Veterans Service Office closure
The Izard County Veterans Service Office (VSO) will be closed from July 23 through Aug. 3. If you have an emergency and need to contact a Veterans Service Officer, contact one of the listed individuals and they will be able to help you either though they are outside Izard County: Mountain Home: Charles Leonard, 870-425-8155; District 3: Elesha Granniss, Mountain Home, 870-404-6944; Sharp County: Gary Rogers, 870-994-2408 or Stone County: William Stroud, 870-214-1901.
Bill Trial, Assistant VSO will be in the Melbourne Courthouse Veterans Service Office to help with minor items, make appointments, check claim status and file for health benefits. The Veterans Service Officer will be back in the office on Aug. 6 and will continue to help everyone for all their VA needs.