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  • Walnut Ridge Business & Professional Women Scholarship Fundraiser

    Walnut Ridge Business & Professional Women want to help you say how much you care this Valentines Day. Order your Chocolate Dipped Strawberries 1 Dozen ONLY $15.00 Available for pickup at Main Street Church of Christ 319 E. Main St., Walnut Ridge, AR February 14th […]

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  • Walnut Ridge/College City Merger Becomes Official

    Williams Baptist College has long called Walnut Ridge its home. Now, it’s official. The merger of College City into Walnut Ridge took effect as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Day. “The merger will not only secure better services for our students, but also […]

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  • Sheriff Deputies On Scene Of A Barricaded Suspect After Early Morning Stabbing Near Black Rock

      Sheriff Deputies are on the scene of an active situation right now on Lawrence 221 outside Black Rock, details are still emerging as the events are still on going. At 8:15 am on Saturday the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call from 188 […]

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  • Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun newspaper, and the  response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. We would like to share this classic letter with you this Christmas season. We take pleasure in answering thus […]

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  • Christmas History

    The first Christmas cards were commissioned by Sir Henry Cole and illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London on the 1st of May 1843. The central picture showed three generations of a family raising a toast to the card’s recipient: on either side were scenes […]

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  • Fiery Crash Results In Multiple Deaths On Hwy 63 Between Hoxie And Sedgwick

      Shortly after 4:30 pm on Wednesday the Lawrence County Dispatch received multiple calls reporting a head on accident between Hoxie and Sedgwick on Hwy 63. Early reports stated the two vehicle struck head on and both vehicles erupted into flames with the occupants inside. […]

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