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    Rutledge Statement on Passing of Izard County Sheriff Earnie Blackley


    January 4, 2020

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement offering condolences on the passing of Izard County Sheriff Earnie Blackley.

    “My heart goes out to Sheriff Blackley’s family, friends and the community he tirelessly served,” Attorney General Rutledge said. “He was a dedicated leader of the law enforcement community; serving more than 30 years. Even after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer only months after being elected to serve as Sheriff, he continued to work to keep his county safe. My prayers are with Sheriff Blackley’s family and all of Izard County.”

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