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  1. Poinsett County man guilty in slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | NWAonline

    A Poinsett County Circuit Court jury took less than an hour Wednesday night to convict Charles Randall Davis of manslaughter for the 2015 fatal shooting of a rural Poinsett County man, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. Davis, 60, was accused of shooting Jeff Foster on Feb. 21, 2015, after an altercation in Davis' home in the Pitts community west of Harrisburg.


  2. New well in Harrisburg being preparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A $700,000 well in the eastern side of Harrisburg will help supply water more efficiently and help with meeting needs, the town's mayor told Region 8 News Wednesday. Harrisburg Mayor Randy Mills said the city only has one well but that a one-cent sales tax approved by voters last year will give the city enough funding to complete the project.


  3. Harrisburg officials hope to build with facade grant programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - An economic development group in Poinsett County is looking at a way to help improve the exterior of buildings and other capital improvements. Officials with the Harrisburg Economic Development Commission are accepting applications for renovation grants until 4 p.m. March 6. The group sets aside $10,000 each year to be dedicated to help small businesses in Harrisburg.


  4. Traffic changes coming to downtown HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HARRISBURG, AR - Poinsett County officials are urging people to be extra observant and drive safely starting this week in downtown Harrisburg. According to the Poinsett County Facebook page, South Main Street, Court Street, Market Street and North East Street are now all one-way streets, officials said. 2 comments

  5. Letter says neglect rife at youth jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | NWAonline

    ... The goods and services needed to run the centers are "much more complex." The centers -- in Colt, Dermott, Harrisburg, Lewisville and Mansfield -- house up to 249 youths in total. As of Friday, 216 were being held. Other youths -- 57 as of Friday ...


  6. Harrisburg woman arrested after stabbing, biting man in groinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - Harrisburg police arrested a woman after she stabbed a man and bit him in the neck, arm, and testicles. According to Harrisburg Police Chief Gary Hefner, the incident happened around 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the 400-block of May Avenue.


  7. Heflin to welcome packaging company from OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Anniston Star

    ... artered in Cullman and operates satellite locations in Atlanta, Tupelo, Miss., Jackson, Miss., Jackson, Tenn. and Harrisburg, Ark.


  8. The Choice Between Old School And New Age Learning at Harrisburg HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    This year's graduating class at Harrisburg High School will be a little different from others. That's because this is the first year that the graduating seniors will have gotten their complete high school education in a customized-learning program.


  9. Poinsett County Sheriff's Department now using Smart911 systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - Poinsett County authorities are now working on building a population map to help residents who call 911 get the help they need in a faster way. According to a media release from Sheriff Kevin Molder, the department is now using the Smart911 system. 1 comment

  10. Man hospitalized after being hit by pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - For the second time in two weeks, police responded to a vehicle hitting a pedestrian crossing Red Wolf Boulevard. Jonesboro police say Roma Tate, 58, of Harrisburg was hospitalized after a pickup truck hit him as he crossed the busy thoroughfare.


  11. 2016 unsolved homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 |

    Memorial at the site where David Henry was fatally shot Oct. 22 in the 500 block of Calder Street in Harrisburg. All but one are male, and all but one person was fatally shot.


  12. Harrisburg looks at smoking, tobacco ban in certain public areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HARRISBURG, AR - An ordinance to ban smoking and tobacco use in certain public areas in Harrisburg is being debated, with supporters saying it will help residents. The plan is part of an initiative with St. Bernards to raise awareness involving the health risks of smoking or secondhand smoke.


  13. State panel rejects youth-jail contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... her "years of commitment." Boon argued that the centers run by Consolidated Youth Services in Colt and Harrisburg already provided substance-abuse services and therapy on-site. Department representatives asserted to lawmakers that these services ...


  14. Win or lose, Harrisburg High's Cougars are champions: Anwar CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 |

    ... above gymnasiums or in sport stadiums. Yes, a champion could be illustrated by those accolades, but for the 2016 Harrisburg High School Cougars the word "champion" was, once again, redefined. On Saturday, the Harrisburg High Cougars Football team ...


  15. Celebration for Harrisburg High School football playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WPMT-TV York

    Officials and students from the Harrisburg School District celebrating this year's football season. Although the Cougars lost in the PIAA championship game against Archbishop Wood 37-10 Friday night, the players still made history by just being in the championship.


  16. Harrisburg High School parade honors football team's historic state title game seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 |

    The parade -- which left John Harris high School at 12:30 p.m. -- included the football team, coaches, cheerleaders and band members. Harrisburg lost to Archbishop Wood during the PIAA Class 5A title game over the weekend.


  17. 2 Arkansas nonprofits renew bid to run youth lockupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... originally proposed on therapy, substance-abuse programs and sex-offender treatments at facilities in Colt and Harrisburg. Executive directors Bonnie Boon of Consolidated Youth Services and Jerry Walsh of South Arkansas Youth Services said they ...


  18. Mary Ann (Ebbing) WilkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... She was a 1951 graduate of Marked Tree High School and later married Jackie L. Wilkins on Oct. 30, 1954, in Harrisburg, Arkansas. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2016, after 61 loving years of marriage. After moving to Indiana, Mary Ann worked ...


  19. Ukrainian man who posed as HS student gets two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A 24-year-old Ukrainian man who lied about his name and age to attend a Pennsylvania high school was sentenced Tuesday to 11A1 2 to 23 months in jail for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate and stealing a public school education. A Dauphin County judge on Tuesday also ordered Artur Samarin to repay the Harrisburg School District $44,000 while he spends seven years on probation after his release from jail, first reported.


  20. Protest? Yes. But don't dignify Saturday's Nazi rally at the Capitol by showing up: Ann Van DykeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 |

    ... p.m. to 4 p.m.seeks to do just that. It is purposefully being held at the same time and at a different location - Harrisburg High School (2451 Market St, Harrisburg, Pa. 17103) to draw people away from the hate group rally and create a space where ...


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