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It’s called Crooked Creek for a reason
Many opportunities exist along this stretch, but the most enjoyable floating, fishing and scenery to partake in may be the Pyatt to Snow section in Marion County.
Deadly tick found in Arkansas; program to turn in ticks
HARRISON, Ark. -The Longhorned tick has now been found in four states, including Arkansas, but researchers don't think the cases are connected.That tick found in the Natural State was recently found on a dog in Benton County.Dr. Heath Jones, a veterinarian with Harrison Animal Clinic, said, "They ca
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hospital important to our community
Due to the remoteness of the location, it took several hours for two of my friends to hike back to the truck, find cell service and begin the rescue progress. After about five hours, the very first responders arrived. While I can not possibly mention all the many people who helped, I must name two i
Is this your dog?
Harrison Police Animal Control Officer Matthew Case said this white female hound mix with black spots and a pink bandana around her neck was located on North Rowland. If this is your dog, call Harrison Police at 741-5463.
Cotton spent years coaching Searcy County basketball
When his career was over, Cotton spent 13 years coaching in Marshall, seven years coaching in St. Joe and then 10 years coaching in Leslie, where he retired.
Golden Corral worker shoved $7K down pants then went on meth-fueled shopping spree: police
Laberge, 38, had been working at the Golden Corral on North Kansas Expressway, documents say, and life was going well.
Murder suspect to claim self defense
Robert Dean Penny, 60, is charged with first-degree murder for the Dec. 5 death of his landlord Chester Raymond Hornowski.
The Madison County Senior Activity and Wellness Center: June 21-29
The Madison County Senior Activity and Wellness Center, located at 903 N. College Ave. in Huntsville, has announced its lunch menu and schedule of events for June 21-29.Lunch is served every weekday from 11:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. To be served, the center asks for a $3 donation from those who are o
Arkansas schools not pursuing four-day school week
GREEN FOREST, Ark. -The idea of shortening the number of days in the school week may seem like a plus.Green Forest Superintendent Matt Summers said, "There is money to be saved. Two less bus routes. Two less meals served in the cafeteria. But at what point are you trading off what's best for your ki
Lauren Hall, a Golden-Voiced Park Ranger Sings Her Backcountry Tips
You know the Fleetwood Mac song “Dreams,” right? Turns out, it’s an excellent base for a cover song about proper rafting along the Buffalo River in Ponca, Arkansas. As a kind of public service announcement concert series, local park ranger Lauren Hall has been posting videos of herself singing cover
Town hall meeting on sales tax renewal at 6 p.m. Monday
The first town hall meeting for citizens to ask questions about two sales tax renewal proposals in Harrison is set for 6 p.m. Monday, June 18, at Eagle Heights Baptist Church, which is in Ward 4.
Deer/Mt. Judea board to meet Thursday
The Deer/Mt. Judea Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at the Mt. Judea Campus.Items on the agenda include:Consider approval of financial and previous minutes.Consider purchase of a lawn mower for the Deer Campus.Consider Provision 2 Status for the school district.Executive se
Harrison, Ark. restaurant owner turns himself into authorities for identity fraud case
HARRISON, Ark. --Police say the owner of a restaurant on the square in Harrison, Ark. turned himself into authorities.
Active killer response training at Jasper School
About 20 law enforcement officers from about eight different law enforcement agencies were at the Jasper School Wednesday and Thursday, June 13-14, to take part in training on how to confront an active killer.
"Project Lifesaver" extended to Branson Tourists
BRANSON, Mo. -- Thanks to a new grant, the Branson Police Department will now extend it's "Project Lifesaver" program to tourists and visitors.
July 4th turtle races pre-registration opens June 25
The long-standing summer tradition of turtle racing takes place in Harrison on Wednesday, July 4. The annual event was created by First Federal Bank in Harrison 36 years ago, was continued by Bear State Bank and this year will be co-sponsored by Bear State and Arvest.
Our correspondence: As life goes by
The Razorback baseball team won their first game in Omaha Sunday in a seven hour game due to a rain break. What a game! The rain came in just when we had the bases loaded. Whenever a game is stopped in the middle of it there is a cooling down time and it isn’t always good. I was happy to see we held
Election Commission to meet twice Tuesday afternoon
The other is a half-percent infrastructure tax that is only allowed for street, sewer, water and other such projects.
Harrison city officials encourage voters to pass tax renewals
HARRISON, Ark. -Right now people in Harrison pay a half-cent infrastructure tax and a quarter-cent general fund tax.Every eight years city officials ask for those taxes to be renewed for another eight years.Mayor Dan Sherrell said, “Tax is, probably any way you spell it, it’s a four-letter word. We
Buffalo National River hosts National Park Radio concert
STEEL CREEK — Approximately 1,300 people attended the 3rd annual National Park Radio concert at Steel Creek Campground on Saturday. National Park Radio, an Americana/folk/bluegrass band from Harrison, delighted concert goers with more than 2 hours of live music among the unmatched natural beauty of