Aldermen also approved a resolution to authorize Mayor Mc Kelvy to secure a new credit card from First State Bank of De Queen.Mc Kelvy said the current credit card has been compromised, and the city needs a credit card for certain types of purchases.He has been a State Senator since 2009 and serves as the chairman of the Joint Budget Committee.4-H'ers have been busy this year holding food drives, making radio visits, hosting a Fall Festival, selling poinsettias, and with many other projects.They made a list, which was a long list, and sent out over 300 cookies to the community to say "Thank You."The members of the Sevier County 4-H program want everyone to know just how much they appreciate your support.If it wasn't for the support of generous people in the area, 4-H would not be as strong as it is today.
Hill also reported the Elementary School received the Southwest Region Beating the Odds Award in Math.Debbie Berkowitz with the National Employment Law Project says if the USDA approves their request, poultry plants could accelerate their lines, with consequences for both product safety and quality.Arkansas is the second-largest poultry producing state in the country, processing 1.3 billion broilers per year.Justices of the Peace also learned that the County Health Unit is working to repair or replace it's phone system after the system crashed December 1st. Arkansas law enforcement agencies are partnering with the U. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in a special year end Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization to get drunk drivers off the street and to spread the word about the dangers of impaired driving.Teresa Morris said she is considering other options to replace the unit's current landline system with a data based system. increased patrols will begin December 13th and continue through January 1st.