Poinsett County Sheriff will not seek reelection - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

BREAKING

Poinsett County Sheriff will not seek reelection

POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Poinsett County Sheriff Larry Mills will not seek reelection in 2016.

Mills is in his 34th year as a law enforcement officer.

That means he will serve for 35 years before his term ends next year.

He is currently the longest running sheriff in Arkansas.

Mills was elected Poinsett County Sheriff in 1996 and is in his 10th term.

Sheriff Mills told Region 8 News that he is just ready to take some time off and he looks forward to someone coming in with new ideas and energy.

He previously served as Chief of Police in Harrisburg.

He was a Harrisburg School District Graduate and has been a part of the Poinsett County community for many years. 

Sheriff Mills also serves on the Second Judicial Drug Task Force Board of Directors, Association of AR Counties Legislative Committee, Consolidated Youth Services Advisory Board, Law Enforcement Training Academy, Black River Technical College Advisory Board and is a Mid-South Health System board member.

Copyright 2015 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Sheriff's department to get new cars

    Sheriff's department to get new cars

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:46:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Clay County Quorum Court approved the purchase of two new vehicles for the sheriff's department.

    The Clay County Quorum Court approved the purchase of two new vehicles for the sheriff's department.

  • Group helps mentally ill, homeless in White County

    Group helps mentally ill, homeless in White County

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:33:53 GMT
    Mission Machine is a program that helps the mentally ill and homeless in White County. (Source: KARK-TV)Mission Machine is a program that helps the mentally ill and homeless in White County. (Source: KARK-TV)
    Mission Machine is a program that helps the mentally ill and homeless in White County. (Source: KARK-TV)Mission Machine is a program that helps the mentally ill and homeless in White County. (Source: KARK-TV)

    A project to help the mentally ill and homeless in White County has often been a place of last resort for people who sometimes have no other place to go. 

    A project to help the mentally ill and homeless in White County has often been a place of last resort for people who sometimes have no other place to go. 

  • Fraternity, sorority suspended at UALR

    Fraternity, sorority suspended at UALR

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:22:33 GMT
    UA Little Rock (Source: UALR website)UA Little Rock (Source: UALR website)
    UA Little Rock (Source: UALR website)UA Little Rock (Source: UALR website)

    A fraternity and sorority have been suspended after reports of a video reportedly showing the groups singing a song and using racial slurs. 

    A fraternity and sorority have been suspended after reports of a video reportedly showing the groups singing a song and using racial slurs. 

Powered by Frankly