Tagged: harrison

Billboard Advertisement Leads to KKK Radio

by Associated Press 12/31/2014 9:30 am

A new billboard in Harrison advertises web-based "whiteprideradio.com" and is leased by the Knights Party of Zinc, formerly the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

Arkansas Restaurant Timeline: Master Chef

by Lauren James 11/4/2013 8:00 am

See what food and travel writer Kat Robinson has to say about Master Chef in Harrison -- the 18th in a series on historic restaurants and iconic dining spots in Arkansas.

UPDATE: First Federal to Acquire First National of Hot Springs, Heritage Bank of Jonesboro

by Gwen Moritz 7/1/2013 3:30 pm

First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, the publicly traded parent company of First Federal Bank of Harrison, announced Monday a deal to acquire First National Bank of Hot Springs and Heritage Bank in Jonesboro in a deal worth almost $124 million.

Harrison: Action Follows Need To Recycle (Green Initiatives | Winner 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

A new contract with Inland Services for garbage collection and residential curbside recycling, in addition to a green retrofitting of City Hall, represent Harrison’s commitment to green and energy conservation initiatives.

Harrison: Renovation Becomes A CORE Issue (Main Street Preservation | Honorable Mention 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

Central Organization for Revitalization & Enhancement's efforts have earned Harrison, with a population just under 13,000, honorable mention recognition as a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Main Street preservation.

Arkansas Engagement: Sara Drewry of Harrison & Michael Grigg of Green Forest

by Samuel G. Smith 8/1/2012 2:28 pm

Sara Drewry of Harrison and Michael Grigg of Green Forest are engaged to be married Sept. 1 at the Grigg Family Farm.

Meet the Neighbors: Jerry Yester, Harrison

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/23/2012 12:00 am

Folk rocker Jerry Yester has lived all across the U.S., but there’s something special about North Arkansas that really soothes his soul.

Hot Air Balloon Championships Are Airborne in Harrison Friday-Sunday

by Karen Martin 9/8/2011 5:48 am

The skies will brighten above Harrison with 20 balloons competing for cash and prizes during the 16th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship Friday-Sunday (Sept. 9-11). All events (except tethered balloon rides) are free.

Discover Arkansas: The Ozarks

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

Photo opportunities abound along Scenic Byway 7, many close to the Buffalo National River near Jasper. Canoe trips are popular down parts of the 150-mile river, and the 95,000 acres of public land surrounding the river offer campgrounds, cabins and other lodging, as well as springs, caves, waterfalls, natural bridges, and walking and hiking trails.

Admire Fall Foliage in Harrison

by Karen Martin 10/4/2010 5:26 am

Looking for fall foliage? Some of the finest seasonal colors in the state can be seen at Maplewood Cemetery in Harrison, home to 733 mature maple trees.

A Place to Call Home: Communities Offer Comfortable Living

by Living in Arkansas staff 8/1/2009 12:00 am

When it comes to finding a retirement community, Arkansas offers an abundance of choices, from small cottages and cozy apartments to spacious homes.