September 19, 2014
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Local news stories
     A blow torch was used in lieu of scissors for a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home formally opened its new technical education center in the former Ultimate Buick-GMC ...Read More
     Richard Garrett House of Mountain Home changed his plea to guilty to charges of domestic battery related to the abuse of a child during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and is scheduled to be sentenced ...Read More
     A Mountain Home woman was arrested on felony drug charges following a routine traffic stop by a Baxter County Sheriff's Department deputy. Twenty-three year old Kyla Lani May was charged with possession of a controlled ...Read More
     North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison is restricting visitors ages 16 years and younger due to a highly contagious virus that is making its way across the United States, and sending kids to the emergency ...Read More
     Mountain Home High School Career Academy senior Noah Nelson has been named 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition semifinalist.   Nelson, the son of Tim and Kristi Nelson, is one of 16,000 semifinalist ...Read More
    It's day two at the annual Hootin' an Hollarin' Festival in Gainesville and a full line-up of activities are planned. It's the 54th year for Hootin' an Hollarin', making it one of the oldest festivals of its kind. The ...Read More
     Arkansas State University - Mountain Home (ASU-MH) is accepting applications for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Paramedic to Registered Nursing program. Applicants must hold a current, unencumbered Arkansas LPN ...Read More
     The regular meeting of the Cotter School Board has been changed to Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m. in the high school library. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
Highway 62/412 in Henderson has been re-opened this morning following a vehicle accident. A spokesman for the Baxter County 911 office says the accident occured in front of Kay's Grocery about 10:45 and the highway was shut down for about 30 minutes....Read More
    Longtime executive director of the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District Mike Norton submitted his resignation Wednesday after the Development District Board asked for him to step down. The action came after ...Read More
    The Calico Rock-Izard County Airport is among eight airports in the state that will receive grants for facility upgrades and expansions. The airport will receive just over $351,000 to widen its taxiway, eliminating the need ...Read More
    The Norfork City Council dealt with a number of items during a regular meeting this week. Norfork Mayor Jim Reeves has this recap. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
     Each Fall and Spring, Arkansas State University in Mountain Home hosts a series of lectures for the community. The Gaston Lecture Series has brought authors, scholars, performers and many other notable speakers to ...Read More
     The public is invited to attend the dedication and open house Thursday night of ASU-Mountain Home's new technical center in the former Ultimate Buick GMC building at 4034 Highway 62 West in Mountain Home. The event is ...Read More
     The public is invited to the 13th Annual "Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour" Friday, Saturday and Sunday.   The free self-guided driving tour showcases over 30 artists, who work in various mediums, in Izard ...Read More
     Members of the Baxter County Circuit Court jury panel do not need to report for duty on Thursday, according to County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese. Reese says the next date jurors need to report is Monday, September 22 ...Read More
    A regularly scheduled meeting of the Cotter Planning and Zoning Board will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cotter City Hall. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     The monthly meeting of the Marion County Library Board has been postponed from Thursday, September 18th, until Tuesday afternoon, September 23rd, at 3:30. The meeting will be held at the library, and is open to the ...Read More
     There will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. in Conference Room A. NARMC is located at 620 N. Main Street in Harrison. ...Read More
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