Sirens to be bought

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Three storm alert sirens will soon go up in the town of Highfill, thanks to GIS Community Enhancement Grant money received by the town.

The town of Highfill received a $3,500 check fromArkansas Representative Mary Slinkard and Arkansas Senator Kim Hendren in April. The money is from the state’s General Improvement Funded Community Enhancement Grant Program. The town recently received a second check through the efforts ofHendren and Slinkard in the amount of $43,000 from the same program, making a total of $78,000 available for the purchase of three sirens.

The town had requested $90,000 in the second round of grants, according to Highfill Fire Marshal Rob Holland, so that it could put sirens in ...


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