Justices reverse decision on fundsBy a vote of 6-3, the Lawrence County Quorum Court overturned last month's decision and elected to fund an additional $5,000 monetary support of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Justices Nathan Crafton, Donald Richey and Doug Wayland voted against the additional funding, stating it was sending an unfair message to county employees who had gone without a cost of living salary increase.
Pavement rehabilitation planned at WR airportAs the Walnut Ridge Regional Airport celebrates its 70th birthday this weekend, bids are being sought to rehabilitate its original concrete runways and ramp. The $600,000 project will be funded by a Drainage Improvement and Pavement Rehabilitation Grant, Phase II, from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Air field reunion is this weekendThe Wings of Honor Museum will host the 14th annual reunion for the Walnut Ridge Army Air Field Friday and Saturday, including a celebration of the former Walnut Ridge Army air field's 70th birthday.
Swaim to be honored TuesdayWilliams Baptist College will honor retiring President Dr. Jerol Swaim with a reception on Tuesday.