Day: December 18, 2020

Stone County Health Department Confirms Four More COVID-19 Deaths

by: Scott McCaulley The Stone County Health Department Thursday confirms four more COVID-19 Deaths in the county. Health Department Officials also state in the Facebook Post that the number of cases in the county has increased over the last seven days including the Positivity Rate from 12 to 13%. The Health Department continues to encourage …

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City of Harrison Passes Business License Waiver Option

by: Scott McCaulley The Harrison City Council passes Thursday night an Amendment to the Business License Ordinance allowing Businesses that have suffered a hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to apply for a Waiver for the Business License Fee requirements for 2021. The amendment allows businesses to apply to the city to have the $50 …

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Boil Order Lifted in Newton County

From: KTLO A boil order issued Monday for the entire Compton Waterworks system in Newton County has been lifted. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) notes on its website the boil order was lifted Thursday. The precautionary order was issued following a main break.

Organization Creates Loan Program for Non-Profits Focused on Conservation and Culture

by: Nyzah McDonald, Ozarks First There’s new funding available for certain local non-profits that need help recovering from this year and preparing for the next. Community Foundation of the Ozarks has created a loan program for organizations with missions focused on conservation and environment, animal care and advocacy, and arts and culture. “We’ve canceled arts …

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Reeds Spring School District Gets High Marks on Community Survey

Press Release Survey results from the community show good grades for the Reeds Spring School District. Earlier this year, the research company Patron Insight offered to provide Reeds Spring Schools a free community survey as part of the company’s Small School District Initiative. Nearly 500 people participated in the online survey. They were asked to …

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