Sharp County

Sharp County, Arkansas

PO Box 307
Ash Flat, AR 72513
Phone: (870) 994-7361
Fax: (870) 994-7712
www.sharpcounty.org

In northeast-central AR; organized Jul 18, 1868 from Izard County. Name Origin: For Ephraim Sharp, AR state legislator for the district when the county was formed

Area (sq mi):: 606.35 (land 604.35; water 1.99) Population per square mile: 28.80
Population 2005: 17,397 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 21.30% Population 2000: 17,119 (White 96.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 44.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,143; median household $25,152; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,285-$17,247
Unemployment (2004): 7.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Sharp County, it took environmentalist Ruth Reynolds nearly seven years and three separate election cycles to get the issue on the ballot there.
Carpenter is the immediate past president of the Quad Cities Rotary Club, heads the Sharp County chapter of the Arkansas Community Foundation and is enrolled in the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.
Donald Britnell has joined FNBC Bank's Sharp County offices as community president.
Donald Britnell has joined FNBC Bank as community president for the Sharp County offices.
Just as citizens in Independence County recently have been moved by neighboring Sharp County's action to start a wet petition drive, groups in southwest Arkansas locales view as persuasive the arguments raised in Clark County that going wet bolsters tax revenues, tourism and business development.
Julie Seat has been hired as the assistant vice president and branch manager at the Highland branch of IberiaBank in Sharp County. Seat formerly worked for Dillard & Dillard Motor Co.
Madison and Sharp county voters also favored in-county alcohol sales during November's general election, but ABC didn't accept a single retail alcohol permit application from those counties last month.
In 1985, Witt joined the Arkansas State Police and began patrolling highways in Sharp County. Witt was named the Administrative Services Division commander earlier this year.
George@ABPG.com CITIZENS BANK Member FDIC of Batesville Total Assets: $538.1 million Net Income: $5.8 million Full-Service Locations: 8 * Staff: 151 (as of Dec 31,2011) Total Assets Total Total Loans Net Income 2010 $535,228 $432,584 $347,377 $752 2009 $515,224 $410,402 $353,564 $4,242 2008 $488,930 $378,648 $340,874 $5,424 2007 $498,894 $363,888 $323,131 $4,275 2006 $494,615 $358,578 $320,773 $4,407 2005 $463,432 $321,914 $297,273 $3,809 * Four in Batesville and one each in Mountain view, Imboden (Lawrence county), Cave City (Sharp County) and Pleasant Plains (Independence County).
Primroseandblue, who finished second in a bumper three years ago on his only previous visit to Ballinrobe, and Run With The Wind, who was unplaced on the Flat here two years ago, are the only horses in the line-up to have previous experience over the sharp County Mayo track.
(9.) The Batesville banking market is defined as Independence County and Sharp County south of the Strawberry River.