October 25, 2016
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     The arrest of an Izard County man was announced Friday by the Arkansas Attorney General's Office. According to Leslie Rutledge, 51-year-old Clifton Davis of Melbourne was booked into the Izard County Detention Facility ...Read More
     Two Mountain Home residents were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants for burglary, theft and other charges. According to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery 35-year-old Michael Paul Howard and 32-year-old ...Read More
     An Indian Artifact show benefiting the Van Matre Senior Center and Meals on Wheels will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Van Matre Senior Center located in Cooper Park in Mountain ...Read More
     The Mountain Home City Council met in regular session Thursday night with members Eva Frame and Don Webb absent. Two ordinances on the agenda were passed unanimously by the council. The first was the annexation and C2 ...Read More
     Local law enforcement agencies across the U.S., including Baxter and Izard County Sherriff's Departments, are participating in the National Drug Take-Back Program on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2. ...Read More
     When most people think of animal abuse and neglect, they think of dogs and cats, but in rural areas, horses are often neglected and abused. For horse lover Jo Ann Joseph and her friends, seeing these animals neglected ...Read More
     As part of the celebration of National Businesswomen's Week, the local chapter of Business and Professional Women held their annual banquet Thursday night at Big Creek Country Club in Mountain Home. MARVELOUS MAGAZINE ...Read More
     The Marion County Library will host Movie Madness Saturday at noon. A Disney animated movei will be shown and refreshments will be served.      For information visit the library website ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Parks and Recreation Department presents its annual event leading up to Halloween this weekend. Trunk or Treat is scheduled for Saturday evening from six to nine at L.C. Sammons Youth ...Read More
     An Indian Artifact show benefiting the Van Matre Senior Center and Meals on Wheels will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Van Matre Senior Center located in Cooper Park in Mountain ...Read More
     The Ozark duo Still on the Hill will be appearing in a free contest Friday evening at 7 at the Fred Berry Conservation Center in Yellville.      Donna and Kelly Mulhollan, the Still on the Hill ...Read More
     A former Twin Lakes Area resident and retired Walmart executive has died. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Ron Loveless died Monday after a battle with cancer.      Loveless was a ...Read More
     Much of the Mountain Home School Board's nearly three-hour session was devoted to the district's annual report to the public. Matt Sharp has the details. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    David Anthony Shook, who is currently an inmate in the Arkansas Department of Correction, had an additional eight years added to his sentence during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday after pleading guilty to ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Police Department is informing residents of a possible scam in the Twin Lakes Area. The local law enforcement agency recently received information citizens could be receiving what appears to be a ...Read More
     A three-month long investigation in Stone County resulted in the arrest of six individuals on drug charges, but three more remain at large.      According to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds, ...Read More
Arkansas hunters are being asked to provide samples of their harvested deer for testing for chronic wasting disease. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will set up stations on the opening weekend of modern gun season at 25 sites in the 10 ...Read More
    Arkansas voters will decide on a number of issues -- ranging from dispensing marijuana for medical purposes to allowing the governor to keep his or her power when absent from the state when they go to the polls November ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce will honor eight community members and businesses a this year's awards banquet entitled "A Black and WHite Gala" to be held Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the Vada Sheid Community ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board will conduct its October meeting on Thursday evening at 6 at the Central Office Building on Rodeo Drive.     Items on the agenda are: High School recognitions and financial, ...Read More
     The Mountain Home City Council will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 6 in council chambers at city hall. The meeting's agenda includes, under new business, an ordinance for property annexation and a resolution ...Read More
     The Cotter Planning Commission will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 6 at Cotter City Hall.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     The Cotter School Board will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 7 with the annual report to the public after the meeting adjourns.      Items on the meeting's agenda include reports, the ...Read More
     Area homeschoolers, grades 3 through 6, are invited to Donald W. Reynolds Library on Friday morning to listen to Cathy Travis speak on her book, 'The Constitution Translated for Kids'. She will be there from 10:00 to ...Read More
     Baxter County Library is offering a therapy dog program, called Paws for Reading, Friday from 4 to 5. This is a program that pairs independent readers in grades 'K' through 3, with certified therapy dogs to give the ...Read More
     The Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education is host their third annual Wurst Party Ever Saturday evening at the Norfork River Resort. The festivities begin at 5 with the Razorback versus Auburn game on big screen ...Read More
     A small earthquake was reported to have occurred Tuesday evening in Marion County. According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake's magnitude was 2.2, and it originated from an area over a mile southeast ...Read More
    A person identified as the prime suspect in the hit-and-run accident that killed 63-year-old Douglas Foreman in November last year has taken his own life, and Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery announced late Wednesday ...Read More
