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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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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, …

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.

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 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.

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.

Deanna Jean Finney, 77, of Imboden, passed from this life on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.