Chamber members hear update
Alan Haskins of Walnut Ridge, director of the Fire Science Program at Black River Technical College, tells Chamber members about plans to build a new drill tower at the Walnut Ridge Airport. Ramonda Housh (left), division chair for Allied Health, also spoke regarding an expansion of the college's health and science facilities.
Those in attendance at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce's quarterly meeting on Thursday learned about two major Black River Technical College building projects that will begin soon.
Alan Haskins of Walnut Ridge, who serves as director of BRTC's Fire Science Program, said funding has been acquired and construction should begin soon on a new drill tower at the Walnut Ridge Airport.
The Walnut Ridge Police Department arrested Andrea Spradling of Pocahontas on April 2 on charges of negligent homicide. The arrest stemmed from a traffic accident involving Spradling on March 31, which resulted in the death of Carmen Stayton of Walnut Ridge.
after fatal accident
Snapp announces run for mayorWalnut Ridge businessman Charles Snapp has formally announced his plans to run for mayor of Walnut Ridge. Snapp, 59, says he will seek the office in this November's election.
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