The Bryant City Council has called a special meeting for tonight at 7 p.m. This morning, Mayor Jill Dabbs issued a statement in favor of adding CodeRED back to the city's budget.
"I support their decision as it is important for your local government to have the means to effectively communicate with city residents. Text messages and phone calls are the quickest, most targeted, cost efficient manner to communicate emergencies as well as important notifications to the greatest number of people, she said.
Bryant Hornet shortstop Trevor Ezell received the Arkansas Gatorade Player of the Year award Monday in a brief ceremony at Bishop Park in Bryant. The senior offensive and defensive standout is the second Bryant athlete to receive the award, following former Lady Hornet pitcher Peyton Jenkins.