July 1, 2015
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Past Weeks :  
    Listen: right-click to download mp3         That was Trey O’Dell singing his original song Nice Guys Finish First in the winning performance at the annual Country ...Read More
    A 46-year-old Mountain Home man was killed and three other Mountain Home residents were injured Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crash one mile south of Simmons, Missouri.    According to a report from the ...Read More
    Classic Hits 101.7 will present synchronized patriotic music to accompany the Red, White and Blue Fireworks Show tonight on the ASU-Mountain Home campus.     The show will begin at approximately 9:15 ...Read More
          Red, White, and Blue Festival activities started early Saturday morning with the Mountain Home Police Department 5k Run at 7. Also on tap Saturday morning, the Paul Bunyan Pancake Breakfast at ...Read More
    A man charged with stealing air conditioner condensing units made a first appearance  and entered a not guilty plea during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.     Troy Gessner ...Read More
     A number of people made plea changes during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and received sentences ranging from prison time to probation.      David Saunders of Mountain Home ...Read More
     A Mountain Home couple will finally have the chance to publically and legally confirm their union in matrimony. Danny Luncsford and Todd Weaver were the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Baxter ...Read More
     With the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, Baxter County saw the first marriage license issued to a local gay couple Friday afternoon. The Supreme Court ruled early Friday morning that ...Read More
     A small aircraft crashed in front of Gainesville High School Friday morning, according to the Ozark County Sheriff's Office. The plane was taking off from a nearby airstrip but was unable to get off the ground, traveling ...Read More
     The Red, White, and Blue Parade scheduled for tonight in Mountain Home has been cancelled due to rain, according to Tracy Jones of the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce . The rest of the Red, White, and Blue Festival will ...Read More
     Ron Raney of Mountain Home entered a not guilty plea to charges that he took deposits from customers and then failed to do agreed on work at their homes during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    One of the new events for the 16th annual Red, White & Blue Festival in Mountain Home is the Red, White & Blue and V-Dubs Too Car Show set for Saturday on the campus of Arkansas State University-Mountain ...Read More
     The annual Red, White, and Blue Festival is technically already underway after the pageant and all-class reunion last Saturday, but the main attraction is set to begin Friday with the parade and going until Saturday ...Read More
     The local competition of America's largest country music contest, the Country Showdown, sponsored by KTLO, Classic Hits and the Boot, will be held beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday in Dunbar Auditorium on the campus of ...Read More
    The 16th-annual Red White and Blue parade is scheduled for Friday evening at 5:30 in downtown Mountain Home. The theme this year is "A Salute to American Heroes", which Chamber of Commerce representative Tracy Jones says is ...Read More
    The Donald W. Reynolds Library presents Marty Boone the Magic Balloonman on Saturday morning at 10:30, as part of a special Saturday Show series this summer. Marty Boone’s balloons and baffling magic will entertain and ...Read More
     A Salesville man, 46-year-old Michael Waldon McQueen, has been arrested on charges of theft by receiving after law enforcement learned he traded drugs in exchange for stolen firearms taken during a recent string of ...Read More
        Gassville Police Chief Tim Mayfield announced the arrest of two teens arrested in connection with a rash of vehicle break-ins last week in Gassville.     Eighteeen-year-old ...Read More
        Emergency personnel and law enforcement authorities are responding to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Rossi Road and the Sheid-Hopper Bypass in Mountain Home.     The ...Read More
        An 18-year-old Mountain Home man wanted for breaking or entering vehicles or structures was arrested Wednesday night after being added to the Baxter County Sheriff's "Most Wanted" ...Read More
    Fresh off an appearance Wednesday night on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, rising country music stars A Thousand Horses will stampede into The Sheid tonight on the campus of Arkansas State University-Mountain ...Read More
    GOODHOPE, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities in southwest Missouri say a man and a woman are dead in an apparent murder-suicide.     KYTV reports that Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase posted on the office's ...Read More
    Kids won’t be bored at the 16th annual Red, White and Blue Festival on Friday and Saturday on the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home campus.     The Kids Zone will feature plenty of activities, ...Read More
     The Mountain Home chapter of the National T-Bucket Association is holding their tenth annual Red, White, and Blue rally this week with a gathering of T-Buckets, cruises, and car shows. Hot rods built from early model ...Read More
     Leadership was the topic of the presentation made by University of Arkansas College of Engineering Dean John English at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Mountain Home. English spoke to the civic club and a handful ...Read More
