BARN DESTROYED IN FIRE ~ Walnut Ridge Fire Department Assistant Chief Carl White battles a barn fire at 803 West Hazel Street in Walnut Ridge on Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene at 3:09 a.m., and when they arrived it was fully engulfed. The barn was a total loss. More photos can be seen at www.lawrencecounty.biz Submitted Photo ~ Robert Warden
Allen to lead Chamber
John Allen of Hoxie, the new chair of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Board, said he is hopeful for a good year in 2009, despite all the obstacles facing the country.
A Minturn man was arrested on felony charges Saturday after a shooting incident at Imboden.
New Hoxie Save-A-Lot
slated to open next month
Despite the weak national economy and recession, a positive business development is nearing completion in Hoxie. A new discount grocery retailer is coming to the city thanks to the vision of two area businessmen and the City of Hoxie re-use committee. continued...