Congratulations to the recipients of the 2013 Community Impact Awards.   Officer Greg Sowell of Nacogdoches can often be found with an apron on as he fries fish for many area benefits.  But these aren’t the only reasons he received the Philanthropist of the Year!     After becoming a resident in Lufkin, Linda Smelley […]

The Community Impact Award goes to…


Finally the moment arrived. The room fell quiet as the announcements were made and the awards were given for the 2013 Community Impact Awards. Receiving the 2013 Community Impact award for Outstanding Business of the Year is University Rental in Nacogdoches. The Outstanding Non-Profit of the Year is Zavalla Area Ministries. Linda Smelly is the […]

And the Recipient is…


First – you made your nomination. Then the selection committee studied each nomination and determined those that have made significant influences in the area. Now it’s time to find out the names of the recipients of the 2013 Community Impact Awards. The choice for volunteer, philanthropist, business, and non-profit of the year will be revealed […]