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City working to improve roads

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POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) -

Pocahontas has been working to improve the city’s infrastructure.

Mayor Kary Story said the city increased the city’s street paving budget from $125,000 to $250,000 when he took office.

Some of the newly paved roads include Black Street, Hamilton Street, and Johnson Circle.

People that live on those roads are thankful for the work the city has done.

“It’s just so much better,” resident Vicky Hufstedler said. “Actually we live on Black Street, and they just did It this week, and it’s wonderful. It’s awesome, it saves on our wear and tear on our vehicle.”

Most of the paving is complete, but the last few street improvements will be completed this summer.

These streets include Gardener Street, Carroll Street, Apache Avenue, and Dana Drive.

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