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Walnut Ridge, AR
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U.S. Highway 67 (SW 1st St.) at Main Street
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

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The Walnut Ridge Amtrak facility is located in the historic former Missouri Pacific-Iron Mountain depot, restored in 1995. Although this station is an unstaffed facility, an inside heated and cooled waiting area with handicapped accessible restrooms is available. The station is opened prior to train time by the Walnut Ridge police. If waiting room is locked, passengers are advised to contact police department (police station and city hall is located diagonally across tracks from depot.) Amtrak's Walnut Ridge station also serves the nearby cities of Jonesboro, Paragould and Pocahontas.

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Oct 31 Arkansas State v. Georgia State (Football)
Centennial Bank Stadium
Nov 14 Williams Baptist College Homecoming (Academic)
Williams Baptist College
Dec 5 Arkansas State v. Texas State (Football)
Centennial Bank Stadium
Dec 19 ASU Fall Commencement (Academic)
Convocation Center
May 14, 2016 ASU Spring Commencement (Academic)
Arkansas State University

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Airport Jonesboro Municipal - JBR
3900 Lindbergh Drive - 29.0 mi SE
(870) 935-8669
Service by Air Midwest to/from DFW via El Dorado. Walnut Ridge Regional has no scheduled passenger service.

Taxi City Cab - Jonesboro
(870) 972-9722

NEA Taxi - Jonesboro
(870) 930-9910

Paragould (AR) Cab Co.
(870) 236-1153

Thrifty Taxi - Jonesboro
(870) 972-9720


Walnut Ridge Times-Dispatch  •  www.thetd.com
KAIT (8, ABC)  •  www.kait8.com

Rep. Rick Crawford
(R-AR, dist. 1)

1711 Longworth House Office Bldg
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-4076
Sen. John Boozman

320 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-4843

Sen. Mark L. Pryor

255 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-2353

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Did you know...
Walnut Ridge was one of the first cities in Arkansas to embrace Amtrak service, completely renovating its historic 1908 train station for use as an Amtrak waiting room and Chamber of Commerce offices. The station, west of the track, sits in a well kept park in the center of the downtown area. Walnut Ridge serves adjacent retirement communities as well as the larger city of Jonesboro, home of Arkansas State University.