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Man charged with 80 counts of child porn
Online court records show a 45-year-old Harrison man was formally charged Thursday with 80 counts of possession of child pornography. Christopher Scott Hafar, 45, of Harrison was charged with 80 …
NARMC: COVID-19 case increase ‘alarming’
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center officials call the increase in COVID-19 patients at the hospital is “alarming.” A statement said the number of hospitalized patients in the state …
Grant pays for IT equipment in cars
Harrison Police Chief Chris Graddy shared some news about grant money with members of the Harrison City Council. Graddy said the HPD has been working with the Arkansas State Police Highway Safety …
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Harrison Police log July 29, 2021

4:40 a.m. – A caller reported a 25-year-old man from Missouri was intoxicated and having issues with his girlfriend outside Taco Bell. A few minutes later, a woman called to report the same …

    • Harrison Police log July 28, 2021

      5:43 a.m. – A caller reported a one-vehicle, non-injury wreck on Bunker Road. 6:50 a.m. – A woman called to report two men exited a …

    • Harrison Police log July 27, 2021

      1:08 a.m. – A caller reported a suspicious male subject walking on North Sycamore. An officer said the man was walking in the area, but not …

    • Harrison Police log July 26, 2021

      12:54 a.m. – A man called to report his mother was in an altered mental state and was being combative at an address on North Liberty. An …

    • Harrison Police log July 25, 2021

      2:33 a.m. – An NARMC employee requested an officer give a patient a ride home. Assist completed. 4:16 a.m. – A 911 dispatcher reported a …

    • Harrison Police log July 24, 2021

      12:32 a.m. – An officer on patrol advised he’d be helping a motorist with directions. Assist completed. 2:05 a.m. – An officer on …

    • Harrison Police log July 23, 2021

      12:25 a.m. – An anonymous caller reported a female subject had been parked in the roadway at the north interchange through several traffic …

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Men and Women Distinction Event
Men and Women Class of Distinction- The Class of 2021 John Paul Hammerschmidt “Men and Women Of Distinction" event was taped live Wednesday, July 28th. The video of the virtual ceremony will …
Security Cameras Installed
Security Work- Employees with Genesis Datacom prepare to install security cameras at the Rotary Club’s  Wonder Willa Park due to recent vandalism with the playground equipment and the …
4th of July Scenes
Scenes of the 4th of July events held in Harrison on July 3rd and 4th.
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Stikes to be thrown at Oddball Bowl
The T.J. Clark family has something new to do after work and school. They purchased a bowling alley —  the former Cottonwood Bowl facility. T.J. was known for his skating abilities as a …
Rhino love
Dr. Fosse, once of Pretoria, told me about Martha and Arthur, two star crossed rare white rhinos.  In a governmental gesture of goodwill, South Africa agreed to ship Arthur to Tanzania to mate …
Fall Armyworms
Hello everyone, This week I thought we should discuss fall army worms.  Fall armyworms have started showing up in Arkansas pastures in high numbers over the last couple of weeks.  Fall …
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Safe, practical, self-defense training for everyone at Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, Harrison

The most rapidly growing form of martial arts is available in its purest form right here in the Heart of the Ozarks.

Lady Pioneers looking for successful season

North Arkansas College women's basketball coach Bobby Howard is a veteran coach. When Coach Howard gets excited about the upcoming season, opponents had better take note.

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Raymond and Pam White celebrate 50th anniversary

Raymond and Pam White will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 23. Friends, family and community members are invited to join in the celebration of their life together. There will be …

Truck Pull scheduled for Aug. 14

The SMTTPA Truck and Tractor Pull is scheduled for Aug.14 at the Roundup Club. The show is brought to you by WW Promotions. This promises to be a great show! Pullers from Missouri and Arkansas will …

Perseid Meteor Shower offers free show

The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the most well-known meteor showers in the Northern Hemisphere. The annual event is gearing up to peak Aug. 11-13 this year. Produced by the debris left by the …

Northark PBL students win national awards

Two Northark students won awards at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference (held virtually) June 24-27. According to the national FBLA-PBL Board of Directors, more than 12,000 attended …

Moose Lodge schedule

Monday, Aug. 2: Committee meetings, 6 p.m. Lodge Board meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5: Ice Cream Social, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Handmade Journal Class, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6: Hamburgers and …

Marion County Library Aug. activities

Check out the Marion County Library’s YouTube channel for awesome entertainment, including crafts, stories, game tutorials, database tutorials, duck races and more! Activities for August …

Harrison Women’s Connection brunch scheduled

The Harrison Women’s Connection has scheduled its August Brunch for Tuesday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The brunch will be held at the 1st United Methodist Church at 1100 West Bower …
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The Friends of the Library, Boone County, will hold an overstock book sale Friday, Aug. 6 and Saturday, Aug.7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All books offered at $3 a bag. Proceeds from the sale will go to …
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Small Farm Program is sponsoring a Beginning Farmers Program that provides training and technical assistance to new and beginning farmers with 10 years …
Nine members of the Harrison Colony Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, attended the Osage District Meeting on Saturday, July 24. The Ft. Smith Chapter hosted the event …
The Boone County Library is hosting a traveling exhibit created by the Arkansas Heritage Commission that celebrates musicians, actors, directors, writers and many Arkansans that have contributed to …
The Boone County Library Adult and Children’s Departments want to thank the following sponsors for helping make the Summer Reading Program of 2021 a huge success! We couldn’t have done it without …
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Valley Springs Class of 1970-71 reunion scheduled for Aug. 7 postponed

The Valley Springs Reunion that was scheduled for Aug. 7 has been postponed until further notice due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The public is still encouraged to attend the open house …

Valley Springs Class of 1970-71 reunion scheduled for Aug. 7 postponed

The Valley Springs Reunion that was scheduled for Aug. 7 has been postponed until further notice due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic. The Open House and tour of the facilities will still be …

Forestry, logging grants available

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division is now accepting applications for the 2021 Urban & Community Forestry Grant through Sept. 13. Grants are available to fund community …
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News from Capps

Greetings from Capps. Sorry for the interruption last week. I finally got a new phone (my old one was a windows phone, so old) and was out of the loop for several days. Lots of things happened and …

News from Batavia

Pastor Ricky Stone, in his time when not studying the Bible, has made several trips to Big Piney where his family’s old homestead is located. He is preparing to build a cabin on their property …

Northark holds Leadership Camp

The TRIO Educational Talent Search at North Arkansas College hosted their 4-day, 3-night Leadership Camp at the Arkansas 4-H Center in Little Rock on June 7-10th. Students participated in several …

Harrison Moose Lodge makes tracks in community

The Harrison Moose Lodge #2208 was visited by Moose International Governor Bruce Berger to meet the newly appointed board of officers and members. His stop was one of many as he worked his way across …