December 19, 2014
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Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
     A Gainesville man was arrested and as many as six injured in a three-vehicle drunk driving accident Friday night in Marion County. 44 year old Daniel David Teconchuk was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving on ...Read More
     The annual Christmas parade sponsored by the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce saw much better weather than the previously scheduled night. Tracy Jones from the Chamber has the winners of the parade ...Read More
    During this week's session of Baxter County Circuit Court, a trial date of March 16, 2015 was set for Christopher Jenkins of Mountain Home, who was on the run for about a month after fleeing from law officers on October 25 ...Read More
    A number of FBLA students at Mountain Home High School were recently recognized for significant awards they received. FBLA co-sponsor Sheri Smith has more... Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
     The Humane Society of North Central Arkansas recently announced funding for the Low Income Family Spay/Neuter Program will come from a $2500 grant awarded by the ASPCA. Humane Society Shelter Manager Carolyn Carter said ...Read More
     An emergency room doctor from Baxter Regional Medical Center was injured in a two vehicle accident shortly afternoon Friday.   Sgt. Everett Utchman from the Gassville Police Department says 48 year old Dr. ...Read More
    There's been a change for members of the Baxter County Circuit Court jury panel. Members of the jury panel do not report Monday, according to County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese. An announcement had been made Friday morning ...Read More
    Members of the Marion County Circuit Court jury panel do not need to report for duty on Monday. Marion County Clerk Dee Carleton says jurors will be notified by mail as to the next reporting date. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The announcement Thursday of the pending acquisition of Fishing Holdings, LLC, the manufacturer of Ranger Boats by Springfield based Bass Pro was greeted with enthusiasm by Randy Hopper, president of the Flippin boat ...Read More
     Charles Dickerson of Norfork who is charged with shooting his brother, Wesley, on July 5 will base his defense at least partly on a claim of self defense according to his attorney, Mark Cooper. The announcement was made ...Read More
     A Midway man was arrested on felony charges following a three week investigation by Mountain Home Police.   Twenty-seven year old Kenneth Hurst was arrested at his residence, according to Mountain Home ...Read More
     It appears the weatherman is cooperating and the annual Christmas Parade sponsored by the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce will be held Friday evening starting at 6.   The parade, entitled "A Hollywood ...Read More
     Ranger Boats of Flippin will soon be part of Bass Pro, according to an announcement made Thursday afternoon by Platinum Equity, a global investment firm and current owner of Fishing Holdings, LLC, the manufacturer of ...Read More
    The Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County will close at 5 p.m., Friday, according to Library Deputy Director Kim Crow Sheaner. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
        A Boone County man received 15 years in prison for shooting and killing his best friend in Marion County last year. Thirty-one year old Joseph Leo Saylors entered a guilty plea Wednesday in Marion ...Read More
    A vacant apartment complex that Mountain Home city officials have called a public safety danger was up for sale during an online auction which concluded at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The two-day auction for the Creekside Village ...Read More
    It's early but so far medical personnel at Baxter Regional Medical Center say it's shaping up to be a mild flu season. Even so, they say getting vaccinated is the best way to ward off the flu.     In ...Read More
     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be inspecting recently completed construction in the Bull Shoals Dam power switchyard Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For safety reasons, the dam will not produce hydroelectric power ...Read More
     A number of local schools have made the list of Most Improved Schools on the Benchmark and End-of-Course Exams list recently released by the Office for Education Policy at the University of ...Read More
     Flippin police who went to a man's residence to investigate a theft arrested him for possession of a stolen collection of stamps and on drug charges. Arrested was 43 year old James "Jamie" Garven Ply of Summit. Flippin ...Read More
     A West Plains man was injured and his vehicle totaled in a one vehicle accident in Howell County Tuesday morning.   A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 79 year old Bobby C. Morris was ...Read More
     It has been a busy week at the Humane Society of North Central Arkansas as the newly installed interim nine-member board of directors and their four officers are learning the ins and outs of the operation of the animal ...Read More
    Two expansion projects totaling more than $4.4 million are underway at Baxter International on Highway 201 North in Mountain Home. The plant is expanding its manufacturing and warehouse facilities by 30,000 square feet and ...Read More
    A wanted felon from Colorado was arrested at the place he was living in Marion County arrested by sheriff's deputies. Twenty-nine year old Leroy Lester Spears was arrested for on a warrant for first degree aggravated motor ...Read More
    A Mountain Home area man and his family have been named winners of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation's Young Farm and Ranchers Excellence in Agriculture Award. Josh and Laura Beth Baker and their three young children won ...Read More
     A rural Mountain Home woman was arrested Tuesday by the Baxter County Sheriff on felony drug charges after a package, containing meth and pot, was delivered to her home.   Thirty-one year old Sarah C. Moad ...Read More
    A group of 37 band students from the Mountain Home Junior High and Pinkston Middle School attended the Junior High All Region Band tryouts held in Bentonville over the weekend. Mountain Home High School Band Director Tom ...Read More
   The trial of a man accused of attempted murder for allegedly shooting his wife multiple times at the Buffalo National River Park campground in Marion County in September has been set in federal court. Fifty-one year old John ...Read More
    Officials at Baxter Regional Medical Center announced the hospital's Community Paramedic Program has received a nearly $150,000 grant from the Blue and You Foundation, an organization established by Arkansas Blue Cross and ...Read More
