November 25, 2014
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Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
    Wayne and Stephanie Motes, who now live in Springfield, Missouri, were both sentenced to four years probation Thursday after pleading no contest during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court to a reduced charge of ...Read More
   Students at Mountain Home Junior High are using their skills and knowledge to help educate people in the community about computers and mobile devices. The students are part of the Environmental and Spatial Technology program, or ...Read More
    Strides toward eradicating Mountain Home of a health and public safety danger and eyesore were taken Thursday night when the Mountain Home City Council agreed to begin negotiations with the owners of an empty apartment ...Read More
     Vernard Deatherage, one of two Missouri inmates who appeared in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday to face charges filed against him in this state, was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to felony ...Read More
    A rural Mountain Home man who admitted to authorities he purchased items he knew were stolen has been charged with several felonies. Fifty-two year old Amos Joseph Duquette is charged with two counts theft by receiving, and ...Read More
    A Mountain Home couple were arrested Thursday by Sheriff's Investigators on felony charges following the investigation into a complaint made in October by the owners of the Bull Shoals Lake Resort in Lakeview. 55 year old ...Read More
    NEWS 11-20-14 THURSDAY        J. ZURCHER, THEFT OF GUNS AND MEDS RH      A member of a work crew that was installing flooring in a residence was arrested ...Read More
    Three people were arrested at a rural Mountain Home residence after authorities conducted a probation home visit Thursday morning and found drugs and other items. Arrested were 58 year old Thomas Earnest Harvey of the ...Read More
    The annual White River Marathon for Kenya is a sellout with 700 runners registered for Saturday's event along the river banks at Cotter. The race--formerly known as the Mountain Home Marathon for Kenya--is beginning its ...Read More
     A number of public meetings are set for Thursday in the Twin Lakes Area.      The Mountain Home City Council has two items on its agenda for the 6 p.m. meeting in the council chambers at the ...Read More
     Two Missouri inmates are scheduled to be in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday to make a first appearance on charges they face in this state.      The men, 31-year-old Robert Finch, Jr., and ...Read More
    Firefighters from Tracy, Buford, Mountain Home and Salesville responded to a structure fire that destroyed a pole barn structure that contained a shop and bunkhouse at 55 Gladehill Lane Wednesday night but they were able to ...Read More
    No one was injured in an early morning fire that apparently destroyed two structures at a mobile home park in Midway. Details are sketchy, but preliminary reports are a fire that began in the living room of a mobile home ...Read More
     Several hundred of the over 19,000 veterans and active military members who call the Twin Lakes Area home attended the recent Veterans Benefits Fair held on the campus of Arkansas State University in Mountain ...Read More
     An Ava woman sustained minor injuries in a one vehicle accident in Douglas County Monday night.   A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 24 year old Brittney L. Inman was transported by ...Read More
    Home sales in Baxter and Marion counties continues on a positive note with information released for September showing an upward trend. The Arkansas REALTORS Association report shows there were 83 new and existing ...Read More
     Next month, two locations in Baxter County and one in Marion County will serve as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child - the world's largest Christmas project of its kind. The annual project is a favorite of ...Read More
     Wednesday is the final day of ticket sales for the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet on Friday at the Vada Sheid Community Center at ASU-Mountain Home. The event, with a theme of "A Red Carpet ...Read More
     Norfork firefighters were able to save a home from an out of control trash fire that destroyed a shed on the property at 22 Windswept Trail off Push Mountain Road Tuesday afternoon.   Norfork Assistant Fire ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man is being held in the Baxter County jail without bond on felony charges including parole violation and theft of property.   Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says 25 year old Matthew ...Read More
    The frigid air mass enveloping the Twin Lakes Area this morning has resulted in a new record low for this date. The 11 degree low temperature recorded at KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot studios after 6 a.m. Tuesday ...Read More
    Early voting in the general election runoff gets underway Tuesday for mayoral races in Flippin and Bull Shoals. The two contests are the only runoffs in the Twin Lakes Area.     The two races include a ...Read More
     Don't be concerned if you see an ambulance, vehicles from a local funeral home and law enforcement personnel on the campus of ASU Mountain Home Tuesday evening. They will be helping students in the EMT/Paramedic and ...Read More
     Member of the Baxter County Quorum Court Budget Committee began going through the proposed $13.2 million 2015 county budget office-by-office and department-by-department during a meeting Monday and should wrap up their ...Read More
     The deadline for nominations for the second annual "Your Local Hero" award is Thursday. The award, presented by First Security bank and KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot, recognizes area volunteers whose acts of kindness, ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council will meet in regular session and will hold a budget work session Tuesday. The regular council meeting will be at 7 p.m. at city hall at 204 South School Street. Items on the agenda include a ...Read More
