CCRT hears from police chief, Dolly Parton Library

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For The Arkadelphian

The Clark County Retired Teachers Association visited and then had an enjoyable meeting with two informative speakers.

Arkadelphia Police Chief Jason Jackson shared lots of information about the duties and activities of the personnel under his command. He listed some crime and drug statistics for this area, while emphasizing that Clark County is uniquely blessed that the city, county and court employees all work very closely and cooperatively together to keep our communities safe. He then answered questions from the group.

Workin’ 9 to 5: Arkadelphia Police Chief Jason “Shorty” Jackson explains the duties and activities of police officers. | Submitted photo

Elaine Kneebone was also there to represent the Dolly Parton Library since that was the May donation. She, along with the Sunrise Rotary Club, sponsors the Charitable Fund that gives to the Dolly Parton Library. This allows a book to be sent each month to any child from birth to age five.

Sunrise Rotarian Elaine Kneebone discusses the Imagination Library with the Clark County Retired Teachers Association. | Submitted photo

Parents can go to site and register their child by clicking on the link given there. Arkansas now has books being given in every county! CCRTA donated $420 for books to be sent to preschoolers.

Clark County Retired Teachers pose for a photo during their meeting.

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