Art Show

Monday, 01 February 2016 by

The Corning Beautification Committee, along with the Corning School District Fine Arts Department will co-sponsor an Art Show on Sunday, February 14th, from 2:00-5:00 in the Park Elementary School Cafeteria. The theme for the show will be, “Have A Heart For Art.” This will showcase artwork from students as well as the community. Examples of

Illustration of volunteer firefighter or fire department Maltese cross symbol with firefighter tools symbol.

The Corning Vounteer Fire Department received a $10,000 grant from the Arkansas State Treasury Department. Funds will be used for turnouts and other supplies and providing firefighters with proper safety gear.

Sleepy new year baby

For the past 50 years, The Courier and businesses of the area have made a habit of waiting for such arrivals of Corning’s First Baby of the Year. Beginning Friday, January 1 the Courier launched this year’s First Baby contest in which the value of a $500 savings bond is issued to the family from

Christmas Decorating Contest

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by
Christmas ornament and lights - selective focus

The Corning Beautification Committee will be sponsoring a Christmas Decorating Contest beginning Friday, November 27th. The contest is open to residents living within the city limits as well as business owners that would like to participate. Homeowners will be asked to decorate their yards with a winter or Christmas theme. Business owners will have the

ladies night

It is time for the Corning Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Ladies Night Event.  It will be held on Monday, December 7, 2015, at the M.B. Ainley, Jr. Community Center.  Individual tickets will be priced at $15.00 each or you may purchase a table of 6 for $85.00. Shimmer Boutique will be hosting social time

Christmas in the Park

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 by
christmas park

Photo courtesy of Clay County Courier Christmas in the Park will begin Saturday, November 28th at 5pm at Wynn Park. The Ceremonial Annual Lighting will follow at 6pm. Nashville’s Billy Tarkington will perform at 5pm. Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty, Rudolph, and Santa’s Elves will be present to start the Christmas season. Concessions will be available. For

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Letters to Santa

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 by
Funny girl in Santa hat writes letter to Santa near christmas tree

Letters to Santa will be accepted at The Courier for the next two weeks, through Friday, December 11, as each letter becomes part of the Northeast Arkansas Merchandiser and The Courier (Dec 23 and 24) annual Christmas Greeting edition just before Christmas. Letters may be brought to The Courier or mailed to Post Office Box

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Food Drive

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 by
Corning Food Drive

The Local Food Banks is currently hosting a food drive. To donate to the Local Food Banks or to learn more about the program, please contact Candy Taylor at Central School 870-857-6491. You may drop off items at any of the Corning School Campuses.

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Amanda Wiedeman Voted Chairman

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 by

Amanda Wiedeman of 1st Choice Healthcare was named Corning Area Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman for the 2015-2016 term.


The Corning Beatification Committee is sponsoring an outdoor fall display competition. There will be two categories: First category is for homeowners. Decorate your yard with a fall display. Second category is for businesses. Decorate the front of your business. (Schools can also enter if they wish) This contest will begin Friday, October 2, 2015, and