September 9, 2009 Edition
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WBC dedicates Manley Chapel
The Williams Singers intoned the words of Psalm 122, "I was glad when they said unto me, 'Let us go into the house of the Lord,'" as Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge officially dedicated Manley Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Steve Manley addresses the dedication crowd as Dr. Jerol Swaim, Williams president, looks on.
The towering chapel was greeted by a full house of students, faculty and other well-wishers, who gathered on the first day of WBC's fall semester. The dedication ceremony coincided with the college's annual opening convocation.
WR mayor splits job
Following a special council meeting on Sept. 1, Walnut Ridge Mayor Michelle Rogers has announced that Robert Rice will be the city's full-time code enforcement officer, and Kyle Riggs will be the full-time animal control officer.
into two positions
U.S. Senators Blanche L. Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative Marion Berry have announced that the Imboden Volunteer Fire Department will receive a $43,700 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Crum has exciting,
Hollyann Crum of Walnut Ridge has had a whirlwind summer, the kind she says she dreamed of as a little girl. She went from beauty queen to a runway model in a month's time. And she will also be appearing on a reality show in January.