FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Major Lafayette Woods, Jr.
Operation Commander/Public Information Officer
11th ANNUAL SHERIFF'S "DRUG FREE" FUN DAY POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER ADVISORY: Jefferson County, Arkansas – May 18, 2017 – We regret to inform you that we will have to postpone our 11th Annual Sheriff’s Fun Day, which was due to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Pine Bluff, AR.
Following warnings from our local weather authorities and meteorologists, it has been determined that there has been an increased chance of rain joined by thunderstorm in this weeks forecast to such an extent that continuing with plans to have the event would pose a risk to the public. It would also make gaining access to the event area virtually impossible, as the grounds would be saturated with rain water. Unfortunately, these were circumstances which were beyond our control.
We would like to apologize for the cancellation, especially to those of you who have already made plans to attend. We hope you understand that the safety of you and your family is of utmost importance and concern for us.
The event has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park located at 809 N. Haverty Street in Pine Bluff, AR.