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Ellison Declares Polk County Disaster Area Following Ice Storm

Crews Assisting with Clean-Up and Debris  BY LEANN DILBECK – Polk County Judge Brandon Ellison has issued a Disaster Declaration for Polk County following the devastating ice storm that hard hit county infrastructure Thursday night and Friday.  Ellison made the verbal declaration on Friday morning to expedite clean-up and clearing efforts and will issue the written declaration this week. Ellison ...

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Water Treatment Plant Operating on Generator Power

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Mena Water Treatment Plant who also supplies water to Acorn Rural and Freedom Water Associations continues to operate on generator power, according to Charles Pitman, Mena Water Utilities Manager. Pitman said that there are countless Rich Mountain Electric power poles that are down leading to the facility following the ice storm that hit the area ...

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