    The Marion County Election Commission will meet Tuesday at 4 at the Marion County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to do logic and accuracy testing for the general election runoff on Tuesday, November ...Read More
      An early season snowstorm dropped up to five inches of snow in parts of north Arkansas and left roads slick.       The National Weather Service in Little Rock said Monday that five ...Read More
    The Twin Lakes Area received its first real wintry precipitation over the weekend. About a tenth of an inch of snow fell in the Mountain Home area Sunday afternoon in the wake of sleet and rain that fell on Saturday night. ...Read More
     Two informational sessions about the Health Insurance Marketplace will be held Thursday at the Baxter County Library. Representatives known as "navigators" from Legal Aid of Arkansas will conduct the meetings. The ...Read More
    Installation of a four-way traffic light for the State Highway 201 North and Arkansas Avenue intersection in Mountain Home is on the drawing board. After more than a year of attempting to gain approval from the Arkansas State ...Read More
     The $15 voluntary contribution which the Baxter County Quorum Court approved adding to property tax statements in hopes of making the county's animal control operation self funding has fallen far short of that ...Read More
    There are a number of public body meetings scheduled for Monday in the Twin Lakes Area.     The Baxter County Budget Committee will meet at 5 in the 3rd floor conference room of the courthouse. The ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce recently received two donations to its FOCUS Mountain Home program.      A check for $5,500 was presented to chamber officials by Martha Grant, owner of ...Read More
    The Twin Lakes area is likely to see some winter weather Sunday and Sunday night, along with much of the Plains and Southeast. Although forecasts have changed over the course of the week, experts now say the snow accumulation ...Read More
Two people were given prison sentences and one got probation after changing their pleas to guilty in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.      Randy Rogers and Ashley Tharp were both sentenced by Judge John Putman to three ...Read More
     The Baxter County Quorum Court approved a number of appropriations and re-appropriations during its meeting this week, many of them to benefit fire departments in the county.      One ordinance ...Read More
     A campaign to provide more than one million meals to fight hunger in a four-state area has been successful, according to Arvest Bank officials. The bank launched its one 1 Million Meals initiative two months ago and this ...Read More
    Area residents are being asked to remember seniors during the holiday season by helping provide gifts to those who otherwise might not have them. As part of the effort, Home Instead Senior Care is partnering with local ...Read More
     Two controversial billboards in Harrison will be coming down soon, according to the owner of Harrison Sign Company.   An employee at the company said the leases on the signs have expired and will be ...Read More
     The First National Bank of Izard County has donated $2,000 to the Calico Rock Museum, completing the bank's "Building the Future" campaign pledge.      The museum was founded in 2008 to preserve ...Read More
     Cold weather looks to be here to stay and there is a chance of some early winter weather this weekend across the region. Forecasts call for very low temperatures and a precipitation Sunday. Meteorologist Willie Gilmore ...Read More
     A woman was injured in a one vehicle accident south of West Plains Friday morning.   A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 24 year old Whitney G. Scantlin of Hartshorn was transported with ...Read More
     Richard Garrett House of Mountain Home was scheduled to be sentenced in Baxter County Circuit Court this week on a charge of second degree domestic battery related to the abuse of a child, but it didn't happen. Judge ...Read More
     The Mountain Home School District has chosen by the state department of education as one of 13 Arkansas school districts to participate in a pilot evaluation system of school superintendents.   Mountain ...Read More
     Although advance tickets are no longer available, those wanting to attend a special tribute for Henderson resident Bob Ketchum may purchase tickets at the dinner. The event, "Night of Honor: A Tribute to Bob Ketchum" ...Read More
    Organizers of the Bull Shoals Library Chinese Auction say the event that was scheduled for Saturday has been canceled due to the threat of inclement weather. The auction will be rescheduled for spring 2015. WebReadyTM ...Read More
    Firefighters from three rural departments battled a fire that was reported just after 8 p.m., Thursday night at Jennings Boat Dock and Lifts at 3915 Highway 101 in Gamaliel. The business was fully engulfed when firefighters ...Read More
    A unique group of aviators who share a love for flying and agriculture are meeting at Gaston's White River Resort at Lakeview Friday through Sunday. Members of Cropdusters United, a non-profit group made up of 1,500 crop ...Read More
     Brandon Watkins of Caulfield was sentenced to eight years in prison and ordered to pay $50,000 in restitution after changing his plea to guilty on a first degree battery charge during a session of Baxter County Circuit ...Read More
     Eaton Corporation, a power management company with a facility in Mountain Home, has awarded a $15,000 grant to Serenity, Incorporated.   Niki de Soto, executive director at Serenity, says the grant will be ...Read More
    The Marion County Election Commission will meet Friday at 4 o'clock at the Marion County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the general election runoff on November 25th. There are runoffs for mayor ...Read More
     Saturday is International Games Day and the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County will be hosting an afternoon of games for everyone. An assortment of board games and card games will be available in the Teen ...Read More