Runners from Jefferson County Participate in Torch Run
Thirty-six runners from Jefferson County participated this week in the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Jefferson County received the Arkansas Special Olympics Torch from the Drew County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday and began its leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Wednesday morning. Final Leg ceremonies were held Thursday morning in North Little Rock. Participants from Jefferson County included: Arkansas Department of Correction, Arkansas State Police, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and White Hall Police Department. During Final Leg ceremonies, ADC Drug Coordinator Sherry Glover passed off the Special Olympics Torch and presented a $5,000 check on behalf of ADC Director Ray Hobbs and ADC employees. Opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics were held Thursday evening at Harding University in Searcy.