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    Wednesday Apr 29 | Times-Dispatch

    Portia Fire Chief Greg Duckworth gets a hug and a thank you card from Eli Haynes, a student at the Lawrence County Cooperative School in Portia, on Friday. Submitted Photo Good timing and good training came together on Thursday, when Portia Fire Chief Greg Duckworth was able to help a young boy who was choking at the Lawrence County Cooperative School in Portia.

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  2. Portia fire chief saves special needs boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KAIT-TV

    PORTIA, AR - A Region 8 fire chief who was off duty Thursday was in the right place at the right time to help save a child's life. Portia Fire Chief Greg Duckworth said a little boy was choking in the morning at the Lawrence County Cooperative School in Portia.

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  3. Softball-size hail falls over Portia, dings carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Arkansas Online

    Softball-size hail dented scores of cars in Lawrence County and high winds flipped over a FedEx truck in Clay County as a strong line of thunderstorms roared across Arkansas on Thursday evening, officials said Friday.

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  4. Intellectually disabled students work for their promRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | KAIT-TV

    ... in Region 8 changed that Friday night. Ryan Curry is a student at the Lawrence County Cooperative School in Portia and was really excited for prom. "Thank you guys. I love you guys and I'll send pictures," Curry said. Curry said being able to have ...

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    Mar 25, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Green, all of Jonesboro, and Mike and Becky French of O'Kean. Great-grandparents are Larry and Ramona Hibbard of Portia, Mary Summers of Mountain Home, John Gann of Ravenden, James and Willene Byrd of Annieville and Jimmy and Gail French of O'Kean. ...

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  6. Lawrence County officials say regional jail idea just the ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... offered land near Williams Baptist College, north of Walnut Ridge, and then proposed another 400-acre site near Portia for the state lockup. The prison would have created 250 jobs. Justices of the peace considered remodeling the buildings on the ...

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    Mar 11, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... 8 a.m., is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. According to reports, AET Ambulance, and the Portia and Hoxie fire departments were dispatched to the accident site at Lawrence Road 511 and Lawrence Road 514 between Portia and ...

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    Mar 4, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    ... assist other agencies in the county when needed. Blackwood has already assisted in drug arrests in Walnut Ridge and Portia. Blackwood said since narcotics are so fluent and easy to acquire, it is important for all departments to have a focused ...

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  9. Tip leads to guns found at probationer's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    PORTIA, AR - A Portia man on probation is now in jail after authorities found guns in his home during a search. Shannon Workman, 39, was arrested on Feb. 25 and charged with possession of firearms by certain persons, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Drug task force makes 2 arrests in meth casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... on Feb. 21. As part of an investigation into suspected drug trafficking in Lawrence County, Larkin was stopped in Portia. Boyce states an active meth lab was found in Larkin's vehicle. A drug task force officer also seized a "large amount" of meth ...

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    Jan 21, 2015 | Times-Dispatch

    Growing up in Portia, Duckworth has a love for the city and hopes to get citizens more active in the community. She hopes to schedule some workdays in the future to clean up the town.

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  12. Juanita Orta RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Alice24-7.com

    ... Evan Nelson, Alejandro Sanchez, Carina Sanchez, Lucas Garcia, Emma Garcia, Amaris Garcia, Phaecia Garcia, R.J. Prado, Portia Segovia, Kristopher Mendiola, Matthew Mendiola, Jose Armando Soto, Andrew Silva, and Joey Silva. The family will be ...

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    Dec 23, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... are Janice Hatcher and Dortha Clayton, both of Rector; Joyce Booth of Powhatan and Bill and Laverne Gaines of Portia. Born Nov. 8, 1927, in Little Rock, she was the daughter of Thomas Albert and Jenny Bell Kelley Keller. She was a homemaker and a ...

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  14. Pulse: Project News From DodgeRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Arkansas The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. has chosen Robertson Inc. to carry out the Black Rock-Portia highway-widening project, which entails widening to five lanes 1.5 miles of Highway 63 in Lawrence County.

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    Nov 12, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid to widen 1.5 miles of Highway 63 to five lanes extending west from Free Street in Portia. This project will extend the four lanes from Portia to the new Black River Bridge at Black Rock that's currently under construction.

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  16. 36 years on Highway 63: Robert's Service Center closes up shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    PORTIA, AR - 36 years on Highway 63. Friday night, Robert's Service Center in Portia shut off the pumps for the last time but not before friends and family stopped by to say thank you for their decades of service. Robert's Service Center in Portia, Arkansas has seen a lot of traffic over the years.

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    Nov 12, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    Robert's Service Center has served the communities of Portia, Black Rock and the surrounding areas for 36 years, and owners Robert and Fern Shelton have said it's time to close the last full-service station in Lawrence County. The business, inherited from Robert's brother, Hulen Shelton, who died in a car accident, was opened under the name Robert's Esso in Black Rock in 1978.

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  18. Several road projects approved in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... in Lawrence County. That project will widen 1.5 miles of Highway 63 to five lanes. It will extend the four lanes from Portia to the new Black River Bridge that's currently under construction in Black Rock. It will cost $13,792,849.65. Construction ...

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    Nov 5, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Nicole Watson. She has two siblings, Briton Ward, six, and Adalee Miranda Watson, 18 months. Born April 4, 1928, in Portia, she was the daughter of Lawrence Clay and Nettie Mae Wendell West. She was a retired schoolteacher who had received two ...

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    Nov 5, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Other candidates were Danny Vaughn with 102 votes (16 percent) and Russ Barber with 55 votes (9 percent). In Portia, Kelly Duckworth was elected mayor with 105 votes (64 percent). Donnie Hillhouse received 32 votes (19 percent), and Carl Herring ...

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