HARRISON, ARKANSAS – The public is invited to join North Arkansas College in celebrating the generosity of Stephen Lair and Steve Turner in naming The Lair~Turner School of Business located on the second floor of the John Paul Hammerschmidt Business building on Northark’s south campus.
The official kickoff for the Boone County Quilt Trail was held Thursday morning at the Brandon Burlsworth Youth Center in Harrison. Quilt trails, showcasing colorful panel designs predominantly on barns and other outdoor locations, have become an enticing attraction for visitors. Each block panel features a design with a story or symbol as well as serving as a piece of attractive visual art for all to enjoy. Several speakers at the event shared stories behind their own quilt panels.
A recent state law repeal means it is no longer illegal to leave your car running unattended. However, it is still not a good idea. Recent auto theft in the area can serve to warn citizens to exercise caution and refrain from leaving their vehicles running unattended, as opportunistic thieves might exploit the convenience of unguarded cars. The practice of leaving cars running while unattended, whether to warm up on chilly mornings or for a quick errand during the winter months is a common one.
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center has announced new details about their ongoing realignment. The hospital has given careful consideration to the changing financial environment in the healthcare industry and evaluated the best ways to adapt to those changes, while still maintaining the kinds of essential services they have been providing to the community for over 73 years.
HARRISON — North Arkansas College will conduct its second ever December Commencement ceremony on Friday night. Pioneer Pavilion usually tops over 2,400 for graduation, leading to limited seating and parking. In past years, graduates received tickets to give to family members to limit attendance. Many times, they had more family and friends than tickets.
The Boone County Community Band will perform on Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Lyric Theater. The concert begins at 3 p.m. There is no charge to see the performance and all are welcome to attend.
Scott McDonald, of Harrison, has recently rejoined the staff of the Harrison Daily Times, returning ‘home’ on Sept. 5.
The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) reported as "Moderate" as the activity level indicator for Influenza-Like- Illness (ILI) for Week 48. No new deaths were recorded due to ILI.
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center released a statement to the public in response to recent rumors surrounding a possible merger with a larger healthcare entity. The hospital seeks to inform the public that the rumor is inaccurate, and that NARMC is undergoing changes but that no sale or merger is underway. The hospital's statement follows:
The Arkansas Center for Health Improvement hosted a symposium on The Future of Healthcare in Arkansas on Oct. 25. The symposium included a panel discussion on healthcare and media titled, “On the Record: Media Perspectives on Health Care."
Arvest Bank announced the 27th annual Charity Golf Tournament raised $18,000 for local nonprofits in Boone, Baxter and Marion counties. Funds from the tournament, held Aug. 26 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home, benefited Hospice of the Hills in Boone County, Care Center Ministries in Baxter County and Flippin School District food pantry in Marion County. Each charity each received $6,000.
Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning national monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), named CS Bank as a 2023 Best Community Banks to Work For in America recipient. The $540 million-asset bank received accolades for its welcoming and uplifting approach, which fuels camaraderie and enhanced productivity.
Weichert, Realtors - Market Edge announced its newest real estate agent, Carlee Forga, to its team. The team’s agents are experts in Boone County and the surrounding areas and are excited to have Carlee join them in serving the community.
I realize that you didn’t expect to read my byline here again, but I’m humbled to be asked to provide this one last time.
I wanted to take a moment to address the importance of maintaining a constructive and optimistic mindset, especially in the face of challenges. Allowing negativity to dictate our attitudes can hinder our ability to focus on projects that have the potential to impact everyone in our community positively.
GREEN FOREST — The Berryville Lady Bobcats moved to the consolation finals of the 67th annual Green Forest Holiday Tournament after they defeated the Omaha Lady Eagles 60-36 on Tuesday at Fred Grim Gymnasium.
BERRYVILLE — The Berryville Junior Bobcats picked up their eighth victory of the season Thursday night when they edged the visiting Harrison Junior Goblins 50-46.
JASPER — The Jasper Pirates returned to 1A-1 East Conference play on Thursday with a big 73-49 victory over the Alpena Leopards.
WESTERN GROVE — The Ozark Mountain Bears built up a big lead and were then able to hold off the Life Way Christian Warriors 75-62 for their first 2A-1 Conference win of the season on Tuesday.
LEAD HILL — The Omaha Eagles traveled to Lead Hill Tuesday night and picked up a 61-48 victory over the Tigers in 1A-1 East Conference play.
VALLEY SPRINGS — The Valley Springs Tigers overcame a slow start to defeat the Jasper Pirates 82-49 in non conference action Tuesday night at Tiger Lair.
GREEN FOREST — The Huntsville Eagles became the first team to advance to the championship of the 67th Green Forest Holiday Tournament when they raced past host Greene Forest 67-46 in the semifinals on Monday.
BERRYVILLE — The Berryville Junior Bobcats won their 4A-1 Conference season opener Monday when they defeated the Pea Ridge Junior Blackhawks 55-34.