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  1. Man killed, 2 injured in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAIT-TV

    GREENE COUNTY, AR - One man has died and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Jerrod G. Leisure, 22, of Walnut Ridge died in the crash, according to Arkansas State Police.

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  2. Names released in Walnut Ridge shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Update: Walnut Ridge Police Chief Chris Kirksey said Scott Treadaway is expected to be charged with first-degree battery in connection to the Saturday night shooting. Kirksey said Treadaway was in a dispute with his wife Debbie Treadaway when he picked up a gun and shot her.

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  3. Walnut Ridge man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | KAIT-TV

    LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR - A Walnut Ridge man died after a motorcycle crash Friday morning. The crash happened on Highway 91 at the intersection of Lawrence County Road 730.

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

    Tuesday May 10 | 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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  5. WBC commencement set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - An estimated 90 graduates will receive their diplomas when Williams Baptist College holds its 2016 commencement on Saturday, May 7. The graduation ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the Southerland-Mabee Center. Dr. Heather Moore, a 2003 WBC graduate, will be the commencement speaker.

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  6. Police search for suspect involved in theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The Walnut Ridge Police Department needs your help identifying a suspect involved in a theft. According to their Facebook post, a vehicle was broken into on Jay Street sometime Wednesday.

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  7. Wreck knocks power out in city, one in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - One person is now in custody after a single vehicle wreck caused power outages across parts of Walnut Ridge Saturday night. According to Chief Chris Kirksey with the Walnut Ridge Police Department, the crash happened in front of Sonic, 425 NW 4th Street, when the driver drove his vehicle into a utility pole.

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  8. FL man killed in Walnut Ridge dust storm crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - One person was killed and three others were injured in the five-car accident due to a dust storm in Walnut Ridge. Benjamin R. Brantley, 50, of Brookville, FL was killed Sunday, according the crash report released by Arkansas State Police.

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  9. 1 dead, 3 injured in Walnut Ridge accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - According to Arkansas State Police, 1 person was killed and 3 others were injured in the 5 car accident in Walnut Ridge. Poor visibility from the dust storms may have contributed to the wreck.

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  10. Mayor barricades building due to high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp said extra barricades have been placed around a building downtown on the corner of Abbey and West Elm. Mayor Snapp said because of the high winds that blew through the city Tuesday afternoon, they blocked off another 50 feet of sidewalk for safety.

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  11. Sonic restaurant could expand in Walnut RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The Walnut Ridge City Council approved a measure Monday night that could allow their Sonic restaurant to expand. The council approved to vacate a portion of the right-of-way along West Poplar Street, reducing the right-of-way by 12 feet. 10 comments

  12. Police arrest man attempting to hide pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Walnut Ridge police arrested a man Saturday after he attempted to hide pills on a traffic stop. Officer Bubba Blackwood with the Walnut Ridge Police Department said he noticed Anthony Shields driving on a suspended license.

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  13. Police: Walnut Ridge kidnapping made up by victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Friday 3/18: Walnut Ridge Police Chief Chris Kirksey said the investigation into the possible kidnapping, turned out to be false. Chief Kirksey said the boy spoke to investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff's department on the matter Friday afternoon.

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  14. Drugs recovered from toilet during bust, 3 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Three suspects are flush with charges after a prosecuting attorney says one tried to destroy drugs using a toilet. On Friday, Lawrence County law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant in Walnut Ridge.

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  15. Walnut Ridge police investigating possible kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - The Walnut Ridge police department is investigating a possible kidnapping case from Wednesday night. Police Chief Chris Kirksey said they received a call and responded to a local church.

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  16. More details released in Sharp Co. fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    SHARP COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police has released more information concerning a deadly crash that happened in Sharp County last week. According to ASP, a Dodge truck driven by Alex Weeks, 27, of Hartselle, AL was headed south on Highway 63 at Martin's Creek on the morning of March 11 .

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  17. Business collects donations to create Easter baskets for elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - A Walnut Ridge business is taking donations for residents of the Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Family Dollar started taking donations in the store last week to collect items for Easter baskets for those residents.

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  18. Business seeks donations for elderly Easter basketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - A business in Walnut Ridge is taking donations for residents of the Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Family Dollar started taking donations in the store last week after getting the idea to collect items to create Easter baskets for those residents.

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  19. Man facing drug charges after call about him chasing another vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - A report of two cars chasing each other through Walnut Ridge ended with one man arrested, but not for speeding. According to Officer Bubba Blackwood with the Walnut Ridge Police Department, police responded to a call of two vehicles chasing each other around midnight Saturday.

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  20. Lawrence Memorial Hospital offers autism community workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WALNUT RIDGE, AR - Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge will be offering free autism community workshops every Tuesday in March from 6-7 pm. The event will be located in the Ralph Joseph Education Building, 1219 West Main Suite 1750.

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