Car Show Set in Walnut Ridge

The Abbey Road Car Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conjunction with the Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival in Walnut Ridge.

The show is open to all makes and models, and trophies will be awarded for favorite antique, classic and late model vehicle. People’s Choice voting starts at noon, and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m.

Pre-registration is $5 per vehicle, and registration the day of can be completed for $10.

A registration form, map and other instructions can be found online at Those needing more information can also email

Beatles at the Ridge is an annual festival held in downtown Walnut Ridge. The festival also features vendors, live music, artist and author presentations, kids activities and more. A full schedule can be found at

More information on the festival, including sponsorship and vendor details, can also be obtained by calling the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 870-886-3232.

Cathy Drew is a life long resident of the region that she loves to promote! As a matter of fact, she was born in Downtown Batesville in the late ’60s in one of the eight counties she now loves to encourage people to visit.
Drew is married to her husband of 27 years, Jeff Drew. Jeff and Cathy have a son, Jonathon (Jon) Drew and his wife Devyn Stewart and can’t leave out her grandson Jase Drew. Of course Drew can’t skip the other part of her family, the pets! Lady Bird (a stray that was welcomed into their home June 2012) and of course Howard – the puppy was compliments of Lady Bird shortly after arrival at the Drew home. They also have Kasha which Cathy inherited when your mother passed in 2016 and they adopted Bullet a stray in November of 2016 and the newest arrival Bullet a stray adopted into the family.

Drew, part of Ozark Gateway Region since 1990 while working at the ad agency (The Media Market Inc.) for the association where she helped produce their annual tabloid publication. She began work as the director of the Ozark Gateway Region June, 2000.