SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — Legacy Ag Credit stockholders recently reelected Danny Evans
of Sulphur Springs and elected Thomas G. Goodson of Lindale to the rural lending cooperative’s
board of directors. Both will serve three-year terms.
Evans was first elected to the board in 2018. He owns beef cattle and hay operations, and
previously operated a dairy farm for 33 years. He also served as a Hopkins County commissioner
for 16 years. He started his career as a high school agriculture teacher, and holds bachelor’s and
master’s degrees from East Texas State University.
In addition, Evans serves on the board of the Hopkins/Rains County Farm Bureau. He also has
served on the Region D Water Planning Group and on the boards of several agricultural
commodity groups and farmer cooperatives.
Goodson owns East Texas Seals, a parts and supply business for the oil and gas industry. He and
his wife also own a registered Angus cattle operation. Goodson is president of the Parker
Hannifin Distributor Advisory Council, an oil and gas industry group, and serves on the board of
4Gens, a Colorado-based ministry. The Dallas native holds a bachelor’s degree from the
University of North Texas.
Legacy Ag Credit’s seven-member board also includes Terry D. Milligan of Ben Wheeler, Brandon Sides of Canton, Cody Newman of Harleton, , Cheryl Scott of Miller Grove and Clay Smith of Mineola.
The board sets policy for Legacy Ag Credit, which is headquartered in Sulphur Springs and finances agriculture, rural real estate, country homes and agribusinesses. Legacy Ag Credit has lending offices in Canton, Gilmer, Longview, Sulphur Springs and Terrell. It is a part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of rural lending cooperatives.