New restaurant announced at quorum court meeting

New restaurant announced at quorum court meeting

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Lawrence County Quorum Court met Monday night to discuss many items on their agenda.

During the meeting, Judge Dale Freeman announced a new Taco Bell will come to Walnut Ridge.

Mayor Charles Snapp said the city planned to host an official meeting Tuesday to discuss the new restaurant.

Also at the meeting, Freeman said the court discussed a new shooting range with representatives from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Freeman said it should be open in a matter of weeks.

He also said they raised county employee pay across the board by three percent.

Freeman also said they discussed a lawsuit against the county concerning a potential bridge at the Cache River.

Freeman said they plan to meet with their lawyers later this month to further discuss it.

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