March 2, 2015
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RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  .55"    Month:  .55”    Year:  6.58"   |  TEMPS:  High: 29  Low: 25
Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
     A total of 115 dogs were removed Tuesday from a private animal rescue in Mountain View by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The ASPCA became involved at the request of the Stone County ...Read More
        A pair of Gassville residents face a plethora of charges after a home visit at a residence on Moon Hollow Lane, according to a joint press release from the Baxter County Sheriff's Office and Gassville ...Read More
     An Oregon man is being held in the Izard County Jail on a felony warrant out of that state, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The sheriff says 46 year old William Harold Berry of Leaburg is being held ...Read More
    Although audits are ongoing to determine what went wrong at the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass feels the group has a future, if it returns to its ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals City Council will meet Thursday night at 6:30 at Bull Shoals City Hall. On the agenda for the meeting is the planning and zoning budget, the sign machine, the purchase of a Durango, and a raise in pay for Police ...Read More
        The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County will debut its newest interactive learning exhibit Saturday with the opening of "Here, There, Everywhere". The traveling display and the ...Read More
     The Cotter School Board will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 7 in the administration building. Items on the meeting agenda include a financial report, personnel issues and the renewal of workers compensation ...Read More
     The Cotter City Council will meet Thursday night at 6 at Cotter City Hall. The meeting's agenda includes under old business, a report from Nathan Johnson of Grace Communications on the repeater tower, approval of a ...Read More
    Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore says the department is currently investigating an apparent murder-suicide in rural Harrison.     Authorities discovered the bodies of 26-year-old Daniel Jacob Peebles and ...Read More
    An audit is underway for the financially troubled Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, according to a spokesperson from the Legislative Joint Audit Committee in Little Rock.     Founded in ...Read More
        The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals removed 100 dogs from a rescue shelter in Mountain View on Tuesday afternoon.     The move came after at the request ...Read More
     Gilbert Ballman of Cotter, who already has a string of run-ins with county law enforcement personnel, added another Monday by hitting a reserve deputy who had gone to Little Rock to pick him up after he had completed a ...Read More
    The mysterious waterline leak that has plagued the Baxter County Courthouse has been found and plans for repair are underway, according to County Judge Mickey Pendergrass.     The leak was in the floor of ...Read More
    HARRISON, Ark. (AP) _ The chief administrative officer in Boone County says he will take steps to ensure the county's 108-year-old courthouse is a safe place after a number of people reported various ailments while working ...Read More
     Baxter Regional Medical Center announced Tuesday Shannon Nachtigal has been named Vice President/Chief Nursing Officer.      A registered nurse for 26 years, Natchtigal has been with the ...Read More
    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) _ Court records say a 55-year-old man lured a 6-year-old girl to his southwest Missouri motel room with snacks and strangled her.     John P. Roberts of Branson was jailed without bond ...Read More
     The all volunteer Friends of the Baxter County Library was formed in 1980 to support the library and increase community awareness. Today they are an integral part of the library operation, according to Baxter County ...Read More
    A mystery water leak in a basement office of the Baxter County Courthouse caused the closure of the facility to the public Monday and is creating a potentially costly problem for the county.     Baxter County ...Read More
     Members of the Baxter County Airport Commission met in special session Monday to discuss the potential purchase or lease of equipment used in maintaining the grounds at the Midway ...Read More
     The Gaston Lecture Series at Arkansas State University Mountain Home will feature Dr. Ruth Hawkins, executive director of Arkansas State University's Arkansas Heritage Sites and author of UNBELIEVABLE HAPPINESS AND FINAL ...Read More
     The Yellville-Summit School Board will meet in special session at noon Tuesday. On the agenda of the special meeting are bond sales, a letter from the state department of education, a report from the superintendent and ...Read More
     The Baxter County Planning Board will meet Tuesday morning at 11 in the third floor conference room of the Baxter County Courthouse. Items on the meeting's agenda under old business include the Twin Lakes Home Builders ...Read More
