May 1, 2016
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Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
        For the first time the Bassmaster Elite fishing tournament has come to the Twin Lakes Region. The unique, four day, two lake event, began Thursday and finishes Sunday. Competition is taking place on Bull ...Read More
          The first phase of chronic wasting disease sampling by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revealed a 23 percent prevalence rate in Newton and Boone counties. Keith Stevens from the Arkansas ...Read More
        Last January, the Twin Lakes Literacy Council received funding to improve their Computer Skills program. State Representative Nelda Speaks helped the Council secure a grant through the Northwest Arkansas ...Read More
   LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Carroll County Quorum Court judge has authorized incentives that will help a Springdale-based meat processor build its first new plant in years.    Arkansas Business reports that the ...Read More
     Two Caulfield residents were convicted by a Wright County jury of stealing from an Ozark County vacation campground. According to Ozark County Prosecuting Attorney Thomas Cline, 63-year-old Fern Leonard and 59-year-old ...Read More
     The Gassville City Hall will be closed for a short period of time Friday. According to Gassville Mayor Jeff Braim, the City Hall will close from noon to 1:00.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    The Norfork Senior High Quiz Bowl team advances to the state finals tomorrow. The Norfork team played in a 12 team tournament and won all five contests to advance to the Class 1A Championship. The team will be competing ...Read More
     The Theodosia bridge will experience an extra closure this weekend. In addition to the regular overnight closures on weeknights, the Ozark County Times reports the bridge on Highway 160 over Bull Shoals Lake will have ...Read More
    The Mountain Home High School German American Partnership Program will hold a fund raiser tomorrow at Bomber Stadium with all kinds of entertainment. There will also be a cruise in for cars and motorcycles, plus carnival games ...Read More
        After the Pinkston Choir opened the meeting with the Star Spangled Banner, Dr. Leighann Gigliotti presented good news in her academic report to the Mountain Home School Board Thursday night. All the ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board voted to offer a contract for a new Superintendent.     Chad Harp, is currently serving the Keota Public Schools in Oklahoma as Superintendent. He is a 22 year educator who has 11 ...Read More
    The Mountain Home High School Arts team to traveled to Little Rock Wednesday to compete in the Arkansas Young Artist Convention and Association that was held at the State House Convention Center. There was over 1200 high school ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Police Department is holding a rummage sale and a bake sale from 7 to 2 on Saturday.    Bob Crawford, president of the Mountain Home Citizens Police Academy Alumi Association, explains what ...Read More
    In the regular session of the Cotter School Board last night, the School board voted to offer a contract for a new Superintendent. Current Cotter Superintendent Don Sharp. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    The Alley White American Legion Post 52 is hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 23rd from 7:30 in the morning until 10. They will serve pancakes and all the toppings along with biscuits and gravy, sausage, orange ...Read More
    A man from Ozark County has moderate injuries in a two vehicle accident south of Theodosia. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a truck driven by 29-year-old Albert Stanford from Theodosia, failed to negotiate a ...Read More
    An event that's become an "institution" in the community, Baxter Regional Medical Center's Health Fair and Expo, will be continue Today at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. The annual event is sponsored by Baxter Regional and ...Read More
    A Mountain Home woman, Tenille Rauls, has been selected as an honoree for the prestigious Arkansas Community Service Award. The Awards are presented to individuals and companies that serve others in extraordinary ways. Rauls ...Read More
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to preserve the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion, backing an unusual tactic that required supporters to initially vote to end the subsidized health coverage. Senators on Wednesday ...Read More
     A Udall man is being held in the Ozark County Detention Center on sex abuse allegations. According to the Ozark County Times, 56-year-old Danny Williams was arrested Tuesday on an unclassified felony charge of ...Read More
          The first phase of chronic wasting disease sampling by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revealed a 23 percent prevalence rate in Newton and Boone counties. Of 266 randomly collected wild ...Read More
    In a special session of the Cotter School Board last night, the discussion was on the interview process for the new Superintendent. Current Cotter Superintendent Don Sharp recaps the ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council met last night, Mayor Jeff Braim gives this report. Listen: right-click to download mp3         Braim also gave the city Council some ...Read More
