the benchmark of excellence, dedicated to ensuring their clients' financial well-being and confidence.

To achieve optimal outcomes in financial endeavors, engaging with a professional is key. Expert advisors are there to enlighten you about your choices, introduce innovative concepts, and guide you through the journey ahead.

A Seat at the Table

photo by Tyrone Dodson
“There is a destiny that makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.” —Edwin Markham … The lines of “A Creed,” a poem by Edwin Markham recited by L. Lee Richardson to her senior class at age sixteen became a providential blessing that set into motion divine appointments in each of her children’s lives—including her daughter, Linda Henderson.

What’s on the Ballot State of Texas Primary 2024

Early Voting February 20-March 1, 2024ELECTION DAY … Tuesday, March 5, 2024 … Polls open 7 am-7 pm … Bowie County participates in the State’s Countywide Polling Place Program (CWPP), which allows voters to vote at any of the 25 Vote Centers in the county on Election Day. … Bowie County Early Voting Locations … Bowie County Courthouse … Election Workroom … 710 James Bowie Drive … New Boston, Texas … Southwest Center … Activity Room … 3222 West 7th Street … Texarkana, Texas … Walnut Church of Christ … Westside Entrance … 2720 Moores Lane … Texarkana

What’s on the Ballot State of Arkansas Primary 2024

Early Voting February 20-March 1, 2024 … Miller County Early Voting Location … American Legion Building … 525 East Broad Street … Texarkana, Arkansas … ELECTION DAY … Tuesday, March 5, 2024 … Polls open 7:30 am-7:30 pm … Vote Centers allow all voters to vote at any of the 13 locations. … DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY President … Stephen P. Lyons … Joseph R. Biden Jr.

Texarkana City News

photo courtesy of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas … Texarkana, Arkansas by Robert J. Thompson … A new year always invites optimism and opportunity for individuals in leadership. Being new to this area has created a lot of excitement for me and my family, and we are thrilled to call Texarkana home.

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