America’s first federally-chartered credit union was organized in Texarkana

That’s right, Morris Sheppard Texarkana Federal Credit Union, located in downtown Texarkana, Texas, is Charter #1 among the National Credit Union Administration’s directory of federal credit unions.  Morris Sheppard Texarkana Federal Credit Union was named after U.S. Senator Morris Sheppard.  Sheppard moved to Texarkana in 1899, where he resided until death. Sheppard Read more…

Did you Know: TASD’s Gwen Adams awarded honor of representing AR at National Conference

Ms. Gwen Adams, assistant superintendent of elementary education for the Texarkana Arkansas School District, will represent the state of Arkansas at the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) conference in Washington, D.C.  “Receiving this award is a great honor,” said Ms. Adams.       “Funding sources continue to Read more…

Did you know: Pleasant Grove High School’s Nicole Brisco Honored as Outstanding Teacher of Texas

Humanities Texas presents annual statewide awards to honor and encourage excellence in teaching by recognizing Texas classroom teachers who have made exemplary contributions in teaching, curriculum development and extracurricular programming. The organization received nearly 700 nominations for the 2017 awards; Nicole is one of thirteen recipients of the 2017 Humanities Read more…