December 10, 2016
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Rain: 7am to 7am:  .00"  Month: .71”  Year: 48.93"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 33 Low: 16
Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
     A two-vehicle accident occurred just before Friday's Christmas tree lighting ceremony and parade. According to a preliminary report from a Mountain Home Police Department spokesperson, injuries were the result of the ...Read More
     The Christmas season officially kicked off in Baxter County last night with the annual Myrtle Chamberlain Wood Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce Christmas ...Read More
    Jerrod Allen Sisk of Briarcliff was given 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of drug-related offenses in addition to misdemeanor theft of property charges during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
     This Saturday, L.C. Sammons Youth Center will host "The Santa Clause" for Movie in the Park. Activies will begin at 8 and the movie will begin at 8:15. Movie in the Park is free to the communinity. Popcorn is free, but ...Read More
     The Ozark Woodturners will hold their annual show and sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Education Building at the Baxter County Fairgrounds.      Admission is free and there will be ...Read More
     The Marion County Library will close at noon Saturday in preparation serving as the Hospitality Center for the 20th Annual Marion County Tour of Homes.      The Hospitality Center will open at 1 ...Read More
     A Missouri woman was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center following a one vehicle accident early Friday afternoon on State Highway 201 North near the Pigeon Creek turnoff. Baxter County Sheriff's Sergeant Ken ...Read More
     The sale of personal property owned by the Ozark Mountain Waste District's NABORS landfill and Rossi Road office locations, which are no longer in operation, has been approved by a Pulaski County circuit court judge. ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library is hosting a teen writers and illustrators club Saturday morning from 10:30 until noon for grades 7 through 12. Teens interested in exploring their creative writing and drawing talents may ...Read More
     The Gassville Recycling trailer will be available Saturday morning from 9 until noon at 502 Lakeview Drive in Gassville.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     Motorists traveling on State Highway 5 north in the 2400 block near Lil's Bridal should proceed with caution due to a one vehicle accident in the area.      The accident is being investigated by ...Read More
    Tyler Hudgens pled no contest to charges against him during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and was sentenced to 15 years in prison with eight suspended and seven to serve, and ordered to pay almost $32,500 ...Read More
     Mountain Home Police arrested 39 year old Andrew Cunningham of Mountain Home Tuesday on felony drug charges after following up on a noise complaint at a local motel regarding two individuals arguing. When police arrived ...Read More
     Officer Rockie Morrell from the Baxter County Sheriff's office arrested 39-year-old Justin Eugene Cross early Wednesday morning on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The officer was on ...Read More
     Two convicted felons were arrested on felony charges of residential burglary and theft of a firearm by Marion County deputies Tuesday. Marion County Sheriff Joan Vickers says Garrett D. Marler and Matthew Bourg are ...Read More
     Mountain Home Police arrested 43-year-old Bambi Denece Hogan of Flippin Tuesday on drug and shoplifting charges. Police investigated an initial report from a business indicating one of its employees may have committed a ...Read More
     The City of Bull Shoals has received a $500,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority to be used toward replacing the city's wastewater plant and updating the system. Bull Shoals Mayor David Hotchkiss said this grant ...Read More
     The board of the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste Management District, which is comprised of judges and mayors from cities in Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Newton and Searcy counties, met Thursday morning in Harrison. Among ...Read More
     Arkansas is now one of 28 states and the District of Columbia to approve the sale of marijuana for medical purposes. Although voters in the Natural State approved the issue in the November General Election, a process ...Read More
     A Mountain Home woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle of a man arrested Tuesday afternoon by the Baxter County Sheriff, was arrested on felony drug charges by the Mountain Home Police. According to Mountain Home ...Read More
One arrest has been made in connection with stolen property recovered by the Baxter County Sheriff in an investigation that remains active. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says 41 year old Dwayne Allen Thompson of rural Mountain Home is in the ...Read More
     The Christmas Season officially kicks off Friday night in Mountain Home with the annual Myrtle Wood Chamberlain Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 on the lawn of the Baxter County Courthouse followed by the annual ...Read More
     Marion County will hold a procedure meeting Thursday evening at 6 in the Marion County Court Complex Building.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     The Baxter Marion Rural Water Association #1 board of directors will be in regular session Thursday evening, December 1, at 6 at the Oakland Community ...Read More
    The Stone County Sheriff's Department and Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigations responded to the Stone County Medical Center Saturday evening, on November 19th, after an attending physician believed the death of ...Read More
     The Baxter County Sheriff's Department recently announced plans to display stolen items, at the fairgrounds in unit C-3, which were recovered from an arrest yesterday.      Investigator Jaime ...Read More
     With the recent death of Cuba's former President Fidel Castro and a new administration entering the White House, many people are wondering what the future holds for Cuba. Since December of 2014, when Cuba's current ...Read More
     Two Izard County residents were arrested Saturday night on drug charges after one was found passed out in a vehicle in front of a Mt. Pleasant convenience store. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 24 year old Melody ...Read More
     Santa Claus will be making a special appearance Monday for the annual Sleigh Bells at The Sheid on the ASU Mountain Home Campus. The free event will be held from six to eight in the evening at the Vada Sheid Community ...Read More
     The Baxter Regional Medical Center Auxiliary is offering gift wrapping services beginning this Monday from eight in the morning until four p.m. in the main lobby. During the weekdays until December 22nd gifts can be ...Read More
     The Marion County solid waste committee will meet Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 in the Marion County Court Complex Building. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     The Twin Lakes Dyslexia Support Group will hold a meeting Tuesday evening at 5:30 at the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County. The meeting will feature Jennie Riley, Dyslexia Coordinator for MOuntain Home ...Read More