     Marion County jurors do not need to report for duty Thursday, according to Marion County and Circuit Clerk Dee Carleton. Jurors will be notified by mail of the next date they are to appear. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     The Baxter - Marion Rural Water Association will meet Wednesday at 2:30 at Kincade Law Office in Mountain Home. This meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     The Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office has announced that Lakeview Park swim beach on Bull Shoals Lake has been cleared of higher than acceptable E. coli levels. According to a release from Corps officials, ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man, Christian Andrew Nozar, is wanted in Baxter County for breaking or entering of vehicles or structure with a potential bond of $30,000, according to a release from Baxter County Sheriff John ...Read More
        At an afternoon press conference held by Mayor Joe Dillard, Tony Hutchinson and Phil Wilson presented a plan to bring professional baseball to Mountain Home. Hutchinson and Wilson are co-owners of the ...Read More
    Mountain Home firefighters spent two hours on the scene of a house fire Tuesday night at a home on Leonard Drive that caused smoke, fire and water damage to the structure.     According to a report from ...Read More
    When Dr. Lonnie Myers joined the Mountain Home School District five years ago, he entered a situation where the school carried just a $1 million carryover from its year budget. As Myers prepares to exit his position and enter ...Read More
    A 49-year-old Harrison woman suffered moderate injuries Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash on Route UU, four miles east of Blue Eye, Missouri.     According to a report from Trooper D.A. Yingling of ...Read More
    One of the first events of the 16th annual Red, White & Blue Festival will be Friday night’s Turtle Races presented by Bear State Bank on the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home campus.     Gina ...Read More
    A three-car accident on U.S. Highway 160 in Theodosia sent a 29-year-old Isabella woman to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment on Friday afternoon.     According to report from the Missouri State ...Read More
     A Henderson woman, who was arrested by the Baxter County Sheriff's Office on outstanding warrants early Tuesday morning, now faces additional felony drug charges. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says 19 year old ...Read More
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) _ A former Mountain Home man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl has been sentenced to 17 years in prison.     The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports 32-year-old ...Read More
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has directed former Mountain Home resident Johnny Key to drop the state's involvement in a standardized test linked to the Common Core standards, despite a state board ...Read More
    As he heads into his final days as superintendent at Mountain Home Public Schools, Dr. Lonnie Myers is taking time to reflect on his tenure in the district.     When hired in the position five years ago, ...Read More
      The Baxter County Planning Board will meet on Tuesday morning at 11 in the third-floor conference room of the Baxter County Courthouse. On the agenda is the continued discussion of building codes in the ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Police Department will sponsor a 5K run on Saturday morning as part of the annual Red, White and Blue festival at the ASU-Mountain Home campus. Officer Bubba Jones talked about the event and the route of ...Read More
     A Horseshoe Bend man, 59 year old Paul Edward Dobson, was extradited from Missouri on a felony failure to appear warrant, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The sheriff says Dobson was originally charged ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council will meet on Tuesday evening at 6 at Gassville City Hall.     The only item on the agenda will be the deed for block 2, lot 2, in Breeze Hill Acres. City attorney Ron Kincade will ...Read More
     The Flippin City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6 at City Hall. Items on the meeting's agenda include Pamelia Sullins who will address the council on family swimming pool passes; name changes on ...Read More
        The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County welcomed its one millionth visitor on Monday, less than five years after opening its doors to the public. The lucky patron was Bradley Daugherty, ...Read More
        The body of 22-year-old Curtis Miller of Independence, Missouri was located by searchers this morning at approximately 10:40. Miller was on the Buffalo River at Grinders Ferry in Searcy County last ...Read More
    Beginning tomorrow morning at approximately 7, the Cotter Water Department will shut off water for approximately 30 minutes from below Snappy Mart, west on Highway 62B down to Second Street along Harding Boulevard. Other ...Read More
    Baxter County Deputies spent Monday morning searching for two people who invaded a private residence off old Tracy Ferry Road (County Road 53) in rural Mountain Home     Sheriff John Montgomery said the ...Read More
        The search for the swimmer who disappeared Thursday evening at Grinders Ferry on the Buffalo River continued on Sunday, with unsuccessful results as of 6 Sunday evening, according to a press release ...Read More
    The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is engaged in an manhunt in the Tracy Ferry Area this morning.     According Sheriff John Montgomery explained the developing ...Read More
     A jury trial has been canceled and a change of plea hearing has been set for June 30th in the case of Dr. Donald Lamoureaux of Ash Flat, who was arrested and charged in early February in connection with a child sex sting ...Read More
     Randy Ludwig is a child of the Twin Lakes Area. One of his earliest recollections as a boy was wading in the waters of Bull Shoals Lake and skipping stones. His parents, who owned a local hardware store, raised their ...Read More
     The Flippin School Board will meet in regular session Monday evening in the administration building. Items on the meeting's agenda include principals reports, approval and adoption of board policies and the handbook for ...Read More
    After a dismal seven-day period that saw the Twin Lakes area get precipitation each day, accumulating 2.5 inches over that span, the National Weather Service is finally forecasting sunny and dry weather for the coming ...Read More
