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SPD to get new vehicles, council discusses damage caused by 'flushable' wipes

Street closings weren’t the only things discussed at the Jan. 7 Sheridan City Council meeting. Police cars and flushable wipes were also on the mayor’s mind.

The Sheridan Detention Center is getting a new pickup truck. Shane Green, SDC administrator, said the only bid that was turned in was from Teague Chevrolet, for $30,850. The council approved the purchase of the vehicle in 2015, but they “just didn’t get around to doing it,” Sheridan Mayor Joe Wise said.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Council approves Vine, College street closures

In an unusually packed City Hall, the Sheridan City Council unanimously approved a request from the Sheridan School Board to permanently close sections of Vine and College streets after a public hearing held prior to the Council meeting last week.

 


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Poyen schools to upgrade technology, approves new hires

The Poyen School Board discussed the replacement of switches and wiring in the district’s buildings through E-rate grant funds, during the board’s monthly meeting last week as well as approving several new hires.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Prattsville Council says water meters need replacing

The citizens of Prattsville may see new water meters installed after approval from the Prattsville City Council, which is now looking into getting bids to replace the existing ones, some of which are nearly 50 years old.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SFD annual report shows call numbers up Fire Chief says volunteers, new hydrants needed

Sheridan Fire Chief Tim Stuckey delivered his yearly Sheridan Fire Department Review to the Sheridan City Council during last week’s meeting. Among other things, Stuckey said that the fire department needs more volunteers.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SPD investigates missing baseball league money

The Sheridan Police Department is investigating what happened to $2,600 that has been reported missing from the Sheridan Youth Baseball League.

A report, filed Jan. 13, by Brent Hunter, a member of the league’s board, said Hunter told the police that two deposits totaling $2,600 were supposed to be made. Hunter said the board treasurer, Brad Bridges, told him a few days later that the deposits had not shown up in the league’s bank account.


Thursday, February 02, 2017

Second annual Hwy. 35 Junk Hunt set for March 9-11

Rummage sale enthusiasts from across the region are gearing up for the Second Annual Hwy. 35 Junk Hunt to be held March 9-11 along a 120-mile stretch of Arkansas Hwy. 35 extending from Saline County to Chicot County including the path through Grant County.

 


Thursday, February 02, 2017

Arrest made in homicide of 17-year-old

A Grant County man has been arrested on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of 17-year-old Sheridan High School student Austin Moody, and is being held on no bond awaiting the filing of formal charges.


Thursday, February 02, 2017

Austin Moody honored, remembered at funeral service

The life of Austin Moody was celebrated by hundreds of mourners last week during a funeral service at First Landmark Baptist Church.

Pastor Shawn Hill, who presided over the Wednesday service, summed up Moody’s life with a bible verse from Philippians.


Thursday, February 02, 2017


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