Flight Program Looks To Move To Rogers Airport

Posted: November 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.

An expanding program at Mercy Medical Center and a vote by the City Council could mean two medical helicopters will be based in Rogers.

At A Glance

Accident Locations

A recent review of Rogers accidents where firefighters spent significant time at the scene showed several severe accidents clustered on the east side of town. The 2009-13 report lists:

• 30 incidents on Interstate 540 and 27 on Eighth Street in Rogers.

• 18 accidents on New Hope Road and 15 on Hudson Road.

Source: Rogers Fire Department

Meeting Information

Council Agenda

Rogers' City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, 301 W. Chestnut St. Enter through the northeast door.

On the agenda:

• Selling four retired police vehicles.

• 2014 plan for Rogers Community Development Block Grant.

• A contract amendment for trail renovation at Lake Atalanta.

• A contract to build a $30,000 concession and maintenance building at Veterans Park.

Source: Staff Report

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