Junior Auxiliary members (from left) Angie Abbott, Sherri Thomas and Blythe Sloan shop for shoes for students in Lawrence County’s four school districts. Purchasing shoes for school children is just one of the organization’s projects to help children and families in the county.
Last week, columnist Walter Shapiro tweeted: “I just realized that we are as close in time from the end of World War II as Pearl Harbor was from Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. For a babyboomer, it is hard to believe that WWII is the midpoint between the Civil War and 2021.”
This photo of Minturn Elementary students and their teacher, Mrs. Alice Rains, was taken in the spring of 1947. Among the students are the following: (row 1) Sue Smithee, Joan Hill, Chas Smith, Earl Baker, Jerry Selvidge, Mazie Simms, Dale Pace; (row 2) Clyda Mae Stafford, Fredia Baker, Fred…
Mike King with Blaine Davis Computing installs a security camera at Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge. Work is underway on several projects at the park, including replacing the beams in the large pavilion. Other projects planned include improvements to the swimming pool area and a new sign.
Heidi Thomas (foreground), an art student at Williams Baptist University, and WBU Art Professor Sandy Baltz work on a mural at the Lawrence County Housing Agency office in Walnut Ridge. Baltz said her art class is working on the mural on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and she and Thomas were puttin…
The subcommittees of Communications and Technology, and Consumer Protection and Commerce, of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, called in the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday for a hearing called: “Disinformation Nation: Social Media’s Role In Promoting Extremism A…
Volunteer Firefighter Anthony Farmer steps off the Walnut Ridge Fire Department’s recently-purchased 2005 Spartan Crimson Gladiator 75” Quint ladder truck, which comes equipped with a 350-gallon water tank and a 1500-gallon-per-minute pump. The Walnut Ridge City Council approved purchasing t…
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