THE ARKANSAS MUNICIPAL LEAGUE at its 79th Convention, held June 19-21 in Hot Springs, honored Sheridan Mayor Joe Wise (pictured at right) with the Jack R. Rhodes Distinguished Service Award.
The award is presented to municipal officials who have served with distinction and dedication to their cities for 25 years. The award is named in honor of Rhodes, who was mayor of Lake Village from 1957 until 1990, League president in 1981, and who served 20 years on the League Executive Committee. Wise was Sheridan’s clerk/treasurer for 17 years before becoming mayor in 1988. The Arkansas Municipal League is a service and advocacy organization for the municipalities of Arkansas.
The League has a voluntary membership comprised of all 500 cities and towns in the state and was created to assist cities with information and representation in the public affairs of our state and nation.