The event features staged emergency scenarios that happen in real-time.
“Because of you, I’m here,” Wyatt tells first responders at appreciation dinner
Wyatt’s speech highlighted the 2023 First Responder Appreciation Dinner, hosted by Arkadelphia Lions Club. The event drew a crowd of more than 150 area first responders.
“We’re out of the worst of it” says OEM director on ice storm
Clark County residents woke to a messy Thursday morning as (hopefully) the last bout of wintry precipitation swept through southern Arkansas.
County seeks input on disaster preparedness
An up-to-date Hazard Mitigation Plan is needed for jurisdictions to apply for grants. Examples of these are bridge projects and community safe rooms.
AGFC: Look out for deer on highways
Just this week, rescue personnel from Clark County agencies responded to three separate high-speed vehicle-vs-deer collisions on Interstate 30.
Twister confirmed in Clark County
An F1 tornado made contact with the ground about 6 miles northeast of Gurdon and traveled 5.5 miles before it weakened 6 miles southeast of Gum Springs.
Wildfire risk still high despite Wednesday rain
A round of thunderstorms that passed through Southwest Arkansas on Wednesday wasn’t enough to allow burning in Clark or surrounding counties.