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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
VOLUNTEERS pictured above were a few of the many people who volunteered their time to make Timberfest a sucess. This group was instrumental in making the car show happen. The Chamber of Commerce expresses special appreciation to Debbie Webb and Pine Federal Credit Union and Casey Reed and Action Reality.

Grant County Fair announces local winners
The following are of winners for Home Economics entries for the 2021 Grant County Fair.
Winners in the area of Horticulture include: Miley McGinely-Grand Champion in Horticulture, junior division; Lea Ellison Phelps-Reserve Champion in Horticulture, junior division; Katie Vermilyea-Grand Champion in Horticulture, senior division; Mary Hale-Reserve Champion in Horticulture, in senior division.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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News
City wards to be redrawn due to population changes
The Sheridan City Council met last for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Sheridan Chief of Police Jason Teague addressed the council in the wake of officer Shane Green's tragic death. Chief Teague requested that the council award Green's two department issued handguns to Green's wife.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Judge Allen honored for service
The Grant County Bar Association recently held a ceremony honoring former Grant County District Judge Larry Allen inside the district courtroom in Sheridan. The group commissioned a portrait for Judge Allen, whose career on the bench spanned over forty years. The portrait will hang inside the district courtroom to honor the longest serving district judge in Arkansas legal history.



Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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What's a Phone Booth?
In dealing with our visitors at the museum we naturally get question about the various artifacts and displays. Children almost invariably have unexpected questions about items from yesteryear. "Pluto" the animal shaped rock outside the front door gets asked about the most by far. For the record, Pluto is not manmade. He is a concretion, a type of sedimentary rock that just happened to form in a unique shape. When young visitors do venture out onto Heritage Square some of the most common remarks and questions are in regards to the phone booth between the Mill Town Café and the Town House.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Sheridan receives Ameridan Recovery funds, looks to upgrade sewer system
Sheridan City Clerk Carrie Smith reminded elected officials last week that there was money in the bank.

Specifically, Smith told the Sheridan City Council that the city had received the first of two payments from the American Recovery Act, totaling over $500,000. The first payment was deposited into the bank a few months ago. Smith made the comments at the council's monthly meeting held on Oct. 5.



Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Essential county employees to receive extra pay for time worked during pandemic
The Grant County Quorum Court met Sept. 20 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Brad McGinley gave his report on the county's extension office and invited some kids from the Grant County 4-H chapter to talk to the board.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Masks still optional for Sheridan Schools
The Sheridan School District Board of Education met Sept. 20 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. In addition to its regular business items, the board also included an update on its COVID-19 policy. Ultimately, there was not a motion to make any changes to masking policy, thus leaving the optional masking policy in place.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Sports
Indians silence Thunderbirds on homecoming
Friday, Oct. 8 was Homecoming night at Poyen and the Indians (4-2) marked the occasion with a 32-14 beatdown of the Cross County Thunderbirds (1-4).
Poyen rushed for 397 yards on 41 carries, averaging 9.7 yards per carry. Poyen held its homecoming opponent to just 2.8 yards per carry (36 attempts for 104 yards) in the game. The Indians also forced two turnovers.
Poyen set the tone early, with a three-play, 46-yard drive on it's first possession. Colton Lowe capped off the drive with a 35-yard scamper for a touchdown.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Sheridan cross country runs at Bryant
On Saturday, Oct. 9, the Sheridan High School and Junior High School cross country teams took part in the Danny Westbrook Bryant Hornet Invitational.
The junior high teams ran a two-mile course, while the high school teams took on a 5,000-meter run.
A total of 190 competitors took part in the high school boys' race, including four from Sheridan.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Freshman Jackets fall in defensive battle
Points came at a premium in the Sheridan Freshman Yellowjackets 8-0 home loss to the White Hall Bulldogs on Thursday, Oct. 7.
Thanks to big defensive stops by Sheridan, the game was scoreless until there was 7:18 left in the game. An interception gave the Bulldogs a short field to work with, starting at the Jackets' 22-yard-line.
White Hall needed just three plays to score the winning touchdown on a two-yard run.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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7th-grade Indians get defensive stalemate
On Thursday, Sept. 23, the Poyen 7th grade Indians football team concluded in an 8-8 tie at home against the Parkers Chapel Trojans.
Parkers Chapel scored on their first drive with a 10-yard touchdown run. The score was aided by a broken play on 4th and 2 that went for 57 yards.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Indians suffer second consecutive loss
The Poyen Indians (2-2) continued their tour of Class 3A teams on Friday, Sept. 24, falling to the Mountain View Yellowjackets (4-1) with a score of 34-14.
Mountain View struck early scoring on the third play of the game on a 50-yard touchdown run. The 2-point conversion was good and the Yellowjackets led 8-0 just a minute and a half into the game.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Lady Jacket golf finish conference in 3rd, head to state
The Sheridan Lady Jackets Golf team finished the season third in the 5A South Conference after an impressive showing at the district tournament last week at Glenwood Country Club.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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