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Board talks school safety issues
The Harrison School Board talked about school safety measures when it met Tuesday night. Board president Mitch Magness said he asked Superintendent Dr. Stewart Pratt to address the matter in the …
Commissioners updated on city projects
Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson on Thursday gave the City Advertising and Tourism Promotion Commission an update on projects the city has completed and ones still in the works. The CATPC is the …
Still hot, y'all
Bob Choate waters his garden Wednesday morning as high temperatures and dry conditions stick around the area.
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Harrison Police log June 22, 2022

5:02 a.m. — An officer advised he was going to a juvenile detention facility to transport a juvenile back to Harrison. 7:25 a.m. — A caller reported three dogs running loose on East …

    • Harrison Police log June 21, 2022

      1:36 a.m. — A caller reported a suspicious vehicle circling the property at Clay Maxey Ford. An officer said the vehicle was gone when he …

    • Harrison Police log June 20, 2022

      3:02 a.m. — An officer on a traffic stop was advised the 20-year-old female subject driving was wanted on an active Vilonia Police arrest …

    • Harrison Police log June 19, 2022

      1:45 a.m. — A parking lot wreck was reported outside the Platinum Internet Lounge. Information noted for future reference. 7:48 a.m. — A …

    • Harrison Police log June 18, 2022

      12:03 a.m. — A caller reported people yelling and throwing rocks outside an address on North Willow. An officer said some subjects in the area …

    • Harrison Police log June 17, 2022

      1:41 a.m. — An officer on a traffic stop arrested a 23-year-old male subject for careless driving, speeding and DWI with bond set at $1,240. …

    • Harrison Police log June 16, 2022

      3:40 a.m. — A caller reported a male subject running on the Bypass near Davis Cadillac. An officer didn’t locate the subject after checking …

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Baxter Black rode his horse ‘home’
On June 10, (2022) Baxter Ashby Black, large animal veterinarian, cowboy poet and philosopher, husband, father and papa rode his old horse on home. Just before sunrise on that day, Jesus signed on …
Combine … everything 
Dear Dave, I live with my boyfriend, and we have a baby together. I brought debt into the relationship, and I’m using your debt snowball method to pay it off, but he is debt-free. We have quite …
June is Homeownership Month
  June is Homeownership Month   By Donna Braymer donnab@harrisondaily.com   Boone County Judge Robert Hathaway proclaimed June as Homeownership Month with USDA Rural …
First National Bank of North Arkansas announces name change
First National Bank of North Arkansas has announced they will be transitioning from a National Charter to a State Charter, pending regulatory approval from the Arkansas State Bank Department, and …
Countryside Assisted Living offers care, safety for aging
Countryside Assisted Living, family owned and operated by Tara Box, RN, BSN, hosted the …
Boone, Newton County Extension office offers ServSafe Manager Course
ServSafe has been the industry standard since 1919 in training millions of people how to receive, store, prepare, and serve food safely. Through the Cooperative Extension Service, we offer training …
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Pea Ridge leaves Harrison with championship trophies

F.S. Garrison Stadium was buzzing with action on Thursday night in Harrison.The annual Rosson Invitational Track Meet was held with one team standing tall in the mix.Traditional track program Pea …

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Americans have a right to carry guns in public, striking down a New York state law requiring people to demonstrate a particular need to carry a gun in public before being licensed. Is this the right ruling?

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Author to visit Newton County Library

Newton County Library welcomes Arkansas author with local roots Dawnene Casey Donikowski at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29.  Donikowski will offer a reading; question and answer session; discussion …

Former atheist part of Running the Bases

Former atheist part of Running the Bases By Donna Braymerdonnab@harrisondaily.com Anh Le, the host of the Real Life Radio Show was invited to attend the city premiere of Running the Bases on …

Area religious events

VBS Campsites of VictoryThe Church at Silver Valley will host the Campsites of Victory VBS on Sunday, June 26-Thursday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The old fashioned VBS is Rodney and Ruth …

I know you’ll miss this man

The Lord spoke to the heavy hearts that stood with hats in hand "Your sadness pains me deeply and I know you'll miss this manBut, it's true what you've been hearing, Heaven is a real place.That's …

Running the Bases —  behind the scenes

We had the privilege of attending the city premiere of the movie, Running The Bases, which was filmed in Harrison last summer.  I had been invited to one of the first meetings the team from …

Why lying's a really big deal

Spiders build webs, and a lot of bugs get stuck in them. See, the spiders know where the sticky spots are, so they don't get trapped in the webs they weave. But humans do. I saw it once when I …

Masonic Lodge events

The Masonic Lodge,  located at 115 North Main Street, will be hosting two events this week that we would like to invite a member of the press to attend to report happenings. Friday, June 24, …

FedEx Freight delivers hope In Harrison

There is no shortage of kind hearts across FedEx Freight, and two are located in Harrison. In fact, FedEx Cares is recognizing Gina Clark, transportation solutions specialist, and Lori Norton, …
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Quilters love to quilt beautiful works of art for pleasure or a good cause. Some local quilters were recently called upon to put their skills to work for the Ukrainian effort.A quilter in Australia …
I think this week would be good week to hit Yocum to cool off. They have the ice cold water. The creek is about three miles from my house. Yocum Creek, here I come.I found out that if I want to do …
Happy Fathers Day to all you Dads. Although it already feels like it, the first day of summer is Tuesday.Happy Birthday to my friend Margaret Smith, June 18; Nick Burleson, June 21; his sister, …
Greetings from Capps. The big news last week was the heat. Mercy, it was miserable on Sunday and Monday. I was glad it was ONLY 93 on Tuesday. Humidity is dropping also so that helps. Capps Batavia …
Peggy Leonard passed away on Wednesday of this week. Margaret Perdue and Morna Stone had the opportunity to see her and say a few words before she passed. A memorial service was held for Peggy …
Schools

ASMSA honors Class of 2022

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts held its 28th annual Commencement celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2022 on Saturday, May 21, at Bank OZK Arena at the Hot Springs …

Colton Bell receives scholarship from ATA

Colton Bell of Harrison has been selected to receive a $7,500 scholarship from the Arkansas Trucking Association. The scholarship is from the Carl Tapp Memorial Scholarship Fund to help students …

Camp Invention brings learning and fun to kids

Children from all area schools gathered at Harrison High School during the week of June 6-10 at Harrison High School to participate in Camp Invention, a STEM summer camp that allows kids to build …
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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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