Urging caution regarding young Vilonia cross country runners on the roads

ATTN Drivers in Vilonia: Starting Monday, June 5, between the hours of 7 and 9 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, you should expect to encounter a herd of cross country runners on Naylor Rd, Shulz Rd, Vilanco Rd.and Vilanco Cutoff. The runners are in 7th through 12th grade. They are taught and told to stay on the left side of the road, facing traffic while running in single file when encountering a car, according to Coach John Allison. However, he encourages everyone to use caution driving these roads during these hours, The runners will be out there all summer, and you are likely to encounter them in smaller groups on these roads and others on other days of the week.

Linda HicksVHS