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

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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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  2. 2 killed, 2 hurt as freight trains collide in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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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  3. Two Dead After Train Collision in NE ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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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  4. Roads closed, homes evacuated after deadly train collision near HoxieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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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  5. Trains Collide Near Hoxie a " Evacuations UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | 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

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

    Aug 16, 2014 | 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

  7. RecordsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | 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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    Aug 13, 2014 | 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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  9. Lawrence Co. votes against hosting state prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Officials in a northeastern Arkansas county have decided they don't want to host a proposed state prison. 22 comments

  10. More Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... but there is a slight hiccup.The law can only be enforced if there is a sign posted warning people of the ban. WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (AP) - Officials in a northeastern Arkansas county have decided they don't want to host a proposed state prison. The ...

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  11. continued...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Lawrence County to Highway 141 in Greene County. The project completes the highway's four-lane widening between Walnut Ridge and Paragould. Three alternatives were analyzed for the vicinity of Light-a north bypass, a south bypass and a widening on ...

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    Aug 6, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    The projects will resurface 1.5 miles of roadway in Hoxie, one mile in Powhatan and 1.8 miles of County Roads 73 and 76 - east of Walnut Ridge.

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  13. Officials suggest south bypass of LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Courier

    ... ic hearing will be held in the fall. The 14-mile project will complete a widening project between Paragould and Walnut Ridge.

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  14. ViewpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    The Commercial Appeal in Memphis has a web feature on the 100 best songs about Memphis, and "Memphis and Arkansas Bridge," in which a country boy wants to get home to Walnut Ridge, is number 59. Former TD editor Tom Moore, who is a longtime executive at Arkansas State University, shared this fact with us.

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    Jul 30, 2014 | Times-Dispatch

    ... Rail-Trail extends just over six miles, running from the south trailhead in Hoxie to Miller Road, near the Walnut Ridge Airport. The majority of the trail is now paved. A 1,200-foot section just west of Hwy. 67 is the only unpaved portion, and the ...

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  16. Hours of operation shortened for Sedgwick Post OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... option, an option for a village post office or simply use a nearby post office. "Go either to Bono or Hoxie or Walnut Ridge," Debow said. One option would keep the post office open but reduce their current hours of operation. "Out of the 33 surveys ...

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  17. Pocahontas woman turns 107Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... Home. Davis has lived through the Great Depression, two World Wars and 19 U.S. Presidents. She grew up in Walnut Ridge and finished high school in 1925. "My dad wasn't't able to send me to college but he was able to send me to business school," ...

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  18. Local officers searching for five men for failure to register as sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is looking for five men who have failed to register as sex offenders, according to Sheriff Jody Dotson.

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  19. City leaders, volunteers clean Region 8 townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - City leaders got their hands dirty on Thursday by cleaning the town.

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  20. Former officer appears in court on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - A Region 8 police officer accused of fraud and possession appeared in court Monday, according to the Lawrence County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

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