April 16, 2008 Edition

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VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY ~ Sarah Dobbs, deputy clerk in the county clerk's office, helps Dr. Dennis and Dixie Pulliam transfer their voter registration. The Pulliams moved back to Walnut Ridge last year. Those transferring in-state voter registration can do so up to four days before the election; however, Monday at 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in the May Primary Election.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt

Cities, county supporting intermodal authority

The cities of Walnut Ridge and Hoxie, as well as Lawrence County have all unanimously voted a pledge of support to a long-term project known as an intermodal authority.
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Hoxie City Council votes
to support development

Milton Smith, president of First National Bank headquartered in Walnut Ridge and chair of Economic Development Committee for the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, and Wayne Gearhart, executive director of Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, presented information regarding the Regional Intermodal Facilities Development planned for this area to the Hoxie City Council on April 8.
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WR supports development of super site

The Walnut Ridge City Council agreed to become a member of a regional intermodal facility in hopes of securing significant jobs for this area and voted to apply for a grant to secure new tornado sirens for the city at their regular meeting on April 8.
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JPs vote for coalition

The Lawrence County Quorum Court voted unanimously to pledge support to a proposed regional intermodal facility authority. Milton Smith, president of First National Bank headquartered in Walnut Ridge and chair of the Economic Development committee for the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, and Wayne Gearhart, executive director for Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, presented information regarding the Authority.
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Chamber meeting features good news

Renee Doty, community development consultant with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, spoke to members of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Thursday about the importance of targeting specific industries.
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Waters are receding
but recovery is slow

Lawrence County is recovering from yet another round of flooding. For the second time in less than a month Black River spilled over its banks into the surrounding countryside after heavy rainfall last week.
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