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Man sentenced for 2021 shooting incident
Online court records show a Harrison man has been sentenced to prison regarding a shooting incident from March 2021 on Hill Avenue. Brandon Dwain Renly, 23, was charged with attempted first-degree …
Boone County collector moving to new building
The Boone County Quorum Court met in regular session Tuesday night and release money allowing the Boone County Collector’s Office to relocate into the new county building, the former First …
State Police colonel speaker at ceremony
The American Legion Post #44 will host the 5th annual Jack Williams Award for First Responders Banquet and Award Ceremony on Monday, Aug. 15, in the L.E. “Gene” Durand Center at Signature …
Meet the 2022 Men & Women of Distinction Winners!
Matt Russell

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Diana Grace

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Kay Watters

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Greg Satterfield

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Harrison Police log Aug. 11, 2022

2:15 a.m. — A caller reported a suspicious male subject walking around the parking lot outside Hillcrest Home. An officer spoke to the man and found that his wife worked at Hillcrest and …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 10, 2022

      1:42 a.m. — A caller reported a man in dark clothing walking in the middle of Highway 65 in front of TCBY. An officer said the subject was …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 9, 2022

      1:19 a.m. — A female subject called to talk to an officer about her husband’s inappropriate behavior. She said some of the incidents …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 8, 2022

      6:39 a.m. — A man called to report his 18-wheeler on Highway 65 North near Walmart was smoking and wouldn’t shut off. Firefighters were …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 7, 2022

      1:52 a.m. — An officer on patrol logged an unoccupied vehicle at the old junior high parking lot. 2:04 a.m. — An employee at McDonald’s …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 6, 2022

      3:52 a.m. — A caller reported two juveniles running on the Bypass near Taco Bell and throwing things at passing motorists. An officer said the …

    • Harrison Police log Aug. 5, 2022

      12:09 a.m. — Extra patrol was requested on South Birch after a woman thought she heard someone walking around outside her residence. Officers …

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New business encourages creativity, healing
Blackbird Trace is a new business in town with the mission to be “The Place to Create.” Owner Sandy Moss was introduced to painting with oils at the age of five by her professional …
Food expiration dates don't have much science behind them
AP — Florida's outbreak of listeria has so far led to at least one death, 22 hospitalizations and an ice cream recall since January. Humans get sick with listeria infections, or listeriosis, …
Farmers can save water with wireless technologies
AP — Water is the most essential resource for life, for both humans and the crops we consume. Around the world, agriculture accounts for 70% of all freshwater use.I study computers and …
A different kind of creditor? 
Dear Dave, My wife and I have plans to enter the mission field as soon as we have paid off our debt and get a full emergency fund in place. We only have about $12,000 in credit card debt left, and we …
Arvest, Realtors host fundraiser
Realtors throughout Arkansas have a long-standing tradition of community involvement, making a difference in the neighborhoods in which they serve. Local realtors are known for volunteering their …
Teachers take to learning
It is most beneficial for teachers to understand what students need to know from a workplace environment before the students graduate from high school.  The grant program, STRIVE, has a mission …
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Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single as …
Bills rally to beat Colts 27-24 in Matt Ryan's Indy debut
Matt Ryan’s pass attempts were much like his Indianapolis Colts’ preseason debut. They were relatively short and efficient in a 27-24 loss to the Buffalo Bills. Tyler Bass hit a 46-yard field …
Blaney, Truex eyeing playoff spot on Sunday at Richmond
Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. are the favorites as they battle for position to make NASCAR’s playoffs. In a season when there have already been 15 race winners, they are far from the lone …
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Zoom in on God

When we zoom in on our devices, we get really really close to the part we want to see and the words are easier to read. The old fashioned way would be to get a magnifying glass and get it close to …

The high cost of forgetting

You may know the feeling, too — you go in the other room to get something, and you can't remember why you went there. Until you go and sit down in the other room again, and then you remember. …

Area religious events

Singing set DIAMOND CITY — The First Baptist Church of Diamond City will host a singing on Friday, Aug. 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy and participate. Awana Kick-off …

Blood Drive to be held at Boone County Library Friday, Aug. 12

Give blood for chance at year’s supply of gasDonors needed now to prevent a seasonal blood shortage Did you know about 62% of the U.S. population is eligible to give blood? But, only about …

NARMC Auxiliary donates $50,000 toward 3D mammogram machine

The NARMC Auxiliary met for their monthly meeting Tuesday, July 19, in the first floor tower waiting room led by Auxiliary President, Carolyn Harp. Delbert McCutcheon, Director of Education, …

Boone County Democratic Party meeting scheduled

The next meeting of the Boone County Democratic Party will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at North Arkansas College in the John Paul Hammerschmidt room. This will meeting for vote registration, phone …

Library Corner

We have had a wonderful time over the past seven weeks with the Summer Reading Program. We want to thank all of our sponsors:Aquarium at the BoardwalkArby’s ARVEST BankBounce ManiaBrick Oven …

Harrison Schools free and reduced lunch guidelines

Harrison School District announces its policy for providing free and reduced meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, After School Snack Program, …
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Larry and Trudy (Kimbriel) Faught of Deer are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple has two children, Travis and Lynn Faught of Farmington and Leah and Shea Bailey of Berryville. …
Sam and Pat were married Aug. 24, 1962, at Jasper Assembly of God Church on Aug. 24, 1962, at the Jasper Assembly of God Church by Brother Holloway. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding …
A benefit and silent auction with food and baked goods will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Bergman School (Fine Arts Building) to help Jeremy Wilkinson, his sister Jaden Wilkinson …
The Alpena Future Business Leaders of America team travelled to Chicago to compete at the National Future Business Leaders of America Leadership Conference. The team competed at the Arkansas State …
Three children recently completed the Boone County Library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Children’s Department Manager, Beth Kaffenberger, and Library Director, Ginger …
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Library Corner

We are having a great time with our Summer Reading Program! Don’t forget that there are prizes for both children and adults!For those participating in the Summer Reading Program, don’t …

Valley Springs to host reunion

The Annual Valley Springs School Reunion will begin with an open house at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. All alumni, former teachers and friends are welcome. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour all …

UALR announces spring 2022 graduates

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces its spring 2022 graduates. About 1,075 degrees were awarded for the spring 2022 semester. Tabitha Barnard of Harrison, earned a Bachelor of …
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News from Yocum

I can’t believe that it is that time of year for Bible Camp with Brother Curtis at Freewill Baptist Church June 19-24, sign up now. The bus will leave out June 19 and that is also …

News from Lead Hill

A correction from last week, Bud and Val Dalton will celebrate their wedding anniversary Tuesday, June 28.Ademar and Jimmie Lou Nuessner spent their wedding anniversary weekend with sons Mark and …

News from Capps

Greetings from Capps. Not a ton to report this week as I've been on vacation and at Norfolk Lake but I assume the Homesteaders Swap Meet went well last weekend and will be held again next Saturday, …

News from Batavia

Correction from last week “Joe Kenneth’s” last name is Mayberry and not Smith! Carl and I went to Silver Dollar City one day last week. As usual, we enjoyed the sights and sounds …
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