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  1. County plans to save money with new shop buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A Region 8 county hopes to save money with a new shop building. Poinsett County spends, on average, $80,000 every 6 months just on upkeep for gravel roads.


  2. Weiner announces plans to detach from Harrisburg and bring school district backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... and Greta Greeno have been at the forefront of the fight for rural schools since the district consolidated with Harrisburg School District in 2010. Cadle and Greeno led the meeting to inform people about the plan to vote to detach from Harrisburg ... 1 comment

  3. Several businesses fined for selling booze to minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KAIT-TV

    ... 8 businesses fined and placed on probation for selling to minors included Doubletree's #128, 210 N. Illinois, Harrisburg; Jordan's Kwik Stop #9, 808 E. Jackson, Harrisburg; M&M Kwick Stop, 629 S. Walnut, Osceola; and Poinsett Package Store, 17739 ...


  4. Jason C. BurkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Jason C. Burk, 37, of Harrisburg, died at 3:43 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015, at Hershey Medical Center, as a result of an automobile accident. Born May 22, 1978, in Altoona, he was the son of Steven R. and Cindy M. Burk, of Lewistown.


  5. Harrisburg celebrates with Festival on the RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - There are a number of events and festivals taking place Saturday around Region 8. Many small communities are looking forward to local festivals. The city of Harrisburg spent Friday afternoon gearing up for the 2015 Festival on the Ridge.


  6. Check out what new vendors are selling at the Broad Street Market in HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 |

    ... with macaroni and cheese. Find the stand in the stone building. The Harrisburger: The stand borrows its name from Harrisburg, and builds a menu of burgers topped with locally sourced ingredients including beer from midtown's own Zeroday Brewing ...


  7. 7-Eleven sues New Salem store saying it's using chain's logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 1 | The York Daily Record

    ... their logo without permission, to further his business. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg and names Asfand Khan and Super 7 Food Mart LLC as defendants and alleges that Khan "intentionally adopted the Super-7 name, ...


  8. Harrisburg Middle School to build new outside reading areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - Some may think reading is a thing of the past for kids, but Harrisburg Middle School doesn't accept that. Thanks to Lowe's, Harrisburg Middle School received $4,400 to build an outside reading area.


  9. Poinsett County man pleads guilty to animal crueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A Poinsett County rancher pleaded guilty in Poinsett County Circuit Court Thursday on animal cruelty charges following an investigation into an "emaciated bull", according to court documents. Jeff Drum, 46, of Harrisburg was given a $2,000 fine and ordered to undergo a psychological exam by a special judge.


  10. How much is your school district paying in legal expenses?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 |

    ... The most the district spent was $201,685.49 in 2011-12 and the least amount spent was $24,270.99 in 2002-03. Harrisburg School District had 7,014 students enrolled as of the 2014-15 school year. The district spent a total of $10,135,361.14 in legal ...


  11. Dauphin County will host Youth Step USA competition this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 |

    More than 200 youth steppers from across the country, including Pennsylvania, are expected to compete for the national title at the middle school and high school levels. The middle school championship will be at 7 p.m. May 22 at Harrisburg High School, 2451 Market St., Harrisburg.


  12. Philadelphia finds that bridge to the 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    ... stereotype -- packed every SRC meeting and clogged Broad Street with their signs of protest , demanding that Harrisburg, City their classrooms, open their libraries, bring back their nurses. It was the fast-food workers from ...


  13. Dead son's class ring returned to mom on Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A missing family heirloom returned home after 30 year gives a Region 8 mom the best Mother's Day. "It's home and that's where it's going to stay," Brenda Sparks said.


  14. $34,000 approved for Poinsett County Detention Center updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - The Poinsett County Detention Center has been approved for some much needed updates. Sheriff Larry Mills said at the last Quorum Court meeting $34,000 was approved for a new fire alarm system.


  15. New fast food joint coming to HarrisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A popular fast food restaurant is coming to Harrisburg. Mayor Randy Mills told Region 8 News a McDonald's is being built on Highway 1 next to the Family Dollar.


  16. Chipotle opens Sunday in Wilkes-Barre Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Chipotle Mexican Grill is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Sunday on Mundy Street in Wilkes-Barre Township, one of three upcoming new restaurant openings. The opening will follow an invitation-only pre-opening event on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., said Carmen Fackler, Chipotle area manager from Harrisburg who came to Wilkes-Barre Township to assist with the opening.


  17. Business serves up more than crawfish after warrant servedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    POINSETT COUNTY, AR - A business known for serving up southern seafood was apparently a front for drug activity, according to sheriff's investigators. Three arrests were made during a drug investigation at H&T Crawfish on Highway 1 in Harrisburg Friday afternoon. 14 comments

  18. Harrisburg prom dress suspension hits national newsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 |

    The story of a Harrisburg high school student who was suspended, but then vindicated, over her "revealing" prom dress has caught national attention. The New York Daily News, Seventeen magazine and Teen Vogue magazine published stories this week on their websites based on PennLive's coverage.


  19. Record for Dunmire in jumpsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Malik Sechler won three events and Mifflin County dropped Harrisburg 118-32 and 109-41 in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth track and field meet on Tuesday at Harrisburg High School. Jordan Fisher added two wins in the jumps, taking the triple jump and the high jump to help the Huskies.


  20. Recycling efforts improve in Poinsett CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - Communities in Poinsett County are using resources to improve their recycling efforts. Harrisburg already recycles paper and cardboard, but next week they will begin recycling plastic.


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