     Two local couples on a vacation in Gatlinburg, Tennessee are among the over 14,000 tourists and residents evacuated from raging wildfires in the region. Retired Mountain Home chiropractor, Dr. Richard Byrd says when he ...Read More
     A two vehicle crash Monday afternoon at 12:55, on Missouri Route 14, has killed 60-year-old Donna Barton of Ava. According to Missouri State Trooper D.B. Blakenship, Barton was westbound 2 miles east of Sparta in a 2005 ...Read More
     Jeff Pipkin, an Arkansas native and economic developer with over 25 years experience will be joining the Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce as CEO/Economic Developer. Board Chairman Scott Copeland, who made the ...Read More
     The island nation of Cuba has seen dramatic changes in the less than two years since President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro began the process of normalizing relations between the two countries. Two big changes ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Revenue Office is one of 25 offices listed in the state as a Voluntary Enhanced Security Office, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. The facility, located on 200 East ...Read More
     The Flippin School Board met in regular session Monday night. Superintendent Kelvin Hudson has the report. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
     The Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced Monday afternoon the hiring of Jeff Pipkin as their new CEO Economic Developer. He will be joining the chamber on January ...Read More
     Teachers, parents and students at Cotter Schools are rallying behind 5th grade teacher Jena Adams and her family who lost their home and belongings in a fire Sunday. Superintendent Chad Harp says a Go Fund Me account has ...Read More
     Salesville Fire Department and Rescue personnel were dispatched to a two vehicle accident Monday morning at 7:09 near the Y Store at 10842 Highway 5 South. According to reports, two people were transported to Baxter ...Read More
     Across the country shopper headed to the stores to begin their Christmas Shopping with Black Friday setting records for holiday spending, according national retailing sources. Here in the Twin Lakes Area, local stores ...Read More
     Now that voters have approved the use of marijuana in Arkansas for medical use, regulations are yet to be developed. As state officials grapple with the licensing guidelines, patient registration requirements, dispensary ...Read More
     #GivingTuesday kicks off Tuesday, following the Thanksgiving holiday and the widely popular Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The global social media event benefits local charities and nonprofits. According to Arkansas ...Read More
     The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has approved the hunting of feral hogs during firearms deer, bear and elk seasons. J. P. Fairlead, coordinator the feral hog program for the state commission, says they continue to ...Read More
     The Marion County budget committee will meet Monday afternoon at 4:30 and again Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. The meetings will be held in the main courtroom of the county courthouse. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Flippin School Board will meet in regular session Monday evening at 7 in the administration building. Items on the meeting's agenda include reports, including a report from nurse, Tracie ...Read More
Listen: right-click to download mp3     Accident on Highway 5 North kills Lakeview man      An accident on on Highway 5 North and CR 13 near Ideal RV at 7:45 Wednesday morning ...Read More
     A one-vehicle accident in Gamaliel caused long traffic delays Saturday night on Highway 101. According to a preliminary report from an Arkansas State Police spokesperson, no fatalities were reported from the accident. ...Read More
     A Cherokee Village man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon in Howell County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 68-year-old Thomas Fargo was pronounced dead at the scene one-tenth of a ...Read More
     Serenity, a local non-profit organization that provides shelter and services for victims of domestic violence, has new website developed and donated by Greg Alexander of Vision Amp, who serves on the Serenity Board of ...Read More
     The National Park Service is accepting applications for Commercial Use Authorizations to conduct water based commercial activities on the Buffalo National River. Approved actives include guided fishing and sightseeing ...Read More
     The Christmas holidays will get underway Saturday in Bakersfield and Gainesville with a appearance by Santa Claus himself expected in both communities, according to the Ozark County Times. ...Read More
     A Harrison man, who was making drugs in a house with children present, is being held in the Boone County jail. According to the Harrison Daily Times, 26 year old Steven Brown is charged with manufacturing a controlled ...Read More
NEWS SAT. 11-26-16 Biologists find 28 new cases of wasting disease in deer AP The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says it's identified 28 new cases of chronic wasting disease in deer harvested during the opening weekend of modern gun season. ...Read More
     Foodbanks across the state of Arkansas see increased need for food and donations during the holidays at a time when many low-income families need the most help. According to a report from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, ...Read More
     The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on Tour will perform The Gingerbread Man at the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County Saturday morning, December 3, at 10:30.      In ...Read More
Over the last few months in the Twin Lakes Area we have seen lower amounts of rainfall than usual. Meterologist Jeff Hood, from the National Weather service in Little Rock says in the past few weeks we have seen a few systems go through providing ...Read More
     The Angel Trees of the Salvation Army, which are appearing across the Twin Lakes Area, are more than holiday decor, each angel on the trees represents one of over 300 local children in need of someone to be their Santa ...Read More
     After the Thanksgiving meal is finished, folks across the country head to stores and malls to begin their Christmas shopping. Black Friday and Cyber Monday may dominate the headlines, but it is Small Saturday that ...Read More
     The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services reports that the March unemployment rate in Baxter County is holding steady at 4.3 percent for November, just three-tenths higher than the unemployment rate across the state. ...Read More
     Eagle Awareness has been scheduled once again and it's time to mark your calendars for January 13th and 14th 2017. The event takes place at Bull Shoals-White River State Park located at 153 Bull Shoals Park in ...Read More
     Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Community Education Program is accepting registrants for L.E.A.N. Start for families. The program is scheduled to begin Monday and will be taught by Certified Health and Wellness ...Read More
    Donald W. Reynolds Library will be hosting the Art Odyssey Gallery Sale Saturday, November 26th, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.      Artists featured in the 2016 Art Odyssey Tour who will have items ...Read More