Ravenden Archive

  • Two Transported To Area Hospitals After Accident In Ravenden

      Shortly after 2 pm on Thursday, Chief Tim McComas of the Ravenden Police Department reported an accident on 1st Street in Ravenden near the Church of Christ to the Lawrence County Dispatch Center requesting the Ravenden Volunteer Fire Department, AET Ambulance and a medical […]

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  • Train Comes Uncoupled In Ravenden Causing Traffic Delays On Saturday

    A BNSF train traveling through Ravenden on Saturday caused a traffic delay on Saturday after coming uncoupled at the crossing on Hwy 63. Ravenden Firefighters assisted with traffic as the train was re-attached to the engines and could be moved. Traffic delays were reported but […]

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  • Traffic Slowed In Ravenden On Sunday After Accident

    Shortly before 3 pm on Sunday the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an accident in Ravenden at Hwy 63 near Anderson Street. Ravenden Fire, Ravenden Police, AET Ambulance and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies were all dispatched to the accident. Early reports indicated […]

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  • Busy Night For The Ravenden Volunteer Fire Department

      It was a busy night for the Ravenden Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday night. First at 8:39 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a report of the Outback Campground having a large grass fire, the caller stated visibility was near zero in the campground […]

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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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  • Ravenden Receives Rural Services Block Grant

      Little Rock, AR: Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC VP of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $971,204.94 to 14 rural communities selected for funding through the Rural Services Block Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2017. The […]

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