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  1. Harrisburg safety forum: Superintendent rolls out ideas and mayor lashes out at failing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Harrisburg School District officials are planning to hire 10 additional security monitors and researching a "Safe Passages" program where paid community watchers could help ensure students get to schools safely. Superintendent Sybil Knight-Burney also said during a parent and community safety forum Thursday night at Harrisburg High School that she would consider working with the city to restart a school resource officer program.


  2. Harrisburg school safety forum set for Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | ABC 27

    The Harrisburg School District is calling for "All Hands on Deck" in protecting the children of the community. School officials are inviting parents, students, and the entire community to a safety forum Thursday night.


  3. Harrisburg man charged after three-hour standoff with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - Authorities in Poinsett County arrested a man Sunday night after he threatened to shoot officers who tried to walk into his house, according to Harrisburg Police Chief Gary Hefner. Hefner told Region 8 News that Paul Chappell, 49, of Harrisburg was armed with a gun at his home.


  4. Nine out of 11 schools in Harrisburg get failing scores from Pa. Department of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 |

    Academic scores in the Harrisburg School District dropped in the 2013-14 school year with most schools ranked as failing, according to the state Department of Education. The building scores for Harrisburg High School and Camp Curtin Elementary School ranked among the worst 36 in the state, out of 2,944 schools assessed by the Department of Education.


  5. Harrisburg man sentenced to 40 years for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | KAIT-TV

    HARRISBURG, AR - A northeast Arkansas man charged with 150 counts of child pornography crimes has pleaded guilty to four of the counts in a deal with prosecutors. The Jonesboro Sun reports 38-year-old Jason McDonald was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Monday after taking the deal. 3 comments

  6. New lawyer appointed in Jerry Lard appeal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HARRISBURG, AR - A man convicted in the murder of a Trumann police officer made a brief appearance in a Harrisburg courtroom Tuesday for a Rule 37.5 hearing, which is a special hearing for individuals sentenced to death in Arkansas. According to the 2nd Judicial District Prosecutor's Office, Poinsett County Circuit Judge Brent Davis appointed Jerry Lard, 40, of Trumann a new lawyer in the appeal process. 16 comments

  7. Man killed in head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HARRISBURG, AR - A head-on collision Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Region 8 man. The crash happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Highway 14 at Rush Lane in Poinsett County, according to Arkansas State Police. 4 comments

  8. Turner Grain's transition will help consolidate lawsuits alleging breach of contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... million in debts and $13.8 million in assets. Some of the largest creditors listed are Southern Rice & Cotton of Harrisburg, Arkansas, with a claim of $3.2 million, and Zero Grade Farms of Blytheville, Arkansas, with a $2.293 million claim. The ...


  9. Sheriff: 3 men hospitalized in Harrisburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    HARRISBURG - The Poinsett County sheriff's office is searching for three men in connection to a shooting that left three others hospitalized.


  10. Sheriff: 3 men hospitalized in Arkansas shootingRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... this week in partnership with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for National Teen Driver Safety Week. HARRISBURG, Ark. (AP) - The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office is searching for three men in connection to a shooting that left three others ...


  11. Harrisburg buildings evacuated for mystery gas odorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | ABC 27

    An odor of natural gas temporarily forced employees out of Harrisburg City Hall and the Public Safety Building this morning. "UGI is going to continue monitoring outside the buildings because we believe anything leaking would have come from outside," Fire Chief Brian Enterline said.


  12. from Readers: Football helps young girl succeed in schoolRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Missourian

    Rachel Howell is a Home Parent at Coyote Hill, a Christian Children's home in Harrisburg. Howell wrote this for the organization's newsletter and also shared it with us.


  13. A-State Freshman Impaled by Golf Club Learns to Walk AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | FOX16

    ... her life. He had to be really strong for that. I couldn't imagine." Community members from Eaton's hometown of Harrisburg, Arkansas, classmates, and friends say they continue to pray for a young woman with her whole life in front of her. "Even if ...


  14. Alleged sexual assault of teen girl shocks Harrisburg neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    Seventy-three-year-old Preston Sanders returned to his Bellevue Park home Friday morning to find that the back of his property was a crime scene. Harrisburg police later told Sanders that a 14-year-old girl may have been assaulted behind his house on her way to school Friday morning.


  15. Moo-Duck Brewery to open in Elizabethtown with creative, small-batch brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    ... is opening as a handful of other micro brewers enter the midstate. This year, Alter Ego Brewing in midtown Harrisburg is expected to open and later this fall Molly Pitcher Brewing will open in Carlisle. They join several dozen brewers in the region, ...


  16. Dentists want to increase student visits to Downey in-school dental clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 |

    Harrisburg School District dental hygienist Caren Butera and her friend, Nemo, teach children the art of proper teeth brushing in the Hamilton Health Center's clinic during open house at Downey Elementary School in Harrisburg. Harrisburg SMILES, a coalition of dentists who provide dental care to underserved area residents, is working with Highmark Blue Shield, United Concordia Dental, Hamilton Health Center and PinnacleHealth to increase student visits to Hamilton's dental clinic at Downey Elementary School in Harrisburg.


  17. Millage votes in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... approved the increase to merge their four campuses into one campus between Monette and Leachville. Trumann and Harrisburg also had proposed millage increases. According to the Poinsett County Clerk, Fonda Condra, Trumann's millage increase passed by ...


  18. Harrisburg School District is trying to accommodate 5 percent increase in kindergartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Kindergarten registration in Harrisburg School District will continue through Sept. 26, the school board decided Monday night, as the district deals with an influx with the restoration of a full-day program.


  19. Arkansas woman impaled by golf club moved to rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... Center in Atlanta for rehabilitation after being impaled in the neck by a golf club last month. Eaton, of Harrisburg, Ark., took her first ride in a power wheelchair Wednesday. Her mother captured the moment and posted it to her Facebook page with a ...


  20. Freshman girl impaled with golf club at frat party on road to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Freshman girl impaled with golf club at frat party on road to recovery, as her mom shares first photo of her since accident in a wheelchair leaving the hospital After spending weeks in critical and serious condition, she has now been transferred to Shepherd's Center in Atlanta for rehab An 18-year-old girl who was accidentally impaled with a golf club at a frat part on her second day of college is on the road to recovery. Natalie Jo Eaton of Harrisburg, Arkansas, has been moved out of Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., where she had been since the incident occurred on Aug. 19, and is now beginning what will be intense spinal cord rehabilitation at Shepherd's Center in Atlanta.


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