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Jonesboro receives award from Arkansas Municipal League

L-R: Sharron Turman, Miracle League Coordinator; Wixson Huffstetler, Director of Parks and Recreation; Mayor Harold Perrin; Bob Wright, Crews & Associates (Source: City of Jonesboro) L-R: Sharron Turman, Miracle League Coordinator; Wixson Huffstetler, Director of Parks and Recreation; Mayor Harold Perrin; Bob Wright, Crews & Associates (Source: City of Jonesboro)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Jonesboro received a City of Distinction Award Wednesday evening.

The award was presented to Mayor Harold Perrin at the 2015 Winter Conference of the Arkansas Municipal League.

The city won in the "Quality of Life" category which is among six award categories, according to a news release from the mayor's office.

The release stated Jonesboro was nominated for the award in the "Quality of Life" category for the Miracle League Park.

The City of Distinction Awards "recognize successes of Arkansas cities as demonstrated by financial innovations, resourceful efficiencies, improved public service, and overall enhanced public trust and support."

Crews & Associates, along with Arkansas Business magazine, presents the Arkansas City of Distinction Awards each year and is sponsored by the Arkansas Municipal League and Crafton Tull.

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