February 2023


“While serving my family as a stay- at-home parent, I realized I also needed a creative outlet for my talents,” White stated. “In 2019, I embraced the opportunity to co-host a multi-media show called Table Talk with the KLFI TV station in Texarkana.” Over the next two years, White interviewed multiple leaders in the area and helped share the goals of the community and leadership. In 2021, White had the opportunity to interview Sarah Huckabee Sanders at one of her Town Hall appearances in Texarkana during her campaign for Governor. Working for KLFI sparked White’s interest in speaking on camera and interviewing individuals in the community. “My eyes were opened to so many nonprofits and organizations in our city that are doing amazing work,” White said. “Through that experience, I was able to meet people in the community I never would have otherwise, so when an opportunity presented itself to work with Texarkana Magazine and meet even more people, I took the challenge!”

During 2021-2022, White hosted on- camera interviews for Texarkana Magazine’s digital platform and also wrote stories in the monthly publication. White had the opportunity to interview Judge John Tidwell, former Mayor James Bramlett, and many business leaders in the community during her time with the magazine. “In the interviews, I was able to dig into the inspiring stories of these amazing leaders, and it stirred a desire in me to follow in their footsteps in serving our community even more,” White said. “While writing a story on James Bramlett in December 2021, I realized that I was one of the ‘young ones’ he refers to who grew up here, moved off, but then came back home and wanted to make Texarkana the best it can be.” When White’s youngest child started kindergarten, she took a step toward making Texarkana the best it can be by earning a personal training certification through the National Council on Strength and Fitness in July 2022. White also completed the process of starting her own LLC in the State

of Texas—Fueled & Fit, LLC—and she has been training men and women at the Wacha Resolutions Training Center in Downtown Texarkana for the past five months. “This new venture has allowed me to tap into another area of my skills and develop new relationships in the community,” White said. As White begins her term on the Texarkana, Texas City Council, she expressed that she is, “ready to dive into public service in order to hear the needs outside of my daily bubble, to form new and lasting connections, and to set an example for my kids of giving sacrificially and making a difference in the lives of others.” “It is an honor to serve on the Texarkana, Texas City Council and give back to the same community that has given so much to me,” White said. “I hope my love for people, speaking abilities, ambition, and positive mindset will be an asset for our Council and the future of Texarkana.”



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