May 16, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
ABANDONED HOUSE BURNS
A firefighter works to get flames under control at an abandoned house at 1607 Southwest Broad Street in Hoxie. The fire was reported on Thursday at approximately 2:22 a.m. It is believed the fire may have been set as the house had already burned twice before and had no power or gas connected. Additional images can be seen on the photo pages at www.lawrencecounty.biz.
Submitted Photo ~ Robert Warden
Bob Cole, proprietor of Cole Furniture, spoke to justices at the Quorum Court meeting on Monday afternoon about renting the Hutcherson building.
Walnut Ridge City Councilmen discussed the need for a full-time dogcatcher, equipment needed to mop out ditches to improve drainage and whether to use city helicopters or buy an airplane to spray for mosquitoes this summer at their May 8 meeting.
WR dog problem
Container law discussed
A container law that was passed in March of 2006 was discussed at the Hoxie City Council meeting Thursday night.
at city council meeting
WR adds parking
Those with disabilities will now have an easier time negotiating in downtown Walnut Ridge thanks to new reserved spots designated by the city.
places for disabled
WR man dies in accidentA two-vehicle accident on May 9 resulted in the death of a Walnut Ridge man, according to Cpl. R.T. Riggs of the Walnut Ridge Police Department. continued...
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