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The Harrison Art League is seeking entries for their upcoming art show titled “Small Works on Paper” to be exhibited in the upper mezzanine display area of the Boone County Library in Harrison throughout the month of July. The art pieces must be created on paper and can be done in any medium of the artist's choice. The art should not be larger than 16” by 20”.   more
During the recent 80th anniversary of D-Day, I watched a reporter interviewing a World War II veteran. At 97 years old, he is one of the youngest remaining WWII veterans as he was so anxious to enter the fight that he lied about his age and joined the Navy at 16. When asked if he thought kids today would do the same, he said no explaining that most kids don’t seem to understand much about patriotism or serving their nation these days. He added that lately, when he looks around at what’s going on, he feels like a foreigner in his own country. more
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. more
The Newton County Christian Food Room will hold a fundraiser Saturday, June 15, on the courthouse square in Jasper. As always the food room is in need of food and cash donations to serve those who are underserved in the community. The Bowers family will be singing at the bandstand. There will also be a silent auction. A picnic meal including hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, dessert and drink, will be served from noon - 4 p.m. Bring your own lawn chair. more
The Searcy County Historical Society will meet Friday, June 28, at 7:00 pm, in the First Christian Church.  The program will be given by Renee Rushing Carr who hosted the Stone County display at the 2024 Ancestor Fair. more
The Batavia Friendship Club met at the Batavia Baptist Church on June 3. There were 16 ladies present . more
Mostly it is loss that teaches us about the worth of things. more
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. more
Council President Faye Carter opened the Extension Homemakers Club council meeting on May 31 at 1 p.m. more
The Harrison Women's Connection June Outreach will be held on Tuesday June 11, from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the JPH Conference Center at North Arkansas College in Harrison. more
The Call in Boone and Newton County, which mobilizes Christian families to foster or adopt children from Arkansas Foster care, is asking for donations for supplies. more
The Bull Shoals Veterans of Foreign Wars, Hoevel Barnett Post 1341, Auxiliary recently announced their local winners of the Patriotic Arts Contest. more
The Capps Batavia Volunteer Fire Protection Association will be holding it's annual meeting on Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m. at the Capps Firehouse at 4391 Old Capps Road in Harrison. All dues paying members (property owners within the district) are encouraged to attend. more
A couple weeks ago, a real-life cowboy pulled his truck and horse trailer into the parking lot adjacent to Camp Jack. As he unloaded his best friend and expertly threw a saddle blanket across its back, the two looked like a scene from a long-ago western. They weren’t as famous as Roy Rogers and Trigger, but this impressive duo was well known to countless thousands in this neck of the woods. more
The Boone County War Memorial Association presented the "2024 Memorial Day Ceremony" at the bandstand at the Boone County Courthouse Courtpark on May 27. more
The Harrison 20th Century Club placed flags Thursday morning at the gravesites of Veterans at the Maplewood Cemetery, Maple Leaf Cemetery, and Rose Hill Cemetery located in Harrison. 1,730 flags were placed by the 20th Century Club members and volunteers for Memorial Day.  more
We talk a lot about freedom, yet very few Americans have any idea what it really means. more
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. more
The Boone/Newton County Retired Teachers and Support Staff Association met Tuesday, May 7, at Western Sizzlin' in Harrison. The meeting was called to order by President Lisa Bailey. Beverly Bear led the Invocation, and Wilma Finney led the Pledge of Allegiance. more
The Boone County Senior Activity and Wellness Center will host a special spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Friday, June 7 at 5 p.m. at the Center, located at 1516 Rock Springs Road in Harrison. A gospel singing group will perform during the fundraiser. more
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