On the first day of school in Crittenden County, bus riders will be offered a bottle of water to help beat today's heat on their way home from classes.
heat index was over 100 when we last checked, and our concern is student
acclimation and idle buses," Superintendent Vince Clark said early this afternoon.
Children with extra-long rides will be particularly encouraged to take a bottle to keep hydrated and cool. The longest bus rides in the county can last 90 minutes.