October 8, 2015
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Past Weeks :  
     Two Yellville residents were arrested Thursday after drugs were found during a search of a residence.      According to a news release from Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith and Marion County ...Read More
    Tristan Caja of rural Mountain Home, who faces drug charges and has been free on a $10,000 signature bond, is back in jail after the bond was revoked by Circuit Judge John Putman following Caja's arrest by the Mountain Home ...Read More
    The legal battle over the validity of a search warrant which led to drug charges being filed against Rebecca Martin continued in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.     On July 7, Martin's attorney, ...Read More
    The National Park Service, Buffalo National River Partners, and the Gorgas Science Foundation have announced free ranger-guided tours of the Boxley Grist Mill on Arkansas Highway 43 in the Boxley Valley area of Newton County ...Read More
     Thursday, October 15th is the deadline for Arkansas residents to pay their real estate and personal property taxes. Property owners can avoid a state mandated ten percent penalty if they meet the deadline. ...Read More
     Baxter County Circuit Court Jurors are to report for duty Tuesday, according to County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese. Jurors should be at the courts complex at 9 a.m. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
         The North Central Arkansas Adoption Coalition will host their 10th Annual Adoption Picnic Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church located at 1400 South Pine Street in ...Read More
     Two Yellville residents were arrested Thursday after drugs were found during a search of a residence.      According to a news release from Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith and Marion County ...Read More
       Three people have been arrested in connection with a break-in and theft of copper wire from the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative sub-station on State Highway 201 North of Mountain ...Read More
    Jacob Anderson, who is currently an inmate in the state prison at Calico Rock serving a sentence on a conviction from Fulton County, was given 15 years in prison during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday after ...Read More
     Mountain Home High School students spent the day Wednesday focusing on life after high school, learning about college and career paths and how to plan for their future. The Ready2Work Project Day was initiated by the high ...Read More
     The Baxter County Collector and Assessor's offices are now using a new system to display real property records online. The offices had previously used the website ArCountyData.com, but recently decided to make the switch ...Read More
    The Gassville Branch of the Baxter County Library will host Family Movie Night on Friday night at 7:20.     The feature for the evening is Wall-E, with popcorn and lemonade available. Participants should ...Read More
    The eighth annual Veterans Appreciation Cookout presented by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 30 is slated for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hickory Park in Mountain Home.     All veterans and ...Read More
     The Twin Lakes Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie Number 3181 will host their annual Hog Roast fundraiser Saturday from 12 until 4 to benefit Kindness, Inc. of Mountain Home. The event at The Eagles Aerie in Midway will also ...Read More
    A Midway pair, 24-year-old Scott Glenn Willett and 22-year-old Ashley Nicole Kromoff, were arrested Wednesday and charged with various drug offenses in Marion County.     According to a news release from ...Read More
    (AP) _ A federal judge has canceled a trial in a lawsuit challenging a nativity scene at the Baxter County Courthouse and will instead rule based on court filings in the case.     U.S. District Judge ...Read More
    A 20-year-old West Plains man suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday night in Howell COunty.     According to a report for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, John M. Rice was injured ...Read More
    Asbestos has been removed from the former First Baptist Church building on 6th Street in Mountain Home, but demolition of the structure and pursuit of a grant from the State health Department are currently on ...Read More
    The 20th annual History Day at the Rapp’s Barren Settlement in Cooper Park will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.     Events for History Day include: live music, wood carving, soap making, guest ...Read More
    The meeting of the Mountain Home City Council scheduled for Thursday evening has been canceled, according to Mountain Home City Clerk Brian Plumlee.     The next scheduled Council meeting is October ...Read More
        Arkansas State University-Mountain Home will conduct the fall Gaston Lecture on Tuesday evening 7 p.m. at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center.     Rosalie Gould will ...Read More
     Izard County residents may now take their recyclables to the office of the Izard County Sheriff on Tuesdays and Saturdays between the hours of noon and 4 p.m. The collection point is located near the sheriff's office at ...Read More
     The Baxter Marion Rural Water Association Board of Directors will meet Thursday evening at 6 at the Oakland Community Center.      The meeting is open to all members of the association and the ...Read More
     As part of an ongoing joint narcotics investigation, officers from four law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant at a residence on Fletcher Street in rural Mountain Home last Thursday, resulting in one arrest. ...Read More
    A 59-year-old Gamaliel man is jailed at the Baxter County Detention Center after being arrested by Baxter County Sheriff's Office deputies on Tuesday morning.     According to a news release from Sheriff ...Read More
    With Americans spending countless hours online via computers and mobile devices, the need for broadband internet service continues to grow. While broadband speeds continue to improve in cities, the rural community remains ...Read More
        In a joint drug arrest by the Marion County Sheriff's Office, Flippin Police Department, Arkansas State Police and the Mountain Home Police Department, 28-year-old Sarah Jane Teeter and 30-year-old ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board elected new officers Monday night in its regular monthly meeting.     Cotter Superintendent Don Sharp on the voting results. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
     Family, friends, and colleagues gathered Monday night for a surprise presentation of the 2016 Arkansas Superintendent of the Year Award to Dale Query, Superintendent of Flippin Schools. Arkansas Department of Education ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals City Council will meet Wednesday evening at 6:30 at City Hall with a busy agenda slated. Items of business include: the guardrail on Rivercliff Drive, streets to be paved, a meeting place, employee job ...Read More
    Travis Dover, President of International Association of Fire Fighters Local Chapter 4496, will be the guest speaker at the Twin Lakes Republican Women's Club meeting Thursday at noon at the Mountain Home Elks ...Read More
     The City of Gassville has announced that crews will begin overlay work on several city streets ove the next two weeks. Streets designated for work include: Azalea Court, Sunchase Court, Sagewood Court, and Woodgate Drive ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet Wednesday evening at 5 at Bull Shoals City Hall.      This meeting is open to the ...Read More
     Dr. John Bouck recently received a personal letter from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He's not an alumnus and his son is not yet old enough to attend the prestigious school. Each year, new students at MIT are ...Read More
    The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Midway area man on charges related to being a felon in possession of a firearm, and being intoxicated in public.    According to a news release from Baxter ...Read More
    For the past 15 years hunters and meat processors across Arkansas have participated in Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry, a program which provides food for those in need through the donation of excess deer to local food ...Read More
     Dianna Roller will present a program on the Ghost Towns of Arkansas Tuesday evening at 6 at the Gassville Branch of the Baxter County Library. The program will focus on four of the dozens of ghost towns located ...Read More
    The Baxter County Republican Men's Club has announced a permanent change to it's meeting date and venue.     According to President Gary Smith, the club will meet on the first Tuesday of each month, ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County will host a Teen Open Mic Night Tuesday evening from 5 until 7. In celebration of Banned Book Week, all teens in 7th through 12th grades are invited to read excerpts ...Read More
     The Mountain Home High School Marching Band competed Saturday in the Ozark Invitational Marching Festival held in Ozark, Missouri. High School Band Director Tom Chentnik said the band performed well, placing seventh in ...Read More
    The Norfork School Board will meet in regular session Monday evening at 5 at the Norfork Administration Building.     Items on the agenda include: election of officers; financial reports; approval of the ...Read More
    A pair of motorcycle accidents over the weekend injured a pair of riders in Missouri.     In the most serious accident, 46-year-old Daryl G. King of West Plains suffered moderate injuries when his ...Read More
    Former Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District director Mike Norton informed the district's Board of Directors that he doesn't feel he owes any money for improper mileage reimbursement at the group's recent meeting ...Read More
     The summer months are always busy in the Twin Lakes Area with scores of visitors flocking to the lakes and rivers. The influx of tourists usually results in a seasonal economic boon for local businesses and sales tax ...Read More
    The Flippin School Board will meet in a regular monthly session Monday evening at 7 at the Flippin Public Schools Administration Building.     The agenda includes: principals' reports, election of board ...Read More
    Flippin police charged 30-year-old James Pesano of Flippin with aggravated assault on a family or household member and possession of methamphetamine, both class D felonies.     The arrest stems from an ...Read More
Here's a look at the top stories of the week from KTLO.com     The saga of Creekside Village Apartments appeared to be near an end when Circuit Judge Shawn Womack ruled in August the City of Mountain Home could demolish the ...Read More
    Cotter Springs Park was the site for the 5th annual Bridge Bash on Saturday. The event, which benefits the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas, generated over 500,000 meals for the hungry, and packaged over 100,000 meals on ...Read More
    A number of people were given probation ranging from 12 years to 12 months during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday with Judge Gordon Webb presiding.     Michael Willis of Mountain Home ...Read More
    Sunday night will be a rare event for stargazers as a supermoon and lunar eclipse will produce a bloodmoon that will a sight to see.     Dr. James Clarke, an anesthesiologist at Baxter Regional Medical ...Read More
     The Food Bank of North Central Arkansas will hold its fifth annual Bridge Bash Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Big Spring Park in Cotter.     Registration to "Stand Up For Hope" on the ...Read More
         The visit of Pope Francis to the United States this week has excited Catholics and non-Catholics alike who recognize the significance of the visit from the Pontiff. Hundreds of thousands of ...Read More
    Two people were given prison sentences during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.     William Lewis, Jr. of Gassville was sentenced to six years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on a ...Read More
        An Omaha couple is jailed in the Boone County Detention Center on $150,000 bond each according to Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore.     In a news release issued late Thursday, Moore ...Read More
    A 22-year-old Yellville man has died after injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on U.S. Highway 62/412 Bypass near Flippin.     Ramon "Ray" L. Parish died at Mercy Hospital in ...Read More
    The North Arkansas Electric Cooperative will have a planned power outage Sunday night at the Lakeview substation.     According to NAEC Director of Marketing and Communications Leah Rouse, the outage will ...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
     One of the main events of the annual Bridge Bash fundraiser put on by the Food Bank of North Central Arkansas is the packaging of 100,000 meals by volunteers to be distributed to local people in need. Putting together ...Read More
    Eddie Lee Vanscoy III of Mountain Home made his initial appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to five counts of third degree sexual assault.     The 18-year-old ...Read More
    The aggravated robbery case of 17-year-old Kendall Skye Desetta -- one of two Gassville teenagers involved in a stabbing incident at a Lake Norfork marina in late August -- will remain in Circuit Court after Judge Gordon Webb ...Read More
     The Ralph-Caney Rural Fire Protection District will hold their annual musical barbecue Saturday afternoon at 4 at the Caney Fire Station, located 11 miles south of Yellville on State Highway ...Read More