April 19, 2014
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     The annual "Go Hog Wild" bar-b-que fundraiser benefiting the Cotter Gassville Rural Fire Department will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the fire station located on Denton Ferry Road and Baxter County ...Read More

    An Elizabeth woman, 42 year old Melissa L. Lewis, was injured Thursday and a one vehicle roll over accident in Henderson.   Deputy Tracy Munson of the Baxter County Sheriff's Department says Lewis was ...Read More

     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery is advising the public of a registered sex offender residing in Baxter County who has received a risk assessment classification from the State of Arkansas.   The ...Read More

     Baxter County jurors do not need to report for duty Monday, April 14, according to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese.   The next date jurors do need to report is Tuesday, April 15 at 9 a.m. at the courts ...Read More

     The body of a missing Berryville man was found near Kissee Mills Thursday by Lt. Rick Lucy from the Baxter County Sheriff's Department and Benny Magness, pilot of the sheriff's department ...Read More

     Michael Coplen was given an eight year prison sentence during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday after pleading guilty to a number of charges stemming from an incident in October last year when Coplen ...Read More

     Fifty-one year old Donald Wayne Patterson of Cave City was arrested on hot check charges out of Baxter County for allegedly issuing two banks drafts for which there were insufficient funds. Patterson signed two drafts ...Read More

     The Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation celebrated their 25th anniversary at their annual donor banquet Thursday night at The Vada Sheid Community Development Center on the campus of Arkansas State University in ...Read More

     Car crashes are one of the leading causes of death to children in the United States with an average of 679 youngsters killed annually. Mountain Home police say the best way to protect your child is to make sure they ...Read More

     A Calico Rock man was released from the Izard County jail after appearing before Judge David E. Miller on felony charges of theft.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 63 year old Russell M. ...Read More

     It will be an evening of Elvis music, dancing and stories from Graceland when ASU-Mountain Home and Arvest Bank present An Evening With Elvis on Saturday. Argo, a DJ for Elvis Radio, will provide entertainment ...Read More

     Volunteers are needed to join the Friends of the Northfork and White Rivers tree planting project on Saturday morning at 8:30. Participants will assist with laying out a planting grid, digging holes, and planting ...Read More

     Local firefighters were kept busy Thursday fighting brush fires at three separate locations in rural Baxter County.
     Firefighters from Tracy, Norfork and Salesville Fire Departments ...Read More

     Two injuries were reported in a one vehicle roll over accident shortly before 4 Thursday afternoon in the Hand Cove Area.   The accident occurred near the intersection of Baxter County Roads 139 and 94. ...Read More

     State Senator Johnny Key is on the short list of candidates for the vice chancellor for governmental relations position at the University of Arkansas.
     University spokesman Steve ...Read More

     Charges against Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield will be presented to a federal grand jury May 6 after a federal magistrate ruled Wednesday the government presented probable cause the police chief committed ...Read More

     The Annual Egg Hunt sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Mountain Home and the Spring Carnival sponsored by Mountain Home Parks and Recreation will be held Saturday at the L. C. Sammons Youth ...Read More

     The Jasper Commercial Historic District in Newton County will be featured Saturday in the Walks Through History program, sponsored by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.
     In ...Read More

     State and local authorities will be cracking down on violators who text while driving during a six-day national mobilization that begins Thursday. Arkansas State Police, the Mountain Home Police Department and other ...Read More

      Members of the Baxter County Quorum Court Personnel Committee decided during a meeting Wednesday not to develop a specific written policy concerning county employees carrying weapons when on duty or in county ...Read More

     A Melbourne woman has been arrested by officers from the Izard County Sheriff's office on felony charges of commercial burglary.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 40 year old Latina Kurtley is ...Read More

     A Viola man was injured in a one vehicle accident that occurred in Howell County Wednesday morning. Forty-four year old Michael L. Murphy received what were described as minor injuries, according to the Missouri State ...Read More

     Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield was scheduled to appear in federal court in Fort Smith Wednesday for a probable cause hearing following his arrest earlier this week on charges of using excessive force ...Read More

     In a special election held Tuesday, Harrison residents rejected a one percent sales tax that would have helped fund a number of city departments and would have done away with bills for residential trash service for ...Read More


     Incidents of rabies increase during the warm weather months and each spring the Baxter County 4-H clubs and Mountain Home veterinarians co-sponsor a countywide rabies vaccination clinic. This year's event, which ...Read More

     At its meeting Thursday, the Mountain Home Water and Sewer Committee will consider a $3 million proposal to install new water meters for residential and business customers. The city is currently experiencing on ...Read More

     The national restaurant chain, Jimmy John's, will be opening a location in Mountain Home sometime this summer, according to franchise owner Brian Wroblewski of Mountain Home.   Jimmy John's features ...Read More

     Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield was arrested Monday on federal charges of using excessive force in the arrest of a Bull Shoals man and for allegedly covering up the incident by directing an officer to ...Read More

     A Little Rock man was arrested by officers from the Izard County Sheriff's office on felony charges of theft.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says Christopher Consentino is being held in the Izard ...Read More

     The official dedication of the Calico Rock Museum and Visitor Center is set for Saturday in the museums main gallery. Events include, the dedication of the main facility at 11 a.m. in the museums main gallery, the ...Read More

