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Runoff in Boone judge’s race set
There had been a question as to whether there would have to be a runoff in the Boone County judge’s race, but election officials said Thursday that the runoff has been scheduled. Boone …
Hospital hires 10 new Northark grads
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center has hired 10 of the recent North Arkansas College graduates, hospital CEO Sammie Cribbs proudly reported to the hospital's Board of Directors at its meeting …
Flu-related deaths top 2021
Influenza-related deaths this flu season total 26 topping last season's total of 24, according to the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), still far short of the 288 deaths reported in the 2017-18 …
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Harrison Police log May 26, 2022

12:22 a.m. — An officer on patrol advised he’d be out with an erratic driver behind the Middle School. The male subject was arrested for DWI and careless or prohibited driving with bond …

    • Harrison Police log May 25, 2022

      6:06 a.m. — A female subject called to talk to an officer about her ex-boyfriend and his family going to her residence and taking property. …

    • Harrison Police log May 24, 2022

      6:59 a.m. — A male subject called via 911 to report witnessing a three-vehicle wreck in the 900 block of Highway 65 North with one vehicle …

    • Harrison Police log May 23, 2022

      12:08 a.m. — A caller reported a disturbance at an address on West Ridge and it sounded like it was becoming physical. An officer said it had …

    • Harrison Police log May 22, 2022

      12:16 a.m. — Hollister, Missouri, Police requested an officer check the Family Budget Inn for a possibly intoxicated male subject with an …

    • Harrison Police log May 21, 2022

      12:14 a.m. — A woman called to report she had recently had hip surgery and needed help getting back into her bed. Assist completed. 12:19 …

    • Harrison Police log May 20, 2022

      12:28 a.m. — An officer on a traffic stop was advised the male driver was wanted on a valid arrest warrant out of Pocahontas, but Harrison was …

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Carroll County Northark Signing
CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMadison Simonds (from left) and Tia Corkern signed to attend North Arkansas College — Carroll County division and student in the area of Health Professions. Instructors, …
Sell the cars, keep your dignity 
Dave Says  Sell the cars, keep your dignity  Dear Dave, My wife and I are in our late twenties, and we have two kids. Our combined income is about $110,000 a year, but we have $70,000 …
Splatter Zone Paintball joins Chamber
The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting with Justin and Kaila Perkuhn, owners of Splatter Zone Paintball. There is no age limit for participants but any child under 14 …
Southern Airways and Surf Air Mobility agree to merge
LOS ANGELES —  Southern Airways Corporation, parent company of one of America’s largest commuter airlines, has entered into a definitive agreement, subject to closing conditions and …
Tractor Supply raises $1.3M for 4-H
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.— Tractor Supply Company  the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, in partnership with National 4-H Council, announced the 2022 Spring Paper Clover …
Gardening Classes
Tamara Allen FCS agent, Stephanie Overman- SNAP assistant and Mike McClintock Ag agent held a container gardening class at the Senior Center.
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Pea Ridge leaves Harrison with championship trophies

F.S. Garrison Stadium was buzzing with action on Thursday night in Harrison.The annual Rosson Invitational Track Meet was held with one team standing tall in the mix.Traditional track program Pea …

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Arkansas Arts Council offers free workshops

The Arkansas Arts Council will offer free virtual workshops during the summer as part of the GetSmART Learning Series. Pre-registration is required. June workshops currently scheduled: Raise Your …

Harrison School District to provide free summer meals

The Harrison School District will be providing meals during the summer break to all area children. Breakfasts and lunches will be available at the Harrison High School cafeteria. Breakfast will be …

Crawdad Days livestock show

Several FFA students from area schools participated in the Livestock show during Crawdad Days.

Heartbreak, healing in Uvalde

I've never been in Uvalde, Texas. But today I feel like a part of my heart is there. I'm pretty sure I'm not alone.How do you get your heart around a massacre of nine- and ten-year-old kids, locked …

Area Religious events

Sing-in Musical instruments, and voices are welcome to join worship and praise at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the ARK PCG located at 3598 Hwy. 65 North. There will be finger foods and fellowship …

Local Family issues a $25,000 challenge for Berryville Library Summer Reading Program

Get ready to do some serious reading this summer and help raise money for the Berryville Library Building project. A local family who asks to remain anonymous has issued a challenge that they will …

Two remaining performances of Pilgrim

Pilgrim, The Musical will be at the Freedom Theater for only two more scheduled performances, Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27. Tickets are free and all ages can enjoy seeing the allegory of John …

Kappa Beta Delta members inducted, student honored at Northark

North Arkansas College inducted six new Kappa Beta Delta members at a luncheon held Wednesday, April 27, at the South Campus. Kappa Beta Delta is the international honor society for associate degree …
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Kenneth Lee WidderCassandra Gail Taylor and Scott Allen Widder of Deer announce the birth of a son.Kenneth Lee Widder was born Friday, May 13, atNorth Arkansas Regional Medical Center. Dr. Caton was …
Destiny Wilson, of Harrison, is among the more than 3,300 students who earned their degrees from the University of Mississippi in May 2022.Wilson majored in Biological Science and received a Bachelor …
Peng Brett Xiang, of Harrison, graduated from Campbellsville University.Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering …
The Twentieth Century Club met on Thursday, May 5, at the First United Methodist Church. There were 22 members present, with Linda Mathis presiding.Our program for the meeting was Patrick Hunter, …
Local students were nominated to represent their community and school at Arkansas Boys State 2022, an immersive leadership and civic engagement experience sponsored by the American Legion.The …
Schools

Kiwanis hear from students

Students from Project Marine Discovery spoke at Kiwanis Monday, May 16. The Bergman students and staff in attendance were (from left) Amanda …

Shelter Insurance Foundation provides scholarship

The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded a $1,500 scholarship to Mason Smith, a graduate of Harrison High School. Shelter Agent Joan Bell sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.Beginning the …

Patterson recognized with scholarships

Alec Patterson of Alpena received the Francis C. & Jeannette Huyser Endowed Scholarship, James A. and Beatrice H. Hoekstra Family Scholarship and the Journey Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic …
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Library Corner

Happy March from all of us at the Library! We have so many fun and exciting programs and events going on this month that we hope you join us for. The first day of spring is right around the corner …
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