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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Hardy Receives new signage from A and P funds (04/20/16)
Photo/ Kim Break Main Street in Hardy received new signage on Wednesday, April 13. The signage was approved by Hardy City Council and paid for by the Hardy Advertising and Promotions Commission. The new signage features the city's logo, a few highlights of the historic town and not pictured here is a "parking" addition located at the bottom of the sign as well...
Sharp County Mobile Rabies clinic scheduled (04/20/16)
The Sharp County Mobile Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held Saturday, April 23. The schedule and locations for the mobile rabies clinic will be as follows:Highland (High School parking lot) 8:50 am - 9:30 am Hardy (Parking lot across from Library) 9:40-10:00...
Local Sharp Shooters Home Team ready to face the Harlem Wizards (04/20/16)
The Sharp Shooters Home Team is ready to go toe-to-toe with the SLAMTASTIC Harlem Wizards at the Basketball Game on Friday, April 22 at the A.L. Hutson Center in Highland. Team members include teachers, coaches and students from the Highland, Cave City and Salem School District, plus some former students and community members...
Local author to sign books about West Memphis Three (04/20/16)
Three 8-year-old boys frolicked in their West Memphis neighborhood after school May 5, 1993, and later that afternoon they vanished without a trace. A day later their mangled, nude bodies are found in a drainage ditch. Police and prosecutors believed the killings are related to the occult. Three teenagers are arrested one month later. Marion teens Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley Jr. are convicted of the heinous murders...
Ozarka Foundation Spring Gala deemed a success (04/13/16)
The weather was beautiful on March 31 and the Ozarka College Foundation Spring Gala was yet again a huge success. The 2016 Spring Gala took place in the FNBC Student Commons Area of the Student Services Center, at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Ark. This year's theme was, "Make a Difference! Endow, Educate, Empower" and the presenting sponsor was Centennial Bank. ...
Ash Flat Fire Department receives grant to assist with wildfire prevention (04/13/16)
Arkansas Forestry Commission representative Richard Spurlock, recently presented Ash Flat firefighters a $1,000 grant from Arkansas Firewise as part of a large-scale wildfire prevention effort across their fire district. Ash Flat is working to become a Firewise Community...
Head Start seeks applicants in four Sharp County locations (04/13/16)
It is that time a year again. As one school year ends, registration for a new one begins and the Northcentral Arkansas Development Council, Inc. Head Start is seeking students for the 2016-2017 school year. The purpose of the Arkansas Head Start Association includes working to ensure availability of comprehensive early childhood education and high-quality services for children and families in Arkansas. The AHSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization...
Coldwell Banker Team wins platinum level sales award (04/13/16)
Besides winning Platinum Level sales award at the recent Northeast Arkansas Realtor Awards, Team Ozark from Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Hardy including Phillip and Renee Orr, Carlota Carver, Emily Bagwell and Jeff Shackleford, also won various prizes. Renee Orr won a door prize of four tickets to a St. Louis Cardinals game, a $100 gift card to Gearhead and a Yeti cooler with all kinds of good stuff in it. Shackelford, Carver and Phillip Orr also won prizes...
Social Security resoruces and planning available (04/07/16)
By Tonya Cater, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Pine Bluff, Ark. For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with information, tools and resources to meet our customers' changing needs and lifestyles. So many people buzz through extremely busy and complicated schedules these days. A smartphone in one hand, a computer in front of then, and a digital task list that never seems to end...
The friends of Old Main in Salem to host concert (04/07/16)
The Friends of Old Main in Salem are again hosting the Fridays with Friends Concert Series in April. Every Friday night in April a meal will be served at 5 p.m. and music will begin around 6 p.m. The menu changes every week. Suggested donation is $7. Very talented musicians and chefs are donating their time and talents to support the Old Main school building restoration project. This concert series was one of the most popular activities at Old Main last year also...
Grinder joins Fulton County Hospital (04/07/16)
North Arkansas Family Clinic (owned and operated by Fulton County Hospital) is pleased to announce that Charles Grinder, an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) has joined their health care team. Nurse practitioner Grinder will be joining Renee Arnold, APRN in providing care to patients of all ages for health promotion, as well as treatment for chronic and acute health care problems. His experience includes working in hospice care, urgent care and emergency department settings...
Mountain Home Moose Lodge to host dinner (04/07/16)
Country Fried Steak Dinner at the Moose Lodge The women of Mountain Home Moose Lodge will hold their monthly Country Fried Steak dinner this Friday, April 8, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The menu will once again include hand-breaded Country Fried Steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, salad, a roll, home-made dessert and beverage. ...
Montgomery and McCormack scheduled to address Izard County Historical Society (04/07/16)
The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet on April 10, at the Izard County Senior Center on Highway 9 South of Brockwell at 2 p.m. Carolyn Atkinson, President of the society, welcomes anyone to attend this informative meeting and to enjoy some refreshments after the session. The public is urged to bring mementos, pictures, newspaper articles, etc. about Calico Rock or the bank to the meeting as tables will display these articles for viewing...
Arkansans challenged to give through ArkansasGives.org (04/06/16)
Arkansas Community Foundation is challenging all Arkansans to make online gifts through ArkansasGives.org from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 7. During the event, almost 600 nonprofits from throughout the state can earn bonus dollars from a $400,000 bonus pool provided by the Community Foundation...