    The search for the swimmer who disappeared Thursday evening at Grinders Ferry on the Buffalo River is now in its third day, according to a release from the National Park Service. The river conditions this morning finds the ...Read More
     Here's a look at the top stories from the last week on KTLO.com.      Marion County will begin taking the next steps towards the proposed construction of a new county jail when a team from ...Read More
        The Church at Mountain Home held its first Proclaiming His Kingdom, Our Community event Saturday, bringing together nonprofit service organizations, law enforcement, first responders, and elected ...Read More
    Dr. Ross E. Halsted of Mountain Home was installed as a Director to the Board of Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Family Physicians on June 12, in Little Rock, during the Academy's 68th Annual Scientific ...Read More
    The Army Corps of Engineers has renewed a permit first received in 2013, allowing the use of lethal methods to discourage vultures from roosting and damaging the dam and powerhouse. This will be the first year the Corps will ...Read More
      The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to roadways in Izard, Boone, and Fulton Counties, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department ...Read More
    The Army Corps of Engineers is urging all visitors to Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes to exercise extreme caution while water levels are high. All park visitors should be aware that certain recreation areas may be closed to the ...Read More
    The search for the swimmer who disappeared Thursday evening at Grinders Ferry on the Buffalo River is in its second day, according to a press release from the National Park Service. The river conditions at 9 this morning ...Read More
     Baxter County Circuit Court jurors do not need to report for duty Monday, according to County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese. Reese says this will conclude the term of duty for jurors and thanks them for their service. ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board met on Thursday night at the Cotter High School, with all board members present. According to Superintendent Don Sharp, part of the lengthy agenda included budgets for the upcoming school ...Read More
     A Lead Hill business was destroyed Tuesday by a fire fueled by tires. According to the Harrison Daily Times, the initial 911 call came in at about 12:40 p.m. reporting the fire at Big Oaks Tire and Auto on Highways 7 and ...Read More
    This Father's Day weekend, grilling outdoors will be a common occurrence. But grilling doesn’t mean personal safety and food safety rules can be ignored. According to Carla Hadley, of the University of Arkansas System ...Read More
     The Marion County Quorum Court has approved the purchase of a laydown machine for the county road department. According to The Harrison Daily Times, the $40,000 for the equipment will come from Federal Emergency ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals VFW will host a Hog Roast and Silent Auction Saturday evening, June 20, from 4:30 to 6:30. Proceeds from the event will be used to get their Viet Nam helicopter placed back on its ...Read More
     A Koshkonong man, 24 year old Timothy M. Crews, was seriously injured in a one vehicle accident Saturday night in Oregon County. A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says Crews was transported by Air Evac to ...Read More
        Betty Green Beck will be the guest speaker at the Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society's monthly meeting Tuesday evening at 6 at the Casey House located on East Wade Street at the ...Read More
The search for a new Athletic Director for the Mountain Home School District is underway after Janet Wood transferred to a new position in the district at the school board meeting Thursday night. Wood is the new Research and Development Specialist ...Read More
     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a sex offender has registered with the Sheriff’s Office and is residing in Baxter County.      According to a news release from Sheriff John ...Read More
        The search for a 23-year-old male from Independence, Missouri began this morning amid high and fast water of the Buffalo River, according to a press release from the National Park Service. Last night ...Read More
    The Mountain Home Public School District will be looking for a new Athletic Director after the transfer of Janet Wood to the position of Research and Development Specialist during an extensive personnel session at Thursday ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board approved a proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year that checked in at just under $38 dollars at its regular monthly meeting Thursday night at the Mountain Home Public Schools ...Read More
      The Mountain Home City Council handled several items of new business during their regular session Thursday night, including taking over operation of the Mountain Home Cemetery and amending the city’s job ...Read More
        Repeated episodes of heavy rain have taken a heavy toll on trails, roads and campgrounds in the Newton County portion of Buffalo National River.     Damage to all river and stream crossings i
    Fans of traditional music will be able to participate in music workshops on both days of this weekend’s 21st annual Old-Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival in downtown West Plains.     According to a news ...Read More
     The public is invited to the 36th Annual Summer Craft Fest Friday and Saturday at the Baxter County Fairgrounds in the Education Building. Hours of the event, which is free, are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday ...Read More
     Mountain Home Public Schools will hold the first All-School Reunion Saturday as part of the Red, White, and Blue Festival. Anyone who attended Mountain Home schools, as well as former staff and faculty are invited to the ...Read More