June 27, 2012 Edition

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Rockabilly Run promotes
tourism in county



ROCKABILLY RUN PROMOTES COUNTY - Thomas Smith of Hoxie reads a historical marker at Powhatan Historic State Park during the Rockabilly Run held Saturday to promote Lawrence County tourism. In the background is Jim Matha of Jonesboro, who also participated in the ride, which organizers hope will become an annual event. The poker run ended at Beatles Park in Walnut Ridge with live music throughout the afternoon and evening.
Submitted Photo ~ Jody Dotson
Cox Powersports and Rumblin' Around the Ridge teamed up with the Lawrence County Tourism Committee to host the first ever Rockabilly Run on Saturday.

The poker run and mini-festival drew quite a bit of attention to the county, as 70 bikes and 100 riders registered for the event, which Nicole McLaughlin with Rumblin' Around the Ridge said was a great turnout for a first-time event.

"We want to thank all of our riders and sponsors for their support and for making this an amazing event," she said.

Charles Snapp, a member of the Lawrence County Tourism Committee, said everything about the event, including the stops along the poker run, was designed to promote Lawrence County.
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Future looks bright for peanuts in LawCo.

Brian Atkins with Birdsong Peanuts spoke to Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce members at their recent quarterly meeting sharing progress on the new buying point being constructed in the county, as well as information about the industry and its future in the area.
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Stay granted in school choice decision

On Friday, Federal Judge Robert T. Dawson granted a stay in his ruling striking down the Arkansas Public School Choice Act as unconstitutional.
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Categories set for TD photo contest

The Times Dispatch's 20th Summertime Photo Contest is underway. The deadline for entry is July 13.
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