Category Archives: Local News

Week in Review 5-13 to 5-19

Fugitive from violent Cotter domestic incident captured A Baxter County man, 47-year-old Robert Wayne Hadley of Cotter, wanted by authorities following a violent domestic disturbance over $5 last Saturday is in custody. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery

Week in Review 5-6 to 5-12

Searcy Co. man arrested after 3 years on the run About 5:45 Tuesday morning helicopters from the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office helicopter and the U.S. Army National Guard touched down outside the residence of a parole absconder

10 arrested on drug charges

Ten people have been arrested in Izard County following a drug investigation with arrest warrants executed Tuesday by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department, the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Arkansas State Police. Izard County

Week in Review 4-22 to 4-28

MH man arrested for allegedly breaking infant daughter’s arms and legs A Mountain Home man, 21-year-old Andrew William Coon, was arrested Friday after allegedly admitting he was responsible for injuries his three-month-old daughter sustained. The Mountain Home

National Drug Take Back event Saturday

In an effort to removed unwanted, unused, and potentially dangerous controlled substances and over-the-counter medications from households, local law enforcement agencies across the U.S., including Baxter County Sheriff’s Department and the Mountain Home Police Department, are participating

MH Rotary donates $8,000

At a recent Mountain Home Rotary meeting, Rotary Scholarship Chairperson Mike Heslep presented an $8,000 check to be used to fund the Mountain Home Education Foundation Promise. The Mountain Home Education Foundation (MHEF) raises funds for post-secondary

Flippin School Board approves personnel changes

A number of personnel changes were approved in Monday night’s session of the Flippin School Board.The Superintendent of Flippin Public Schools, Kelvin Hudson,has this report. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2018/04/25052805/Wireready_04-25-2018-10-28-02_02236_93849.mp3   right-click to download mp3 Hudson says the board tabled

Week in Review 4-15 to 4-21

Confirmed tornado touched down Friday in Gamaliel A tornado has been confirmed in Baxter County from Friday night’s storm activity. The National Weather Service’s survey crew confirms an EF-1 tornado in Gamaliel. According to the survey report,

Man gets another chance

Phillip Roy Wilcoxon, who has made a number of appearances in Baxter County Circuit Court through the years, pled guilty to the latest charges against him during a court session last Thursday and was given 10 years