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Imagine a place where every day is Veterans Day. Wait. There is, and it is in Harrison. Located in what was the former junior high school cafeteria building on South Pine Street and originally built … more
How many billboards are enough or too many in Harrison? That’s a question that has been posed to Mayor Jerry Jackson. He brought it Thursday night to the city council’s Community … more
Add one more accolade to Ruby Kate Chitsey’s long line of accomplishments. Earlier this month, Ruby Kate was named one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers of 2021 by The Prudential … more
Scenes from Friday's "May Days" event going on today (May 14th) and Saturday (May 15th) at the Boone County District Fairgrounds in Harrison. Plenty of music, carnival rides, clothing vendors, and … more
The Harrison Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee discussed the upcoming sports season and what might be expected. Parks director Chuck Eddington said about 300 kids had signed up for Tee-ball … more
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced this week that he has, by executive order, established the American Rescue Plan Steering Committee. The committee is comprised of eight state cabinet officials or … more
The Boone County Quorum Court passed an ordinance Tuesday night establishing a special revenue fund to be called the American Rescue Plan Fund. The county will soon receive an unannounced amount of … more
Boone County Sheriff Tim Roberson reported to the quorum court Tuesday night that the department has some staff vacancies, but the new addition to the jail is already being occupied. The jail … more
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Repairs to the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee could take months after a crack was found in the span, forcing thousands of trucks and cars to detour … more
Harrison City Council standing committees meet Thursday night, but that meeting will be preceded by a special full council meeting. The council meeting begins at 6 p.m. Aldermen will be asked to … more
The Northwest Arkansas District Fair will present its first-ever May Days Music Festival this Friday and Saturday at the Fairgrounds. Allison Black, fair manager, said the fair was supposed to … more
Harrison Parks director Chuck Eddington asked the Parks Advisory Committee for action on a couple of items to take to city council members this week, but one of the issues won’t even make it to … more
Something had to be done!If Harrison was to be a respectable town, there could be no place in it for scofflaws and ne’er-do-wells. The law was going to have to be laid down. On Jan. 2, 1882, … more
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is 17th in a series of stories featuring valedictorians and salutatorians from area high schools. The Distinguished Highest Honor Graduates for Harrison High School are … more
Riddle, Derosier on top at Yellville-Summit Staff Report news@harrisondaily.com   EDITOR’S NOTE: This is 16th in a series of stories featuring valedictorians and salutatorians … more
May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and motorcyclists are gearing up to enjoy the scenery in the Ozarks and across the nation. Harrison Mayor Jerry Jackson signed a proclamation in the company of … more
FORT SMITH— In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney David Clay Fowlkes recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local and Tribal law enforcement. This year, the … more
Early voting started Tuesday in the annual school election and the only questions voters have to answer are at Omaha. There is a race for Omaha School Position 4, a five-year term, between … more
Unofficial election results reported Tuesday night show that almost 60% of voters approved of sales taxes to build the Creekside Community Center. Voters were asked to approve a pair of sales … more
A reception and luncheon was held for Dr. Randy Esters, the President of North Arkansas College, who is leaving after this term to go back to his home state of Louisina to take a position with a … more
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