June 27, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
LawCo. C.E.R.T. drill a success
Gary Meeks and Justin Dorsey relay directions from incident command to Lawrence County C.E.R.T. diver Shane Bower, to assist in his search for a "body" during a drill at Lake Charles.
Evaluations were done by Marty Cagle of the Randolph County Office of Emergency Management; Alan Haskins, Walnut Ridge Fire Chief; and Frank Owens, head of Walnut Ridge's HazMat unit. They agreed that the teams kept good communication with each other and the safety officer.
C.E.R.T. held a water search and rescue drill at Lake Charles, with officials from the park calling 911 to report two overturned canoes. continued...
Hoxie boy dies in
A freak accident claimed the life of a 14-year-old Hoxie boy Monday night, according to Sgt. Stan Finley of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department.
accident at Black River
Portia Picnic offers
The 102nd annual Portia Picnic will kick off Thursday and continue through the Fourth of July holiday. The picnic will be closed on Sunday.continued...
The second annual Children's Shelter Benefit will be held Friday evening at 8 p.m. at the Walnut Ridge Country Club.
benefit this weekend
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