Emergency water drive for Dierks, Ar. extended to Saturday

Emergency water drive being held for Dierks, Ar.

MILLER COUNTY, Ar. (KSLA) - After an outpouring of support, officials in Miller County have extended it’s water drive

The drive is collecting bottled water for residents in Dierks, Arkansas.

Dierks, located in Howard County, is without water following Tuesday's rain storms.

Over 400 cases have been collected so far.

Donations were scheduled to be dropped off until 1 p.m. on Friday, July 19 outside the Miller County Courthouse, 400 Laurel St. in Texarkana. However, donors can still drop off cases until 5 p.m.

The drive will now continue on Saturday at the Miller County Sheriff's Office.

Those who wish to donate on Saturday can do so at anytime.

According to a post by Laura Bates, the Miller County Collector, Some Dierks residents are without water and remain on a boil advisory until next Tuesday.

For more information, call the Judges’ office at (870) 774-1301.

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