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17th Annual R.A.I.D. Supports D.A.R.E. Girls Softball Tournament


The Craighead County Sheriff's Department has a "DARE Officer" that is in charge of teaching 5th graders of the downside of drug and alcohol use. This consists of 6 school districts in Craighead County and 1 in Mississippi County.

Every year for the past 17 years a local organization called Residents Against Illegal Drugs or "R.A.I.D." sponsors the "R.A.I.D. Supports D.A.R.E. Softball Tournament for girls 14 and under. This annual event brings in the money for the Sheriff's Department to teach the D.A.R.E. program in our schools and also funds 2 Criminology Scholarships at Arkansas State University. This event is held at the Jonesboro Southside Softball Complex and this past weekend hosted 42 teams from 4 different states. Every child will leave with his own personal trophy. Team trophies in each age division are as follows:

8 and under:

1st Place          Ballhogs from Jonesboro

2nd Place         Atlas Heat from Jonesboro

3rd Place          Fat City Angels Bewley from Jonesboro


10 and under:

1st place          Southaven Mississippi Illusions

2nd place         Southaven Mississippi Blue Angels

3rd place          Fat City Angels 05 from Jonesboro


12 and under:

1st place          Southaven Mississippi Blue Angels Kelly

2nd place         Arkansas Chaos from Jonesboro

3rd place          Arkansas Fierce from Jonesboro


14 and under:

1st place          Fireballs from Jonesboro

2nd place         Lady Titans 00 from Jonesboro

3rd place          Red Hots from Paragould



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