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    Wednesday Jun 13 | Times-Dispatch

    ... entities. Current stakeholders in the authority are: Lawrence County and Randolph County and the cities of Walnut Ridge, Pocahontas and Corning. "The authority believes that to achieve such economic development success the region must present a ...

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    Wednesday Jun 13 | Times-Dispatch

    The USS Helena, a ship sunk by Japanese torpedoes in 1943, has been found; and the ship's discovery brings the heroic story of Walnut Ridge local Robert Downing to light. The USS Helena, carrying a crew of 900 men, was sunk during the Battle of Kula Gulf in the Solomon Sea on July 6, 1943.

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  3. Traveling memorial stops in Walnut RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The City of Walnut Ridge is once again honoring fallen heroes. The traveling Arkansas Run for the Fallen Memorial is set up outside the Wings of Honor Museum.

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  4. World War II sailor remembered at serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - A memorial service on Friday allowed the family of Glenn Tipton as well as total strangers to pay respects to the World War II sailor, almost 77 years after he was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor. The event was held at the Wings of Honor Museum in Walnut Ridge to remember Tipton, whose remains were flown back to Northeast Arkansas Wednesday night.

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    Wednesday Jun 6 | Times-Dispatch

    ... to band camp. After a bit of a late start, and a last-minute decision to drop Colter off with Aunt Megan in Walnut Ridge (where we also borrowed a sheet and pillow since we forgot bedding), we got on the road. We were going to stop in Beebe, but my ...

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    Wednesday Jun 6 | Times-Dispatch

    Brad and ShayLee Junkersfeld of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of their first child, a daughter, on May 21, 2018, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She is the great-granddaughter of Oma Lee Austin of Walnut Ridge, Zach and Colleen Lawhon of Hoxie, Danny and Mary Ann McCandless, Larry Junkersfeld and Dawn Brandaberry, all of Pocahontas, and Sandra Cowin of Van Buren, Mo.

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  7. Student suspected of starting fire on school groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - School officials say a fire started by a student severely damaged a building on campus. Police and school officials say it happened last Thursday evening after the Walnut Ridge School District held its track and field day.

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    Wednesday May 30 | Times-Dispatch

    ... activities kept many on the run. continued... Nancy Ponder, daughter of Harry and Clyde Ponder of Walnut Ridge, inspects a .50 caliber machine gun on the grounds of the Walnut Ridge Schools, with the old two-story elementary school in the ...

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    Wednesday May 30 | Times-Dispatch

    Kathy Pace and Sandra Williams retired as of this past Friday. They will be honored on Sunday with a reception from 2-4 p.m. at Imagez Salon in Walnut Ridge.

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  10. Woman finds closure for brother's death in WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Herald-Citizen

    ... in Arkansas. A military funeral service for him is scheduled for 10 a.m. June 8 at the Wings of Honor Museum in Walnut Ridge, Ark. The day before the funeral, photos, artifacts and medals from his life will be displayed in an informal setting at the ...

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    Wednesday May 23 | Times-Dispatch

    ... nothing better to do. continued... This is a bird's-eye view of the Pitzele Gin Company and other businesses in Walnut Ridge along the Missouri Pacific Railroad in May 1954. The buildings at Pitzele's have not changed much over the years, although ...

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    Wednesday May 23 | Times-Dispatch

    The city of Walnut Ridge and Mayor Charles Snapp have filed an answer through the Arkansas Municipal League to a lawsuit Adam Finley of Strawberry filed against them and other defendants regarding a Dec. 28, 2016, traffic stop. The original lawsuit described Finley's experience with former Walnut Ridge Police Officer Matthew Mercado during the traffic stop.

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  13. Early voter numbers low in Lawrence CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... to county officials. Just under 500 people voted early, Stowers said. "I didn't notice much of a turnout for Walnut Ridge," Stowers said. "That seemed to be a surprise to me because I really expected more of a turnout for Walnut Ridge because of the ...

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  14. Several items discussed at Walnut Ridge city council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The city of Walnut Ridge held a city council meeting Monday night, with several topics on the agenda. Notably, an ordinance regarding a private club license moved forward on its second reading.

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  15. Stop the Bleeding class held in Walnut RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Members from every department in the Lawrence County Courthouse filed into a life-saving class Monday afternoon. The Stop the Bleeding class taught participants on how to properly apply a tourniquet.

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  16. Van Atkins Jewelers - Where - You know she's worth it'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | New Albany Gazette

    The Van Atkins story starts in the small town of Walnut Ridge, Ark. in 1949. The four partners were Earl Van Hook, Warren Cooper, O. M. Atkins, and his brother Earl and their store was called Van Atkins Dry Goods.

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    May 16, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Gemini factory. She was of the Christian faith. Survivors include three daughters, Daya Bunn and husband Scott, Walnut Ridge, Robin Thompson and husband Glenn, Blytheville, and Margo Jones and husband Herschel, Hoxie; two sons, Russell Burns, ...

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  18. Rex Nelson: Raising hell in the OzarksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... dating back to the 1800s. Perkins is an Arkansas native who teaches history at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. His book Hillbilly Hellraisers: Federal Power and Populist Defiance in the Ozarks was published last year by the University of ...

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    May 9, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Elaine Stone. Survivors include his wife, Cindy Ditto Allen, whom he married Aug. 6, 1995; a son Eston Allen, Walnut Ridge; two sisters, Ann Nix, Jacksonville, and Belinda Carrington, North Little Rock; and a grandson, Conor Raye Allen. A memorial ...

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    May 9, 2018 | Times-Dispatch

    With early voting underway, the city of Walnut Ridge encourages its citizens to go and vote on a sales tax issue that, if passed, would fund the construction of a new wastewater plant and remove certain fees from the water bill. "There's no option of if we are going to build this plant," Mayor Charles Snapp said during a public meeting Thursday night.

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