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Lucas device saves lives, responders
A new piece of equipment that North Arkansas Regional Medical Center emergency medical services personnel added this year is basically a mechanical CPR machine that could be a lifesaver. The Lucas …
Weekend fires countywide in Newton
NEWTON COUNTY — Multiple fires have been reported to the sheriff’s office. Sheriff Glenn Wheeler says the reports were received Saturday afternoon and evening, according to the Newton …
BNR sets anniversary celebrations
Buffalo National River invites all to join in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the designation of Buffalo National River, America’s First National River. To celebrate this historic …
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Harrison Police log Nov. 29, 2021

6:04 a.m. – A woman called to report her son pushed her down at her residence and then left in a vehicle. An officer said the parties offered differing statements, but the male subject was …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 28, 2021

      5:44 a.m. – A woman called to report she could hear someone or something behind her residence on Cottonwood Road. An officer checked the area, …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 27, 2021

      12:53 a.m. – A caller reported someone driving a pickup around an apartment complex on South Main and shining a flashlight into residences. An …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 26, 2021

      12:49 a.m. – A caller reported a male subject in a vehicle parked outside apartments on South Main appeared to be taking a controlled …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 25, 2021

      12:07 a.m. – Carroll County authorities contacted the HPD for warrant confirmation on a 38-year-old man for failure to appear in court on …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 24, 2021

      2:24 a.m. – A caller reported two individuals dressed all in black walking on Dogwood Street. An officer said the subjects were gone when he …

    • Harrison Police log Nov. 23, 2021

      6:50 a.m. – A caller requested extra patrol on Anvil Drive due to a parking problem. Officers were notified. 7:50 a.m. – A two-vehicle, …

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Cutting costs during the holiday season 
Dave Says Cutting costs during the holiday season    Dear Dave, We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do …
2022 Chamber awards nominations open
Each year the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding individuals, investors and community leaders at its annual meeting held in January. In preparation for the meeting the …
Harrison KOA Holiday wins major awards during annual convention
Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest family of family-friendly, open-to-the-public campgrounds, announced that the Harrison KOA Holiday Campground has earned the 2022 KOA …
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Football finals set for three classifications

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Three classifications have narrowed the football teams down to the final two. Class 7A, 6A and 5A will close the season this weekend with its championship games.

Pioneers putting up national numbers

When it comes to offensive stats, the Pioneers of North Arkansas College are some of the best in the nation. There are 11 categories where the Pioneers are ranked in the top 25 in the nation in the …

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Jasper Toy Run scheduled for Dec. 5

The yearly Jasper Toy Run will take place Sunday, Dec. 5. The event, hosted by Arkansas Bikers Aiming Towards Education (ABATE) and the Newton County Arkansas Cooperative Extension Office, may be …

Lead Hill Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 4

The Lead Hill Christmas parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4. All decorated floats, cars, horses, buggies or ATV's should line up at 1:30 p.m. at the Lead Hill Baptist Church.

Berryville Library encourages giving on #GivingTuesday

Mary Knight, President of the Friends of the Berryville Library, Inc., would like to remind those wanting to take advantage of year-end giving to a nonprofit to consider making a donation to the …

Library Corner

We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! It is hard to believe we are arriving at the end of November. Did you know that the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 30, is known as Giving Tuesday. …

Northark adult education ESL student, educator win awards

Lucero Franco is determined to learn English. It is something the Mexico native has been interested in since she came to the United States. “I was thinking about this new language for me,” she …

Green Forest Kids with Character

The theme for October’s Green Forest’s Kids with Character awards is Optimism. Awards were received by students for optimistic behavior.

Northark Day of Service helps others

“Northark Cares” as the mantra as over 50 members of the North Arkansas College faculty and staff spread out across Harrison and the surrounding area to help 8 different charitable …
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The Laura Ingalls Wilder Children's Literature Festival Committee announced the 2021 recipients of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Children's Literature Award. These awards, given for excellence in …
Bryn Mattie Rose Davenport Vanessa Marie Clark and Cody Whitaker Davenport announce the birth of a daughter. Bryn Mattie Rose Davenport was born Friday, Nov. 19 at North Arkansas Regional …
Harrison High School Theatre Dept. presents “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” at the Harrison High School Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m Dec. 2, 3 and 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are …
The Ozark Humane Society will be hosting Pet Pictures with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday, Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 at the Cause for Paws Thrift Store located at 201 East Crandall. All well …
It is a wonderful day to start the week off by setting aside a day to bless the lord. Kevin Lowe visited Sunday with dad and mom John and Sue Lowe. This community was sorry to learn that Nellie …
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Valley Springs awarded for math, overall growth

The Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas has recognized Valley Springs Schools for the growth demonstrated on the ACT Aspire. The OEP creates a yearly report to identify schools …

Valley Springs students complete Military Card Challenge

The students at Valley Springs participated in the Holiday Cards 4 Our Military Challenge, or HCMC to send as many holiday cards and letters to active military service members. Arkansas is the second …

Boone County Senior Center honors veterans

The Boone County Senior Center hosted a luncheon for veterans Wednesday, Nov. 10. to show appreciation for the sacrifices made while serving their country. Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson addressed …
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News from Batavia

Calvin(CAL) Laughlin passed away one day last week. Funeral Services were at Holts Funeral Home on Monday of this week. Cal will be dearly missed in this neighborhood. He was a welder among other …
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