I started working offshore on oil and gas platforms nine years ago. … My title is “inspector” but that covers a wide variety of tasks that make up my job. In a nutshell, I inspect piping and vessels and anything else oil and gas flow through, using various inspection methods to ensure the safety of the components.
Golfers from the Texarkana community gathered, Tuesday, October 6th, for a golf tournament supporting the United Way Foundation. It was a beautiful day of golf, raising money for an important cause. … The event was hosted at Texarkana Golf Ranch and was organized by members of the tournament committee, including David Mims, Mike Mahone, and Mark Bledsoe.
Have you ever been to a rodeo? … If your answer is no, I highly recommend you add it to your bucket list of things to do. If you have been to a rodeo, I’m sure you’ve noticed the brave, yet possibly crazy guys who strap themselves onto the back of a raging bull to attempt an 8 second ride. … Somewhere in the chaos and clouds of dust are the individuals in the arena, called bullfighters, who go nearly unnoticed.
On June 11, 2010, my world came crashing down. … The unexpected happened to my family, along with several other families in the surrounding area. I had always heard of horrible things happening to others, but I never imagined that my family would be a part of such a story. On that day, we lost Gayble, our seven-year-old spunky, fun, loving daughter, in an unexpected, horrific flood at Camp Albert Pike. … The first year after this devastating event occurred was nothing but a blur for me. I recall just trying to survive one day at a time.
Hi, my name is Tammie Luthringer and I am a pelvic floor physical therapist. … What the heck is THAT, you ask? I am a physical therapist that focuses on the muscles of the pelvic floor. What it comes down to is, I focus on muscular problems related to bowel, bladder, and sexual health. Yikes!
The Texarkana USA Regional Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Council hosted an Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Texarkana Country Club. … Texas A&M-Texarkana and Texarkana College were recognized for their recent outstanding efforts to aid in economic development in the Texarkana region. It was noted that TAMUT has started new programs, including a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, led an economic development survey in conjunction with the Chamber, and has had a strong COVID-19 reaction that has allowed continued instruction.
The Texarkana Symphony Orchestra (TSO) Announces Its 10th Annual Celebrity Conductor Competition … This year’s competitors include Cassy Meisenheimer, publisher of Texarkana Monthly; Jane Portis, Residential Case Manager with Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter; Randy Roeser, attorney with the firm of Haltom & Doan; and Brandon Washington, Vice President of Operations at Texarkana College.
Good Neighbor Jessica Rich … What started out as providing basic photo booth decorations for Kindergarten Adventure at Pleasant Grove Elementary School almost seven years ago, has evolved into Jessica Rich becoming one of Pleasant Grove ISD’s most indispensable volunteers. Her passion and commitment to strengthening education has been an asset to Pleasant Grove, its students, and the community at large.
Monday, September 14, the 31st Annual Opportunities Inc. Golf Invitational Tournament was held at Texarkana Country Club. The mission of Opportunities Inc. is to provide developmental and support services to children and adults with disabilities, supporting them in attaining a full life, and encouraging the recognition of the value and abilities of all to our community. … In the past 31 years, Opportunities has raised $2.5 million from this event.
LET'S VOTE! … WHY VOTE? … Today, most American citizens over the age of 18 are eligible to vote in federal and state elections, but it has not always been so. The original Constitution, which defined our system of voting, was not specific about WHO could vote. This resulted in certain population groups, including African Americans and women, being excluded from voting rights until the late 1800s and early 1900s. The 15th Amendment was ratified in 1870 which allowed African American men to vote, and the voting rights act of 1965 removed other voting limitations for this group.