A vacant structure belonging to local pharmacists Sparky and Cindy Hedden caught fire Feb. 10. The building had not been lived in for around a decade, but was still used for storage. The fire was fought by the Sheridan, Cane Creek, Calvert and Center Grove fire departments with assistance from Sheridan Police Department, Grant County Rescue and MEMS. Sheridan Fire Chief Tim Stuckey said that the majority of the structure was lost to the fire. The fire department was unable to find anything that could have caused the fire, so the case has been turned over to the police department. Stuckey also said that the house was built with a lot of wood, which made it burn a lot longer than most fires. Stuckey thanked the community for their help during the hours long fire fight as several people brought the firefighters bottled water, and restaurants provided meals for those battling the fire.
The 2018 Grant County Chamber Banquet guest speaker was Steve "Wild-ma" Wilson who entertained attendees with stories, information on turkeys and turkey hunting and turkey calling assisted by Grant Westmoreland
The annual Grant County Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held last Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church.
The guest speaker at the event was Arkansas celebrity Steve “Wildman” Wilson.
Sheridan’s streak of decreases in police calls was broken last month when there was an increase in calls over the previous year. This was announced at last week’s Sheridan City Council Meeting.
A recurring element of city council meetings over the past year has been Chief of Police Bob Adams announcing a decrease of calls during the previous month compared to the previous year. However, January saw a 5 percent increase in calls.
Sheridan, Ark. - Teresa Howell, Prosecuting Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District of Arkansas, announced on Feb. 8 that a Grant County jury consisting of six men and six women found Conway resident Royal Martin guilty of Possession of Methamphetamine, and two counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The State’s case was presented to the jury by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Norman Frisby.
Tony Carder (D) today announced his intention to seek another term as Justice of the Peace. Carder, who is serving his 15 teem, has represented District 6, which includes Poyen and Leola. He currently serves as Chairman of the Grant County Budget Committee and is a member of the Grant County Road Committee.