     A structure fire caused damage to a Gassville residence Monday evening. Gassville and Cotter Fire Departments responded to a call just after 7:30 of a structure fire on Highway 62 West, and when they arrived, the house ...Read More
     The Mountain Home High School Band returned to Rogers Tuesday to compete in the Arkansas Band and Orchestra Association Assessment. Band Director Tom Chentnik says the band received a superior first division rating at ...Read More
     ASU-Mountain Home was well represented at the annual conference of Arkansas Community Colleges, held recently in Hot Springs, where two staff members, an alumnus, a student and a faculty member were honored. The honorees ...Read More
     Former U. S. Attorney and Democratic candidate for the United States Senate from Arkansas, Conner Eldridge, made a campaign stop in Mountain Home and visited Serenity, Incorporated's shelter for victims of domestic ...Read More
     The Northeast Public Water Authority of the State of Arkansas has scheduled its regular board meeting for Thursday afternoon at 1:15 at the office at 66 Florence Drive in Mountain Home. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals Sewer Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening at 6:30 has been canceled, according to Bull Shoals Mayor David Hotchkiss.      A public meeting to discuss the proposed ...Read More
     The Norfork School Board meet in regular session Monday night and worked quickly through the meeting agenda, according to Superintendent Mike Seay. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    According to Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore, Marvin Blair, a level 1, sex offender has moved to a residence on Wondering Lane. Blair was convicted of engaging in sexual contact with a 15 year old ...Read More
    According to the Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore, Albert Wayne Struckle, a level 3 sex offender, has failed to comply with the Arkansas Sex Offender Registration and Reporting requirements. Struckle was convicted of possessing ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man is being held in the Baxter County jail without bond on a charge of parole violation. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says 31 year old Cody B. StradforD was arrested Monday evening on charges of ...Read More
  A Mountain View man faces felony charges following a domestic disturbance in Stone County.  According to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds...Read More
     Members of the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce have elected six new members to their board of directors. The newly elected members are Dr. Jake Long, Superintendent of Mountain Home Public Schools; Heather Loftis, ...Read More
    The boil water order for the Lakeview-Midway public Water Authority that was issued last Friday, has been lifted. Samples taken today has been found to be safe and a satisfactory disinfectant level has been established ...Read More
     A Baxter County man is being held in the Baxter County jail on felony and misdemeanor charges after pulling a knife on a woman. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says 35 year old Rhonni Levi Hooton is charged with ...Read More
     The Cotter City Council will meet in regular session, on Tuesday at 5:30 for a workshop at Cotter City Hall.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get a monthly increase in benefits of just 0.3 percent next year. It's the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low ...Read More
     A Pleasant Grove man is being held in the Stone County jail on felony charges of having sex with a minor female.   Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds says 18 year old Dalton James Cothran is charged with two ...Read More
Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts is recovering after he was injured while serving a search warrant. Counts says he was hurt while serving a search warrant last Friday at a home in Cherokee Village. He tells Jonesboro television KAIT that ...Read More
    Arkansas voters will decide on a number of issues-ranging from dispensing marijuana for medical purposes to allowing the governor to retain his or her power when absent from the state when they cast their 2016 General ...Read More
     The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality is in the process of redesigning the project to close NABORS landfill in northern Baxter County and the Arkansas Building Authority will be reopening the bid process for ...Read More
     An 18 year old Forsyth man is dead and another 18 year old friend is charged with his murder following a shooting Saturday night in Taney County.      KY3 News in Springfield reports Tristin Carr ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals Budget Committee has scheduled its next session for Wednesday morning at ten. The meeting will be held at Bull Shoals City Hall.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Gassville City Council has scheduled its regular October session for Tuesday evening at 6:30. Prior to the meeting, a public hearing is set for six regarding franchise fee ordinances for the ...Read More
     The Flippin City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6 at Flippin Public School center office. Items on the meeting's agenda include a financial report from Travis Doshier, bonuses and rate increases, ...Read More
The Lakeview City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday, October 18,2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lloyd Travis Municipal Center. Items on the meeting agenda under old business includes street projects for the city. New business to be discussed ...Read More
     The Norfork City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6:30 at Norfork City Hall. Items on the meeting agenda include a resolution the 2017 budget proposal.      Other meetings ...Read More
    The City of Bull Shoals will have their Annual city wide clean up day, starting tuesday morning at 8. The city will pick up lots of things, but Tuesday Rhodes with the city of Bull Shoals said, there are something the city ...Read More
     The death of a Clarkridge man from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound is currently under investigation by the Baxter County Sheriff.      According to Sheriff John Montgomery, sheriff's ...Read More
     A Paragould man, who had been playing with a gun, is in critical condition in a Springfield hospital following a shooting incident in Ozark County. Nineteen year old Logan Rosewell was transported to Mercy Hospital ...Read More
