July 25, 2014
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Past Weeks :  
      A federal court jury in Harrision Friday found Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield not guilty on two counts of a three count indictment stemming from allegations that he used excessive force during the ...Read More
     A new crime tip feature that's been added to the Baxter County Sheriff Department's website is expected to increase the public's ability to report possible criminal activity.      Presently ...Read More
     Newton and Independence and are among ten counties in Arkansas that will receive grants for courthouse restoration awarded by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. Stone County also received a grant for ...Read More
     Ozarka College has named Tina Boris of Salem as the recipient for the Academic All-Stars scholarship program through the Arkansas Association of Two Year Colleges.      Ozarka College Director ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals City Council will hold a workshop session Monday at 6 p.m. at city hall. The agenda will include police department procedures. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The fate of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield is in the hands of a jury. Sutterfield's attorneys completed their defense of the Bull Shoals Police Chief Friday morning. Following completion of jury ...Read More
     The governement presented its final witnesses Thursday in the federal trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield. The day ended Thursday with Sutterfield taking the witness stand to defend the charges against ...Read More
     Thursday's session of the federal criminal trial of Daniel Sutterfield ended in the middle of his being questioned about a number of contradictions in statements he has made related to the case. Sutterfield spent the ...Read More
     Two people -- Randall Beard of Norfork and Shelly Lindsey of Gassville -- were each sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to unrelated charges during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday, ...Read More
     A benefit account has been set up at Integrity First Bank for injured Grover Township Firefighter John Meisser who was injured Tuesday while cutting down trees with his son.   Meissner, who was transported ...Read More
     A Mountain View man is being held in the Izard County jail without bond following his arrest on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 33 year old Justin Dean ...Read More
     An update on white-nose syndrome in bats will be presented Tuesday, July 22 at the Boone County Library located at 221 W. Stephenson in Harrison.   The presentation by Chuck Bitting, Natural Resource ...Read More
    Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the criminal trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield in U.S. District Court in Harrison. Sutterfield's attornies--led by Bruce Eddy--are expected to begin presenting ...Read More
    The federal trial for Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield continued Thursday morning in Harrison with the government presenting its last three witnesses. Sutterfield is charged with using excessive force in an arrest in ...Read More
     The Marion County Library Board will hold it's regular meeting Thursday afternoon at 3:30 at the library at 308 West Old Main Street in Yellville. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     Authorities say the death of a 29 year old Midway man has been ruled a suicide and no foul play is suspected. Personnel with the Baxter County Sheriff's Department were called to a Midway residence about 8:45 Wednesday ...Read More
     The government plans to offer three or four witnesses Thursday morning as the federal trial for Bulls Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield enters its third day. Sutterfield faces charges of using excessive force in the ...Read More
     A Pleasant Grove man who escaped from the Stone County jail is back in custody. Rusty McCoy, a jailer with the Stone County Sheriff's Department, said 37 year old Shane Lee Mitchell was taken back into custody and ...Read More
     Three individuals, who were arrested on felony charges in Izard County, were released after posting bond.   Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 32 year old Clayton Doyle Henderson of Oxford was arrested ...Read More
     Cotter Mayor Peggy Hammack has announced her candidacy for re-election to a second term. Before her election in 2010, Hammack served as city Recorder and Treasurer, Water Clerk, and secretary to several mayors for more ...Read More
     The annual "We Can Make A Difference" ride benefiting the backpack food program for disadvantaged school children in Baxter County is scheduled for Saturday morning in the parking lot of Century 21 LeMac Realty East at ...Read More
     The Spring River Band performs at Friday Night on the Square in Mountain Home. The band members came together formally last year and named themselves after the river of the same name in the Mammoth Spring area. Sharon ...Read More
     The musical production of the "Revenge of Captain Hook" is showing Saturday and Sunday at the Sheid at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. The event is part of the college's Community Education's Kids College. ...Read More
     The Marion County Election Commission will meet Friday at 2 at the Marion County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to draw for ballot positins for the Flippin School Board election. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
          It's day two of the trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield on federal charges of using excessive force in the arrest of a Bull Shoals man last year.      Tim ...Read More
