September 10, 2008 Edition

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MANLEY CHAPEL BEGINS ASCENT ~ Work is progressing rapidly on Manley Chapel at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. On Friday, a construction crew from Tate General Contractors was pouring concrete pillars. The chapel will stand over 50 feet tall, contain over 8,000 square feet and seat 550 people. The expected completion date is June of '09. Steve Manley, CEO of Universal Asset Management, which operates a plant at the nearby Walnut Ridge Regional Airport, committed over $1 million toward its construction.
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The Walnut Ridge Airport Commission held its monthly meeting Monday evening at 6 with its attorney, David Cahoon, and engineer, Stacey Morris, in attendance.

Stone attends Democratic National Convention

Craig Stone of Walnut Ridge experienced what most can only watch on television when he served as a page with the Arkansas delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Denver Aug. 25-28.

School election to be Tuesday

Patrons of the Hoxie School District will go to the polls Tuesday to decide a school board race. Lonnie Owen Smith of Hoxie and Jeff Moskop of Sedgwick are vying for the position.

JPs offer compensation
to election commission

The Quorum Court has approved measures to compensate the Lawrence County election commissioners for their work, as well as provide them with a place to complete their tasks.

Hwy. 67 Coalition
meets in Corning

A delegation from Lawrence County was in Corning Aug. 28 to attend a meeting of the Missouri/Arkansas Highway 67 Coalition.

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