Sheriff Leroy Meadow passes away

Osceola, AR (KAIT) - Mississippi County Sheriff Leroy Meadow died Friday.  He was 73.

Sheriff Meadows was serving his 18th year as sheriff.  Before entering public office, he served as the county's deputy sheriff and a trooper with the Arkansas State Police.  He was also the past president of the Arkansas Sheriff's Association.  In addition to his profession, he was involved in many community organizations.  He leaves behind a wife, three sons, four grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers.