March 31, 2015
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Featured Archives
Past Weeks :  
     One teenager was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center after a one vehicle accident Friday afternoon. According to emergency personnel, the accident occured on Cotter Road, near the water treatment plant, when 17 ...Read More
    The Annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Mountain Home, and the Spring Carnival sponsored by Mountain Home Parks and Recreation have been postponed and rescheduled for next Saturday, April 4th, at the L. ...Read More
    A 23-year-old Mountain Home man was killed in a single vehicle accident Thursday morning on U.S. Highway 62/412 west of Salem.     According to a report from Corporal Jay Bryan of the Arkansas State ...Read More
     A rural Mountain Home was arrested by the Baxter County Sheriff's Office on felony drug charges after selling drugs on three separate occasions.      According to a Sheriff's Office release, 51 ...Read More
     Mark Breitenstein of Mountain Home was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison on a child pornography possession charge in Federal Court in Fort Smith Thursday.      Breitenstein also was ...Read More
     Arkansas State University - Mountain Home and the Baxter Regional Medical Center Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education recently hosted their 7th annual college and career fair for local high school girls, Teen ...Read More
     A Missouri man and woman were transported to a Springfield hospital following a one vehicle accident early Thursday morning in Ozark County. A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says the driver of the vehicle, ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County will host a special story time about shadows as part of the Here, There, and Everywhere Exhibit Saturday at 10:30.      All children's ...Read More
   Former Arkansas State Senator Johnny Key, who served in the Arkansas State Legislature as a senator and member of the house of representatives from Baxter County, was officially named to the top job in the Arkansas Department of ...Read More
    Severe thunderstorms rolled through Northern Arkansas and the Twin Lakes Area on Wednesday evening, but caused little damage according to law enforcement.     A tornado warning was issued for Carroll and ...Read More
     Students at Pinkston Middle School recently took top honors at a state competition for their original design of a solar-powered sprinkler system to control rural fires. The students competed as part of EAST, the ...Read More
    A dropped bag of methamphetamine in a Melbourne convenience story resulted in a pair of felony drug arrests, according to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.     33-year-old Robert ...Read More
    The Cotter City Council will meet in regular session Thursday night at 6 at Cotter City Hall.     The Council will hear reports from the street, fire and police departments, as well as a building permit ...Read More
     Affordable Bail Bonds has been prohibited from writing bonds in felony cases in the five county 14th Judicial District, according to an order filed Wednesday and signed by both Circuit Judges John Putman and Gordon ...Read More
     Former Arkansas State Senator Johnny Key, who represented the 17th District, including portions of Baxter, Marion and Boone Counties, has been named the next Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner. When the State ...Read More
         The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado, also known as a water spout, was sited on Bull Shoals Lake during a severe thunderstorm Tuesday night in Marion County. Observation ...Read More
    After experiencing the first thunderstorms of the spring on Tuesday, the Twin Lakes Area is under the gun again Wednesday as the National Weather Service calls for a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms, increasing to 90 ...Read More
     Over 1,000 fly fishing enthusiasts from across the country are expected in Mountain Home Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the 18th annual Sowbug Round-Up at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Admission to the event is $5 ...Read More
      A deal has been entered into for the sale of long time local boat manufacturer Bass Cat Boats to Correct Craft of Orlando, Florida, according to an announcement made Tuesday.      Correct ...Read More
     The effort by the City of Mountain Home to raze the abandoned Creekside Apartment complex is one step closer.      According to electronic court records, a final hearing is scheduled July 15 on a ...Read More
     Tracy Standridge of Van Buren was given 12 months probation after he accepted a plea deal from the state Tuesday in a 2013 Baxter County case in which he was originally charged with harassing communications and ...Read More
    The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County will host a Spring Break movie matinee for "Tweens" -- children ages 10, 11 or 12 -- on Wednesday afternoon at 2.     The featured movie is Maleficent ...Read More
    The Friends of the Baxter County Library invite the community to their monthly meeting on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 at the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County.     Janet and Nealus Wheeler ...Read More
    Former Memphis policeman Paul Mruk will share his knowledge of Self Defense for Seniors Wednesday at noon at Baxter Regional's Mruk Family Education Center on Aging.     The award-winning program teaches ...Read More
     Mountain Home firefighters remain on the scene of an out of control brush fire on County Road 30 that ignited shortly before 4 Tuesday afternoon. A spokesman from the Mountain Home Fire Department says no structures were ...Read More
    Baxter County Circuit Court jurors do not need to report Wednesday, according to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese. The next date jurors should report will be Monday, April 6. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    The Salesville City Council will conduct a special meeting tonight at 6 at Salesville City Hall. On the agenda under new business is improving the entrance to the sewer plant.     The Council will conduct ...Read More
     Thirty-four-year-old Timothy Copes of Oxford -- who was shot during a confrontation with law enforcement -- faces a litany of charges, including three counts of attempted capital murder, according to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate ...Read More
    A four-field adult softball complex at the proposed McCabe Park in west Mountain Home could be an economic boon for the city.     The donation of 42.6 acres of land from the Baker Family was announced ...Read More
      Jerry Dean Hopper, Jr., of rural Mountain Home, who barricaded himself in a home after a high speed chase in early February, was talked out of the house, then arrested and taken to Paragould to face outstanding ...Read More
        The Izard County Junior High Quiz Bowl team captured the Class 1A State title on Saturday with a victory over Norfork at Morrilton.     Members of the team are: Callie Cole, Benji ...Read More
    The Donald W. Reynolds Library will host Teen Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight. The monthly program is designed especially for teens in grades seven through 12.     Snacks, movies and activities are ...Read More
    The Flippin City Council will meet Tuesday night at 6 in regular session at Flippin City Hall.     Items on the agenda include approval of previous minutes, the 2015 Budget Resolution, a financial report ...Read More
    The Bull Shoals Planning and Zoning Committee will conduct its regular monthly meeting Tuesday afternoon at 4 at Bull Shoals City Hall.     The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    Motorists in the Twin Lakes Area should be alert for crews working to clean up roadways in the area. According to Dana Wehmeyer, youths from the Baxter County Juvenile Services will be working from 8:30 a.m until 3:30 p.m., ...Read More
     Dennis White of Cotter sent a minor shock wave through the courtroom during an appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday when he seemed to say that someone in the public defender's office had offered to have his ...Read More
    A one-vehicle accident Sunday morning in Howell County left a 70-year-old West Plains woman in serious condition, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.     Sharon K. Johnson of West Plains was injured ...Read More
   Mountain Home High School students welcomed a special guest speaker to their Physics and Math classes Friday. Listen: right-click to download mp3         Dr. Jennifer ...Read More
     Motions to suppress evidence in two drug-related cases involving Michael Leach of Flippin have been filed by his attorney, Andrew Bailey, and will be heard in Baxter County Circuit Court April ...Read More
     Biology students at Arkansas State University Mountain Home recently started using 10 brand new digital microscopes. The 10 microscopes now at ASUMH are one of the largest collections at any college or university in the ...Read More
   In case you missed it, here are some of the top stories from the past week.    In April, the Christian Clinic of Mountain Home will celebrate 15 years of providing free services including basic medical, dental and eye ...Read More
     A Melbourne man, 59 year old Richard David Vanhorn, was arrested on felony charges of aggravated assault and released from the Izard County jail after posting $5,000 bond.   Izard County Sheriff Tate ...Read More
     Four people will spend one year on probation after changing pleas and being sentenced during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.      19-year-old Joseph Waugh of Mountain Home, who ...Read More
     Three people were given probation after changing pleas during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.      Ricky Morris was put on probation for 10 years after admitting that he had ...Read More
     The Baxter County Budget Committee will met Monday evening at 5 in the 3rd floor conference room of the Baxter County Courthouse. On the meetings agenda are reports from the Baxter County Assessor Jayme Nicholson and ...Read More
Two people were sentenced to prison and a former state Workforce Center employee was given probation during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.          Jessica Dean of Bull Shoals was ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man has been arrested in Izard County on a Missouri felony warrant. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 28 year old Nathaniel Walter Kurowicki remains in the Izard County Detention Center awaiting ...Read More
    A Gassville man has been arrested and faces five counts of rape and misdemeanor sexual assault and his parents are accused of attempting to bribe the alleged victims in order to prevent the son being ...Read More
   A donation of 42.6 acres on the west side of Mountain Home will lead to a new park in the city within the next five years.
    The land is owned by the family of the late Jerry Baker, who was vice president of Trico Oil Company in Mountain Home. ...Read More
    Guy Berry College and Career Academy and its director Jeff Kincade were recognized for awards they received from the Arkansas Education and Innovation Opportunities and Outcomes Thursday night at the regular monthly meeting ...Read More
    A Southern Gospel Benefit Concert for Brother Doug Huskey is slated for Saturday night from 6 to 8 at Lone Rock Baptist Church. A love offering will be taken to help with Huskey's medical expenses incurred from his ...Read More
     The Yellville-Summit School District has announced applications are now being accepted for the position of superintendent. The job was vacated in January when Superintendent Larry Ivens abruptly resigned after serving ...Read More
    Three employees of Baxter Regional Medical Center's Ambulance Service, Randy Fowler, Dan Snyder and Bill Martin, were honored recently at the Arkansas State Capital in the House and Senate Chambers when they received the 2015 ...Read More
        A Dolph man has been arrested on felony charges following an investigation into the theft of gold coins from an unoccupied residence near Pineville.     Izard County Sheriff Tate ...Read More