Former Arley mayor passes away

ARLEY - Former Arley Mayor Allan Harbison, 65, passed away Monday, March 11, at Princeton Medical Center.  Harbison served as Arley's mayor from 2004-2012. 

His visitation will be Wednesday, March, 13, at Meek Baptist Church, from 4-6 p.m., with his funeral following at 6 p.m.

For Harbison's obituary, go to our obituary section.

60th annual Chittlin’ Supper set for March 15

From left, Meek High School Principal Marla Murrah, Arley residents Brent Harbison and Willard Wadsworth and MHS Band Director Kevin Dunham display flyers from years gone by advertising the chittlin supper as the event will be celebrating its 60th anniversary.
ARLEY - Calling all hogs, as well as members of the public, to the 60th annual Chitterling Supper set Friday, March 15, where modern day will blend with history and tradition in a special family friendly event--all for a good cause.

Wadsworth to be honored

Billy Wadsworth
ARLEY - The Arley community is banding together once again in a big way, this time to pay tribute to the late Billy Wadsworth by constructing an outdoor basketball court at Hamner Park in his memory.

Arley Day set for May 18

ARLEY - Amid the chilly February weather, Arley Women’s Club members met for a planning session for their big summer event of 2019. The annual Arley Day Festival, Car Show and Parade will be held at Hamner Park on Saturday, May 18.

Meek goes green

These cans are at Meek schools for recycling. High School Principal Marla Murrah hopes to reduce garbage by up to 50 percent.
ARLEY - Members of the Arley Women’s Club, Meek school principals and educators from Camp McDowell Environmental Center held planning meetings recently to further the club’s recycling program.

Arley Police getting upgrades

Arley Police Chief Jerry Cummings shows the computer in his police cruiser. A new hard drive will be installed soon in both Arley police cruisers.
ARLEY - The Arley Police Department has computers in its vehicles dating back to the time when Ed Townsend was sheriff.