Chamber members hear
Monty Williams of Craighead Electric (left) visits with Brittni Wright of Medic One during the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce quarterly meeting at the Male and Female Academy in Powhatan on Thursday.
TD Photo ~ Gretchen Hunt
Lisa Perry, archival manager at the newly-opened Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, shared that the facility has been busy serving patrons in its first few weeks of operation. A grand opening for the archives was held March 3.
"Although most of our visitors are from Arkansas, we have had visitors from many different states," Perry said. "To date we have had visitors from Ohio, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, Illinois and Michigan."
Wind causes power outageHigh winds on Wednesday afternoon caused circuits in a power substation to short, which shut down power for approximately two hours.
Intermodal authority discusses bond issueA regional board may seek a public industrial development bond to fund a project that would bring a railroad tie plant to Lawrence County.
Cemetery candidate for listThe State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider 12 Arkansas properties - including Bethel Cemetery at Denton - for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
Circle of Friends continues effortsThe Lawrence County Circle of Friends recently raised nearly $50,000 for Arkansas Children's Hospital with the annual Tips for Tots event, but the group is not showing any signs of slowing down.
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