Benton County Emergency Management

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bentonville college increasing number of paramedic studentsBENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College has increased its number of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College has increased its number of paramedic students to meet the increasing demand for their services in the region. The shortage has increased over the last two to three years as Northwest Arkansas... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Young Boy Who Wandered Away From A Children’s Shelter Is Foundthe shelter's address. "Approximately 56 minutes later, the six-year-old was l
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
the shelter's address. "Approximately 56 minutes later, the six-year-old was located ... in a wooded area just west of the emergency shelter," Police Chief Gregory Webb wrote. "The child was not injured and after an evaluation by medical personnel... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Some Oregon firefighters to return home from California fire linesare expected to remain in that area at least throughout the coming weekend. Th
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
are expected to remain in that area at least throughout the coming weekend. Three Oregon Strike Teams - Washington County, Umatilla/Union counties, Linn/Benton counties - have been reassigned to assist with the recently growing Bear Fire in... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Portland, Gresham firefighters to help fight California wildfiresGRESHAM, Ore. – A strike team from Multnomah County left for California Tuesday
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
GRESHAM, Ore. – A strike team from Multnomah County left for California Tuesday morning, to help as crews continue to battle devastating wildfires. The five Type 1 engines for the strike team will consist of one Gresham Fire engine, one Port of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County hits other bridge to-dos after War Eagle span's re-doBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will shift their attention to other brid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will shift their attention to other bridge projects now that the renovated War Eagle Bridge is open. "There's always something to do, and there always will be," said Pat Adams, justice of the peace and chairman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County planning bridge workBENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will shift their attention to other brid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County officials will shift their attention to other bridge projects now that the renovated War Eagle Bridge is open. "There's always something to do, and there always will be," said Pat Adams, justice of the peace and chairman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Change in air for 4 police agencies set to add dronessituations beyond routine police calls. The department is among a rapidly-incr
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
situations beyond routine police calls. The department is among a rapidly-increasing number of U.S. law enforcement and emergency response agencies that have purchased drones in recent years. At least 167 such agencies bought drones in 2016,... Read more
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The News & Observer
After two floods, historic African-American town could move to higher groundand are using temporary facilities elsewhere. Recovery has been slow for the h
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
and are using temporary facilities elsewhere. Recovery has been slow for the historic African-American town in Edgecombe County. But town leaders are optimistic about the future thanks in part to a 53-acre tract of land that the state plans to... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Alabama Gov. Ivey appoints Jackson County EMA director to fill commission chairman postSCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Jackson County Emergency
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Jackson County Emergency Management Agency director Mike Ashburn to fulfill the remaining term of outgoing County Commission Chairman Matthew Hodges, who will leave the post Saturday. Hodges is... Read more

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