February 2, 2011 Edition

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County hires grant writer

Lawrence County's new grant writer, Emily Hathcock of Walnut Ridge, is already hard at work with two projects underway and more in the works.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt
Dale Freeman has fulfilled one of his goals as newly-elected county judge with the hiring of Emily Hathcock of Walnut Ridge as a grant writer.

A 2005 graduate of Walnut Ridge High School, Hathcock holds a bachelor's degree in digital media and design from Arkansas State University and a master's degree in library and information sciences from Florida State University.

LawCo. Board approves
$4.6 million construction
project for WR campus

The Lawrence County School Board heard a presentation from the architect and construction manager on its proposed science, arts and physical education complex at its meeting on Jan. 25.

McDaniel visits LawCo.

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was in Lawrence County last Wednesday for an informal visit at the Lawrence County Courthouse.

County offers permanent drop box prescriptions

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department and the local ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs) Coalition have joined together to provide residents with a safe way to dispose of unused prescription medications.

LHS Board hears reports

The Board of Governors of Lawrence Memorial Hospital and Lawrence Hall Nursing Center met on Jan. 24.

Rock 'n' Roll projects progressing

Progress and fund-raising is moving rapidly toward the creation of two monuments to honor Lawrence County's heritage as part of the Rock 'n' Roll Highway 67, which runs from Newport north to Pocahontas.

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