Stingers Caring and Sharing is a group of 35 students from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades at Sheridan Middle School. The students' mission is to help the community through volunteering and donations. This year they have already performed multiple community services projects and raised money to buy Christmas presents for 20 angels on the Grant County Angel Tree.
Stingers Caring and Sharing is a group of about 35 students that are from the 6th, 7th and 8th grades at Sheridan Middle School. The students' mission is to help the community through volunteering and donations.
The Sheridan School District is one of 30 districts in Arkansas to receive a grant made possible in part by the Walton Family Foundation to implement digital learning opportunities beginning with the spring semester of the current school year.
Arkansas Forestry Commission officials across the state prepare for a new year by looking at wildfire trends from the past, prepared by AFC Dispatch personnel. The year 2014 was another relatively mild one for wildfire activity – 16,867 acres burned in 1,240 documented wildfires, according to a release issued by Adriane Barnes from the AFC public information coordinator’s office. More than one-third of those wildfires took place on non-forested land. Compared to the previous year, 2014 wildfire statistics are higher. However, compared to all years since AFC has kept wildfire records (1935), 2014 showed quite low wildfire behavior.
Mike Knoedl, director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be the featured speaker during the Grant County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards banquet to be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Epperson Center in Immanuel Baptist Church in Sheridan.
With the influenza virus now at epidemic proportions, according to the Centers for Disease Control, citizens are being reminded to take precautions to prevent transmission. Approximately 43 states are reporting widespread flu activity and the current season is now approaching the peak level seen during the 2012-2013 season.