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Harrison Police Chief Announces Retirement

HARRISON, Ark. – Harrison’s Police Chief, Pat Murphy sent a formal letter to Mayor Jeff Crockett announcing he is retiring from the Police Department. Murphy visited with HometownDailyNews.com: Murphy also said, “Being employed at the Harrison Police Department has been the highlight of my 35 year career in Law Enforcement and I am extremely proud …

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Sign Ignites on 248 Shopping Center

BRANSON, Mo. – The sign above The Wine Co. next to Country Mart on 248 caught fire Wednesday evening around 4:45 p.m. Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin says initial reports suggested much worse: Branson firefighters put out the fire by 5 p.m. No one was injured during the time of the fire.

Wintry Mix Possible Wednesday Night

BRANSON, Mo. – Another round of winter weather could be headed for the Ozarks Wednesday evening. Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Springfield, Mike Griffin gives the forecast: The Ozarks are currently under a wind chill advisory through noon today. Low temperatures with wind chills could get as cold as 24 degrees below zero.

NARMC Screening Results a Success

HARRISON, Ark. – Recently, 175 men participated in the 23rd Annual Prostate Cancer Screening provided by North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. The exam was provided free of cost to each participant. Urologist Dr. Scott Ferguson volunteered to help men in this area receive this potentially life-saving screening.  NARMC Auxilians and hospital staff members assisted with …

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Harrison Housing Authority Makes Big Impact in 2013

HARRISON, Ark. – Harrison Housing Authority makes a big impact in 2013. The Harrison Housing Authority had a year that was capped off by being named the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment – Arkansas Chapter’s Housing Authority of the year. Locally, the HHA’s impact was felt by the families and by Harrison’s economy. In …

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Boone County Library to Host ‘Take Care of Your Stuff’ Program

HARRISON, Ark.– Michael Loggins, Managing Attorney of Legal Aid of Arkansas and Past President of the Boone County Bar Association to host “Take Care of Your Stuff” Program. The program answers the question, “What will happen when I die?” Patrons of all ages are invited to attend this program.  Whether you are a young parent, …

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