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Friday, February 12, 2016

Around Town

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!


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.

31st Annual Hardy Christmas Parade – 2015

xmas2015It was a wonderful turn out today on Dec. 12 for the 31st  annual Hardy Christmas Parade. The whole community was invited to attend this annual event. The theme for this year’s parade is “Past, Present and Future.” It was a great turn out and everyone had a wonderful time! It was a beautiful day in Hardy along Main Street. Mother Nature decided not to rain on this parade to everyone’s delight including Santa and all his helpers. There was plenty to see and lots of candy for all the good little girls and boys.  xmasparade

Local News Wanted For Hardy

We here at Main Street Hardy Online are looking for some folks who have always wanted to be a newspaper reporter !!  The job is a freelance position..well its not a paid position so we will just call it Freelance !!

We feel the area of Hardy has so many interesting things that take place everyday but is never reported. We want folks who are involved with the area to start to get that news about Hardy to us, so we can get it to YOU !!!

A Small Crowd Gathered On The Spring River Bridge

567219a2dc3b0.imageA small crowd gathered on the Spring Street Bridge in Hardy, Dec. 7, to honor those whose lives were lost during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Following several patriotic songs performed by Denise Gibbons, a pray by Pastor Chris Clem and an introduction from Richard Sackett, guest speaker, Navy Second Class Petty Officer Gunner’s Mate Dennis Tremain, took the podium. Tremain spoke of his experiences in the Navy and told of how his ship, which was once at Pearl Harbor, had now become a museum, allowing himself and others to revisit. The ceremony was concluded by setting a remembrance wreath afloat on the Spring River.

Main Street Hardy Business Want Speeding To Stop

Slow DownHardy Main Street business owners ask for lower speed limits.  Speed limits through the city have been a hot topic at the last few city council meetings.

Some business owners want to see the speed limit lowered from the current 30 miles per hour through Main Street.

“We would like to see the speed limit dropped to 25 miles per hour, as it is in lots of tourist towns and once we do that we will have a safer place,” said Marc Herring, the owner of Ozark Classic Crafts Mall.

WHPOA Online With New Website

It was announced by the Woodland Hills Property Owners Association today, “We have finalized the look of our new website.  Please begin using for information related to the Woodland Hills Property Owners Assn, including news items, properties for sale, highlights of past meetings, rules and regulations, contact us section, etc. our goal is to keep all members informed of what is happening with regards to the WHPOA.

The WHPOA is run strictly with volunteers, and if you are interested in helping with various work needed around the lakes, or getting involved with the Board or being an Officer, please let us know.  And please try to attend our general member meetings if at all possible.”

Vandals Super Glued Local Business Doors Closed

lockHardy City police are investigating reports of vandalism on Main Street after doors to a local business were super glued shut. Store Owner Marc Herring of the Ozark Classic Crafts Mall stopped by his store Saturday evening on his way home, what he found was that vandals had put super glue inside the key holes to both his front and back doors to his business.

“I discovered that someone during the evening hours had super glued all of our locks shut,” said Marc Herring, owner of Ozark Classic Crafts Mall.

Hardy Library Receives New Flagpole And Lighting

libraryflagThe flagpole outside the Sharp County Library in Hardy has been without a flag for quite some time. Cecilia Mullins, director of the library, was unaware that the American flag must have a light on it at all times when on display, which is why a flag has been absent from the property. Now, thanks to Friends of Hardy Library, who donated a solar light and VFW #4772, who donated a new flag, the flagpole has been revived.

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