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Harrison splits soccer pairing with Green Forest
Teams win some and lose some.That was the case for both Harrison and Green Forest on Friday as they matched talents for a pair of … Read More
Median teacher pay raised by $2,000
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday signed two pieces of legislation that raised the median salary for a teacher by $2,000 a … Read More
It’s time to fly and celebrate the sky
The COVID-19 pandemic may have grounded the 2020 Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship and Celebration in the Sky temporarily, … Read More
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Harrison Police log April 12, 2021

12:06 a.m. – A woman called requesting an officer check on her granddaughter at an address on East Milum. An officer said the granddaughter wasn’t present at the time, but the occupants …

    • Harrison Police log April 11, 2021

      2:27 a.m. – Newton County authorities requested officers watch for a possibly intoxicated driver leaving the Jasper area and headed for Little …

    • Harrison Police log April 10, 2021

      12:14 a.m. – A caller reported a female subject sitting in a vehicle parked in the middle of Highway 43 near Forest Heights Elementary. An …

    • Harrison Police log April 9, 2021

      12:41 a.m. – A woman called to report a package stolen from her residence. She later said she would try to locate the item, but would file a …

    • Harrison Police log April 8, 2021

      1:18 a.m. – The unattended death of a 67-year-old woman was reported at an address on Cottonwood Road. The scene was released to the …

    • Harrison Police log April 7, 2021

      3:35 a.m. – An officer on a traffic stop arrested a 30-year-old woman for possession of drug paraphernalia and delivery of a controlled …

    • Harrison Police log April 6, 2021

      1:46 a.m. – A possibly intoxicated driver was reported northbound on Highway 65 from Valley Springs. An officer followed the vehicle, but …

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Features Added To Monument
Steve Richardson stands near the Mountain Meadows Monument located on the Northeast corner of the Boone County Courtpark. He and his … Read More
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
National Child Abuse Prevention Month- Callie Mondy and her son Garrett (age 6) help put up a banner in the Boone County Courtpark … Read More
Water and Sewer Line Work
Joint Effort Harrison Water Department and Sewer Department workers combined to make a joint effort Friday on East Stephenson to … Read More
Business
Dave Says
Dave Says Obstacles and answers Dear Dave, In your mind, what are some of the biggest mental and emotional obstacles preventing … Read More
Oldner named to advisory committee
Marnie Oldner, CEO of Stone Bank has been appointed by Chairman Jelena McWilliams to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporations’ … Read More
JJ’s Buffalo Bar & Grill joins Chamber
JJ’s Buffalo Bar & Grill has opened at 8800 Highway 7 South just past Hwy. 206. Jason and Scarlett Phifer own about 11 acres of land … Read More
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Lady Goblins declaw Prairie Grove

It is 86 miles from Prairie Grove High School to Harrison High School. That was a long drive Monday night for Lady Tiger fans of Prairie Grove.Harrison wrapped up its game with the Lady Tigers in 40 …

Pioneers just a point short

CAMDEN — It was not the right time to go cold from the field. Wednesday night in the Region II tournament, the Pioneers of North Arkansas College hit only 36.4 percent of their shots. Northark …

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Omaha Kindergarten registration April 16

Omaha Elementary will host Kindergarten registration Friday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in building B. Parents must attend to enroll students. Students must be 5 years old on or before …

HHS Theatre presents “Trap”

The Harrison High School Theatre Department presents “Trap” by Stephen Gregg, a psychological thriller! Performances are at the HHS Performing Arts Center and will be presented 4 times: Thursday, …

Phone cards donated to patients

Sue Hess, Volunteer Service Specialist at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO), Fayetteville, recently accepted a check and phone cards from members of the Boston Mountains UDC …

Vaccination clinic for Northark students

Current and recently admitted North Arkansas College students ages 16 and up will have a chance to get a COVID-19 vaccination next week. According to Northark officials, a vaccination clinic is …

Newton County Library offers free vaccine card lamination

Upon receiving the COVID-19 vaccinations, individuals are given a card that contains the dates and type of vaccination that was given. This card is proof of vaccination and should be kept in a safe …

Sargent earns Top Paper Honor at Bowen Law Schoo

Lara Sargent of Harrison recently earned a Top Paper award at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The award recognizes the highest class grade for …

Kite R.A.C.E. to be held April 15

The Boone County Leadership Institute Class XXXII and Youth Leadership Academy Class XXIII, with support from the Arvest Foundation, will sponsor the Kite Rally Asian Cultural Event on Thursday, …
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Jasper High School Class of 1971 will celebrate their 50th class reunion from 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at Western Sizzlin restaurant in Harrison. Meal will be Dutch treat and all …
Pre-registration for children in the Harrison School District who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2021 will be held April 12 through May 14. Early registration is essential to allow the …
Happy Easter! It was a beautiful day today in the 70 ya ya! Spring is here that cold spell didn’t kill the bug last month. I took 3 ticks off of me but killed some of my roses. Something I didn’t …
What a wonderful sunrise service Easter Morning. Pastor Willis Bousquet of the Lighthouse Bible Church opened with prayer. Forty five attendees sang joyously. Minister Shari Marshall of the Lord of …
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Newton County Sr. Center events

Friday, April 23, the Senior Center will have a table at Bradley Park during the Jasper Information Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, is the Meals on Wheels parade. Please contact …

Forest Heights 3rd and 4th grade honor roll

3rd and 4th grade all A’s Adrianna Adams Grayson Aldridge Lyla Alexander Ellis Andrews Christopher Bourquin Eli Brown Averyanna Burch Gage Carlton Christian …

UAMS Offers Statewide Summer program for high school students

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Regional Campuses will host a statewide virtual summer enrichment program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in learning …
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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 …

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 …