Texarkana, AR welcomes new city leaders


The Texarkana, Arkansas, city board is back in session. 

Returning city directors Travis Odom and Barbara Miner were sworn into another term in office January 7. As was newcomer Steven Hollibush, who was elected to the Ward 3 position in November. 

Hollibush said he is excited to work with this team to improve Texarkana, and the region, for residents. 

“One of the biggest things we’re going to do is find funds,” said Hollibush. “We’re going to increase our economic development, we’re going to pursue businesses, we’re going to get some more industries in here that’s going to provide jobs and more funding for the city.”

Tonight was also Mayor Allen Brown’s first Board of Directors meeting. He was sworn into office New Year’s Day. 

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