October 1, 2008 Edition

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Solution to airport, golf
course issue yet to be found

Stacey Morris (standing) , Walnut Ridge Airport's engineer, shows Walnut Ridge Airport Commissioner Dr. Ralph Joseph (seated, from left), Attorney David Cahoon and Mayor Michelle Rogers maps of property owned by the Walnut Ridge Airport and the City of Walnut Ridge where the Walnut Ridge Golf Club's course could possibly be relocated.
TD Photo ~ Gloria Wilkerson
A special meeting of the Walnut Ridge Airport Commission was held Thursday evening at 6 p.m. to discuss the ongoing issue of the proximity of the Walnut Ridge Country Club's golf course and the airport. The commissioners and most of the Walnut Ridge City Council attended, as well as airport engineer Stacey Morris and David W. Cahoon, a Jonesboro attorney hired to defend the commission and council in a lawsuit filed against them by the Walnut Ridge Golf Club, Inc. in May.

Cleanup begins
at Hoxie building

Now that the fire and insurance inspectors have finished their investigation into the cause of the fire that destroyed the Grisham Farms, Inc. building, formerly the Farm Service fertilizer storage building, cleanup and rebuilding plans are well underway.

Monday is deadline
for voters to register

Registration to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election in the state of Arkansas ends on Monday. Arkansas law requires all voters to be registered 30 days in advance of casting a vote in an election.

Parachute Inn changes hands

The Parachute Inn has landed with a new owner, but customers will still see the same friendly faces serving them.

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