September 5, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
DEMOLITION UNDERWAY IN PREPARATION FOR SHELTER~ C.W. Bratcher tears down an old building as demolition continues this week on the site of the future Lawrence County Children's Shelter. The land, which includes over five acres in Walnut Ridge, was donated by descendents of the Neil and Imogene Sloan and Earl and Polly Sloan families. The property, which formerly housed the Sloan cotton gin, is located on Southwest Sixth Street, between Elm and Pine streets, and bordered by the former Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spur designated for the Rails to Trails project. Bratcher's Custom Dozer and Excavating of Imboden has the 90-day contract for the demolition.
TD photo ~ Amber Adams
Hwy. 67 Coalition
to meet Sept. 13
Members of the Highway 67 Coalition from Arkansas and Missouri will be meeting at Williams Baptist College on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 10:30 to noon. The meeting will be held in the Moody Room of the Mabee-Gwinup Cafeteria.
WR airport to host
The Walnut Ridge Regional Airport will host an air show on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
air show, C-130
A MIG-17 will begin flying at 4 p.m., with other acts to follow.
300 attend Farm Bureau's
Lawrence County Farm Bureau President Blake Cox welcomed approximately 300 people to the 60th annual membership meeting on August 27 in the Van Ellis Cafetorium at Walnut Ridge School.
60th annual member meeting
"Farm Bureau is a membership organization," Cox said. "It is always improving the quality of life for members. Started 70 years ago, we still see its benefits in an abundant, safe and affordable food supply."
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