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High Winds and Flooding Cause Damage to Homes & Roads

BY LEANN DILBECK – A strong thunderstorm that hit Sunday afternoon caused damage in Potter, Hatfield, Shady Grove and Mountain Fork communities in Polk County. According to Office of Emergency Management Manager James Reeves, straight-line winds destroyed a storage building and two homes received minor damage on Polk Road 36. Trees were blocking county roads 36, 37, 39, 48, 125, ...

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Harris Excused from Hatfield City Council

Gordon Named as Replacement BY MELANIE BUCK – During last night’s January meeting of the Hatfield Town Council, all city officials were sworn into office with exception to David Harris, an unopposed alderman on the November 2014 ballot, who was excused from his position. Harris first came under fire, prior to the election, when his residency was in question. The ...

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Polk County Turns 170!

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County, being officially established on November 30, 1844, will celebrate its 170th birthday in just a few days. A land that is covered in beauty and full of history and tradition, Polk County is a land all its own. In the last 170 years, the area has seen war and peace, prosperity and poverty, notability ...

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Election Commission Has No Authority to Determine Residency of Candidate

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County Election Commission Chairman David Ray stated today that the Polk County Election Commission did not make a scheduled trip to Hatfield on Wednesday afternoon that was meant to determine the residency status of David Harris, who is running for the position of Alderman of the Town of Hatfield. A complaint was recently filed by ...

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