Church Governing Body Approves Sale of Building to Boone County

    Photo from 1st Presbyterian Church Harrison Website.

    The Presbytery of Arkansas voted unanimously to approve the sale of First Presbyterian Church of Harrison to Boone County for $4 million for the new location of the Courthouse.

    According to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Presbytery serves as the governing body for Presbyterian churches in the northern two-thirds of Arkansas. Documents from the meeting packet show the sale of the building at 220 North Arbor Drive in Harrison had already been approved at the local level during a meeting on Feb. 13 by a vote of 58-5. It has been the church’s home since 2007.

    Boone County Judge Robert Hathaway says the quorum court has authorized him to spend $1.5 million to renovate the church to be used as offices and courtrooms. 

    (Edited Story from KTLO)

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