August 29, 2014
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Local news stories
     Emergency responders are on the scene of a one vehicle accident with injuries on State Highway 178 a mile and a half west of State Highway 5 shortly before 4 Friday afternoon.   Initial reports indicate the ...Read More
     Almost 30 years in prison sentences were handed down by Judge Gordon Webb during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.      Braydon Sisk of Mountain Home was given 12 years in the ...Read More
     Heather Beustring came to Circuit Court Thursday to change her plea and be sentenced according to an agreement worked out between her attorney and the state but wound up being jailed by Judge Gordon Webb for contempt of ...Read More
    A Mountain Home man faces a felony charge after he made threats that he intended to harm his wife and other family members. Mountain Home police say 31-year old Christopher Randall Brophy is charged with terroristic ...Read More
         For the past 15 years, the Ozark Regional Arts Council has been celebrating and promoting the visual arts and artists of the Twin Lakes area through various venues.   A previous segment on ...Read More
     The annual Bull Shoals-White River Labor Day kayak/canoe trip is Monday, September 1st, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The guided tour begins at the Bull Shoals-White River State Park Trout Dock and winds down the river to ...Read More
     Nineteen graduates of the practical nursing program at ASU-Mountain Home were pinned during a ceremony held recently at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center. The awards were presented to the graduates by ...Read More
    Warmer weather and the lack of significant rainfall have increased dry conditions which have led to a number of grass fires in the area in recent days. Firefighers from the Cotter and Gassville Volunteer Fire Departments ...Read More
     Two women were injured in a two-vehicle accident that happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 62 and Wallace Knob Drive in Mountain Home. Drivers of both vehicles, 52-year old Rita A. Jackson and 61-year old Susan ...Read More
     Wildlife officers are used to seeing some pretty unusual things but Corporal Joe Purdom of Yellville, an officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, was taken back a bit when he got a call reporting an alligator ...Read More
     The Salesville fire chief filed a complaint with the Baxter County Sheriff's Department over the release by the Salesville recorder/treasurer of personnel files that contained Social Security numbers and other sensitive ...Read More
     According to Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers, a stolen Yamaha four-wheeler has been recovered and returned to the owner. The ATV was reported stolen in the Bergman area of Boone County on August 21. It was found in ...Read More
     Friday Night on The Square in Mountain Home comes to a close for the summer this Friday and will feature the Spring River Band. The band members came together formally last year and named themselves after the river of the ...Read More
     Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe has announced the appointment of local residents to state boards and commissions.   Christopher Sanborn of Mountain Home has been appointed to the Marine Sanitation Advisory ...Read More
     The Cotter School Board will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 7 in the administration building.   The agenda includes approval of minutes from the July 1th, 29th and August 14th meetings; ...Read More
     The Cotter City Council will meet in regular session tonight at 6 at the Cotter City Hall.      Items to be discussed include, under old business, a quote on a welcome sign, a report from ...Read More
     Street paving and sanitation bids are among the items of business on the agenda for the Bull Shoals City Council's regular meeting Thursday. The meeting is at 6 p.m. at city hall.      Other ...Read More
     Fire destroyed a shed at 58 Lake Park Lane off Highway 62 East Wednesday night. Members of the Northeast Lakeside Fire Department were paged out at 8:03 and remained on the scene for nearly two ...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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