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New jail addition occupied
Boone County Sheriff Tim Roberson reported to the quorum court Tuesday night that the department has some staff vacancies, but the new … Read More
May Days Music Festival this Friday, Saturday
The Northwest Arkansas District Fair will present its first-ever May Days Music Festival this Friday and Saturday at the … Read More
4 grads take highest honors at Harrison
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is 17th in a series of stories featuring valedictorians and salutatorians from area high schools. The … Read More
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Harrison Police log May 13, 2021

12:23 a.m. – A caller reported a noise disturbance at an address on West Ridge. An officer said the subject was mentally unstable and playing loud music, but he agreed to turn it down. 12:40 …

    • Harrison Police log May 12, 2021

      8:54 a.m. – A male subject called to talk to an officer with questions regarding protection orders. The officer informed him that the person …

    • Harrison Police log May 11, 2021

      12:26 a.m. – A caller reported a possibly intoxicated driver eastbound on Highway 62 from Alpena. The driver was going 20 mph under the speed …

    • Harrison Police log May 10, 2021

      12:52 a.m. – A caller reported a disturbance at an address on North Rowland. The caller said a male subject was trying to leave in a vehicle …

    • Harrison Police log May 9, 2021

      12:10 a.m. – A man called to report a suspicious vehicle had been parked in front of his residence on South Ash, then the driver sped away …

    • Harrison Police log May 8, 2021

      12:54 a.m. – A woman called to report a neighbor’s roommate was threatening to go to her residence with a gun. An officer said the …

    • Harrison Police log May 7, 2021

      4:50 a.m. – Christian County (Missouri) authorities contacted the HPD for warrant confirmation on a 34-year-old man for failure to appear in …

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Reception for Dr. Randy Esters
A reception and luncheon was held for Dr. Randy Esters, the President of North Arkansas College, who is leaving after this term to go … Read More
NARMC Receives Presidential Citation
North Arkansas College Graduation North Arkansas Regional Medical Center received the "Presidential Citation" by Dr. Randy Esters … Read More
Flower Baskets On Harrison Square
Flower Baskets On Harrison Square North Arkansas College Pioneer basketball players, coaches and staff helped the Boone County … Read More
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YLA completes year
This year 15 High School Juniors graduated from the XXIII Youth Leadership Academy from area schools. “Our mission is to promote … Read More
Economic Development Week celebrated
The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce marked National Economic Development Week from May 9-15, to celebrate the contributions of … Read More
Unique view on Valley View
Jeff Crockett has some unusual animals on his farm for this area of the country. Take a drive down Valley View Church Road and you … Read More
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Four local soccer squads get their kicks at state

The soccer pitch will be busy beginning on Thursday as four local teams advanced to their respective state tournaments.

19 apply for Northark head coaching job

North Arkansas College has begun its search for the next head baseball coach at the college. Eric Osner, who has led the Pioneer program for the last three years …

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Ozark Humane Society hosts benefit plant sale

The Ozark Humane Society will host a plant sale at the Cause for Paws thrift store Saturday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be a variety of plants for sale along with gardening …

Free UAMS Summer Science Activities go virtual statewide

Arkansas students from 6th through 12th grades will have plenty of opportunities this summer to participate in interactive science programs through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences …

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program offers coupons

Arkansas has one of the highest rates of hunger among seniors in the country. In an effort to fight this growing problem, the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas will give seniors an …

Day of Hope fundraiser May 20

Harrison House of Hope invites the community to participate in a Day of Hope. This unique fundraiser will benefit the Day Center and Hope Cottages. A DAY OF HOPE is a community fundraising event …

University of Mississippi Students Named to Prestigious Honor Society

The University of Mississippi welcomed more than 200 students into the UM chapter of Phi Kappa Phi for the spring 2021 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest and most selective honor …

ATU announces 2021 Who’s Who Honorees

Thirty students have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Who’s Who at Arkansas Tech University. Who’s Who selection is based upon academic achievement, service to the community …

Western Grove School Honor Roll third nine weeks

3rd Grade All A’s Kris Arrow Masen Bolin Ryeland Eli Kayden Garner Kylen Hancock Dillon Hollis Cheyanne Jenkins Trent Lopez Talon McGuire Eliza Richardson Raylon …
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The Harrison Goblin Leadslingers participated in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament held on May 7. Harrison’s Orange Crush squad finished in a tie for second place with …
May is a busy time of year for families. Spring is in full bloom, many are planting gardens and possibly making plans for vacations. The schools are wrapping up the school year and all the children …
May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and motorcyclists are gearing up to enjoy the scenery in the Ozarks and across the nation. Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson signed a proclamation in the company of local …
very Webb Abby Smith and Zack Webb of Berryville announce the birth of a son. Avery Webb was born Tuesday, March 23 at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. The new addition weighed 8 …
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division and the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity, Foresters for the Future. The …
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DAR meeting notes

The Harrison Colony Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met Tuesday, April 20, to induct new members and conduct regular business. Lisa Merrill, Susan Sangren, and Wanda …

Spring Sing 21

The Harrison High School Choral Music Department presented Spring Sing 21 on Friday, April 30 in the Performing Arts Center.

WBU announces 2021 Academic Award winners

Williams Baptist University recently honored eleven students for their outstanding achievements in the classroom at its annual Academic Awards Banquet on Monday afternoon. WBU faculty selected the …
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News from Batavia

Jay and Jeanine Newsom have been traveling for the past two weeks visiting with Jay’s children that live in other states. If I remember correctly one of his children lives in one of the Eastern …

News from Rock Springs

Rhonda Pemberton and her grandchildren, Beckett and Millie, came down Saturday and brought me some warm brownies right out of the oven for Mother's Day. She is a wonderful neighbor. Birthdays …

News from Lead Hill

I saw a picture on Facebook of the students working the schools green house. Spring is in the air. Happy Birthday to Jan Sproul, March 3; Rita Hunter and Ruth Hindbaugh, March …

News from Capps

Greetings from Capps. This too shall pass never sounded so good as last weekend when we finally emerged from the two week cold spell. Our drain line froze up for three days, that was the worst of it …

News from Rock Springs

Maxine and Randy Rogers came by with some hay for his donkeys. He said that Tonya Crow had painted some pictures of his mom and dad. This afternoon, he went down to the pond behind his house to break …