April 11, 2007 Edition

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RandCo. Tourism group visits
WRAFSM, Parachute Inn


Frank Wilson points out the guns, which are still in working condition, on a Cobra helicopter, on display at the Walnut Ridge Army Flying School Museum to Kimberly Williams, travel writer for the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, and Walnut Ridge Mayor Michelle Rogers.

Members of the Randolph County Tourism Association, along with travel writers from Arkansas and Missouri, visited the Walnut Ridge Army Flying School Museum and the Parachute Inn recently.

Their visit was part of a tourism project focusing on Northeast Arkansas including Wynne, Batesville, Ash Flat, Hardy and Pocahontas.

Writers from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and several national travel magazines toured the museum following breakfast on the Boeing 737 at the Parachute Inn restaurant. continued...

Two from WR
die in accident

A two-vehicle accident on Monday in Greene County, just south of Sedgwick on Highway 63, resulted in the deaths of two Walnut Ridge residents, according to Trooper Doug Thomas of the Arkansas State Police.
continued...

Thompson using variety of experiences
to serve LawCo. in Arkansas Senate

"He knows what he wants and goes after it." This is how Sen. Robert Thompson's mother, Charlotte Thompson, describes her son. Even as a small boy he was very focused with everything he pursued. continued...

County to enter lawsuit

Justices approved the entry of the county into a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies for the over production of ephedrine and pseudo-ephedrine, during their regular meeting Monday night. continued...

39th gets deployment alert

The Arkansas National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade may be heading to Iraq this fall, officials announced in a press conference on Monday. continued...

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