April 27, 2015
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Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
      After deliberating for three and a half hours, a Marion County Cicuit Court Jury found 27-year-old Christina Scroggin of Mountain Home guilty of manslaughter in the April 2013 shooting death of Raul Turrieta, ...Read More
        The Baxter Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance that occurred Thursday evening at a residence at 156 Cochran Drive that involved a man being slightly injured from a gunshot ...Read More
     The first degree murder case of Christina Scroggin of Mountain Home should be in the hands of a Marion County Circuit Court Jury by noon Friday.      Circuit Judge John Putman said Thursday ...Read More
         The importance of recycling, artistic creativity and the study of work by American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly were combined by Hackler Art Teacher Kara Morris and the school's fifth grade class ...Read More
        A 34-year-old Bergman man was arrested by the Boone County Sheriff's office Wednesday on two counts of rape.     According to Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore, Johnathan Lyman ...Read More
     Arvest Bank in Mountain Home will host its sixth annual Shred-A-Thon on Saturday, April 25, from 10:30 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Arvest East Branch at 2619 Highway 62B in front of Walmart.     The Shred-A-Thon -- sponsored ...Read More
    The 34th annual Northern Arkansas District Spring Junior Livestock Show will be Saturday morning at the Baxter County Fairgrounds in Mountain Home.     The horse show will be at the Bar None Cowboy ...Read More
    Several local law enforcement agencies will participate in National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2.     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office and Baxter County Coroner's Office will accept ...Read More
    The Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers will hold their annual member meeting on Monday evening at 6:45 p.m. at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center on the Arkansas State University-Mountain HOme ...Read More
     The Baxter Bomb Squad is in St. Louis for the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship this week. The team spent time Tuesday touring the city of St. Louis and meeting other teams from around the world. Wednesday ...Read More
    A head-on collision killed a West Plains man and left a Pomona man seriously injured Wednesday afternoon.     According to a report from Corporal J.C. Howell of the Missouri Highway Patrol, 32-year-old ...Read More
     During five emotion packed hours on the witness stand Wednesday, Christina Scroggin of Mountain Home, charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Raul Turrieta in April 2013, painted a picture of her life -- ...Read More
    The Cotter City Council will meet Thursday evening at 6 at Cotter City Hall.     The Council will hear reports from the Street, Fire and Police departments, as well as a building permit report. Items ...Read More
    The Arkansas Department of Education recently issued letter grades to schools for their achievement on state math and literacy tests, and high school graduation rate for the first time.     Those results ...Read More
    The Marion County Master Gardener Plant and Bake Sale will be Friday morning from 7:30 to noon at Yellville City Park.     The sale will include: vegetable, herb and flower starts; berry, plants, trees ...Read More
    The Art Van Matre Senior Center at Cooper Park in Mountain Home will host a benefit fish fry Friday evening from 4:30 to 6 at the senior center.     Tickets are $6 to eat in or $6.50 for take out, and are ...Read More
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson says he supports reinstating a moratorium on issuing any new permits for hog farms near the Buffalo National River.     Hutchinson in a ...Read More
      Buffalo Wild Wings of Mountain Home is partnering with Court Appointed Special Advocates of Mountain Home for a special fundraiser Wednesday night. According to the restaurant, ten percent of total sales and all ...Read More
    Deputies from the Baxter County Sheriff's Office responded to an apparent suicide Tuesday night at a home located on County Road 69.     According to a news release from Sheriff John Montgomery, a 9-1-1 ...Read More
    Law enforcement authorities served search warrants twice in 11 days at a home in Mountain Home, producing a large number of drug arrests.     According to a news release from Mountain Home Police ...Read More
     Preserving the past for the future is the mission of the members of the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society. This Saturday the society will join members of the Wiggins Battery, the 27th Arkansas Camp 1519, ...Read More
     The state rested its case late Tuesday afternoon in the first degree murder trial of Christina Scroggin and the defense will begin presenting its case to the Marion County Circuit Court Jury ...Read More
    A 17-year-old Mountain Home girl was injured Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash on County Road 25 north of Mountain Home.     According to a report from Sgt. Ken Grayham of the Baxter County ...Read More
     A Hardy man was released from the Izard County jail following his arrest on felony drug charges. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 58 year old Paul Edward Dobson was a passenger in a vehicle when it was stopped in ...Read More
    The opening of the Calico Rock Museum Foundation's Printing Press Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor has been postponed until May 5, according to a news release.     Museum director Gloria Gushue noted the museum ...Read More
    The Baxter County Quorum Court Budget Committee advanced a proposal to the full Quorum Court to provide funding for a new Baxter County Health Unit building on the site of the old ASU-Mountain Home Building in downtown Mountain ...Read More
    The Midway Volunteer Fire Protection District Auxiliary will host its annual Midway Yard/Bake Sale on Friday from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 2 at the main fire station near the airport.     The ...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 36th anniversary when it's held Wednesday and Thursday at the Baxter County ...Read More
     After about three hours, a jury was selected to hear the first degree murder trial of Christina Scroggin in Marion County Circuit Court Monday.      Scroggin is charged with the April 2013 ...Read More
