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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Keeping the Faith
Keeping the Faith
KEEPING THE FAITH WOMEN'S SHELTER hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 2 for a new expansion onto the shelter that will increase the number of women the shelter can house and assist at one time from approximately 14 to about 34 depending on family dynamics. Keeping the Faith Women's Shelter assists women and their children who are experiencing crisis situations like domestic abuse and are in need of a safe shelter and assistance with rebuilding their lives and becoming independent again. The expansion will also include more restrooms, an additional living room, storage and office space. PHOTO BY MILLIE MCCLAIN

American Legion National Commander pays visit to B-17 Memorial Park
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the National Commander for the American Legion visited the B-17 Veterans Memorial Park in Grant County. Pictured are Bill
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the National Commander for the American Legion visited the B-17 Veterans Memorial Park in Grant County. Pictured are Bill "Doc" Sheets, Cabot Post 71 and SE Arkansas Vice Commander; Kevin Caldwell, Harrisburg Post 14 and Commander, Department of Arkansas; Paul Dillard, National Commander; and Charles Martin, Commander, Sheridan Post 30. Photo by Lexie Harp
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the National Commander for the American Legion visited the B-17 Veterans Memorial Park in Grant County.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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News
County's Senate, House representation could see big changes with redistricting
The Arkansas Board of Apportionment voted last Friday, moving one step closer to finalizing the new legislative district maps for both houses of the Arkansas General Assembly. Grant County's representation in both the Arkansas State Senate and Arkansas House of Representatives is set to see big changes if the new proposals become finalized.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Women's Shelter hosts groundbreaking for new expansion
Keeping the Faith Women's Shelter recently held its groundbreaking ceremony on the expansion and remodel of the existing shelter. The shelter, located in an undisclosed location, provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and to homeless women and children along with a variety of services to assist these women with regaining their independence.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Berry-picking made for a fine day
Parenting and bonding are contemporary expressions that describe many Arkansas childhood experiences. Before such words existed, innocents blessed their children by being creative and responsible parents simply because it was right and usually pleasant. Berry-pickin' was an example.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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City, county officials meet to discuss county's use of jail
Members of both the Sheridan City Council and the Grant County Quorum Court attended an informal joint meeting last week to discuss the county's use of the Sheridan Detention Center.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Board recognizes Hester for state championship win, hears update on ongoing projects
The Sheridan School District Board of Education met this past Oct. 13 for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting. Emma Hester, of the Sheridan Lady Jackets Golf Team, was recognized for winning the 2021 Individual Girls 5A State Championship. Coach Scott Hoffman addressed the board about the recent success.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Inmate death ruled sucicide
The death of man serving a life sentence for a Grant County murder was recently ruled a suicide.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Sports
Freshman Jackets come up short on the road
The Sheridan Freshman Yellowjackets could not keep up the pace in a high-scoring 36-27 road loss to Sylvan Hills on Thursday, Oct. 14.
While the Jackets were outgained in total yardage 378-227, Sheridan made the most of its few chances on offense.
In Sheridan's 20 plays in the game, the Jackets were able to average 11.4 yards per snap. Sylvan Hills managed to control the time of possession, helped by running 45 plays on the ground.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Jackets overpowered by Bears on the ground
The Sheridan Yellowjackets (2-5 overall, 0-4 in the 6A-East Conference) fell 28-6 to the Sylvan Hills Bears (6-1, 4-0) on the road on Friday, Oct. 15.
The Jackets were unable to slow down the Bears' running attack, giving up 315 yards. Sheridan were able to keep the Bears from completing any of their three passes.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Late failed conversion leads to loss for Jr. Indians
The Poyen Junior Indians kept pace with the Mount Ida Lions throughout the game, but a failed conversion late in the game led to a 24-22 road loss on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Poyen and Mount Ida traded scores throughout an evenly matched game. Both teams finished with 278 yards of total offense. Poyen ran 36 plays and had 118 yards through the air and 160 yards on the ground. The Lions ran a total of 32 plays and had 253 rushing yards and 25 passing yards.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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Penalties doom Indians on senior night
The Poyen Indians (4-3 overall, 0-1 in the 5-2A Conference) had senior night spoiled thanks to a late penalty in their conference opener against the Mount Ida Lions (4-3, 1-1), falling 20-14 at home on Friday, Oct. 15.
Poyen controlled the line of scrimmage and had a chance to win the game late.
The Indians ran 62 plays to Mount Ida's 50 and had a total of 329 yards to the Lions' 250, even without the full services of quarterback Colton Lowe.


Wednesday, October 20, 2021
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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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