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ASP’s Criminal Investigation Division investigated an officer-involved shooting fatality that occurred Friday, March 1, 2024, in Eureka Springs. They presented their findings to the Prosecuting Attorney. more
A new program with North Arkansas College has great potential to help people in our community by tutoring low-literacy students prepare for the GED test. The program is seeking tutors — those who have some experience or related experience and an interest in teaching. At the tutor’s convenience, the tutor will meet with the student for 1-2 hours weekly at the college. NorthArk hours are Monday – Thursday 8 a.m.—5 p.m. more
Harrison High School administrators were alerted to a gun on campus on Tuesday, April 23. School officials discovered that the student was in possession of a BB gun of the pistol type. more
The Boone County Friends of the Library (FOL) will hold their Children's and Young Adult Book Sale on Friday, May 10, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and on Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. The book sale will take place at the Boone County Library located at 221 W. Stephenson Ave. in Harrison. more
Cave Region Review and North Arkansas College Host Music and Art Festival Saturday, April 27. Music, arts and crafts, free food, activities for kids, and door prizes can all be found at the Cave Region Music and Art Festival, Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Pioneer Pavilion, located at Northark’s South Campus in Harrison. more
During its monthly meeting last week, the Harrison School Board approved the hiring of Jackson Doshier to be the new head high school girls’ basketball coach. more
Terri Ginochio, 64, of Harrison, died at Cox South April 16 following a long hospitalization after an auto wreck that occurred in February. The two-vehicle wreck occurred on Lakeshore Drive, in Harrison, on Feb. 8. The wreck was located on the bridge crossing Crooked Creek near Wonder Willa Park. A 2003 Chevy Silverado pickup, driven by 37 year-old Alex Lynn Rocky Moore, impacted Ginochio's 2005 Toyota Camry when the Silverado crossed the center line while traveling Eastbound. more
A tanker truck wrecked over onto its side Friday, slowing traffic in Marion County. Office of Emergency Management reported the tanker truck overturned in Flippin early Friday morning. The wreck closed roads to thru traffic at Hwy 62 and Hwy 202 all the way to Hwy 62 Business at Powell Feed in Flippin. more
We really need to do something about our national debt. No, I’m not talking about the nearly $35 trillion dollars Congress has borrowed over the years. I am discussing a more important debt. A debt born in blood, sweat and sacrifice. The saying “Freedom Isn’t Free” rings so true and the people who paid this steep price are called veterans. We owe them a massive debt that can never be repaid, but we can try to do a better job taking care of them. more
Earth Day — April 22 “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” —Lady Bird Johnson more
Today, the Diamond City Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Yard-Sale Fundraiser is ongoing till 4 p.m. at the Station. You don’t want to miss it! more
Special Olympics Arkansas Area 2 held their Spring Track and Field event at F.S. Garrison Stadium in Harrison on Friday, April 12. The events kicked off with a torch run featuring officers of the Harrison Police Department and Boone County Sherriff's Office at 8:30 a.m. The torch run began at the  Harrison City Hall and ended at the F.S. Garrison Stadium. more
The National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) in cooperation with North Arkansas College (Northark) is sponsoring the annual National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The local ceremony will be held in Pioneer Pavilion on the south campus, 1–3 p.m. more
[Note: The tragic incident related here took place in Newton County on January 2, 1953. The Boone County jail in Harrison housed the suspect for a short time, and much of the investigation was also done in Harrison, led by Deputy Prosecutor Joe Villines. Information for this story was obtained from The Harrison Daily Times, The Arkansas Gazette, and the Springfield News Leader dated January 3-7 of 1953.] more
The Marion County Sheriff's office reported that at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, they were dispatched to Welcome Ridge boat launch area in northern Marion County after area residents located the body of an unidentified white female, floating just offshore in Bull Shoals Lake. more
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