    The Lakeview City Council will meeting regular session Tuesday evening at 7 at the Lloyd Travis Municipal Center in Lakeview.     Items on the agenda include: approval of March Council minutes; Special ...Read More
    The Baxter County Airport Commission met in a special session Monday morning and learned the details of a potential sale of a hangar at Ozark Regional Airport in Midway.     Businessman Al Beers of Gamaliel ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council will meet in regular monthly session on Tuesday at Gassville City Hall.     Under old business, the council will have a second reading of Ordinance 2015-01 Adopting the 2014 ...Read More
      A crowd of almost 300 gathered Saturday night at the Twin Lakes Baptist Church Youth Center for the annual Baxter County Republican Club Licoln Day Dinner. Elected officials past and present from the local, county, ...Read More
     A Gassville house owned by the family of Affordable Bail Bonds of Mountain Home President Angela Gardner, that had been the center of a protracted legal wrangle, sold quickly Monday morning in a sheriff's sale. The bond, ...Read More
        The Baxter County Alternative School recently recognized "Global Youth Services Day" by participating in the "Stomp Out Smoking" campaign known as "Kick Butts Day." The students canvassed areas in ...Read More
    The Norfork School Board will meet in regular monthly session Monday evening at 5 at the administration building.     Items on the agenda include: financial reports; principal's reports; approval of ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals City Council will conduct its regular monthly Budget Workshop Monday night at 6:30 at Bull Shoals City Hall.     Items on the agenda are: use of Danuser Park for the Halloween Hayride; ...Read More
    The Baxter County Quorum Court Budget Committee will meet Monday evening at 5 in the third floor conference room at the Baxter County Courthouse.     Items on the agenda include discussion of the Health Department ...Read More
     The annual Health Fair and Senior Expo sponsored by Baxter Regional Medical Center and KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot starts Wednesday in the Education Building at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 7:30 and close ...Read More
    Kindergarten registration in the Norfork School District is slated for Monday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Norfork Elementary School Office.     The following items must be presented to the ...Read More
     The Salesville Planning and Zoning Committee will meet Monday evening at 6 in Salesville City Hall. The meeting's agenda includes appointment of officers and a review of a portion of the existing zoning ...Read More
     Here is a look at some of the most popular stories of the last week.      Carl Burton, who was living in Gassville at the time of his arrest, and his parents, John and Shirley Burton, both of ...Read More
     A strong storm system that has been lingering just to the west of the state is expected to move through the area Sunday evening, bringing heavy rain and wind. Meteorologist Joe Goudsward at the National Weather Service ...Read More
     The first degree murder trial of 27-year-old Christina Scroggin of Mountain Home is set to begin in Marion County Circuit Court Monday. Scroggin is charged with the April 2013 shooting death of Raul Turrieta III who was ...Read More
     On April 10 in Little Rock, at the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence's annual membership meeting, Colleen Stephenson of Mountain Home was the winner of a Limited Edition Purse designed by Actress Kerry ...Read More
     According to the Mountain Home Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, a telephone fundraiser is now underway for the Lodge. The Lodge has contracted with Hines Enterprises inc. who is handling the ...Read More
     The Baxter County Airport Commission will meet in the conference room at KTLO at 11A.M. on Monday April 20. The only item on the agenda will be a discussion of Airport leases.      For more ...Read More
     North Arkansas Electric Cooperative officials are alerting their members to a string of scam calls reported recently. According to an NAEC release, customers were being contacted by individuals identifying themselves as ...Read More
      The Cotter School Board met in regular session Thursday night with all members present except Allen Franks. The board handled several items of perennial business, according to Cotter Superintendent Don ...Read More
     Lang Zimmerman, newly elected Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Mountain Home businessman invited a special guest to speak to the Rotary Club of Mountain Home Thursday. Arkansas Film ...Read More
         A man who tried to settle an escalating dispute over an Arkansas/Alabama football game with a baseball bat was sentenced to six years probation after pleading guilty to aggravated assault during ...Read More
    The Board of Directors of Integrity First Bank have announced the election of Gary Childers to the office of Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors.     Childers currently serves as ...Read More
        A citizen's tip has led to the arrested of 48-year-old John Leroy Lewis of Briarcliff on Thursday, according to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery.     Montgomery said a tip ...Read More
     Two years after the funeral science program at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home lost accreditation, it has been regained, according to Matt Buel, funeral science program director and instructor at ASUMH. Buel, ...Read More
     History was made in Mountain Home Thursday when ASUMH played host to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, retired U. S. Court of Appeals Judge Charles Pickering and U.S. District Judge David Bramlette and the ...Read More
     Carl Burton, who was living in Gassville at the time of his arrest, and his parents, John and Shirley Burton, both of Mountain Home, who are all charged in connection with a child sex case, made first appearances in ...Read More
    A 59-year-old West Plains man suffered moderate injuries in an ATV accident Tuesday night in Howell County.     According to a report from Trooper S.L. Nelson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert ...Read More
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ Outgoing University of Arkansas Chancellor G. David Gearhart and his wife, Jane, are giving a $1 million gift to the university.     Gearhart is the brother of District Judge ...Read More