Emergency Disaster Declaration in Benton County, ARK

Published 04/18 2013 10:00AM

Updated 04/18 2013 10:02AM

BENTON COUNTY, AR - Benton County judge, Bob Clinard has issued an emergency disaster declaration after severe weather hit this morning.

Heavy rain washed out bridges, shutdown roads and delayed school buses Thursday morning.

Clinard went on the record with the declaration in order to ensure that the state receives funding if the costs become too high.

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