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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 21, 2016
PHOTO BY: Matt Johnson / Contributing Photographer

Lauren Goins, communications director for the Sheridan School District, and Rodney Williams, Sheridan High School principal, point out problems in the high school gymnasium. Parts of the bleachers in the student section are not suitable for seating; therefore, students have to stand while attending activities in the gym. Plans call for building a new multipurpose arena to replace the aging gymnasium, which would become a practice and physical-education gym

Sheridan schools seek millage increase

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

The Sheridan School District will seek a millage increase during the regularly scheduled school election on Sept. 20. Lauren Goins, communications director for the Sheridan School District, said the proposed increase of 3.8 mills would bring the millage rate, which is currently 32.2 mills, to 36 mills. “That’s still lower than surrounding school districts and almost two points lower than the average school district in Arkansas,” Goins s... READ MORE

Saline County Humane Society assists in flood relief By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

BAUXITE — In light of the flooding in Louisiana, the Humane Society of Saline County loaded up its mobile unit last week and headed for the neighboring state to help save dogs and cats.