GCT members take field trip to Newport and Walnut Ridge
It is always inspiring to see what other communities in the delta are doing to grow and prosper. I keep hearing the same thing over and over that nobody is going to do it for you. Nobody is going to come into town and wave a magic wand and fix everything. Nobody in the world cares if Newport or Walnut Ridge or Hoxie or Corning dries up and blows away except the people who live there. I felt it was time to take another field trip and visit with two communities that are working extremely hard to revitalize their downtowns and get businesses in the historic old buildings.
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