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Friday, May 27, 2016

Around Town

Not All Bridges Need Water Under Them!

Bridge1Hardy has a new bridge…. inside the Ozark Classic Crafts Mall. In speaking withbridge3 Marc Herring owner of the OCCM, he said “Yesterday was an auspicious day. This was the day when the Bridge was raised at the Mall. Literally. 2 years ago in casual conversation between myself and Tom Parsons (former ASU Engineering Professor) I was told that ASU had won the National Bridge Building Competition and that the bridge would be available for acquisition. I was delighted with the possibilities that this bridge could hang at the Mall. Two years later at it is.

Harlem Wizards Come To Sharp County

12728778_499686110192698_7339811239831256647_nAnother Fantastic evening was had by all who attended the Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce’s Basketball evening with the Harlem Wizards vs our local hometown Heros the Sharp Shooters.

One can’t even begin to know how many hours went into the planning of this event. It was multi-facited and had many moving parts.

Thanks to Kari Hollis who played conductor. Well done Kari.

To everyone else who played key roles and helped. Well done. To our friends and neighbors who courageously battled the Wizards as the Sharp Shooters. Well done!

New Signage On Main Street

hardysignThe city of Hardy has a brand new sign in place on Main Street! Thanks to our Hardy Advertisement & Promotions for taking a great step forward toward great use of the A&P funds. Great sign to help PROMOTE THE AREA!  Keep up the great work!

Hardy Arkansas Open For Tourist Season

 Come Pause In Hardy, AR for a day, a weekend, or more! With Spring weather arriving so early and Summer just around the corner….all of us are looking for some fun times from the grind of work. Well remember Hardy is a great place to come to for an affordable fun time.

If you enjoy camping, we have a camper park right off of the Main street in Hardy on the Spring River that is open and ready for you. If your into Bed and Breakfast stays, we got that too as well as some great hotels/motels. Now if you have a  larger group or  family, many home rental options are available  in the surrounding area.

Water Main Break On Main Street

HardywatermainCity of Hardy Superintendent Billy Gilbreath did a wonderful job, after a long afternoon of digging up Hardy’s Main St, in order to repair a water main break. By the end of the evening the leak was repaired and the hole closed up and the water back on. It was a long day for every one including Hardy Law enforcement who directed traffic keeping the crew safe.

The Friends of Hardy Arkansas wish to thank everyone who performed beyond compare on this most unusual Good Friday.

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2016 Version Of Forrest Gump Stops In Sharp County On Walk Across America

2558882-HA 2016 version of Forrest Gump stirred up quite a bit of attention last week on his trek through Sharp County. With little more than a tent, a stroller and a trusty companion, David Scopaz, much like Forrest Gump, took off for a walk, not a run …. from his hometown of Quincy, Fla., near Tallahassee.

Local Woodworker Creates Annual Chamber Award Plaques

SW-1 Local merchant and craftsman, Marc Herring said, “I’m proud to say that 7 days worth of productivity and saw reached the apex tonight at the Annual Spring River Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner this evening. 33 tablets were made for the event which honored businesses and organizations all over the Spring River Area.”

Pictures of the event are available elsewhere.

Here are photos of the Awards Plaques that were presented as they were being created in the SW-2Stikmon Studio and Werkshop at the Ozark Classic Crafts Mall over the past 5 days. This project was started Tuesday afternoon last week and completed last night (Sunday) and presented tonight Monday Jan. 25,2016.

Spring River Floods In Hardy Ark.

flood2015The Spring River at Hardy is approaching major flood stage and is expected to crest sometime Monday afternoon. The Eleven Point at Ravenden Springs is expected to crest Tuesday morning also at a major flood stage level of 21 feet.

According to the National Weather Service, the Spring River will crest at 17.5 feet, one and a half feet over major flood stage.

The rivers have swollen due to heavy rains in the area the past few days. The Spring River crest would make for the 5th highest crest on record, according to NWS data.

Get A-ROUND-TUIT For Savings!

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New for 2016 for everyone who is registered on our mailing list will be the new savings TUIT email coupon offerings from area merchants in Hardy, AR.

These will be exclusive offers just for our subscribers! We are working with the local artisans and area merchants on Main Street to bring to you great special offers and savings for area goods and services. These may be discounts off products, lodging or services offered in the area that you just print off on paper and bring with you, or simply let the merchant see the offering from your cell phone.

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