Category Archives: Local News

Week in Review 6-4 to 6-10

Bull Shoals Mayor David Hotchkiss and Officer James Rhodes resign Bull Shoals Mayor David Hotchkiss and Officer James Rhodes of the Bull Shoals Police Department officially resigned Monday, according to a letter posted on the City of

Baxter County Quorum Court moves quickly through agenda

It took the Baxter County Quorum Court just over 30 minutes Tuesday evening to move through its 12-item agenda. Karen Hopper has the details. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/06/07103050/Wireready_06-07-2017-10-30-49_08475_96113.mp3 right-click to download mp3 Judge Mickey Pendergrass opened the meeting by

D-Day remembered today

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. According to the United States Army, General Dwight D.

Taste of Twin Lakes event Tuesday

The ninth annual Taste of the Twin Lakes, featuring local restaurants, gets underway Tuesday evening at 6:00 at the Baxter County Fairgrounds in the Education Building. The fundraiser benefits the local domestic violence shelter, Serenity Inc.Serenity Board

ASUMH to offer free summer courses

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home is offering several free classes through their Pipeline to Advanced Manufacturing program. This program was established to foster a successful economic climate in Arkansas by creating a viable pipeline of individuals at various

Large crowd turns out for Memorial Day service

Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/05/29180022/Wireready_05-29-2017-18-00-20_09236_95439.mp3 right-click to download mp3     That was the sound of the 21-gun salute followed by the playing of Taps at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony held Monday at the Mountain Home Plaza 2000. In addition

Patriot Guard Riders honor heroes

The Patriot Guard Riders is a 100 percent volunteer non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to ensure dignity and respect at memorial services honoring fallen military heroes, first responders, and honorably discharged veterans. Their main mission is

Nothwehr gets probation

Stephen Wayne Nothwehr of Mountain Home changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to six years probation during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.Nothwehr’s charges stem from an incident in late September last year

Adams takes plea

Gearl Adams of Mountain Home was sentenced to six years probation after pleading guilty to charges filed against him as the result of an altercation at a local business and a tussle with a Baxter County Deputy

Week in Review 5-14 to 5-20

Baxter County arson suspect surrenders in Ozark County A Baxter County arson suspect has turned himself in. According the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, 42-year-old Mark Mucha surrendered to the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department in Gainesville Monday afternoon,

Bermingham gets probation

Joshua Shane Bermingham of Gassville pled guilty to a number of charges stemming from an alcohol-fueled altercation that took place at a residence in Gassville in mid-December last year and was sentenced to three years probation and

Cotter School Board approves personnel changes

The Cotter School Board approved a number of personnel changes in the regularly scheduled meeting Thursday.Chad Harp, Superintendent of Cotter Public Schools has an update. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2017/05/19201458/Wireready_05-19-2017-20-14-56_08965_93437.mp3   right-click to download mp3 The board also had a

Over 400 Graduate from ASUMH

Arkansas State University Mountain Home held it’s twenty-first commencement Monday evening with over 400 local students graduating with an associate degree or technical certificate. 88 Students graduated with honors including ten summa cum laude, 15 magna cum