    An event that's become an "institution" in the community, Baxter Regional Medical Center's Health Fair and Expo, will be celebrating its 37th anniversary Today and Thursday at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. The annual event ...Read More
        A former teacher at Bakersfield High School was arrested and booked into the Ozark County Detention Center on Tuesday. According to Ozark County Sheriff Darin Reed, Jason Perkins was charged with 19 ...Read More
     A pair of local seniors were honored Thursday by Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge.      Eryn Rector of Yellville was presented the university's 2016 Biology Award. Rector is a biology ...Read More
     The Briarciff Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday morning at ten at the Briarcliff Clubhouse. The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     A three-vehicle accident in Boone County resulted in multiple injuries. The accident occurred Monday on Highway 65 about a half mile north of Valley Springs.      The Arkansas State Police ...Read More
    According to Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed, a former Bakersfield coach and teacher has been charged with 19 felony counts today. Jason Craig Perkins has been charged with 19 counts of sexual contact, all class D felonies, in ...Read More
     The Cotter Planning Commission will meet Thursday evening at 6 at Cotter City Hall for its regular monthly meeting.      This meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - The Corps of Engineers is reminding interested persons that the deadline to submit new shoreline activity requests for Bull Shoals Lake is drawing near. Beginning May1, the Corps will defer acceptance of ...Read More
    Monroe Powell is bringing the music of the Platters to Mountain Home in a blast from rock 'n roll's past. Presented by ASUMH and Arvest Bank the concert will be free and open to the public, on Thursday afternoon after the ...Read More
    Tuesday at 7 the Lakeview City Council will meet at 7 in the Lloyd Travis Municipal Center.     On the agenda for old business is the Street Survey. In new business the Council will discuss the phone system ...Read More
    Tuesday at 6, the Flippin City Council will meet in the City Hall.     On the agenda for the meeting are a 2015 budget amendment; the financial report; a resolution for utilizing the federal aid ...Read More
    Tuesday at 6:30 the Norfork City Council will meet in the City Hall.     On the agenda is the City of Norfork Zoning Ordinance and Map, 2016 second reading and laptops for the Council. ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board will meet in regular monthly session Thursday night at 7 at the Cotter Public Schools Administration Building.     Items on the agenda include: a financial report; Physical Therapy ...Read More
     The regular board meeting of the Northeast Public Water Authority will be Thursday afternoon at 1:15 at its office located at 66 Florence Drive in Mountain Home.     The meeting is open to the ...Read More
    The Baxter County Airport Commission met in regular session yesterday at the Airport. All members were present with the exception of Bonnie Brown.     Airport Manager reviewed financial statements, updated ...Read More
    The grades are in for the state of Arkansas school Districts. The number of Arkansas public schools earning A and B grades on newly posted, online state report cards dropped by half, from 484 schools in 2014 to 234 in 2015. The ...Read More
    A Franklin man dies in a one vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Fulton County. 29-year-old Christopher A. Simmons of Franklin was killed after the Suzuki he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced ...Read More
    April is Financial Literacy month and a little pre-planning ahead of retirement is being encouraged. The Social Security Administration wants people to sign up online to see what their benefits will be when they stop working. ...Read More
     An event that's become an "institution" in the community, Baxter Regional Medical Center's Health Fair and Expo, will be celebrating its 37th anniversary when it's held Wednesday and Thursday at the Baxter County ...Read More
     A man suspected of a recent circulation of counterfeit money in Harrison is in custody in Howell County. According to the Harrison Daily Times, 54-year-old Stuart E. Thurber of Siloam Springs, Missouri, was charged in ...Read More
     An affidavit was released by the Marion County Circuit Court on the alleged sexual assault of a female inmate in the Marion County jail with differing stories told by the inmate and the former jailer. Thirty-year-old ...Read More
    The Flippin City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6 at Flippin City Hall. Items on the agenda include 2015 budget amendment, and Travis Doshier with a financial report.     The ...Read More
    April is national distracted driving awareness month. There are lots of ways to be distracted while behind the wheel. Texting, listening to music to loud, talking to friends, putting on makeup to name a few. Michele Paden, ...Read More
    Tax month will get people thinking about money and the Donald W. Reynolds Library is offering Money Smart Week this week.     As part of Money Smart Week there will be two workshops focusing on Estate ...Read More
    A Mt Vernon man died Saturday afternoon in a single vehicle crash 11 miles north of Gainesville. 76-year-old Paul Meents was killed when the van he was driving ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, went off the ...Read More
