Vilonia schools awarded with $750,000 grant

Dr. Frank Mitchell, superintendent of the Vilonia School District, told the Board of Education Monday night, he has received word that a grant in the amount of $750,000 has been awarded by FEMA allowing work to begin soon on a safe room at the Vilonia Primary School.

That will leave the district, Mitchell said, with paying 25 percent of the cost or about $250,000.

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