Category Archives: Local News

1 dead in 2-vehicle crash

An Izard County woman, 58-year-old Kathy Pannell of Melbourne, was killed in a two-vehicle accident Friday evening on Highway 69 in Izard County. Arkansas State Police Corporal Jay Bryan reports Pannell was traveling south when her vehicle

Sheriff Montgomery gives monthly update

Bob Knight hosted Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery Friday on the air for his monthly visit to discuss happenings at the sheriff’s office. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2018/02/09094622/Wireready_02-09-2018-15-46-02_01560_montgomery2-9-18.mp3   right-click to download mp3   WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

Punxsutawney Phil makes Groundhog Day prediction

      The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, have released their annual decree from Punxsutawney Phil. Members of Punxsutawney Phil’s top hat-wearing inner circle revealed their forecast at sunrise Friday. Listen: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/683/2018/02/02064403/Wireready_02-02-2018-12-44-02_01361_groundhog2-2.mp3   right-click to download mp3

Reserve deputies needed

The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applicants for the position of reserve deputy sheriff, an unpaid volunteer position. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says reserve deputies serve as a support system for the various divisions within

Week in Review 1-21 to 1-27

Charges against Bradley Sellers dropped after mother recants statements to law enforcement Charges against Bradley Gene Sellers of rural Mountain Home stemming from an incident in which he was alleged to have threatened to kill his 74-year-old

Sebree sentenced to prison

Matthew Sebree became somewhat argumentative during his plea change process during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday but finally agreed to accept responsibility for the charges filed against him because he “just wanted to get