Rural Community Alliance presented its 2016 Champions of Rural Arkansas awards at a reception held April 22 in Little Rock. The event was sponsored by Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. Honorees were left to right: Dr. David Rainey, Robert Moery-accepting for Governor Asa Hutchinson, State Senator Bruce Cozart, Representative Mary Bentley, Representative Charlotte Douglas, Searcy County Chamber President Darryl Treat, Former State Senator Jack Crumbly, Mayor Harry Brown. See more photos from the event on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/RuralCommunityAlliance. Watch Governor Hutchinson’s acceptance video in our video archives.