August 27, 2008 Edition

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Judge encourages
parties to settle dispute

Representatives from the Walnut Ridge Golf Club, the Walnut Ridge Airport Commission and the City of Walnut Ridge have 30 days to work toward a solution to their conflict after Judge Harold Erwin granted a continuance for a motion heard in circuit court on Monday. continued...

RAIL-TRAIL EVENT HELD ~ John Allen of Hoxie and Judy Turnbull of Walnut Ridge lead a group of walkers along the first phase of the Rails-to-Trails walking and biking path, which was officially opened on Saturday. Those attending walked from Midway Road to the trailhead in Hoxie and back following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Work continues on the trail, which will eventually continue along the abandoned rail spur to College City.
TD Photo ~ Leslie Ginn

Hoxie building
fire being

Following a fire that burned the Grisham Farm Products, Inc. building, located on Northeast Second Street in Hoxie, to the ground, an investigative service has been hired by the insurance company to study the cause of the fire.

Many races develop
for alderman positions

The filing period for municipal races ended Tuesday at noon, with several races developing throughout the county for city council positions.

CROWNED MISS LAWCO. ~ Marti Michelle Tate, 19-year-old daughter of Rick Tate of Imboden and Lisa Bailey of Benton, was named 2008 Miss Lawrence County in a pageant for girls ages 16-21 held Aug. 16 at Imboden.
Photo courtesy of The Ozark Journal

WBC breaks
ground on
Manley Chapel

Officials at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge gave a ceremonial start last Thursday to the construction of Manley Chapel. The college held a formal groundbreaking for the chapel, which stands to be one of the most prominent structures ever built at the school.

Clark leads youth
on mission experience

As the youth minister at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Jay Clark had six weeks of mission experiences planned for the sixth to 12th graders. Four weeks included local mission opportunities or mission weeks in Arkansas. The other two weeks were a junior high mission trip to Dallas and a senior high mission trip to The Bahamas.

Coats teaches and
learns on mission trip

Shayla Coats of Hoxie had the opportunity to travel to Green Bay, Wis., over the summer break as part of an Acts 1:8 mission trip.

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