Category Archives: Local News

Week in Review 12-3 to 12-9

Mountain Home city treasurer, deputy treasurer resign The issue regarding the domicile of the Mountain Home city treasurer has resurfaced, leading to the resignations of both the city treasurer and deputy treasurer. City Clerk Brian Plumlee says

BC Quorum Court passes budget utilizing reserves

Despite reservations expressed by multiple justices and Baxter County Treasurer Jenay Mize, the quorum court gave its unanimous approval Tuesday night to a $15 million budget for 2018. Karen Hopper has the story. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/12/06053012/Wireready_12-06-2017-11-30-04_00877_96442.mp3   right-click

Week in Review 11-26 to 12-2

Affidavit released regarding Flippin Police Chief’s arrest An affidavit was released Monday afternoon in the case against former Flippin Police Chief Ronald Dustin Smith who was arrested and charged with felony theft Monday. According to the affidavit,

Flippin School Board approves Christmas bonus for district employees

A number of items were approved in Monday night’s session of the Flippin School Board including a bonus for Flippin School District employees.Kelvin Hudson, Superintendent of Flippin Public Schools, has this report. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/11/29052211/Wireready_11-29-2017-11-22-02_00875_93717.mp3   right-click to

Week in Review 11-12 to 11-18

Flippin City Attorney confirms firing of Police Chief, one other Flippin City Attorney Samuel J. Pasthing confirmed Monday Flippin City Police Chief Dusty Smith and Flippin Police Department’s Administrative Assistant Nicole Moore have been fired from their

MH School Board selects month for 2018 election

The Mountain Home School Board, by a vote of 4 to 2 approved the school board election date for the 2018 school year to be held on May 22nd.Erric Totty has this report. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/11/17054408/Wireready_11-17-2017-11-44-03_00560_93703.mp3   right-click

Bonner joins NATCO staff

Norfork resident Jay Bonner has joined the staff of NATCO Communications as the company’s resident engineer. Bonner brings 27 years’ experience to the position, having previously worked at Windstream Communications in Texarkana. He is a former resident

Ozark County resident becomes CNP

Gainesville resident Sally Ledbetter Hambelton has completed the educational and credentialing requirements to become a certified nurse practitioner. The Ozark County Times reports Hambelton worked for a number of years as a registered nurse at Regional Family

Boozman: Honoring veterans one memory at a time

Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/11/11172404/Wireready_11-11-2017-17-24-03_00405_95594.mp3 right-click to download mp3     Arkansas veteran Garland Gable was a member of the 69th Infantry Division during WWII. He lived through some of the toughest battles in the European Theater, seeing and experiencing the