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— State Senator Kim Hendren of Gravette said last week that he is in the race for a seat in the U. S. Senate by signaling his commitment. Hendren’s announcement said he “has invested $200,000 of his own money in his run for the United State Senate.”

Hendren’s announcement said he “was ready to put my money where my mouth is. I intend to raise the campaign funds for this race, but I wanted to show my fellow Arkansans that I am fully committed to being Arkansas’Police Holiday Enforcement Plans

The Arkansas State Police will be joining with other law enforcement agencies in a national enforcement campaign during the upcoming holiday season.

Known as “Drunk Driving Over the Limit. Under Arrest”, the campaign will involve sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols between December21 and January 3.

“The focus on this effort is saving lives,” said Col. Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police.

“I urge all Arkansans and anyone who plans to drive through the state to drive sober and buckle up, not only through the holidays but whenever they may be in the driver’s seat.”Blood Drive Is Scheduled December 29 At Hospital In Gravette

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will hold a blood driveTuesday, December 29, at the Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Center has issued a “code yellow alert” for O Negative Blood Type. There is less than a two-day supply on hospital shelves.

For information call 1-800-280-5337.

next U. S. Senator.” “We’ve received a wonderful response across the state,” he said, and added the most recent Rasmussen poll shows Hendren leading incumbent Blanche Lincoln by a greater margin than any other GOP contender.

Hendren is one of several announced candidates who will face each other in the GOP primary next spring. Winner of that primary will apparently face Democrat incumbent Blanche Lincoln who is seeking re-election.

News, Pages 3 on 12/23/2009

Print Headline: Sen. Kim Hendren Commits To Race

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