September 2, 2014
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RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  .90"    Month:  .90”    Year:  30.09”   |  TEMPS:  High: 87  Low: 67
 
Local news stories
     Baxter County sheriff deputies experienced a relatively calm Labor Day holiday weekend this year. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery reports his office received more complaint calls than during the Independence Day ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Police Department is faced with a temporary manpower crunch. The department is losing two officers, and faces the likelihood of a third officer leaving. The losses come at a time when two other ...Read More
     State Representative John Burris of Harrison has been cautioned by the State Ethics Commission for violating ethics law for failing to disclose information on his personal financial-disclosure reports, but the ...Read More
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) _ The Japanese government has invited a former World War II prisoner of war from Arkansas to visit the country. Ninety-three year-old Robert Lents, of Mountain Home, was invited as part of the Japanese/POW ...Read More
     Former Mountain Home city councilman Ronald Rhodes, charged with solicitation to commit arson, is expected to accept a negotiated plea in Baxter County Circuit Court on September 25.      The ...Read More
    An Izard County man who texted a woman and asked for sex and then showed up at her residence, was jailed after he struck the woman's husband. Twenty-two year old Timothy Scott Cannon of Horseshoe Bend was arrested and ...Read More
     A three-week Introduction to Computers continuing education course is being offered by Ozarka College in Mountain View. The course runs from September 16 through October, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Topics ...Read More
    Today is Labor Day and most federal, state, county and municipal offices in the Twin Lakes area are closed in observance of the federal holiday and there is no mail delivery. Labor Day was established in 1887 and it ...Read More
     The successful programs of the Flippin School District's work with dyslexic children is being recognized by the Arkansas Legislature.   Superintendent Dale Query, Elementary School Principal Tracie Luttrell ...Read More
     The Arkansas State Police have issued a Silver Alert on behalf of the Clay County Sheriff's Department for a 68-year old man missing from Greenway in that county. The alert is for Johnie W. Schmidt who was last seen at ...Read More
    August is traditionally one of the driest months of the year in the Twin Lakes Area and it didn't disappoint this year. A total of 1.99 inches of rain was recorded at KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot, below the average ...Read More
     As part of their Community Education Program, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home will offer a class entitled "Get on the Path to Wellness" beginning Tuesday, September 9th from 6 to 8 p.m.   The six ...Read More
     A number of youths from Baxter and area counties were among more than 100 4-Hers who participated in the Arkansas 4-H State Horse Show in Searcy earlier this month. The show was the largest in the last five years with ...Read More
     Jurors in Marion County Circuit Court do not need to report for duty Thursday or Friday. According to Circuit Clerk Dee Carleton, the next time jurors should report is September 15th. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Baxter-Marion Rural Water Association 1 Board of Directors will meet Thursday, September 4th at 6 p.m.      The meeting will be at the Oakland Community Center in Oakland. The meeting is ...Read More

    The 71-year old man who crashed his car into the Aviation Unit area at the Baxter County Sheriff's Department was listed as a patient at Baxter Regional Medical Center Friday morning. Otis Ivie was transported to the hospital Thursday afternoon after the white Cadillac he was driving went over an 8 to 10 foot high retaining wall and crashed into several helicopters
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