Yell County to receive first responder funding
WASHINGTON –– Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Fourth District Congressman Bruce Westerman, announced three United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grants will help Yell and Franklin counties purchase emergency response equipment.
The city of Ola will receive $50,000 to help fund the purchase of a new pumper truck to replace the 35-year-old truck now in use. In addition, the city of Belleville will receive $4,000 to go toward the purchase of lockers for firefighters to store equipment.
Franklin County will receive $50,000 to go toward the purchase of a new ambulance to replace the 10-year-old model currently in use.