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Community pulls together for kid’s day camp
DIAMOND CITY — What started as a touchy animal rescue developed into a kid’s nature day camp Tuesday at Diamond City. Melanie Cenkus of Diamond City, who is also a volunteer …
Deer/Mt. Judea looking for principal
MT. JUDEA — The Deer/Mt. Judea School District Board of Education is searching for a principal to fill the vacancy at the Deer School campus. The board accepted the resignation of principal …
Boone County COVID numbers climb
The North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Board of Directors met via Zoom on Tuesday and heard the latest COVID-19 numbers for Boone County and the state. “As of today, there are 258 active …
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Harrison Police log July 28, 2021

5:43 a.m. – A caller reported a one-vehicle, non-injury wreck on Bunker Road. 6:50 a.m. – A woman called to report two men exited a building near the field house at the old junior high …

    • Harrison Police log July 27, 2021

      1:08 a.m. – A caller reported a suspicious male subject walking on North Sycamore. An officer said the man was walking in the area, but not …

    • Harrison Police log July 26, 2021

      12:54 a.m. – A man called to report his mother was in an altered mental state and was being combative at an address on North Liberty. An …

    • Harrison Police log July 25, 2021

      2:33 a.m. – An NARMC employee requested an officer give a patient a ride home. Assist completed. 4:16 a.m. – A 911 dispatcher reported a …

    • Harrison Police log July 24, 2021

      12:32 a.m. – An officer on patrol advised he’d be helping a motorist with directions. Assist completed. 2:05 a.m. – An officer on …

    • Harrison Police log July 23, 2021

      12:25 a.m. – An anonymous caller reported a female subject had been parked in the roadway at the north interchange through several traffic …

    • Harrison Police log July 22, 2021

      1:10 a.m. – A caller reported a possibly suicidal male subject at an address on Mockingbird. Before an officer arrived, the woman called again …

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Security Cameras Installed
Security Work- Employees with Genesis Datacom prepare to install security cameras at the Rotary Club’s  Wonder Willa Park due to recent vandalism with the playground equipment and the …
4th of July Scenes
Scenes of the 4th of July events held in Harrison on July 3rd and 4th.
P.A.K. Camp Starts
P.A.K. Camp 2021- Weslee Bass (right) learns police procedures from Harrison Police Officer Lauren Stroud when running a driver’s license check through a mobile police computer after making …
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Dear Dave, A friend recently mentioned something called impact investing to me. What exactly is this? How do impact investment funds perform, and what do you think about them? Carson Dear …
Bardwell certified mediator
Kelsey K. Bardwell, of Sprott, Golden & Bardwell became certified by the Arkansas …
NARMC welcomes cardiologist
As part of the collaboration to expanded access to care for residents of North Central Arkansas, North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) and CoxHealth are pleased to announce that Dr. Narin …
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Safe, practical, self-defense training for everyone at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Harrison

The most rapidly growing form of martial arts is available in its purest form right here in the Heart of the Ozarks.

Northark names new baseball coach

Thursday afternoon the Board of Trustees of North Arkansas College voted to employ Kadem Tharp as the next baseball coach at North Arkansas College.Tharp takes over the program from Eric Osner, who …

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Raymond and Pam White celebrate 50th anniversary

Raymond and Pam White will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 23. Friends, family and community members are invited to join in the celebration of their life together. There will be …

Area religious events

GriefShare The Open Door Baptist Church will be starting a 13-week Christ-centered support group and Bible study for people who are dealing with grief and loss of a friend or loved one. If …

Library Corner

Are you interested in learning more about the library’s loaner telescopes? Join us on Tuesday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. for a hands on class, led by local astronomer, Tut Campbell, he will show …

Forestry, logging grants available

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is now accepting applications for the 2021 Urban & Community Forestry Grant through Sept. 13. Grants are available to fund community …

Operation Christmas Child hosts prayer walk

North Central Arkansas Operation Christmas Child will be hosting a Community Prayer Walk at Harrison Park on Saturday, Aug. 7 at 9:30 a.m. Handouts will be given for specific prayer needs for our …

Ignite Youth Coalition hosts recruitment event

Do you want to make a difference and enact change in youth substance abuse prevention? Do you know any youth that want to better themselves, their schools, or local community and set themselves up …

Governor’s Arts Awards open for nominations 

The Arkansas Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Arts Awards. The deadline to nominate a recipient is Sept. 3.  “We are proud to be able to honor and …
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The Arkansas Arts Council will host a three-day workshop on grant seeking from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 18 and 25. The workshops are free. Grants expert Brenda Mauldin will lead the …
New student registration at Bergman Schools will be held Wednesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Madelyn Bennett of Harrison has been named to the honor roll for the spring semester at the University of Kansas School of Engineering.
The Valley Springs School Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, on the Valley Springs School campus. Alumni, friends, former teachers and administrators are encouraged to attend. The reunion is held …
Tuesday, July 21, was an exciting night for American Legion Bingo. Two jackpots paid out $1387.50 to three lucky winners. Kendra Brasel of Everton and Jody Collier of Harrison each split the …
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Northark holds Leadership Camp

The TRIO Educational Talent Search at North Arkansas College hosted their 4-day, 3-night Leadership Camp at the Arkansas 4-H Center in Little Rock on June 7-10th. Students participated in several …

UCA Spring Dean’s and President’s List announced

The University of Central Arkansas has announced that more than 1,200 students have been named a spring 2021 Presidential Scholar. To qualify for Presidential Scholar honors in a given semester, a …

Local students graduate from Missouri State University

Missouri State University awarded 2,954 degrees to students in spring 2021. The commencement ceremonies took place May 13-14 at JQH Arena. The following local students earned degrees: Cole …
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News from Lead Hill

So sorry to hear that Freda Widner died July 14, my condolences go out to her family and many friends. She will be missed by all who knew her. Over the last few years she was actively involved at the …

News from Yocum

This is the beginning of a new week and it started off not to good. We had a new speaker at church. He spoke for a hour and a half and my son and husband was worry about me we had lost a good friend …

News from Batavia

The Restoration Life Convertible run happened last Saturday. Several convertibles, regular cars and motor cycles were in the lineup for the ride to Booneville. Although the rain poured down at …

Harrison Moose Lodge makes tracks in community

The Harrison Moose Lodge #2208 was visited by Moose International Governor Bruce Berger to meet the newly appointed board of officers and members. His stop was one of many as he worked his way across …