From Crank to the Cross: Scott County Drug Free Day

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The second annual Scott County from Crank to the Cross event was held on Saturday, August 10 at the Waldron City Park.

Folks brought lawn chairs, and came ready to fellowship. The day also included testimonials, music and several guest speakers. They provided free sno-cones, cotton candy, and a waterslide for the kids.

“We pray that someone’s life will be changed,” said one organizer, Jeffery Manning. “I spent 23 years addicted to drugs and I know first hand how much that life really sucks! Now that I allowed Jesus in my life, He broke the chains of addiction for me and gave me a life worth living. I will spend the rest of my life trying to help my brothers and sisters see the love of Jesus, and that there is away out of addiction.”

Organizers extended a special thanks to the Waldron Pentecostal Church of God, Current Church and the local businesses who made this event possible.

Tony Rainey from Louisiana, the primary guest speaker. Photo courtesy of Mickey Harris.

Jeffery Manning (center), James Stewart and Travis May. All three are recovered addicts. Manning started the ministry after accepting Jesus into his heart. Photo courtesy of Mickey Harris.

Thomas King from Oklahoma gave his testimony of his freedom of addiction. Photo courtesy of Mickey Harris.

Photo courtesy of Mickey Harris.

Cory Hargrove (far right) from Oklahoma gave his testimony as well. He is pictured here with Stew, Thomas, Travis, Jeffery and Cory. Photo courtesy of Mickey Harris.

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Tammy Moore Teague

Tammy Moore Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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