        A 27-year-old convicted Level 3 sex offender is in the Baxter County Detention Center after being arrested on Monday morning.     According to Sheriff John Montgomery, Darrell ...Read More
    The Baxter County Courthouse will be closed to the public on Monday afternoon due to maintenance issues. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
GGH      One of the biggest issues facing newly elected Governor Asa Hutchinson is the state of the prison system and the overcrowding of county jails with prisoners awaiting beds. There is currently a backlog ...Read More
         The Baxter Bomb Squad of Mountain Home High School celebrated their 20th anniversary and unveiled the robot they will take to this year's FIRST competitions Thursday night at the Vada Sheid ...Read More
    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) _ A 55-year-old man has been charged with killing a 6-year-old girl whose body was found in a southwest Missouri hotel room after she was reported missing.     Branson police say ...Read More
     The Gassville City Council met in a busy hour and forty-five minute session Thursday night, after the meeting was postponed Tuesday due to inclement weather. With all members except Alderman Naomi Lassen present, the ...Read More
     The regularly scheduled Flippin School Board meeting set for Monday night has been moved to Monday, March 9th at 7 in the administration building, according to Superintendent Dale Query. On the agenda for the meeting are ...Read More
    A fire that destroyed three buildings Sunday on the property of the old Dogpatch theme park in Newton County is under investigation.    Chief Glenn Wheeler of the Krooked Kreek Fire Department told the Harrison ...Read More
     Mountain Home Firefighters are on the scene of a vehicle fire on Highway 201 North near Crawford Power Systems. According to 9-1-1 dispatchers, an empty vehicle, parked next to a storage building on the property adjacent ...Read More
     Investigators say a six-year-old girl's death Saturday evening at a Branson motel is being treated as a homicide. According to KY3 News in Springfield, a person of interest is in custody. ...Read More
     A week after a round of winter storms dumped sleet, snow, and freezing rain on northern Arkansas and southern Missouri, wintry conditions hang on Sunday and might bring more bad weather. Meteorologist Jeff Hood, with the ...Read More
     The Baxter County Airport Commission will meet in special session Monday morning at 11 in the conference room at KTLO in Mountain Home. On the meeting's agenda is discussion of proposals for grounds maintenance ...Read More
     The ice and snow on the ground across the area will likely be around for a while. The latest round of freezing rain Saturday morning and a forecast low temperature in the 20's Saturday will help keep accumulation in place ...Read More
     Early morning freezing rain and drizzle have made road conditions worse in some places across the area. Even roads that have been plowed or were clear Friday might not be safe. The Baxter County Sheriff's Office reports ...Read More
     Two men were sentenced to eight years in prison in unrelated cases during an abbreviated session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.      Bobby Gilley of Mountain Home entered a guilty plea ...Read More
     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office will hold an auction of seized vehicles for the public on Friday, February 27th. A total of 20 vehicles will be sold to the highest bidder.      Captain Jeff ...Read More
     Two Searcy County women have been arrested by Flippin Police, with one facing felony drug charges. Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith says 19 year old Mercedes Campbell of Leslie is charged with felony possession of drug ...Read More
     The Mountain Home City Council is seeking applications from residents of Mountain Home's 4th Ward who are interested in filling the Ward 4 Position 2 City Council seat vacated by Monte Manchester, who announced his ...Read More
    Baxter, Fulton, Izard and Stone counties remain under a Winter Storm Warning as the National Weather Services predicts sleet and freezing rain developing this morning. Areas affected by the warning are east of a line from ...Read More
    Mountain Home Mayor Joe Dillard kicked off the regular monthly meeting of the City Council with an announcement of the resignation of Alderman Monte Manchester.     Dillard read a letter from Manchester, ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board receives the surprise retirement of Pinkston Middle School Principal Michele McWilliams Thursday night at its regular monthly meeting Thursday night.     The board agenda ...Read More
     A motion to suppress evidence in the child rape case of Brian Maxwell of Gassville has been denied by Circuit Judge John Putman. The judge announced the decision during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
         An investigation by the Baxter County Sheriff's Office has resulted in multiple drug charges against 29-year old Regina Jean Colon of Gassville.      Colon was ...Read More
          A Viola man, 67 year old Earl Scott, was killed in a one vehicle accident Tuesday night in Fulton County. According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, the accident on U.S. Highway 62, ...Read More