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Posted on: May 21, 2020

COVID-19 update, 05/21/2020

May 21, 2020
Press Release
FROM: Russellville Mayor Richard Harris
Pope County Judge Ben Cross



TO: The Citizens of Russellville and Pope County,


It is with heartfelt regret that we inform you of the death of a Russellville citizen related to Covid-19. In this instance the patient was admitted to our local hospital and was ultimately transported to a hospital in Little Rock where the patient succumbed to complications from the virus.

Our prayers go out to the family and ask that you pray for the family during this time of mourning and grief. We are mindful at times like this of the preciousness and delicate nature of life.

We continue to request that you take the proper precautions to protect yourself and others around you during this time and please stay informed.

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