Adam Staples of Walnut Ridge speaks at the State of Arkansas 9/11 Ceremony in Little Rock on Saturday. Staples was interning with an investment firm on the 61st floor of the south tower at the time of the 9-11 attacks. At the age of 22, he escaped the tower less than 10 minutes before it col…
Herman Davis went from deep poverty in a remote corner of Arkansas and became the most decorated Arkansan of World War I. He was born just outside what is now Manila in Mississippi County in 1888. The family lived in a small shack outside the town near Big Lake and ran a small store. The fam…
Enrollment at Williams Baptist University has climbed for the third straight year, with the number of on-campus students rising to 600. Fall enrollment on WBU’s main campus in Walnut Ridge increased by 3.5 percent compared to last year, capping a jump of 31 percent over the past three years.
Angela Marie “Angie” Jackson, 38 of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of the late Juan Rosales. She had been a longtime resident of Jonesboro before making her home in Walnut Ridge.…
No one seems to be able to figure out what federal law House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California was warning telecommunications companies not to break last week, or what punishment he threatened to carry out if they do, should Republicans regain a majority in the House after next ye…
The Walnut Ridge City Council voted at a special meeting on Friday to call a special election in the city of Walnut Ridge to allow citizens to vote on proposed changes to council members’ terms.
A large crowd was on hand Friday afternoon to see the Union Pacific steam locomotive Big Boy No. 4014 when it made a stop in Walnut Ridge. It is one of the largest in the world at 132 feet long and weighing in at 1.2 million pounds. (See additional photos inside this week’s TD.)
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