Pope Co. Casino

Pope Co. Casino


A CASINO IN POPE COUNTY HAS A LOT OF PEOPLE ON EDGE.. THE COUNTY’S QUORUM COURT HAS CALLED A SPECIAL MEETING TO DISCUSS THE ISSUE.. THAT’S WHERE THEY’RE SET TO VOTE ON A RESOLUTION THAT WILL EITHER MAKE WAY FOR GAMBLING OR PUT AN END TO IT… AT LEAST TEMPORARILY. STEPHANIE SHARP HAS BEEN LOOKING INTO IT.. STEPHANIE THIS IS SHAPING UP TO BE AN INTERESTING WEEK IN POPE COUNTY. ((STEPHANIE)) IT REALLY IS.. TOMORROW WE WILL LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RESOLUTION THAT WILL BE PROPOSED. THAT áá WILL LEAD TO WHAT THE FUTURE IS FOR CASINOS IN POPE COUNTY. ALL THE WHILE áá THE COMMUNITY IS STILL SPLIT ON THE ISSUE. OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS.. THE CASINO ISSUE IN POPE COUNTY áá HAS BEEN STOP.. AND GO ááá LIKE DOWNTOWN RUSSELLVILLE TRAFFIC. PEOPLE á ARE ON EITHER SIDE OF THE DEBATE. (MICHAEL FORD/ SUPPORTS CASINO IN POPE COUNTY) This town has so much potential (MARY COHOON/ AGAINST CASINO IN POPE COUNTY) I happen to be totally opposed to a casino MICHAEL FORD áá SUPPORTSA CASINO OPERATING IN POPE COUNTY (Michael Ford/ Supports casino in Pope County) also it will bring a lot of other things we’ve been wanting for 30 years that seem to be sitting still by the local officials HE SAYS HE HOPES COUNTY LEADERS WRITE A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.. OR A RESOLUTION á OPENING UP THE ABILITY FOR A CASINO. (Michael Ford/ Supports casino in Pope County) We see other communities growing and we’re not (Mary Cohoon/ Against casino in Pope County) Once the development starts it will be really hard to hold them to everything they promised. Mary Cohoon SAYS SHE’S BEEN IN CONTACT WITH THE SAME COUNTY LEADERS.. TELLING THEM SHE OPPOSED THE CASINO. (Mary Cohoon/ Against casino in Pope County) They all keep making so much money, someone is going to have to lose some money, for them to make some money THEY SAY áá THIS IS NO GAME FOR THE COMMUNITY.. THAT’S WHY THEY BOTH PLAN ON BEING AT THE SPECIAL POPE COUNTY QUORUM COURT MEETING TUESDAY. (Mary Cohoon/ Against casino in Pope County) I don’t think it will help produce the type of community I would like to continue living in. (Michael Ford/ Supports casino in Pope County) There is no reason why we shouldn’t have things like shopping malls and things for families to do ((STEPHANIE)) THE QUORUM COURT MEETING IS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 5 PáM. THE COUNTY DOES BELIEVE IT WILL BE A PACKED HOUSE. IF ARRIVE EARLY. THE COUNTY DOES PLAN ON STREAMING IT LIVE. ((HILARY)) MEANWHILE BETTING SHOULD BEGIN SOON IN PINE BLUFF.. THE COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR THE SARACEN CASINO RESORT. CREWS BROKE GROUND ON THE 350 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT LAST WEEK. THE QUAPAW NATION IS EXPECTING THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS TO MOVE JUST AS QUICKLY AS ITS PLANS AND APPROVAL. ((HILARY)) A FACEBOOK SALE TURNED ROBBERY LEAVES A PULASKI COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL á IN THE

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