Category Archives: Local News

Week in Review 7-29 to 8-4

Former Bull Shoals recorder/treasurer charged with theft of property The former recorder/treasurer for the City of Bull Shoals, 48-year-old Kimberly Williams of Bull Shoals, has been arrested and charged with a felony count of theft of property.

Flippin School Board deals with numerous personnel matters

The Flippin School Board held its regular July meeting Monday night, approving multiple personnel changes according to superintendent Kelvin Hudson. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2018/07/26100405/Wireready_07-26-2018-10-04-02_03146_97001.mp3   right-click to download mp3 The board also dealt with several routine items. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2018/07/26100405/Wireready_07-26-2018-10-04-02_03147_97002.mp3

Burn ban lifted for Flippin

With much needed precipitation moving into the Twin Lakes Area Monday afternoon, Flippin Fire Chief Glenn Chapman says the city’s burn ban has been lifted. Flippin was one of two cities implementing burn bans earlier this month.

NAEC to expand NEXT program

The North Arkansas Electric Cooperative (NAEC) Board of Directors has approved the expansion of NEXT’s fiber-to-the-home network to all of the cooperative’s territory.NAEC formed the telecommunications subsidary NEXT in November 2015 to provide internet with speeds of

OOI offering summer program

Ozark Opportunities Inc. has announced the SUMMER Non-Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program is underway. The program’s goal is to assist low-income households cope with the high costs of electricity for cooling their homes. This is a one-time

Harrison man to appear on Jeopardy!

Photo courtesy of Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via Jeopardy!A Harrison man will appear on one of the country’s longest running game shows. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, George Holcomb will be a contestant on Wednesday’s edition of Jeopardy! Holcomb

Week in Review 7-1 to 7-7

Ozark County murder suspect released from prison HOUSTON, Mo. (AP)   An Ozark County man suspected in the death of his wife’s teenage daughter has been released from prison but will remain on a tracking monitor. The Springfield News-Leader