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James Reeves, Mena

POLK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR JAMES REEVES
(Nomination by Dolores Hutchesonl)
Old Armory in Mena
September 4, 2010

Polk County Emergency Management Coordinator James Reeves, representing the Polk County Search and Rescue Team that worked tirelessly for three days during the flooding of Albert Pike on June 11, 2010.  Twenty (20) people perished in the flood; the youngest was two (2) years old and the eldest was sixty-nine (69) years old.  The team members battled 100 degree temperatures, high humidity, rough terrain, snakes, and expansive piles of debris during recovery operations.

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