The Baxter County Sheriff's Office applied for and was awarded a grant for the Norfork School District from the Arkansas Sheriff's Association for "Red Ribbon Week". Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. The campaign is to help our children make a personal commitment to live drug free lives.
Red Ribbon week started in 1985 when DEA Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, died at the hands of drug traffickers while undercover in Mexico fighting the battle against illegal drugs.
Baxter County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer Billy Cox applied for the grant and is shown here presenting the check for $1,793.25 to Norfork School Counselor Ms. Carla Dollard. Red Ribbon week will be October 23rd through the 31st, we encourage everyone to support the youth of our community in their choice to live a drug free life.
The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office will have Seven Vehicles for Auction.
Date: September 5th 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Walkers Auction Service 1209 S. Main, Mountain Home
(2 blocks north of the fairgrounds)
Vehicles to be sold
2004 Black Ford Explorer
2002 Silver Ford Explorer
2009 Silver Ford Crown Victoria
2007 Silver Ford Crown Victoria
2004 Silver Ford Crown Victoria
2005 Silver Ford Crown Victoria
2005 Silver Ford Crown Victoria
Dunbar Auditorium was packed Tuesday night with Parents family and friends of the 5th grade DARE graduating class. Students from Hackler Intermediate School joined almost 10,000 students that have graduated through the DARE program in Baxter County since 1997. Students throughout the county this year are wearing their DARE graduation T-Shirt with the big 20 on the back, which marks 20 years of DARE in our area schools.
Tuesday night Dunbar Auditorium was packed for the 2017 DARE Graduation
Lieutenant Ralph Bird presents John Browning of the Mountain Home Elks Lodge with a plaque thanking them for 20 years of support
Sheriff John Montgomery presents Mountain Home School Superintendent Dr. Jacob Long with a plaque thanking them for supporting our school resource officer and DARE program for 20 years
Students cross the stage and are congratulated on their graduation
Final words of support are provided by Sheriff John Montgomery, Hackler Principal Sondra Monger, and Mountain Home School Resource officer Deputy Daniel Campfield
The 2016-2017 Cotter School D.A.R.E. graduation started off with an amazing performance of the Pledge of Allegiance by Cotter 8th grade student Aimee Tardif, guest speakers were, Elementary Principal Airl Cheek, Local Business owner Nathan Buck and Sheriff John Montgomery. Mr. Buck spoke about making good choices and gave the students some insight as to how D.A.R.E. had helped him. Mr. Buck was in the class from 1997 when D.A.R.E. was first offered in Baxter County.
Graduating D.A.R.E. Class
Principal Cheek, Mr. Buck and Sheriff Montgomery speak to students
Top student, Jillian Wilkinson, Best Essay, Brooks Cheek, 2nd Place Essay, Ryenn Lawing
The Chairman of Community Quilts Jo Ann Moore met with Captain Jeff Lewis and Lieutenant Ralph Bird at the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office to provide a new supply of quilts for Sheriff’s Deputies. Community Quilts has provided comfort quilts to the Sheriff’s Office for a number of years. Deputies give them out to individuals that they are assisting when coping with a stressful situation.
The Sheriff’s Staff and Deputies would like to thank all the ladies that devote their time and talent to providing these quilts to our office. You can see the difference they make when you look into the eyes of a young person that receives one.