February 7, 2016
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Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: .28”  Year: 1.52"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 54  Low: 30
 
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Past Weeks :  
     A Howell County man was killed in a fiery one vehicle accident Friday night near Moody. A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 37 year old Ricky J. Leslie of Moody was pronounced dead at the scene of the ...Read More
    Law enforcement agencies in Baxter County provided assistance to the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections on Tuesday and Wednesday in a concentrated effort to locate and apprehend parole and felony probation violators ...Read More
    Whether to lower the $250,000 bond now set for Terry Lynn Teeter, Jr., of Gassville who faces a number of charges, including those related to a fatal car crash in mid-December, was argued again during a session of Baxter County ...Read More
    The Baxter Regional Medical Center Hospital Foundation will host their second annual Masquerade Ball Saturday night to raise money for the four community health education and support houses. Held at The Sheid on the campus of ...Read More
    Jonathan Ybarra of Mountain Home entered a not guilty plea to charges filed against him -- including sexual indecency with a child and indecent exposure -- during a first appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    The Twin Lakes Area saw several brush fires on Thursday afternoon and one more on Friday, but no burn ban is needed according to Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass.     Pendergrass says there is still ...Read More
        A pair of Batesville residents were arrested recently in Izard County on drug charges.     According to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 38-year-old Jessica ...Read More
    The Mountain Home City Council moved quickly through a short agenda at Thursday night’s regularly scheduled meeting.     With all members present, with the exception of Rick Pierce, the council unanimously ...Read More
    BRANSON - Branson Airport has announced the return of Branson AirExpress in May.     Buzz Airways will operate Branson AirExpress from May 26th through August 14th with flights to New Orleans and Austin, ...Read More
    In two unrelated cases, Zachery Smith, who now lists Ash Flat as his address, and Larry Johnson of Mountain Home both entered guilty pleas to sex-related charges against them during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    A male employee was treated and released after an industrial incident Thursday afternoon at Bass Cat boats in Midway.     Bass Cat's Rick Pierce told KTLO News the man was sent to Baxter Regional Medical ...Read More
     Local fire departments were kept busy Thursday afternoon battling brush fires and a structure fire. According to a report from the Baxter County 9-1-1 office, the Northeast Lakeside Fire department responded to a brush ...Read More
     A Marion County woman, 42 year old Susan Baldridge, was injured in a one vehicle accident on the Buford Cut-off Thursday afternoon. Baxter County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Holland says Baldridge, who was partially ...Read More
    A winning lottery ticket sold Monday at the Gas N Go in Mountain Home remains unclaimed, according to a spokesperson from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.     That doesn't mean the winner doesn't know they ...Read More
An industrial accident was reported Thursday afternoon shortly before 1 at BassCat Boats in Midway. ...Read More
    The Pyatt City Council will meet in special session on Thursday night at 7 at the community building.     The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The American Red Cross is in emergency need of blood and platelet donors. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in more than 9,500 ...Read More
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close one lane of Highway 178 across Bull Shoals Dam on Monday morning from 8 until 11:30 to install refurbished hatch covers.     The closure has been coordinated ...Read More
    The Mountain Home City Council will meet Thursday night at 6 in council chambers of the municipal building.     Resolutions amending the 2015 and 2016 budgets and a resolution setting forth the ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals City Council will meet in regular monthly session on Thursday night at 6:30 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.     The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM ...Read More
    The Marion County Election Commission will meet Thursday morning at 9 at the Marion County County Courthouse.     The agenda includes a discussion regarding precinct seven.     The ...Read More
    The Baxter County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 31-year-old Jordan woman on burglary and theft charges related to a break-in in the Norfork area on January 17th.     According to a news release from ...Read More
        The Marion County Sheriff's Office is seeking two suspects from a robbery that occurred earlier this month at the Hilltop Liquor Store on State Highway 202 in Summit.     According ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals Budget Committee meeting slated for Wednesday afternoon at 1 has been canceled by Mayor David R. Hotchkiss.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    A winning lottery ticket was sold Monday at the Gas N Go in Mountain Home.     According to a news release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, the winning ticket was sold in the "Lucky for Life" game. ...Read More
        A plan to improve security at the Mountain Home High School and Junior High campuses includes security gates to eliminate travel in certain areas during the school ...Read More
    In a meeting Monday night, the Cotter School Board considered their options in the process of hiring a replacement for Superintendent Don Sharp, who announced he will conclude his tenure after 14 years at the end of the school ...Read More
    AVA, Mo. (AP) _ A second person has been charged in a love triangle killing in southern Missouri.     Thirty-five-year-old Jammie White, of Oldfield, is jailed in Douglas County on a first-degree murder ...Read More
