July 18, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
ENJOY READING PROGRAM
Jenny Andrews and her son, Mason, look at a beaver pelt during the summer reading program at the Lawrence County Library in Walnut Ridge. Guest speaker Phil Houston of Lake Charles State Park presented a program on beavers in Arkansas. Showing the children a beaver pelt, a trap and a beaver-gnawed log, he discussed the history of beavers in the state.
TD Photo ~ Amber Adams
"Lawrence Health Services has been awarded top honors in the Arkansas Fitness Challenge (AFC) for two years running...pun intended," said Leah Osbahr, president of LHS. Two hospitals, one state and one federal agency and two senior adult groups took home gold-medal awards June 28 during ceremonies held at the River Market pavilion in downtown Little Rock.
WRVFD to purchase buildingThe Walnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Department has agreed to buy a building on Highway 67B North to use for a fire station. Fire Chief Alan Haskins and the executive board of the fire department were in attendance at the July 10 city council meeting with the news about the building they plan to purchase.
City Hall to be central
During their regular meeting last Tuesday evening, members of Hoxie City Council voted to make City Hall the central location for all city employees to clock in and out.
clock-in location at Hoxie
Enjoying the Natural StateIf you are looking for a fun family activity for a day or more and you don't want to spend a lot of time on the road to get there, try trout fishing on the North Fork and White rivers in Norfork. continued...
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