Barling police chief’s funeral set for today

Posted: November 21, 2012 at 5:02 a.m.

Family and friends of Barling Police Chief Tracy Powell will gather at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fort Smith today to say goodbye to a law enforcement official described by one colleague as a “model cop.” Powell, of Van Buren, died Sunday at Sparks Health System after being diagnosed with bone cancer just more than two months ago. He was 47.

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Arkansas, Pages 13 on 11/21/2012