Posted 3:30 p.m. CDT
Jonesboro, AR--A fish fry to benefit the family of Scot Akers was a tremendous success according to organizers. Over 700 pounds of fish were prepared early in the day and was quickly eaten, leaving organizers scrambling to find more.
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Scot Akers was diagnosed with cancer less than a month ago. He had served the city of
Akers wife Shelly says she is so thankful for the community support. She says the community has made a tough week a lot more bearable. “It is one of the most amazing things I have ever seen it makes a difficult time a little more easier,” she said. Adding she is especially thankful to city offices for their help and support.