July 2, 2008 Edition

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Betty Dickson and her grandson, Dylan Dickson, both of Walnut Ridge, select fireworks at a local stand on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to setting off their own fireworks, area residents can enjoy two free fireworks displays this weekend, one at Hoxie on Friday and one in Walnut Ridge on Saturday.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt

for move

The Lawrence County Library has experienced an increase in usage lately, making its upcoming move to a new location all the more important to library personnel and patrons. "We have about 250 people walking in our doors every day now, compared with the 150 we had just a short time ago," Library Director Ashley Burris said. "We anticipate being able to meet the increasing needs with the move to this larger space, plus have actual seating."

Hoxie, Lawrence County property exchange finalized

At a special session of the Hoxie City Council on Monday an ordinance was passed finalizing the exchange of properties between Hoxie and Lawrence County.

ADN presentation highlights meeting

The induction of Walnut Ridge into the Arkansas Downtown Network was the highlight of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce's quarterly meeting last Wednesday.

Renovated Sharum Theater
would be dream come true

Seeing the old Sharum Theater building in downtown Walnut Ridge restored to its former glory has long been a dream for owner Lauraetta Melton of Calamine.

Gala raises $6,070 for Children's Shelter

The third annual Children Shelter Gala Benefit attracted just fewer than 50 participants Saturday Night to enjoy an evening of entertainment including a buffet of hors d'oeuvres, an auction and music to raise money for displaced children.

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