Category Archives: Local News

2 BRMC nurses receive DAISY Award

Baxter Regional Medical Center recently honored two of its registered nurses. Desiree Underwood and Beverly Crabb received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The awards are part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the efforts nurses

BRMC lab awarded CAP accreditation

Baxter Regional Medical Center’s Clinical Laboratory Services was recently recognized for its high standards of excellence in clinical laboratory practices. BRMC was awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and it joins an elite group

2 charged in spanking incident

Two Mountain View residents have been arrested in connection with a spanking incident involving a 4-year-old boy. Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds said Tuesday deputies from his department met with a complainant on October 14th regarding alleged

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