     According to the The Fraternal Order of Police, Mountain Home Lodge No. 45, a telephone fundraiser is now underway for the Lodge. The Lodge will hold this fundraising effort through June 10th. ...Read More
    Sheena Wainscott of Mountain Home was one of several people given probation during a special session of Baxter County Circuit Court Tuesday.     Wainscott was given 10 years probation and ordered to spend ...Read More
     A local junior college is another step closer to choosing its new leader. According to the Harrison Daily Times, North Arkansas College began interviewing 11 finalists for the college president position Wednesday. ...Read More
    This past Thursday through Saturday, over a hundred and forty people were tying flies at the 19th Annual Sowbug Roundup in Mountain Home. The Education Center at the County Fairgrounds was full of fishermen and women ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6:30 at Gassville City Hall.     The Council will consider an appropriation for the Police Department building. They will also ...Read More
   The Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce is meeting Tuesday at 7:30 in the morning, starting with coffee and networking. The program will be the history of the Cotter Trout Festival presented by Francis 'Sonny' Sharp. ...Read More
    Saturday night the Cotter School Board met in executive session to interview superintendent candidate, Christopher Anderson. Outgoing superintendent Don Sharp reports. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
   A 54-year-old Missouri man, being held for forgery in Howell County Missouri, is suspected of circulating counterfeit money in Harrison as well as the Missouri towns of Mountain View, West Plains and Willow ...Read More
US Representative Crawford visited Cuba     U.S. Representative Rick Crawford just got back from a trip to Cuba where he met with leaders to discuss trade. Crawford, who has a long time interest in Cuba, represents the first ...Read More
    Prison sentences were handed down for several people Tuesday during a special session of Baxter County Circuit Court.          21-year-old Frank Lee Cox was sentenced to five years to ...Read More
    Mark Crutcher of Mountain Home pled guilty to a string of drug charges and and was sentenced to 18 years in prison, followed by 12 years probation during a special session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    The Arkansas State Senate has blocked the funding for Arkansas Works, Governor Hutchenson's hybrid Medicaid expansion program. Friday night, the State Senate voted 25 to 10 in favor of the program, two votes short of the three ...Read More
     Jacob Alden of Mountain Home changed his plea to guilty on charges of theft of property and causing a minor flood in the Baxter County jail. He was given three years in prison during a special session of Baxter County ...Read More
     The Cotter School Board has set another special meeting for Saturday evening at 5:00 in the high school library. The board will go into executive session to interview a candidate for the superintendent position. The ...Read More
     The Boone County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public of two registered sex offenders moving into the county.      Jon Newport located his residence to an address on Mallard Drive in ...Read More
    The Stone County Sheriff's Department found a stolen 1933 Ford on Wednesday. It was in the area of Meadow Creek Road at Red River Road near the rural community of Fox, southwest of Mountain View, after a citizen's tip ...Read More
    The Norfork Senior High Quiz Bowl team advances to the State Finals on Saturday April 23. The Norfork team played in a 12 team tournament and won all five contests to advance to the Class 1a Championship. The team will be ...Read More
     According to the The Fraternal Order of Police, Mountain Home Lodge No. 45, a telephone fundraiser is now underway for the Lodge. The Lodge will hold this fundraising effort through June 10th. ...Read More
     LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)   Republican opponents of Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion have blocked funding for the expanded coverage and a host of other programs for the poor and disabled. ...Read More
    The Arkansas Works program is still on the table and many questions are still needed to be answered about the program. What is going to happen to the city, the county, the state budgets? Judge Mickey Pendergrass tries to shed ...Read More
        The Yellow House Thrift Store is holding an open house, Saturday from 10 to 3. The store, on the Mountain Home Square, has been around a long time, but Board member Linda Clark explains that the it has ...Read More
    Due to unforeseen circumstances, this weekend’s planned Walk A Mile in Her Shoes walkathon benefitting Serenity has been postponed. The hope is to be able to bring this event back to the community in October, and to help ...Read More
   A psychological evaluation amd a motion to suppress evidence are expected to be filed in the case of Eddie Vanscoy III of Mountain Home who is charged with having improper sexual relations with several young ...Read More
    A Gainsville man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bulldozing a manufactured home and setting fire to a John Deere tractor. According to the Ozark County Times, Johnathan Latham is being held in Ozark County Jail on a $50,000 ...Read More