    Approval to use funds to purchase a tanker truck for the Gassville Volunteer Volunteer Fire Department, and information on streets to receive overlays were among the items that occupied the Gassville City Council Tuesday night. ...Read More
     A question that must be answered in federal court by the jury seated in the trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield is if he used excessive force during the July 2013 arrest of Nicholas Dore for domestic ...Read More
     A truck hauling jet fuel overturned Tuesday night just east of Gainesville spilling gallons of flammable liquid across the road. The crash closed the road to traffic for just over three hours. ...Read More
     An 18-year old Jonesboro man who slipped and fell while hiking at Eden Falls off the Lost Valley Trail near Ponca at Buffalo National River received serious injuries and was air evacuated to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, ...Read More
     The future of the Wolf House and a possibility Arkansas State University at Jonesboro could play a role in ownership and management of the historic structure will be examined at a meeting Thursday between local officials ...Read More
     Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence is notifying the public of a level three sex offender who has changed addresses in the county.   The sheriff says 24 year old Logan Edwards is now residing at 363 Shadow ...Read More
     The Cotter Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday at 7 at Cotter City Hall. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     A Grover Township Fire Department veteran firefighter was injured Tuesday morning when a tree he and his son, Liam Meissner, were cutting down fell on him.   A spokesperson from the Baxter County 911 Office ...Read More
    The first day of the trial of Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield in U.S. District Court at Harrison is nearing an end. A six-man, six-woman jury heard opening arguments by federal prosecutors and Sutterfield's attorney ...Read More
     An act of vandalism to a firefighter's personal vehicle that was parked outside the Pyatt Rural Fire Department in Marion County has sparked an investigation by authorities and a decision to beef up security. Pyatt Fire ...Read More
     According to a report from the state Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into two road graders, valued at almost $174,000, which cannot be accounted for by Marion County ...Read More
    Some North Arkansas Electric Cooperative customers in an area north of Mountain Home will be without power for a while Wednesday morning due to a planned outage. The outage will begin at 9 a.m. and will impact customers served ...Read More
     A routine traffic stop resulted in a Yellville man's arrest for multiple outstanding warrants and on drug related charges. Timothy Brent Goodman was taken into custody on a number of Marion County warrants. As a result of ...Read More
     The Norfork City Council will vote to approve two tax related ordinances at its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening at 6:30 at Norfork City Hall. Included on the city council's agenda is a vote to approve an ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man transported to a Kansas City hospital following a two vehicle accident that injured three Missouri resident in St. Clair County, Missouri Sunday afternoon.   Trooper Quinton Bland of the ...Read More
     Letters went out this week to 450 owners of new or newly discovered property in Baxter County informing them of the property's assessed value, according to Baxter County Assessor Jayme ...Read More
     The Boone County Sheriff is investigating the drowning of a 16 year old Missouri youth.   Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore says the boy from Rockaway Beach was swimming with his family Sunday at the Cricket ...Read More
     A Lakeview woman and a five year old boy were found Sunday afternoon floating in an area near Brown's Beach on Bull Shoals Lake in Marion County. Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers reports 60 year old Gwen Buege ...Read More
     The trial of the Bull Shoals police chief on charges of using excessive force during an arrest is set to begin in federal court in Harrison. The trial of Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield is to begin Tuesday on ...Read More
     The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting an increase in shigella, a stomach illness most commonly seen in nursing homes and childcare facilities.   The state health department says 568 cases of ...Read More
     An audit of trash in Mountain Home conducted by the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality estimates that somewhere between 10 percent and 15 percent of the city's 6,400 households participate in a recycling ...Read More
    Seven new business licenses were issued in Mountain Home in June, according to the city Building Inspector's Office.     Licenses were issued to Sharon and Henry McCalmont, owners of the Baxter Cinema, a ...Read More
     Marion County Judge Terry C. Ott has announced the continued grievance hearing of a personnel matter at the Marion County Library. The meeting will begin Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Marion County Courthouse in ...Read More
     A woman apparently drowned at Brown's Beach on Bull Shoals Lake in Marion County Sunday afternoon. A witness who was at the scene told KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot News the incident occurred about 5:30 Sunday ...Read More
