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    Wednesday Jul 6 | Times-Dispatch

    The Walnut Ridge Army Airfield Access Road at College City in Lawrence County is one of nine properties that have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the country's official list of historically significant properties, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program Director Frances McSwain has announced. The Walnut Ridge Army Airfield Access Road, roughly bounded by U.S. Highway 67 and the junction of Fulbright Avenue and Stafford Lane, is a two-lane concrete highway constructed under the National Defense Highway Act of 1941.

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    Jun 22, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Ken Guthrie and Alderman Rob Combs look over the first alternative, which was the one selected by the city council, for the new Walnut Ridge wards to be used upon the consolidation of Walnut Ridge and College City on Jan. 1, 2017. TD Photo ~ Megan Heyl The Walnut Ridge City Council voted on a new ward map at Monday night's meeting.

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    Jun 15, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    The Walnut Ridge City Council will consider three alternative ward redistricting proposals for the consolidated cities of Walnut Ridge and College City at Monday night's 6 p.m. meeting at the Walnut Ridge Police Complex. The three proposals, drawn up by James Walden of Garver and Associates, will be available for review at the police complex from 3-5:45 p.m. prior to the meeting.

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  4. Walnut Ridge to draw new wardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    ... Walden with Garver and Associates was hired to draw three proposals for new wards. The new wards will include College City. Walden worked on updating the city plan in 2014. Copyright 2016 KAIT . All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On ...

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    May 18, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    After the May 10 special election, which saw a high majority vote in favor of the consolidation of College City and Walnut Ridge, officials from both towns are moving forward with the next steps in the process. Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp said word was sent to the Secretary of State, the Municipal League and the East Arkansas Planning and Development District following the approval of the voters.

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    May 18, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp presented plans for a new committee at Monday night's city council meeting. The committee's mission would be to determine the true liability and economic impact the citizens of Walnut Ridge and the soon to be consolidated College City would face should a consolidation with Hoxie ever come to pass.

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  7. 2 cities explore merger optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    A week after voters in Walnut Ridge and College City in Lawrence County decided to merge, city officials in Walnut Ridge and neighboring Hoxie are discussing consolidating, as well.

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  8. 2 cities explore merger optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    A week after voters in Walnut Ridge and College City in Lawrence County decided to merge, city officials in Walnut Ridge and neighboring Hoxie are discussing consolidating, as well. A Walnut Ridge-Hoxie merger has been discussed for decades, and it's an emotional issue for some who fear that joining the two cities will cost Hoxie its identity, but the cities' leaders are considering the economic impact of such a merger.

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  9. Voters approve merger of two Arkansas citiesRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    Voters have approved the merger of Walnut Ridge and College City into a single municipality. The consolidation effort was overwhelmingly supported by voters in both communities.

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    May 11, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    College City voters also passed the measure by a vote of 38 for to 12 against . The name of the newly formed municipality was also on the ballot with residents choosing between Walnut Ridge and College City.

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  11. Voters Approve Walnut Ridge, College City ConsolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    WALNUT RIDGE - Walnut Ridge and College City are ready to consolidate into one municipality after voters in both communities approved of the merger.

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  12. Walnut Ridge, College City consolidation passesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Walnut Ridge and College City will now become one town. The consolidation was decided in a special election Tuesday.

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  13. 2 towns to weigh proposal to mergeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... would take away some of the freedoms of living in a smaller town. If voters approve the measure Tuesday, College City and Walnut Ridge will become one city Jan. 1 and take Walnut Ridge's name. Early voting began May 2. Three sides of College City, ...

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    May 4, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Registered voters in College City and Walnut Ridge will go to the polls on Tuesday to vote on the proposed consolidation of the two municipalities. The ballot will include a vote on the consolidation itself and on the name of the consolidated city, Walnut Ridge or College City.

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    Apr 20, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    Walnut Ridge and College City both ratified petitions for the consolidation of the two towns earlier this year. A special election has been set for May 10 to allow residents of both towns to vote for the consolidation.

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  16. Barn, road among 9 Arkansas places pitched for historic listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Courier

    ... than 4.5 million of them by 1925. Another unique nomination is the Walnut Ridge Army Airfield access road in College City. The nearly one-mile-long, two-lane concrete road contains the original concrete that it was made with in 1942 along with some ...

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  17. Cleanup planned for historic cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Williams Baptist College's Bancroft History Society, in conjunction with the WBC Physical Plant and City of College City, will host a cleanup at Mt.

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  18. Famous hijackingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | CNN

    ... a case containing a $1 million ransom to a hijacked Delta DC8 jet. Southern Airways co-pilot Billy Johnson of College City, Arkansas, was wounded in his right shoulder during a hijacking at Miami International Airport in November 1972. An Israeli ...

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  19. Over 2,700 Entergy customers affected by power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Lawrence County dispatch tells Region 8 News several people are without power at this time due to a blown transformer. According to Entergy Arkansas, Inc. , more than 2,700 customers in Hoxie, Walnut Ridge, and College City areas are affected.

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    Mar 16, 2016 | Times-Dispatch

    ... much of the northern part of Walnut Ridge and northeast along Highway 67B North and Highway 67 North toward College City. Those who voted on the Democratic ballot or did not cast a ballot in the Primary are eligible to vote in the runoff. Voters who ...

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