Bald Knob mayor puts up barricade at Bald Knob Lake

Bald Knob Mayor Barth Grayson said the Arkansas Department of Health has recommended that Bald Knob Lake be kept off-limits for swimming and fishing until water samples come back from being tested for the waterborne parasite cryptospiridium. Symptoms of cryptospiridosis, the disease caused by the parasite, include diarrhea and vomiting.

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