     The body of a Mountain Home man was found Friday afternoon in a parking lot in Hollister, MO. Police have identified the body as 54 year old Dennis Chambers. According to police, Chambers had been dead for a number of ...Read More
     Although caves in Arkansas' national forests are closed to keep a bat killing disease from spreading, forest service personnel say Blanchard Springs Caverns near Mountain View remains open for visitors seven days a week ...Read More
    The Baxter County Quorum Court's Budget Committee this week approved an ordinance which allocates $15,000 in PILT funds to the county's Household Hazardous Waste budget, and heard a mid-year update on the county's ...Read More
     The Arkansas State University - Mountain Home Division of Health Sciences is increasing hands on training for students by state-of-the-art human patient simulators and other electronic devices used to manage patient care ...Read More
     Recent Calico Rock High School graduate Molly Knight has bee awarded the 2014 Mark Green Excellence in Education Scholarship presented by Mitchell's park Street Pharmacy in Calico ...Read More
     The Lakeview City Council will meet in as a committee of the whole on Tuesday, July 15th, evening at 6 to discuss possible changes to the 2014 budget. The council's regular monthly meeting will follow at 7 with ...Read More
     The Marion County Fair and Livestock Show Board will meet Monday, July 14th at 6:30 for their regular monthly meeting in the community building at the Marion County Fairgrounds in ...Read More
     The Young Miss Arkansas Open State Pageant will be held on Saturday, July 19th, at the Nettleton Performing Arts Center on the campus of the Nettleton High School in Jonesboro. There will be eight divisions ranging from ...Read More
     Two individuals from Flippin are being held in the Marion County jail on felony forgery charges. Flippin Police Chief Dusty Miller says 22 year old Britni Sohaila Mansfield and 20 year old Zachary Tyler McCollum were ...Read More
     A civil lawsuit has been filed against Bull Shoals Police Chief Daniel Sutterfield and a Bull Shoals police officer by a man who says his civil rights were violated by the two. Nicholas Dore of Bull Shoals claims ...Read More
     Two Harrison men, including a former city police officer, were arrested by Harrison police Thursday on federal warrants for child pornography.      Harrison Police Chief Paul Woodruff said his ...Read More
     Baxter County jurors do not need to report for duty on Monday. According to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese, the next date jurors need to report is Wednesday, July 23rd. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     Orientation for new students at Ozarka College will be availaable for students to access through the students' myOzarka portal on July 21. The deadline for students to complete new student orientation is September 2. ...Read More
    The City of Mountain Home took in $5,842 in licensing revenue in June. Roberta Pack, office manager for the Building Inspector's Office, says the largest portion of that was from the alcohol tax and licenses which brought in ...Read More
     A Flippin man who is a registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday by the Flippin Police Department. Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith says 41 year old William Golden was arrested and charged with Failure to Register as ...Read More
     A rural Baxter County man, 66-year old Dennis E. Charbonneau, was killed Friday morning when the motorcycle he was riding struck a deer on State Highway 341 South, also known as Push Mountain Road. In a report released ...Read More
     Shoppers gain another option in the Twin Lakes Area when June's Hallmark Store opens its doors Saturday morning at the College Plaza Shopping Center in Mountain Home. The Mountain Home store is the eighth store to open as ...Read More
     Two Harrison men, including a former city police officer, were arrested by Harrison police Thursday on federal warrants for child pornography.      Harrison Police Chief Paul Woodruff said his ...Read More
WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) _ A south-central Missouri man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for vandalizing the home of a county prosecutor and briefly stealing two vehicles. The West Plains Daily Quill reports 26-year-old David Metty, of ...Read More
     Defendants in two fairly high profile cases made initial appearances during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday with Judge John Putman presiding.      54-year-old Charles Dickerson ...Read More
    A Yellville woman has been convicted of Medicaid fraud for billing the state's Medicaid program for personal-care services that she didn't provide. Thirty-six year old Amanda Coker pleaded guilty Thursday to the felony ...Read More
    An ordinance that will give the proverbial ninth life to the Baxter County Animal Control operation at Midway was approved by the Baxter County Quorum Court's Budget Committee on Thursday and will go to the full court at its ...Read More
     A recent graduate of Arkansas State Univeresity-Mountain Home, Taylor Basinger, represented the state of Arkansas at the Cisco Network Academy 2014 NetRiders USA/Canada IT Skills Competition.   The ...Read More
     The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will present a free informative lecture entitled "Bringing It Back: Basic Cemetery Maintenance" Sunday afternoon at 2 at the Senior Citizen's Center in Melbourne on Highway ...Read More
    The Gassville Farmer's Market will be closed for the next two Saturdays for construction purposes. The market will re-open on Saturday, July 26 from 7 a.m. until 12 noon, according to notice issued by Gassville City ...Read More