RIDIN' HIGH AT THE IRON MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL ~ Kayla Hoffman, age nine, of Walnut Ridge was one of many children who enjoyed pony rides at the Iron Mountain Festival held Saturday. Terry Clements of the Lawrence County Western Ranglers 4-H Club assisted with the pony rides. Sunshine and mild temperatures were perfect for the festival, which attracted throngs of people all day to downtown Walnut Ridge.
TD Photo ~ Frank M. Witowski Jr.
The Walnut Ridge Regional Airport Commission held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the letter of resignation received from longtime airport manager Ken Newcom.
Airport Commission Chairman Dan Coker said that Newcom had first brought up the possibility of resigning in June, citing health problems as the reason.