     The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County will be closed Easter Sunday and the Gassville Branch of the library will be closed Saturday and Sunday. Both will reopen on ...Read More

     A house on Baxter County Road 46 was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon.   A spokesperson from the 911 Office says the fire was reported by crews from the Baxter County Road and Bridge Department who ...Read More

     Although spring is here, the memories of one of the toughest winters Twin Lakes Area residents have experienced in years still lingers. If you're one those who complained about it, you'll be glad to know the number ...Read More

     A Melboune man, 62 year old Don W. Smith, has been arrested on felony charges of assault on a police officer.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says Smith assaulted a deputy from his office who was ...Read More

    The Norfork City Council will hold a workshop session at 6:30 Tuesday night.
    Items on the agenda include an ordinance to designate a city employee who receives payment for court fines; a ...Read More

     Upcoming Community Education classes at Arkansas State University - Mountain Home include topics on nutrition, digital photography, and basic accounting for small businesses and nonprofits. These classes are not for ...Read More

     Arkansas State University - Mountain Home (ASU-MH) criminal justice major, Patricia Esperon is among one of 51 community college students from across the United States, Canada, and American Samoa to be named a 2014 ...Read More

     A teenager was seriously injured in Howell County when the vehicle he was driving ran off the road and overturned on Sunday. Eighteen year old Trevor Jackson of Willow Springs was transferred by Air Evac to Cox South ...Read More

     A 97 year old Mountain Home man is dead following a three vehicle accident Monday morning on State Highway 5 south in Mountain Home.   Sgt. Kevin Litty of the Mountain Home Police Department says Donald ...Read More

     A Clarkridge man was arrested early Monday morning by the Mountain Home Police on felony charges of sexual assault.   Lt. Eric Neal of the Mountain Home Police Department says 30 year old Michael G. ...Read More

     A planned power outage by North Arkansas Electric Cooperative that was scheduled for Monday has been rescheduled for Tuesday. The planned outage will occurr at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning and it will last about an ...Read More

     Marion County has received a $46,946 General Improvement Fund Grant from the State of Arkansas for renovation of the Community Center at the fairgrounds in Summit.   The grant, supported by State ...Read More

     The tile of the author V.J. Smith's best selling book, "The Richest Man in Town," is also the title of a talk he will present during a Gaston Lecture Series presentation Tuesday night at 7 in the McClure Convention ...Read More

     Arkansas Single Parents Scholarship Fund and Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Baxter County present the Single Mother's Job Skills Conference and Career Workshop from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 22nd, ...Read More

     Tourism is a strong economic driver for the entire Ozarks region. In 2013, Baxter County was chosen among the state's top ten final destinations by travelers. Many local businesses and residents benefit from those who ...Read More

     A Baxter County man was found dead at his home Saturday; authorities do not suspect foul play at this time.
     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery reports deputies were dispatched at ...Read More

     A West Plains man was injured in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 160 in Howell County. A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says the driver, 22 year old Logan R. Black, in a ...Read More

     The dedication of an overlook of the North Fork River on State Highway 5 South between Salesville and Norfork will be dedicated Thursday, April 10 at 1 p.m.   The property, owned by Jim and Liz Smith of ...Read More

     The city of Mountain Home received more than $37,000 in licensing revenue during the month of March, according to Roberta Pack, office manager for the Building Inspector's Office. Pack said the city took in ...Read More

     The Buffalo National River Partners invite the public to stroll through some of the historic cemeteries of the Ozarks on Saturday, April 12. Local researcher and author, Abby Burnett, will be the guide through four ...Read More
   
     The third annual literary reading and art extravaganza, Tour D'Art, will be hosted by Friends of the Paul Weaver Library at Ozarka College on Thursday, April 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the John E. Miller ...Read More

     The 11th Annual Spring Fairgrounds Flea Market and Salem Chamber of Commerce Community-Wide yard Sale is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 in Salem.   Admission and parking is free at ...Read More

     The Gassville Park Committee will meet Monday evening at 6 at the Community Center located at 204 S. School Street in Gassville.   The meeting is open to the public.

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     The annual spring registration for students planning to attend Mountain Home Kindergarten next school year will be Friday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     The registration is on a ...Read More

     Several military memorbilia have been donated to the Calico Rock Museum and Visitor Center for inclusion in the museum's upcoming Veterans Hall of Honor. Gloria Gushue of the museum said the historical artifacts were ...Read More

     A September 2 trial date has been set for former Mountain Home city councilman Ron Rhodes, charged with plotting with another person to fire bomb a vehicle owned by Mountain Home resident Wendell J. "James" Bond with ...Read More

     The Mountain Home High School Band fared well in a recent Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association event contest held in Bentonville. Mountain Home High School Band Director Tom Chentnik has this ...Read More

     Lightening from the thunderstorm that moved through Baxter County Thursday night is the cause of a rural Baxter County fire.   Clarkridge Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tom Rucker says lightening ...Read More

     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery is notifying the public of a level two sex offender who has moved to a new address in Mountain Home.   The sheriff says 28 year old Jared James Householder, who was ...Read More

     The Yellville City Council will meet in regular session at 6 p.m., Monday.
     The council will consider two resolutions, an ordinance and an interlocal ...Read More