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Enjoying the Carnival

It's not yours to break

When my son was a boy, he had an elaborate race car set from his grandparents. The cars raced each other, went around curves, and did loops. There were dump trucks that could be loaded and unloaded with gravel, plus all kinds of lights, sounds, bells and whistles. He loved it!

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Just 'Hold On'

Just 'Hold On'!

Safe Haven sites combat infant abandonment

Albany, GA (AP) — The National Safe Haven Alliance (NSHA) notes that in 2021, 31 babies were placed in dumpsters, found in backpacks, or discarded in other dangerous locations. Twenty-two of …

Local student makes Honor Roll at Oregon State University

Matthew N. Bareno of Harrison, a Junior studying Biological Data Sciences, was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for the Summer 2023 session.

Denver Smith celebrates 90th birthday

Denver Smith, of Jasper, will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday, Sept. 23. A celebration will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Carroll Electric building in Jasper on his special day. Everyone is welcome to drop by and wish him a happy birthday!

Batavia Ladies Friendship Club meeting notes

The Batavia Ladies Friendship Club met at the Batavia First Baptist Church Monday, Sept. 11.

Birth announcements

Forest Lawrence Marcusen

Boone County Senior Wellness and Activity Center menu

Monday, Sept. 25

Northwest Arkansas District Fair Scenes

District Fair Education Building

District Fair Rabbit Show

District Fair Swine Show

200 million children are child laborers

In our study of Labor Day and the hard working men and women who make our country what it is today, we have to realize it hasn’t always been great conditions for workers.

Saunder's Memorial Shoot to be held Sept. 21-24

The 68th Annual Saunder's Memorial Shoot will be held Sept. 21, 22, 23, 24,  at the Luther Owen's Muzzle Loading Range and Park in Berryville  Firing will begin Thursday at 12 p.m. and …

District Fair Opens

Fair Scene

Arvest Bank to host Fraud Seminar

Arvest Bank will host a free fraud protection seminar from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the JPH Conference Center at North Arkansas College. The seminar, offered in partnership with the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce, will focus on risk mitigation and protect your business and personal accounts. Shawn Christian, Regional Sales Manager and Sarah Sanders, Brand and Associate Development Manager for the Arvest Treasury Management Division, will share insights into current trends, types of fraud and protection. A Q and A panel discussion will be held. Breakfast provided.

Chamber of Commerce to host benefits workshop

The Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a Group Benefits Workshop with Armor Insurance Brokers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Signature Tower. The workshop, “Retain Top Talent and Grow ROI” will provide information to help business owners and the communities they serve acquire comprehensive health insurance. A great benefits package will help retain valuable talent and ensure the long-term success of enterprises.