Monthly Archives: April 2015

Farewell Ashley

Ashley Bray, who has served as Terral’s Human Resources and Risk Management administrator for 10 years, will be leaving the company in May. She and her family will be moving to Northeast Arkansas to be closer to her husband’s work.

Trip to Macedonia

Danny Terral and wife Amy just returned from a two-week mission trip to Macedonia. Macedonia is a country located in the central Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. There they assisted Baptist missionaries Kyle and Jackie Kirkpatrick – extended Terral family members – in their ongoing work for Christ in that country. Danny is the company’s… Read more »

Celebrating 1 Year!

Terral is very thankful for our dedicated employees. We love celebrating their milestones with our company. We’d like to recognize both Adam Johnson and Jacob Dauzat who are both celebrating 1 year with us this month.

Happy Birthday, Robin Hopkins!

Today is Robin Hopkins Birthday (4.21.15). Robin has been with Terral for 13 ½ years! She is over payables for our company and we are so grateful for her hard work and dedication. Robin has 3 children and 2 grandchildren. We hope you have a wonderful birthday Robin!

Happy Birthday, Jimmy Gunter!

Today, 4/20/15, Jimmy turns 54. Last year, Jimmy won our Presidents Award, he almost single handedly sold record volumes of both AgLime and Limestone Rock through the Terral RiverService locations.

Marine News

Recently, we began construction on our newest towboat with New South Marine in Greenville, MS. A 2,000 horsepower boat with a retractable wheelhouse, it will be read for operation in March 2016

Happy Birthday to Johnny Martin!

Johnny is our COO and last week he turned 58 years old. Johnny began his career at Terral in 1987, starting off as a harbor boat captain at Lake Providence. He worked his way up to manager of Marine Operations and has certainly been with Terral every step of the way as we grew our… Read more »

Natchitoches Warehouse: Now Storing Mississippi Sand

Terral has started storing sand in its warehouse in Natchitoches for Mississippi Sand, LLC out of St. Louis. Our load-out is capable of 200 tph (tons per hour). we are also installing new 70′ Fairbanks truck scales in close proximity to the warehouse. We will operate the warehouse on a 24-7-364 (No Christmas work) schedule.

Terral Photoshoot

Recently, we had a photographer come down and capture some amazing photos of who we are and what we do.

New Barges Being Built

Currently Terral is in the process of building 6 covered hopper barges and 18 open hopper barges. The barges are being built in Trinity Ship Yard, Port Allen, Louisiana. Trinity has the capacity to finish 3 barges a week. They will be ready for service the first part of April.

River Levels Returning To Normal

A steady ebb and flow – ah, life on the river. The water levels rise and fall and much of the captains job revolves around the obstacles that come along with it. For the last month, their eyes have been drawn to high water levels and the delays this causes along the way.