Ashdown Police Chief Doyle Crouch and Police Detective Zane Butler talk to first graders about Gun Safety at the MDP Safety Day on May 18. Area volunteers led twelve stations during the day's events to help the children learn about safe behavior and protection from harm.
Ron Hale and Mike Mason with Operation Lifesaver Arkansas taught the children about Railroad Safety during MDP Safety Day. They used the mantra "Look Listen Live!" to lock railroad crossing safety into the kids' memories. Union Pacific Railroad began its Operation Lifesaver program in 1972 and can be contacted for presentations atoli.org.
Miller County Extension Agent Doug Petty shows the first graders at MDP Safety Day how a fire ant walks and how it stings during his Fire Ant Safety demonstration.