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    City of Walnut Ridge Seeks Assistance From Deer Hunters

      Mayor Charles Snapp today reached out for assistance on the City of Walnut Ridge’s Facebook Page Tuesday night in an effort to protect the newly purchased Christmas Display’s in Stewart park. The Mayor stated that he intends to address the council and request the […]

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    City Of Hoxie Issues Burn Ban Until Conditions Improve

      Hoxie Fire Chief Chris Ditto has informed us that the City if Hoxie has been placed under a burn ban until conditions improve. Chief Ditto says he expects the ban to stay in place until much needed rain comes to Lawrence County. According to […]

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    Ravenden Citizens Still Concerned Over Dangerous Railroad Crossing

    In September 2015 we covered a story about the conditions of the railroad crossing on Hwy 63 in Ravenden, at that time the Ravenden Volunteer Fire Department and Ravenden Police had responded several times to concrete breaking at the crossing and malfunctioning lights. Citizens called […]

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    Strawberry And Lynn Respond To Huge Suspicious Fire On Saturday Night

    Shortly after 7 pm on Saturday night the Lawrence County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a large barn on fire on Hwy 25 near the Strawberry River, the caller stated the structure was completely engulfed in flames. Strawberry Fire Department was paged to […]

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    Roberta Stephens

    Roberta Stephens, 82, passed away on November 10, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. Roberta was born September 20, 1934 in Imboden, AR to Rhea Sr. and Pansey Ellen Phillips Starr. She was preceded in death by husband, Kenneth Stephens; son, […]

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    Deputies Respond To Stabbing Call In Strawberry

      At 10:25 pm on Wednesday night the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a stabbing in the 1000 block of West River Drive in Strawberry. The caller indicted a victim had been stabbed in the groin with a knife and was bleeding […]

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