asks 2nd term as sheriffCollector Allen Cheek has announced he will seek re-election in the May 18 primary election.
"During the 15 months that I have been in office, I have worked hard to fulfill my duties as sheriff and collector," Cheek
said in a statement.
I'm also very proud of the prog-ress we've made in the never- ending battle against illegal drugs in our communities," Cheek
"I have recently begun work on a new process I hope to implement before the year is up involving our warrant service," Cheek
said."Now, many "wanted criminals" are drawing government assistance in some form.We will begin entering all our warrants into a national registry where the Treasury Department can [get access to] this information and stop the government assistance to these fugitives until they settle their pending cases.
"If re-elected, I am committed to continuing my efforts and goals toward making Arkansas County a better and safer place to live and raise our children.Cheek
wife, Stacy, have two sons who attend elementary School in Stuttgart.They attend Harmony Baptist Church in Stuttgart.Cheek's oldest son is in the Army National Guard currently stationed in Ft. Gordan, GA, where he
is studying to be a computer software analyst.Cheek is a board member of the Tn-county Drug Task Force, a member of Euclid Lodge, and a member of the Arkansas Sheriff's Association.He
is past vice- president of the local Fraternal Order of Police
"Once again, I am asking for your vote and support May 18," Cheek