     Monday marks the beginning of National Businesswomen's Week, an event that has been celebrated by the Mountain Home Business and Professional Women's group for over 70 years. This year's celebration kicks off Monday ...Read More
     Serenity, Inc. in Mountain Home recently unveiled a new sign for their shelter and office at 1015 Highway 62 West. Proceeds for the sign came from $5,000 General Improvement Funds Grant made possible through the efforts ...Read More
     While many communities across the country have experienced a rise in tensions between law enforcement and local citizens, Tom Canta, President of the local Fraternal Order of the Police Lodge says the atmosphere in the ...Read More
     Eleven new business licenses were issued by the city of Mountain Home during September, according to Roberta Pack, from the City of Mountain Home Building Inspectors Office.      City records ...Read More
     The Mountain Home High School Band traveled to Rogers Saturday where they competed in the War Eagle Marching Classic. High School Band Director Tom Chetnik says 23 bands from Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri competed for ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals City Council is scheduled a workshop for Monday evening at 6:30. The workshop will be held in the council chambers of Bull Shoals City Hall.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Norfork School Board's regular October session is scheduled for Monday evening at five. Items on the agenda include a discussion on partnership funding for renovations and a facilities visit review. The meeting ...Read More
     The Gassville Planning Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday evening at 6 at the Gassville Fire Department Training Room located at 206 South School Street. The purpose of the hearing is for a variance and ...Read More
The Izard County Sheriff's Department is currently conducting a coat drive for children and adults in need. Sheriff Tate Lawrence says cold weather is on the way and there are children and adults in the community in need of a winter ...Read More
Baxter County sheriff investigating woman's unattended death      The Baxter County Sheriff is investigating the unattended death of a rural Baxter County woman. Sheriff John Montgomery says deputies from his office were ...Read More
     The 21st annual Hillbilly Chili Cookoff was held Saturday at Bull Shoals-White River State Park in Lakeview, and over $1,500 were awarded in several competitions.      Serenity took home the ...Read More
     The Marion County Election Commission will meet for a two-day public demonstration. The commission's logic and accuracy test is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. The hours for each day will be 11 to ...Read More
     The U.S. Postal Service announced the 2016 holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations as customers begin to prepare for the busy shopping and shipping season. Customers are ...Read More
     The Arkansas Arts Center is bringing its mobile museum to the Twin Lakes Area. The Artmobile will be at the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County Monday through Friday.      The ...Read More
     The Ozark County Food Pantry is asking the public for help in raising funds to receive a grant from Ozarks Food Harvest, the regional food bank for southwest Missouri. The funds are being provided through a grant from ...Read More
          Marion County jurors do not need to report Monday. According to Marion County and Circuit Clerk Dee Carleton, the next date jurors will need to report is Friday, October 28, ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals-Lakeview Rotary Club is again sponsoring one of the Twin Lakes Area's biggest events this weekend. The 21st annual Hillbilly Chili Cookoff will be held Saturday from ten to 3:30 at the upper section of ...Read More
     The Baxter County Circuit Court jury panel will not need to report for duty Monday. According to Baxter County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese, this concludes the term of the current ...Read More
     For those looking to seek a challenge, the inaugural Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run will be held Sunday. The park will host the event at Dillard’s Ferry. Cassandra Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator for ...Read More
     The 2016 Twin Lakes Leadership Network recently donated $2,500 to the Mountain Home Parks and Recreation Department to install an aquatic splash pad at McCabe Park. The check was presented to Mountain Home Mayor Joe ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library Service Baxter County will host Teen Read Week Sunday through Friday. Teen Read Week is a national adolescent literacies initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services ...Read More
    A parasail plane crashed near Gaston's on the White River. According to a spokeperson from the Baxter Country Sheriff's Office, a person was injured when the parasail plane crashed from a reported 100-foot drop. One person ...Read More
     A Squires man is accused of assaulting his former girlfriend, holding her captive and threatening to kill her. Twenty-nine-year-old Estevon Dockins is scheduled to go to trial in Ozark County on felony charges of ...Read More
     A boil water notice has been issued by the Lakeview-Miday Public Water Authority for the area from Cedar Hills west to the end of River Road. The order was issued as a precautionary measure due to the possibility ...Read More
     North Arkansas College Pioneer Wilderness Trail will be the site of this year's 5K fundraiser. The race will be held October 15th at nine a.m. The Wilderness Trail is located on the south campus at Pioneer Drive in ...Read More
     North Central Arkansas chapter of Operation Christmas Child is hosting an event Saturday featuring Vicki Pepper, State Director of the program, who will sharing her story of a recent shoebox distribution trip. The ...Read More
     The 21st annual Hillbilly Chili Cookoff is set for Saturday at the Bull Shoals-White River from 10 a.m. to 3:30.     Sponsored by the Bull Shoals-Lakeview Rotary Club, the entry fee for the contest ...Read More
     Baxter Regional Medical Center is holding a Fall Open House in celebration of their annual Lend-a-Hand campaign Friday. Cindy Costa, director of development from the hospital foundation says the houses, the Mruk Family ...Read More