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In his report to the North Arkansas College Board of Trustees last week, college president Dr. Rick Massengale said he would be able to start with good news. The meeting was held via Zoom, but …
Promoters consider goals for 2022
JASPER — What events and projects should the Jasper Advertising and Promotion Commission (JAPC) focus its efforts and limited funds on this year? The answer will affect a number of other …
Winter’s here, but splash pad in works
It might be winter with snow on the ground and colder weather in the forecast, but it’s never too early to think about the hope of summer months. Harrison Parks and Recreation director Chuck …
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Harrison Police log Jan. 18, 2022

12:30 a.m. – Arkansas State Police reported a large truck blocking the southbound lane of Highway 65 near Coy Street. An officer said the driver was making a delivery to a car lot, so he would …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 17, 2022

      8:52 a.m. – A caller reported gravel had washed out of a hole on Maplewood Road near Barnett Drive and it could cause damage to a vehicle. …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 16, 2022

      12:44 a.m. – An officer advised he’d be out with a disabled vehicle on Highway 65 near Golden Pawn. He later said the roadway was …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 15, 2022

      12:49 a.m. – A caller reported someone sleeping in the gazebo on the southeast corner of the Boone County court park, but an officer said no …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 14, 2022

      1:50 a.m. – A male subject called to report an annoying tone coming from a residence on West Ridge. He was advised to contact his …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 13, 2022

      3:09 a.m. – A male subject called to report a bass speaker for a home theater was stolen from a storage shed on South Liberty. An officer …

    • Harrison Police log Jan. 12, 2022

      1:55 a.m. – An officer on patrol advised he would be out checking some flashing lights on the old junior high parking lot. He later said …

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Arvest Bank adds Rosson to Board of Directors
Arvest Bank announced it has added Kim Rosson to its local board of directors in North Central Arkansas. Rosson was born and raised in Little Rock and is the daughter of Jerry and Ada Brooks. She …
Women in Business
The January meeting for the Women in Business group encourages ladies to learn about healthy choices. The group will meet for a crossfire class and chat about nutrition at Freedom Fitness on Monday, …
U. S. Steel selects Osceola
PITTSBURGH — United States Steel Corporation announced that its next-generation highly sustainable and technologically advanced steel mill will be located in Osceola, close to U. S. …
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Bergman lone local boys team in polls

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The last publication of the Arkansas Sports Media High School Boys Basketball Poll featured four local teams from the Heart of the Ozarks. The latest polls released out of …

Northark hits road for first Region II games

The Lady Pioneers have one advantage that the Pioneers of North Arkansas College doesn’t have this semester. Northark’s women have played a game since Christmas break while the men’s …

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Western Grove Honor Roll

Western Grove honor roll The following students have been named to the Western Grove honor roll for the 2nd 9 weeks for the 2021-22 school year: 3rd grade all A’s Sawyer …

Students named to SNHU Dean’s list

The following students attending Southern New Hampshire University have been named to the Fall 2021 Dean’s list: Carla Aguilar-Valles of Berryville Amanda Bradshaw of Jasper Brandy David …

Harrison student named to Drury’s Fall Dean’s List

Kristin Richiert of Harrison has been named to the Drury University Dean’s List for the Fall 2021 semester.

Students named to Harding University Dean’s list

The following students have been named to the Dean’s list at Harding University for the fall 2021 semester. Hattie Landrum of Harrison Max Jones of Oak Grove Sarah Hale of …

Green Forest Kids with Character

The theme for December at Green Forest was “Compassion.” The students who displayed this characteristic were awarded.

Garner celebrates 100th birthday

Conrad Garner of Harrison will celebrate his 100th birthday Tuesday, Jan. 25. Friends and family are invited to a reception to be held at the Harrison Country Club from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. …
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3rd grade all A’s Hadley Anderson Orren Andrews Jackson Aust Katelyn Benton AdaLynn Bourquin Maximilian Chitsey Anna Claire Coker Zavior Cole Averi Curtis …
Jordan Levi Fay Amber and Joel Fay of Harrison announce the birth of a son. Jordan Levi Fay was born Nov. 29. The new addition was 22.5 inches long and weighed 8 pounds and 11.5 ounces. …
The Green Forest Kids with Character were awarded for displaying “Courage’ during November.
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Individual Artist Fellowship Program expands

The Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of Arkansas Heritage, will award up to 18 Individual Artist Fellowships in six categories in 2022, which doubles the program, and will increase each award to …

Poetry Out Loud prepares for 2022

The Arkansas Arts Council, a division of Arkansas Heritage, has partnered with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation to encourage students to learn great poetry and develop …

Omaha Spelling Bee winners

Omaha school held their yearly Spelling Bee to determine who will compete at the County Spelling Bee that will be held Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Pioneer Pavilion. Boone County students will compete at …
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News from Yocum

Happy New Year!! Jan. 1, 2022! I hope this year is better than last year. I’m going to end this year by going into the hospital Dec. 28, I have been worrying about this year. This weather has been …

News from Lead Hill

Good news for cold weather fans, Sunday promises to be freezing. I enjoyed the nice weather while we had it. A little snow would be nice. Happy Birthday to Jared Burleson and Tina Burleson, both …

News from Capps

Greetings from Capps and Happy New Year. Don't ask me how it became 2022 already. It seems like yesterday we were looking at Y2K and here we are 22 years down the road. The Holy Trinity Lutheran …

News from Yocum

Well today, Monday is a count down for Christmas, just five more days and I am working in the house. I got so much to do and so little time. Our church celebrated Christmas from 10 a.m. and then …

News from Lead Hill

The United Methodist and Lord of the Lakes Lutheran Churches will hold a Christmas Eve Service at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The First Baptist Church of Diamond City will hold a Candlelight …
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