October 31, 2014
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RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  .00"    Month:  6.31”    Year:  39.02”   |  TEMPS:  High: 68  Low: 47
 
Local news stories
     Baxter County jurors scheduled for jury duty Monday, November 3, do not need to report for duty, according to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese.   She says jurors will be notified by her office of their next ...Read More
    A rural Mountain Home man who was wanted by Texas authorities surrendered himself to the Baxter County Sheriff's Department Thursday. Twenty-four year old Joshua M. Callaway turned himself in after he learned he was wanted on ...Read More
    A 24-year old woman from Hardy died in a four vehicle pile-up on Highway 63 that blocked the highway and held up traffic for hours Thursday morning. Killed in the accident, according to Arkansas State Police, was Natosha ...Read More
     Brandon Watkins of Caufield, charged with first degree battery stemming from the July 2013 beating of Jason McFall of Norfork, was in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday, his last schedule appearance before his jury ...Read More
     One of the biggest parts of the Halloween holiday is trick or treating and as kids prepare to go door to door tonight, local law enforcement have a few tips to help make the evening safe and fun for everyone. Although ...Read More
     As local children are preparing to celebrate Halloween with festivities and Trick or Treating, Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery has published a list of sex offenders residing in the county. The list, which includes ...Read More
    A lengthy investigation by the Izard County Sheriff's Department and the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force has led to the arrest of three Horseshoe Bend residents. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says a search warrant ...Read More
    Local residents who have outdoor potted plants or budding plants may need to protect them Friday night with temperatures in the Twin Lakes Area expected to drop significantly. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze ...Read More
    The recycling trailer will be parked at 502 Lakevie Drive in Gassville this weekend, according to Gassville city officials. For those who have recyclables to drop off, the trailer will be at the location on Saturday from 9 ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Junior High Performing Arts will present Disney's Aladdin Saturday at noon and again November 3, 4 and 6 at 7 p.m. in Dunbar Auditorium.      The show will feature a number of ...Read More
     Firefighters from Gassville and Cotter responded to a vehicle fire shortly before 3 Thursday afternoon at Montgomery Heating and Aire at 563 Main Street in Gassville. The fire, which was quickly contained, was limited to ...Read More
     A Cotter man is being held in the Baxter County Jail on felony charges after striking two Baxter County Sheriff's deputies during his arrest Wednesday night for probation violation.   Baxter County Sheriff ...Read More
The North Arkansas Electric Co-operative have reported a power outage in the Norfork area about 10:00 this morning. Jerry Estes says the outage is effecting nearly 1,300 customers. According to Estes they do not know the cause of the outage but ...Read More
The North Arkansas Electric Co-operative have reported a power outage in the Norfork area about 10:00 this morning. Jerry Estes says the outage is effecting nearly 1,300 customers. According to Estes they do not know the cause of the outage but ...Read More
    Four counties that border Baxter County are among sites that have applied to the state to be considered as a location for a proposed 1,000 bed prison unit. Prison spokeswoman Dina Tyler say the Arkansas Department of ...Read More
     Bull Shoals-White River State Park set a new record as the first state part to win the coveted Overall Park of the Year Award by Arkansas State Parks.   State Parks Director Greg Butts presented the award ...Read More
    Halloween for the whole family once again takes to the campus of Arkansas State University Mountain Home this week. The annual Kids Bash event offers a safe and fun place for kids to enjoy fall festivities from 5:30 p.m. until ...Read More
     A Cave City man, 49 year old Jody Lovell, is being held in the Izard County jail on three felony charges of forgery.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says Lovell is accused of forging checks at ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals City Council will meet in regular session Thursday at 6 p.m. at Bull Shoals City Hall. Among the items on the agenda is the second reading of an ordinance changing the city's planning jurisdiction, a ...Read More
    The planned meeting of the Gassville Personnel Committee has been postponed. The meeting was set for Thursday night but Mayor Jeff Braim says several committee members can't attend so he will reschedule the meeting for a date ...Read More
     First responders are on the scene of a motorcycle accident with injuries on State Highway 5 south near the Tracy Fire Department that occurred shortly before newstime.   Air Evac was dispatched to the ...Read More
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