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The streets of Harrison are safer with Corporal Raymond Peter on the beat. more
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hosts regular educational events at Nature Centers throughout the state. Each center focuses on the natural elements and ecosystems found in its region of the state. The centers are part classroom, part museum and part playground, helping Arkansans of all ages better understand their natural surroundings. more
The North Arkansas College Board of Directors held its monthly meeting Thursday, June 13, at the JPH Conference Center and approved the hiring of four new employees. more
Happy Fathers Day to all you Dads. more
Tickets remain on sale for the annual John Paul Hammerschmidt Men and Women of Distinction luncheon that will be held at the Signature Bank Community room. more
An informal group of citizens will be hosting petition signing opportunities for Arkansas’s November ballot initiatives on the Harrison square, near the gazebo, on Saturdays 7 a.m.-Noon. A signing is also scheduled for Sunday, June 23, at Community Flea Market, 525 Old Bellefonte Rd in Harrison from Noon to 3 p.m. more
We hope you like the new look of your library. A lot of work has been completed to make your library look nice. We hope you like the new paint color outside, the painting of the steps to upstairs, and the new flooring in the stairwell. more
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. more
Newton County residents of all ages are invited to come and hear about a recent grant submission calling for funding needed for Newton County to initiate a nationally recognized Drug-Free Communities (DFC) support program. more
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened on Thursday, June 13, in Harrison to assist individuals affected by the severe storm system that occurred May 24-27 in northern Arkansas. more
Harrison City Council held a special called meeting on Thursday, June 13 to consider an ordinance — Ordinance 1524, to authorize the city’s Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board to issue provisional alcohol permits. The meeting took place at 6 p.m. before the regular standing committees meeting in the council chambers at City Hall. more
The Newton County Local Emergency Planning Committee met Monday, June 10, and was updated on plans forming for the upcoming free health services event coming to Jasper and Kingston in July. more
57 year-old Frank Elvin Wheeler, of Harrison, has been convicted of rape and second degree sexual assault. Wheeler’s victim was a minor female. more
JASPER — Arkansas Sen. Bryan King (R) district 28 held a town hall meeting at the Jasper School Tuesday night, June 11, and opened the discussion on the topics of gravel mining and state budget legislation. When it came to opening the floor to the audience, questions and comments focused more on the status of the Buffalo National River and the LEARNS Act. more
The Arkansas Department of Health has lifted the the 'Boil Water' Notice issued by SW Boone County Water Association on June 6. The order was for the area on HWY 43 from the wellhouse to Compton. This order was issued as a precautionary measure because of the possibility that contaminated water may have entered the distribution system as a result of a loss in normal system pressure from a main break. more
Corporal Mark Morton of the Arkansas State Police will retire at the end of June. The corporal is a well-respected and will be missed by his co-workers. Natalie —  a dispatcher who works with Morton, expressed her admiration for him, "Mark has been a great trooper. He's got a drive that nobody has and we're definitely going to miss him." more
This is part two of a two part series. more
The Boone County Quorum Court met in special session Tuesday evening, June 4, and unanimously approved an ordinance to authorize County Judge Robert Hathaway to acquire financing for the purchase of a grapple truck for the county's road department. more
Due to the federal holiday, the United States Postal Service will not run on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.  Home delivery of the Daily Times will take place on Wednesday for those subscribers who receive their mail via carrier. Due to the USPS closure on the federal holiday Wednesday, newspapers that are delivered by USPS will arrive with Thursday's mail. Our office will be open during normal business hours on June 19. more
Harrison Firefighters Caden Robertson and Donovan Armstrong were out testing the water pressure and flow of water from the fire hydrants around the city of Harrison on Tuesday to make sure they are in proper working order.  more
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