    A Gold Star mother and her son who was killed in military action in Iraq were honored Monday as recipients of the Your Local Hero award presented by First Security Bank and KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot during a ceremony ...Read More
     After 24 years on the 14th Judicial District Circuit Court, Judge Gary Isbell will officially retire on December 31st.   During his career on the bench he presided over 100 percent of the juvenile cases in ...Read More
     The Norfork City Council is scheduled to meet in workshop session Tuesday evening at 6:30 at Norfork City Hall.   On the agenda under unfinished business is the Clark property on Third Street, demolition of ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Police Department may soon be joining law enforcement agencies that equip their officers with body cameras but due to budget constraints the technology isn't in the plans for the Baxter County Sheriff's ...Read More
     Larry Copas of rural Mountain Home, who was shot twice while allegedly breaking into a rural Baxter County home in June 2011, is expected to plea to the court on January 8 meaning he will be sentenced by Circuit Judge ...Read More
     The family of a Caulfield woman, who was killed last winter when she was pinned between a road grader and her vehicle, has reached a settlement in a wrongful death suit in Ozark County Circuit ...Read More
     All U. S. Bank locations in the Twin Lakes Area, seven local businesses and local schools are participating in the 10th Annual "Spirit of Arkansas" food drive sponsored by the Arkansas Hunger Relief ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Bands will perform their annual Christmas concerts on Monday and Tuesday, according to high school band director Tom Chentnik. The concerts, which are free to the public, will be held in Dunbar Auditorium at ...Read More
HARRISON, Ark. (AP) _ Harrison police have taken records of the city's former housing authority director. The Harrison Daily Times reports that current Housing Authority Director Chonda Tapley told the authority's board that police served a ...Read More
     A number of people were sentenced during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday after admitting that they had violated the terms of their probation.      25-year-old Bethany Williams ...Read More
     The Izard County Sheriff is currently investigating two burglaries and a vehicle theft.   According to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, a break-in at the Conoco Convenience Store in Calico Rock early ...Read More
     Flippin has been selected to participate in a federal project, Local Foods, Local Place, which provides technical support and implementation funding to integrate local food systems into community economic action ...Read More
     The 23 honorees and recipient of this year's "Your Local Hero" award will be announced Monday morning at 10:30 at a special ceremony to be held at First Security Bank's main branch located at 105 E. 9th Street in Mountain ...Read More
     Twin Lakes Area residents can bring Christmas cheer to local senior citizens who live alone or in nursing homes through the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program of Home Instead Senior Care.   Bradan Pitts, the ...Read More
    Marcus Walser of Twin Lakes Community Bank, located in Flippin, was recently selected as a winner of the 2014 Arkansas Business Chief Financial Officer of the Year awards. Walser is the chief financial officer and president ...Read More
     Local children will be able to speak directly to Santa Claus at the North Pole Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 through the courtesy of the Mountain Home Kiwanis Club and Gilbert Realty.   Calls ...Read More
    The Arkansas State Police have announced there will be no driver's license testing in Baxter County on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday this week.     In Izard County, driver's license testing has been ...Read More
    The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Marion County Fair and Livestock Board will be Monday night at 6:30 in the Community Building at the Marion County Fairgrounds. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM ...Read More
     The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, especially for the U.S. Postal Service. The Postal Service will deliver an estimated 17.9 billion cards, letters, and packages during the period between Thanksgiving week ...Read More
     Two state prison inmates were given extra prison time during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court this week.      22-year-old Ryan Lindsey, who is currently doing time in the Cummins Unit of ...Read More
    A 59-year old Yellville man was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm after authorities found high powered rifle in his vehicle. James Wade was arrested by a deputy with the Marion County Sheriff's ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Junior and High School Bands will be performing their annual, free Christmas concerts on Monday and Tuesday at Dunbar Auditorium on the high school campus. High school Band Director Tom Chentnik says the ...Read More
     A Harrison man has been arrested on two felony counts of forgery in Marion County.   Thirty-two year old Jeffrey Dalton, who is being held in the Marion County Jail, is also charged with driving on a ...Read More
     The public is invited to the FIRST Tech Challenge Arkansas State Championships to be held Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mountain Home Junior High School gymnasium.   Twenty-six teams from six states, ...Read More
     A Cotter man was arrested Thursday on felony charges following an investigation by the Baxter County Sheriff's Office into an attempted break-in at the Midway Car Wash.   Baxter County Sheriff John ...Read More
The Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Parade has been postponed because of the weather. The chamber says the parade had been rescheduled for next Friday evening. No decision has been made about the Christmas tree lighting on the ...Read More
     The on again, off again plea deal in the case of Richard Garrett House of Mountain Home was back on Thursday. House pled no contest to 2nd degree domestic battery related to the abuse of a child during a session of ...Read More
     A Lawrence County woman, 23 year old Shelby Lynne Johnson of Strawberry, is incarcerated in the Izard County jail pending felony drug charges.   According to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, Johnson was ...Read More
     The Angel Trees of the Salvation Army, which are appearing in stores across the Twin Lakes Area, are more than holiday decor.   Each ornament on the tree represents one of over 600 children from the five ...Read More
     Santa Claus will be stopping in for the traditional Breakfast with Santa Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Hackler Intermediate School Cafeteria. The annual holiday event is the longest-running community breakfast ...Read More