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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Books now available in vending machines at SIS
Students at SIS who are caught doing an act of kindness or going above and beyond in academics or behavior will now have the chance to earn special coins to purchase books from the schoolís brand new book vending machine! SIS, in partnership with SIS PTO, purchased the book vending machine to encourage reading as part of the stateís reading initiative (RISE) and to reinforce the Sheridan School Districtís focus on the Capturing Kidsí Hearts model for school culture, which encourages and facilitates the development of meaningful, productive relationships among students and staff. Olivia Vaughn (left) and William Freeman (right) are the first students to use their coins to buy books from the vending machine!
Students at SIS who are caught doing an act of kindness or going above and beyond in academics or behavior will now have the chance to earn special coins to purchase books from the schoolís brand new book vending machine!

SIS, in partnership with SIS PTO, purchased the book vending machine to encourage reading as part of the stateís reading initiative (RISE) and to reinforce the Sheridan School Districtís focus on the Capturing Kidsí Hearts model for school culture, which encourages and facilitates the development of meaningful, productive relationships among students and staff.

Olivia Vaughn (left) and William Freeman (right) are the first students to use their coins to buy books from the vending machine!

At most schools, if you find a vending machine, the most you will be able to get is a tasty or healthy snack. Sheridan Intermediate School offers something a bit more substantial: books.
Recently, the school implemented vending machines that dispense books to students who had earned a coin through special acts.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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News
Candidates file, look to March primary date
The easy part is done, but now the candidates have to get ready for the March 3 Primary Election.

Candidates for several local, state and national races had until Nov. 12 to register to run for office. Many incumbents avoided any opposition for their seats, and some will not have a primary opponent and will instead meet their cross-party rival until the general election on Nov. 3.


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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County, city leaders tout state's half-cent tax for road work
Last week, Gov. Asa Hutchinson began lobbying for the permanent extension of the state's half-cent sales tax for road and highway work, and Grant County and Sheridan leaders were quick to get on board.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Quorum Court extends MEMS contract, gives thumbs up to solar agreement
The Grant County Quorum Court extended the contract with MEMS ambulance service for another three years at the court's monthly meeting last week.
MEMS provides at-cost ambulance service for the county and is subsidized with a quarter-cent countywide sales tax that has been in place for more than a decade and was renewed by a wide margin of voters two years ago.


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Sheridan School District considers switch to solar energy
Clear Energy Solar is one step closer to securing a contract for solar energy with the Sheridan School District. Officials with the Arkansas-based company delivered a presentation detailing the benefits of the district switching from electric to solar energy at Monday's school board meeting.



Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Expenses are up; General Fund dips
Councilmember Bill Crossley noticed it when it was time to approve the financial report at this month's Sheridan City Council meeting.

"Is that as low as it's ever been?" Crossley asked.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Purse snatched on Walmart parking lot
A 67-year-old Sheridan woman had her purse snatched from her in the Walmart parking lot, according to a police report, and police are still searching for the culprit and two possible accomplices.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Sports
Coach's Corner
Good morning, Coach. Wow, what a way to end the season. You and your assistant coaches and players accomplished a lot, and I know you are proud with what you've seen. Take us through last week's playoff game with Parkers Chapel - and give us a review of the 2019 season:

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Sheridan Yellowjackets slug it out with Pine Bluff, lose to Zebras in Fourth OT
Sheridan and Pine Bluff stood toe to toe for a full game and four overtime periods, neither willing to back down. In the end, however, Sheridan, which had one of its most successful seasons in years, bowed out by a single point. Final score: 49-48.
At game time, the temps were chilly, but band members, cheer squads, fans and players were creating their own warm as they readied for Round 1 of the 2019 Centennial Bank State Footballs.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Poyen comes up short in playoffs
The Poyen Indians (7-4) saw their 2019 season come to an end with a 29-28 loss on the road to Parkers Chapel (7-4) in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs on Friday, Nov. 15.
The Indians' offense controlled much of the game, amassing 466 yards (388 on the ground) and held the lead in the final minute of the game. But a touchdown and a 2-point conversion by the Trojans with 55 seconds remaining in the game sealed the Indians' fate.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Lady Indians dominate in opening game
The Poyen Lady Indians (1-0) picked up a 64-45 win over Christian Ministries Academy at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 to start the 2019-2020 season. The Lady Indians' win was one of four that night for Poyen, as the junior girls, junior boys and senior boys all came away victorious.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Indians start season strong
The Poyen Indians (1-0) began the 2019-2020 season at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and gave the fans something to cheer about.

The Indians hosted the Christian Ministries Academy Conquerors in the final game of a night that saw four teams from Poyen pick up big wins. The Poyen senior boys won the game 58-19, nearly scoring as many points in the first quarter (15) as the Conquerors did in the entire game.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Yellowjacket coach, players named to Farm Bureau awards watch list
LITTLE ROCK - Farm Bureau Insurance is pleased to announce the watch lists for the 2019 Farm Bureau Insurance Awards.
The Farm Bureau Insurance Awards honor Arkansas' top offensive player, defensive player and coach of the year for each classification. The veteran staff at Hooten's Arkansas Football selects three finalists for each category, and those 45 finalists and their families are invited to attend the Farm Bureau Insurance Awards on Dec. 16.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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