Day: June 18, 2021

MDC Podcast: Lake and Outdoor Safety, Bear Awareness

by: Scott McCaulley This week’s Missouri Department of Conservation Podcast features an interview with Stone County Agent Kearby Bridges, who talks about water and outdoor safety as well as the increasing number of bear sightings and what to do should someone encounter a bear walking on a trail or approach a house. The complete podcast …

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UPDATE: Name of Man Killed in Officer Involved Shooting Released

From: KTLO Harrison Police Chief Chris Graddy has released the name of a man shot and killed by police Wednesday afternoon in Harrison. Graddy identified the man as 40-year-old David Aaron King of Pine Bluff. King was identified as an absconder from the Arkansas Board of Parole and located at a residence on North Spring …

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AYS Podcast: Stone County Health Department Says COVID Variant in County

by: Scott McCaulley The Stone County Health Department reports the number of cases of COVID-19 has risen 40 cases over the last week which includes reports of the Delta Variant strain of the virus. Stone County Health Department Director Pam Burnett says during the latest edition of the “At Your Service” Podcast that the presence …

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Murals Part of Tourist Attraction for Downtown Harrison

by: Scott McCaulley A project that began in 2018 now has grown to become another draw for visitors in Historic Downtown Harrison. The Natural Art Mural Tour features a dozen murals that have been painted on buildings in the area. Matt Bell of the Harrison Convention and Visitors Bureau recently took KHOZ’s “Around the Table” …

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Justice Department Says Polling Places in Newton County Need ADA Improvements

From: KTLO The federal government says 11 of the 18 polling sites in Newton County need upgrades to continue to be used in future elections. The Justice Department Tuesday reached a settlement under Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act with Newton County and the Newton County Election Commission to make the county’s polling …

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