August 6, 2008 Edition

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Library moving date set

Ashley Burris, director of the Lawrence County Library, unpacks part of a stool, which will be among new furnishings available when the library opens at its new location on Sept. 2.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt

Lawrence County Library Director Ashley Burris has announced dates for the Walnut Ridge library's move into its new downtown building.

We plan to close Monday, Aug. 18, through Sept. 1," Burris said. "We will reopen Sept. 2 at the Walnut Street address."

The Library Board and the Lawrence County Quorum Court recently reached an agreement that will allow the library to use space in the Lawrence County Community Building, which was donated to the county by Bob and Paula Hutcherson.

Three juveniles arrested for
community center damage

Three juvenile males were arrested last week in connection with the break-ins and vandalism at the Walnut Ridge Community Center on July 25 through July 27.

Privett wins photo contest

Leah Privett of Pocahontas won best of show honors in The Times Dispatch's annual Summertime Photo Contest with a photo that also garnered first-place honors in the Summer Bonding category.

Bids opened for work on new 67

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened bids for improvements to roadways in Lawrence County, according to Commissioner John Ed Regenold of Armorel and Lawrence County Judge Alex Latham.

River trip results in
near-death experience

Black Rock resident Mike Gray planned a relaxing day Sunday with his family and friends. They were going to float down Spring River from Ravenden to Imboden.

Restoration of Clover
Bend gym underway

The Clover Bend School gymnasium has played an important role in the history of the small community, and after approximately 70 years it is undergoing a complete restoration.

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