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Saturday, April 10, 2021
SHERIDAN SCHOOLS has served over 750,000 meals to children within the community during the past year's pandemic in an effort to ensure none of the district's children were without during the time schools were closed. Pictured above are some of the volunteers from the Grant County Ministerial Alliance that helped distribute boxes of groceries to more than 1,300 children during Christmas Break.

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Volunteers from the Grant County Ministerial Alliance help distribute boxes of groceries to more than 1,300 children during Christmas Break.
The past 12 months have arguably been some of the most tumultuous for students and their families, but the one thing Sheridan School District students haven't had to worry about is where their next meal would come from.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Frozen in Time; Museum Receives Pocket Watch Recovered from Jenkins' Ferry Battlefield
Rain caused the mud. Men spilled the blood. Both coated the Saline River bottoms in the aftermath of the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry on April 30, 1864. The bodies of dead men amassed in the low grounds, bogged down at the hands of both mother nature and of war. The devastation that took place might best be summarized according to the number of wounded, missing, and dead. Union reports show an estimated 520 casualties, while the Confederate's account for over 900.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Governor announced the end of the statewide mask mandate
On Tuesday of last week, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the end of the statewide mask mandate amid a sharp decrease in cases and the continued vaccine rollout across the state. Arkansas' mask mandate was implemented last July in a sputtering attempt to slow the spread of the virus.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Easter and COVID
It's no secret that last year's Easter was not the most enjoyable experience. It was the first major holiday to take place after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and most church services took place over livestream, with little in-person attendance.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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River Cane and its many uses
Two brothers walk along a dirt road with fishing poles slung over their shoulders and a bucket of worms in hand. Strolling along in the sunshine, they need only an unseen observer whistling in the background to complete this iconic scene out of Mayberry, North Carolina. The brothers turn onto a well-worn dirt path that winds its way through the brush and come to a stand of river cane.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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SSD"s Williams finalist for Searcy schools Superintendent position
Sheridan School District Superintendent Jerrod Williams could soon be departing the district, as he is currently a finalist for the same position at the Searcy School District. The district has been looking for a new superintendent since December when its current executive announced her retirement at the end of the school year.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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Sports
Yellowjackets improve to 10-4 with pair of wins
The Sheridan Yellowjackets baseball team (10-4) had a strong start to the week, defeating Benton and Texarkana to reach the 10-win mark for the season.
On Monday, March 29, a late-game surge lifted the Jackets to a 10-7 road victory.


Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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Yellowjackets bounce back from midweek loss

The Sheridan Yellowjackets (8-3) suffered a setback on Tuesday, March 16 with a 5-4 loss at Lake Hamilton. The Jackets regrouped and handed White Hall a 4-2 loss on Friday, March 19


Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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Walderns gives up one hit in Lady Jacket shutout
Kristen Walderns gave up just one hit in a six-inning shutout for the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets (3-4) when they took down Lake Hamilton 10-0 on Tuesday, March 16.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
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Elite Boxing Club traveled to Augusta on March 13. Gabe Heird of Elite fought Austin Mosby of Morrison Boxing Club taking the win with a second round TKO. We know Coach Scooter and Coach Jay celebrated this victory in heaven.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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Lady Jackets win two, lose two
The Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets softball team had a busy weekend, playing four games in the Central Arkansas Shootout on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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Yellowjackets have up and down week
The Sheridan Yellowjackets started the week with an unblemished 5-0 record, but would drop two of four games in the week to move to 7-2 in the 2021 baseball season.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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