Mountain Home Mayor Hillrey Adams was able to convince his fellow board members of the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District (OMSWD) that while selling the Northwest Arkansas Board of Regional Sanitation’s (NABORS) landfill in Three Brothers may make financial sense for waste district, selling to any entity with the intention of re-opening the landfill doesn’t make much environmental sense.
JASPER — The Jasper City Council met for the first time in 2023 at its regular session Thursday, Jan. 19. The regular meeting time of 6 p.m. was moved up to 4:30 p.m. due to scheduling conflicts for some council members.
The Boone County Regional Airport Board of Directors met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, and heard the latest updates on the airport signage project.
JASPER — The Jasper Board of Eduction met in regular monthly session Monday night, Jan. 16, and approved subcontractors' bids for the school district's next renovation project.
The Arkansas Department of Health is issuing a fish consumption advisory for walleye on Bull Shoals Lake in Marion, Baxter, and Boone counties and Norfork Lake in Baxter and Fulton counties. This advisory comes after some walleye from both waterbodies, collected by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and tested by the Arkansas Division of Environmental Quality, were found to contain levels of mercury that have the potential to put human health at risk. The ADH has scheduled a Feb. 7 meeting at the Donald W. Reynolds Library in Mountain Home beginning at 5 p.m. to answer public questions on this advisory. Personnel with AGFC and ADEQ will be in attendance as well to answer questions related to their roles in the process.
The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in their new location on the third floor of Signature Bank Tower.
The Harrison Public Schools Board of Directors met Tuesday, Jan. 17, for the monthly meeting and approved the school calendar for the 2023-2024 school year.
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) is proud to announce that Josh Bright has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
The Boone County Regional Airport Board of Directors met Tuesday, Jan. 17, for their monthly meeting. Garver Project Engineer, Greg Thomas was present to answer questions about the new box hangar.
Last season the Lendel Thomas Tournament held annually at Harrison High School took on a different look.
OMAHA — A pair of junior high games filled the docket on Friday night as Ozark Mountain visited the Eagles Nest at Omaha.
BERGMAN — There have been some tough matchups on the docket at the Panther Palace in Bergman during the Holiday Hoopsgiving.
LEAD HILL — The student sections were on the edge of their seat until the very end on Monday night when Lead Hill hosted Flippin in non-conference basketball action.
ALPENA — It was a win and a loss on Friday night for Alpena at the Leopard’s Den.
FLIPPIN — Saturday was the culmination of the Flippin Tournament.
BERGMAN — Bergman’s basketball festival allowed two area teams to match skills against other teams across the state.