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January 28, 2020


Garbage fees may be on way up
Most of the expenses associated with picking up household garbage have been rising, but the city has held the fee for that service steady for more than seven years. That may be about to change.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

District gets big rebate check for energy efficiency
The Sheridan School District writes a big check every month to Entergy, but at last week's school board meeting, it received a big check back from the utility company.
The check - delivered in a giant format and written for $148,266 - was give to the district for installing energy efficient equipment at East End Middle School and Sheridan High School during the recent construction and upgrades at those schools. Not only did the installation result in the rebate check but the equipment will lower the district's energy costs going forward.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Chamber banquet set for Feb. 1
The annual Grant County Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set for Feb. 1 and will recognize several local individuals for their achievements with the presentation of awards such as Firefighter of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Business of the Year and multiple community service awards.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

PSD hears case for solar power
When the Poyen School Board held its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 13, it received a special presentation by representatives from Entergy Arkansas.
Entergy Regional Customer Service Manager Jim Garland and Customer Service Manager Mark Hunt informed the board about Solar Access Act 464, which, in part, lifts the ban on solar leasing and power purchase arrangements, also known as third-party financing.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

District gets big rebate check for energy efficiency
The Sheridan School District writes a big check every month to Entergy, but at last week's school board meeting, it received a big check back from the utility company.
The check - delivered in a giant format and written for $148,266 - was give to the district for installing energy efficient equipment at East End Middle School and Sheridan High School during the recent construction and upgrades at those schools. Not only did the installation result in the rebate check but the equipment will lower the district's energy costs going forward.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

New jail phone system easier on inmates, more profitable for city
Calling home just got a lot less expensive for those spending time in Sheridan Detention Center, and surprisingly, the profits for the city are expected to increase dramatically.
Police Chief Jason Teague passed that information along at last week's Sheridan City Council meeting and said in a follow-up interview that he selected a new company because the rates and profit structure were fairer to both the inmates and the jail.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Prattsville VFD again the main topic at city council meeting
The Prattsville City Council held its first meeting of 2020, with much of its two-hour runtime centering around the town's volunteer fire department.

Mayor David Paxton was dealing with a near-empty table with just departing Council Member James Keesee in attendance. Keesee's nominated replacement, Sharen Caldwell, was also in attendance as well as Fire Chief Bodie Hope, who much of the meeting centered around.


Saturday, January 18, 2020

Details of city code inspector position still unclear
Back in September, it seemed almost certain that Sheridan would hire a code enforcement officer, but now that the city has received a handful of resumes for the position, questions still remain as to whether officials will go forward with the move or what that position will look like if they do.
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Pat O'Bryan announces candidacy for JP District 5
I am Pat O'Bryan, candidate for Grant County Justice of the Peace District 5. Grant County has been my home for 40 years. I am a former Justice of the Peace who resigned last year from District 9 when my wife, Shelly O'Brayn passed away unexpectedly.
Saturday, January 18, 2020

Fire Department report shows personnel busy, even when not fighting blazes
In 2019, firefighters in the Sheridan Fire Department attended more than 2,000 hours of state and national continuing education training.
That was according to Fire Chief Ben Hammond, who delivered an extensive annual report to the Sheridan city Council at its January meeting.
"Professional training is something we take very seriously," Hammond said, heaping praise on his entire staff of about 30 firefighters and especially his assistant chiefs, Tony Gatlin and Joe Scott.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020


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