The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce heard a presentation from Walter McMillan, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department district engineer, at its quarterly meeting on Sept. 24.
McMillan discussed current and future road construction in Lawrence County.
The first topic discussed was the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. According to McMillan, the act provided funds for the construction and maintenance of bridges and highways. District 10, which includes Clay, Craighead, Greene, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett and Randolph counties, designated $5 million for rehab projects.
LHS finances reviewed,
The Board of Governors for Lawrence Hall Nursing Center and Lawrence Memorial Hospital learned that finances are still tight for Lawrence Health Services during a board meeting on Sept. 28.
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