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Peebles Appointed as Interim Sheriff

BY MELANIE BUCK – Jack Peebles has been appointed as the interim Sheriff by the Polk County Quorum Court during their meeting Tuesday night [August 23].  His appointment follows the early resignation of Sheriff Mike Godfrey who was recently named as Deputy Director of the Arkansas Sheriff’s Association. Peebles brings much experience with him and has a long history with ...

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Godfrey to Step Down as Sheriff

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey has announced that he will step down as Sheriff and Collector of Polk County effective August 19, 2016. He has accepted a position as the Deputy Director of the Arkansas Sheriffs Association and will begin his new position with the Arkansas Sheriffs Association August 22, 2016. “When I decided not to ...

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Early Voting Begins This Week

BY LEANN DILBECK Normally, early voting would begin 15 days prior to the election; however, this year, early voting will begin on Tuesday, February 16.  Arkansas Law States that early voting shall not be available on state or county holidays.  Monday, February 15 is President’s Day; therefore, early voting will begin Tuesday, February 16.  Early voting is held at the ...

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