Hiwasse residents seek Gravette annexation over Bella Vista grab

More than 70 residents have petitioned to be annexed into Gravette

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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James Adams of Hiwasse signs a document indicating his willingness to be annexed into the City of Gravette rather than becoming part of Bella Vista which is hoping to annex Hiwasse area into that city. Shannon Mitchell showed proposed maps to Adams and others who were considering the plan which was explained at a meeting Thursday night at the Baptist Church in Hiwasse.

James Adams of Hiwasse signs a document indicating his willingness to be annexed into the City of Gravette rather than becoming part of Bella Vista which is hoping to annex Hiwasse area into that city. Shannon Mitchell showed proposed maps to Adams and others who were considering the plan which was explained at a meeting Thursday night at the Baptist Church in Hiwasse.
Photo by Dodie Evans

After spending more than an hour hearing updates on the proposed annexation of Hiwasse by Bella Vista, looking at maps and discussing the issue, many of the nearly 100 people attending lined up to sign petitions requesting voluntary annexation into Gravette.


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Opinion, Pages 6 on 01/18/2012

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