Beginning Saturday, April 1, the City of Hoxie will increase its water works meter deposit to $200 for new customers.
The Arkansas Department of Aeronautics is currently accessing the need for new or expanded air service within Northeast Arkansas.
The upcoming Lawrence County School Board Election is scheduled to be held May 9.
A pair of infrastructure-related projects will be a part of the NEA Regional Landfill’s future as the landfill’s board approved requests at its meeting last week.
After serving more than 1,000 children in need of a temporary home, The Children’s Shelter in Walnut Ridge has announced that its doors will close as of Friday, March 31.
Here’s more historic female firsts, and the struggles they encountered, in recognition of March being Women’s History Month.
Warning Coordination Meteorologist Dennis Cavanaugh with the National Weather Service in Little Rock conducts a storm spotting training class for Lawrence County residents. The class was held Saturday at the Lawrence County Meeting Room in Walnut Ridge. Attendees learned the differences betw…
The Lawrence County Quorum Court met Monday, March 13. Members of the court present included Frank Binkley, Heath Davis, Lloyd Clark, Jeff Yates, Kenny Jones, Alex Latham, Tracy Moore, Ricky Benson and Donald Richey.
The Strawberry Volunteer Fire Department will hosts its annual Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 1, at 5 p.m.
After several improvements and great effort, the Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department has improved its ISO rating.
All lanes of Hwy. 63 were shut down on Wednesday, March 15, after a car versus semi-truck wrecked just southwest of Ravenden in Lawrence County.
After several dormant years, the Lawrence/Randolph Counties Retired School Teachers and Employees Association has reorganized.
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its graduate luncheon and quarterly meeting on Thursday, April 20, at noon in the Hoxie Community Center, located at 500 Southwest Lawrence Street.
Dixie Lee Doyle, 93, of Walnut Ridge, passed away March 17, 2023, at Lawrence Hall Health and Rehabilitation in Walnut Ridge.
Rita Jean Williams, 77, of Lynn, passed from this life on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at her residence.
Because March is Women’s History Month, I wanted to share some important female firsts to recognize the unique challenges women have faced in our history.
Brookland High School hosted the Bearcat Blast high school softball tournament at the Southside Softball Complex in Jonesboro last weekend. Walnut Ridge, Hoxie and Sloan-Hendrix were among the several teams who competed at the event.
Lawrence County officials were led on a chase through Lawrence County on Sunday evening that started in Hoxie and ended south of Black Rock.
The transition of natural gas service from CenterPoint Energy to new owner Summit Utilities has not gone as well as promised this year, enraging customers, as well as several Lawrence County residents.
The Lawrence County Cooperative Extension Service is teaming up with the Independence County Extension Office to host a Forage Field Day, which will be held Wednesday, March 29, beginning at 10 a.m.
The Urban and Community Forestry Program of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division and the Lawrence County Extension Service will celebrate Arbor Day by giving away free seedlings.
Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority and Black River Technical College Foundation member Graycen Bigger has been named to U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford’s DREAM (Delta Regional Economic Advancement Mission) council.
Friends of the Portia Park will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, at the Portia Park.
Several Lawrence County residents attended the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Spring Workshop held last week in North Little Rock. Those attending from Lawrence County were (from left): Karla Wadley, Debbie Lillard, Brandy Luker, Lesia Phillips, Mary Jane Callahan, Deborah Teague and (not pic…
Arron “Burrel” Cude, 87, of Imboden, passed away March 7, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
Many well known movie stars and film makers have been born and/or raised throughout Arkansas. Here are some with ties that have captured the elusive attention of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Allison Virginia Redden, 59, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Mississippi, passed from this life on Monday, March 13, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
The Walnut Ridge Lady Bobcat softball team won their first two games of the season last week to improve to 2-1 overall and 1-0 in 3A-2 conference play.
Martha Ella Webb, 67, of Walnut Ridge, passed from this life on Friday, March 10, 2023, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.
Class IV dumpsters will be available for Lawrence County residents March 20-25. The dumpsters are for non-household waste, such as appliances and furniture.
The Arkansas Department of Transportation has announced that the City of Walnut Ridge is an award recipient for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for 2023 to benefit Loop Trail Road at Stewart Park.
Members of the Walnut Ridge City Council met on Feb. 20 at the Walnut Ridge Police Complex. Those present included Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp, City Clerk Sharon Henson and City Attorney Adam Butler. Council members present included Angie Abbott, Bryan Butts, Ty Callahan, Drake Martin, …
The Walnut Ridge Airport Commission held a regular meeting on Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in the airport’s terminal building.
General Motors recently honored Donald R. Cavenaugh in recognition of his 25 years, 1997 to 2022, as owner of the Cavenaugh Auto World, Inc. dealership. The GM dealership, based in Walnut Ridge, sells Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles.
Walnut Ridge resident Scott Brady (left) draws for his position on the ballot for the upcoming May 9 school board election. The drawing was held at the Lawrence County Courthouse on Friday. Pictured with Brady is Election Commissioner Judy Verkler.
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First Horizon Bank Manger Vickie Mitchell (right) presents a $1,000 donation to the Lawrence County Cooperative School on behalf of the First Horizon Foundation. Accepting the donation are (from left) Amanda Lee, Jefferson Summers, Betty Clements and Sandy Bagwell. The donation will benefit …
The Powhatan City Council will host a special meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss the remodeling of the Powhatan Community Center, located at 225 Hwy. 117 South.
The Sloan-Hendrix senior boys basketball team ended its season with a hard-fought 58-56 overtime loss to the defending state champion Lavaca Golden Arrows in the 2A State Tournament on Feb. 28 at Rector.
Michael Wayne Cason, 68, of Walnut Ridge, died Feb. 11, 2023, at his residence.
Eddie Charles Chadwick, 70, of Black Rock, passed away from a lengthy illness on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Charles Steven Cravens, 72, died Sunday, March 5, 2023, at his residence in Walnut Ridge.
Deanna Jean Finney, 77, of Imboden, passed from this life on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
The Hillcrest School Board met on Feb. 20 and extended the contracts of elementary principal Shawn Rose and high school principal Mike Nunnally through June 2025.
The Hoxie School Board met on Feb. 13 and voted unanimously to accept the retirement of Donna Harris, self-contained teacher, effective at the end of the 2022-2023 school year.
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