Benton County Official Says Greed Drives City Demands

Posted: January 25, 2014 at 5 a.m.

A Benton County justice of the peace said Friday greed is behind the increasing demands of cities for payment for rural ambulance service.

At A Glance

Town Hall Meetings

Several of Benton County’s justices of the peace are planning meetings to offer information on the plan to make ambulance service available in rural areas. The meetings are:

• 1 p.m. Saturday in the city council room at Lowell City Hall.

• 6 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Pea Ridge Fire Department.

• 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Centerton Fire Department.

• 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Beaver Lake Fire Department’s Beaver Shores office.

Source: Staff Report

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