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  1. RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Times-Dispatch

    ... at Conway Regional Hospital in Conway. Great-grandparents are Darrell and Ricca Brady and Bob Rainwater of Walnut Ridge, and Bob and Margarrett Rayburn of Searcy. Born July 31, 1958, in Walnut Ridge, he had lived in Lawrence County for 35 years and ... 2 comments

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    Wednesday | Times-Dispatch

    ... of 904 compared to 866 in 2013. Lawrence County School District enrollment in 2013 was for both Black Rock and Walnut Ridge campuses. The Black Rock campus was closed at the end of the 2013-14 year. First-day enrollment for the district this year is ...

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  3. i Pugh earns WBC scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Times Post

    ... . WBC competes in the American Midwest Conference of the NAIA. Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.

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  4. Victims of Hoxie Train Accident Identified, Cause Not Yet KnownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | FOX16

    ... 2:30 a.m. Sunday along Highway 67 towards Minturn, prompting the evacuation of some residents of the area to Walnut Ridge. At the scene on Monday, we learned that there is a passing system used on the tracks to avoid collisions. It's not yet known ...

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  5. NTSB initiates crash investigation, U.S. 67 remains closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... order and residents should be able to go home. Earlier Sunday the American Red Cross set up shelters in Walnut Ridge at the community center and the West Free Church of Christ Fellowship building for those displaced. U.S. 67 remains closed from U.S. ...

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  6. NTSB: Two dead, two injured, U.S. 67 closed after early morning train collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... order and residents should be able to go home. Earlier Sunday the American Red Cross set up shelters in Walnut Ridge at the community center and the West Free Church of Christ Fellowship building for those displaced. U.S. 67 is closed from U.S. 63 ... 1 comment

  7. Plan to let inmates raze homes up for PB voteRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    ... quest last week by Lawrence County Judge Dale Freeman to seek the construction of a 1,000-bed state prison near Walnut Ridge, justices of the peace w... Read>>

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  8. Lawrence County JPs to give prison idea another lookRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    After turning down a request last week by Lawrence County Judge Dale Freeman to seek the construction of a 1,000-bed state prison near Walnut Ridge, justices of the peace will take a second look at the proposal Tuesday.

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  9. I-30 upgrade planners canvass residents' ideasRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    ... last week by Lawrence County Judge Dale Freeman to seek the construction of a 1,000-bed state prison near Walnut Ridge, justices of the peace w... Read>> Without opposition in the November election, Jason Carter will head unhindered into a third ...

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  10. Freight trains collide in Hoxie, killing twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | NWAonline

    ... the freight trains. Due to toxic chemical cargo, some members of Hoxie were evacuated and directed to the Walnut Ridge community center. All highways leading into Hoxie were blocked by Arkansas State Police and local law enforcement personnel, ...

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  11. 2 dead, 2 hurt in Ark. train collisionRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Toledo Blade

    ... other cars leaking any materials. U.S. highways 67 and 63, main arteries through Hoxie and the adjacent town of Walnut Ridge, were closed for several hours Sunday. Highway 67 at the intersection with U.S. Highway 230 will likely remain closed for up ...

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  12. Hoxie residents react to train collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... go because we weren't sure and we could smell it already.." The Red Cross set up an evacuation shelter at the Walnut Ridge Community Center. Douglas and her daughter were among hundreds of residents who needed a place to go. Two people are dead and ...

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  13. U.S. 63 back open, evacuation order still in tact after deadly train collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KAIT-TV

    ... Christ Fellowship building is opening up for evacuees, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. The Walnut Ridge Community Center has also been set up as a shelter. Some residents have been allowed to go back towards their homes. People ...

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  14. 2 killed, 2 hurt as freight trains collide in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | USA Today

    ... said a large number of the 2,700 Hoxie residents have been evacuated. The evacuees have been directed to the Walnut Ridge Community Center. A fire involving one of the train engines was reported to still be burning at daybreak, however it was not ...

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  15. Two Dead After Train Collision in NE ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | FOX16

    ... involved had toxic chemical cargo. Hoxie is roughly 28 miles northwest of Jonesboro. It's immediately south of Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County and has about 2,700 residents. Motorists traveling along U.S. 67 through Lawrence County should anticipate ...

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  16. Roads closed, homes evacuated after deadly train collision near HoxieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Christ Fellowship building is opening up for evacuees, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. The Walnut Ridge Community Center has also been set up as a shelter. It is not known what caused the collision. Arkansas State Police say those ...

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  17. Trains Collide Near Hoxie a " Evacuations UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    At 2:36 am page alerts went out to the Hoxie Fire Department and Walnut Ridge Hazmat for what was thought to be a train derailment on the tracks on hwy 67 towards Minturn. 1 comment

  18. Arkansas Train Collision Forces EvacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | AccuWeather.com

    ... in Lawrence County, Arkansas, were going door-to-door, evacuating residents, and closing roads in Hoxie and Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Officials have evacuated a one and a half square mile area in northeastern Arkansas. Highways 67 and 63 were closed ... 1 comment

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    Wednesday Aug 13 | Times-Dispatch

    ... and has been named Maddie Jane Duncan. She has one sister, Allie Danielle Duncan. Born July 31, 1958, in Walnut Ridge, he was retired from ASU after 35 years of management. He was a member of the Oak Ridge Fellowship and Cache River Pentecostal ...

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    Wednesday Aug 13 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Other winners in the category were: second place, Brittany Sellers of Jonesboro; third place, Shannon Hardin of Walnut Ridge. Wet & Wild - first place, Angela Brady of Walnut Ridge; second place, Deedee Shaw of Walnut Ridge; third place, Pam Smith. ...

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