DRILL HELD AT AIRPORT ~ The Walnut Ridge Regional Airport's Swindle Field was the site of a multi-county disaster drill hosted by Lawrence County on Tuesday. The drill simulated the crash of a C-130 military aircraft carrying hazardous materials. Walnut Ridge Fire Chief Alan Haskins (center) works with WRFD Assistant Chief Carl White and Paragould Fire Chief Kevin Lang during the drill.
TD Photo ~ Gloria Wilkerson
It was reported that renovations at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center are nearing completion at the Lawrence Health Services Board of Directors meeting on Aug. 24.
Booths available for WR festival
Planning continues for the annual Iron Mountain Festival, which will be held Oct. 24 in downtown Walnut Ridge. continued...
The Town of Alicia has been under a water boil order since Aug. 11, according to Glenn Greenway, engineering superintendent for the Arkansas Department of Health. continued...
Library completes fun, successful
summer program of reading
It was a summer that children's librarian Tammi Davis and participants in the Lawrence County Library's summer reading program will never forget.