Living Wage Information

Below are links to reports generated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) website that provides information about minimum needed income based on expected expenses for the Texarkana area. The below reports show data for 1 Adult and 2 Adults (One Working). The tool does provide data... Read More

Texarkana Arkansas School District Report Card

**Updated March 2023 **Note that I began this research in 2016. Most of my analysis and conclusions are rooted in the 2016 data.  However, there is no reason to believe there has been any significant change in the data points and education processes that would render the analysis and conclusions... Read More

Police Shootings In Texas – Grigsby

In 2014 in Texarkana, TX a "mentally ill" man named Dennis Grigsby was shot and killed by a Texarkana police officer after a burglary call when Mr. Grigsby was found in a neighbor's garage.  Mr. Grigsby reportedly was later found to have had only a spoon in his hand which the officer reportedly... Read More