     Marion County Circuit Court jurors do not need to report for duty for the rest of the week, according to Marion County Circuit Clerk Dee Carleton.      Jurors will be notified by mail of the ...Read More
        Two Tennessee men are being held in the Marion County Jail after they were arrested Monday night while driving a stolen vehicle near Flippin.     According to a news release from ...Read More
    A 38-year-old man from Squires, Missouri, was killed Monday night in a single-vehicle crash, three miles west of Sycamore in rural Ozark County.     According to a report from the Missouri State Highway ...Read More
    A 37-year-old Gassville woman is being held on $53,000 bond after being arrested Monday on five drug-related felonies.     According to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery, 37-year-old ...Read More
    A home visit to a Gassville man on parole has resulted in new drug charges, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery.     40-year-old Joseph Allen Bermingham was arrested ...Read More
     Sales tax revenue collected in January did not see the boost it had in months past. Tax collected in January represents money spent in November.      Baxter County Treasurer Jenay Mize says ...Read More
    A plan is on the table in the Mountain Home Public School System to upgrade security at both the high school and junior high campuses.     The Mountain Home School Board will take up the measure at it's ...Read More
    The Flippin City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6 at Flippin City Hall. Items on the agenda include a financial report, a resolution regarding the 2016 budget and discussion of possible meeting ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County has announced the winners of the 12th Annual Ante Up for the Library Texas Hold'em Tournament held earlier this month. A total of 75 players participated in the ...Read More
     The Flippin School Board will meet in regular session Monday night at 7 at the Flippin Schools Administration Building.      Items on the agenda include principals reports, student transfers, ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board will meet Monday night at 6 in a special session at the Cotter Administrative Building.     The purpose of the meeting is to hear presentations from two firms - McPherson and ...Read More
    Rod Soubers of Mountain Home was recently appointed to a post on the Arkansas State History Commission by Governor Asa Hutchinson and was sworn into that post on Thursday by Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass, according to ...Read More
    The trial of Darvell Nelson of rural Mountain Home, who faces 132 years in prison if convicted on a number of drug-related charges, got underway Friday during a special session of Baxter County Circuit ...Read More
    The City of Cotter is seeking a new police chief after David Orsborn resigned his post on December 31st to take a position in another jurisdiction.     Mayor Peggy Hammack is conducting the search for ...Read More
     The Twin Lakes Community Foundation, one of 27 affiliates of the Arkansas Community Foundation, provides financial support to local not-for-profit organizations. Since its establishment in 2002, the Twin Lakes ...Read More
    The Cotter City Council will meet in a workshop session on Monday evening at 5:30 at Cotter City Hall.     The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals budget meeting will be held Monday morning at 10 at Bull Shoals City Hall.     The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     LEAD HILL, Ark. (AP) _ Officials in Boone County say a mental examination sought for a Lead Hill man accused of shooting his mother and a family friend to death is expected to delay his capital-murder case for several ...Read More
Here's a look at the top stories of the week from KTLO.com     A parole request for 28-year-old Christina Scroggin of Mountain Home has been denied according by the Arkansas State Parole Board.     A ...Read More
    Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists will host a series of free workshops to teach landowners how to increase wildlife habitat on their property using prescribed fire this February and ...Read More
    When parents drop their children off in the Mountain Home Public School District on Monday after a three-day break, the scenery at the campuses will be a bit different.     New digital signs are in place as ...Read More
    A Boone County man was arrested recently after a foot pursuit near Omaha.     According to a news release from Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore, 39-year-old Shawn Lynn Cook faces charges of breaking or ...Read More
    A 19-year-old West Plains teen suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon.     According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cordell D. Surface of West Plains was injured ...Read More
    HARRISON — The fungus associated with White-nose Syndrome was recently confirmed on a tricolored bat found in Boone County.     According to Blake Sasse, nongame mammal program coordinator for the ...Read More
        Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore has announced the arrest of five people Thursday in connection with a burglary in eastern Boone County.     According to a news release, the ...Read More
Charles Ray Dickerson of Norfork was sentenced to 10 years in prison during a special session of Baxter County Circuit Court Friday after pleading no contest to charges related to an incident in early July 2014 in which he shot his brother, Wesley, ...Read More
    Baxter and Fulton counties received just a light dusting of snow overnight, but up to two inches fell in Izard County, according to the Izard County Sheriff's Office.     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board met in regular session Thursday night and approved a two-year contract extension for Superintendent Dr. Jacob "Jake" Long, as well as a pair of items and tabled another ...Read More
     The Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation is inviting folks to have a ball and support their cause at the second annual Lend-A-Hand Masquerade Ball next Saturday night at The Sheid at ASU - Mountain Home. ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Public School District joined districts across the state to celebrate School Board Member Recognition Month in January. More than 1,400 Arkansas school board members are being honored for their service and ...Read More