May 30, 2015
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Past Weeks :  
    Agri teacher Josh Baker and maintenance man Jeff McLean were honored at Thursday night's meeting of the Mountain Home School Board.    Baker was named the district's teacher of the year and received a $600 ...Read More
     Baxter County Sheriff's investigators arrested a Midway man Wednesday on charges of theft of property. According to a release from the Sheriff's office, 34-year-old James Charles Lutz was arrested after a report was filed ...Read More
    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) _ Geologists say a giant sinkhole near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is fairly common because of the region's karst topography.     The sinkhole consists of two ...Read More
    Jerome Turner of Mountain Home was arrested and taken to the Baxter County jail after an 11 p.m. accident at the intersection of Highway 62B and the Sheid Hopper Bypass ...Read More
     Charles Joseph Campbell, Jr. of Yellville has been arrested on charges of first degree sexual assault. He was booked into the Baxter County jail Friday afternoon and is being held on $100,000 ...Read More
     Emergency personnel rescued an individual who fell from a cliff in the area of Lone Rock and Advance in rural Baxter County. First responders were dispatched at approximately 1:15 Friday to the site off Advance Road in ...Read More
        An accident Friday morning at 9:45 involving a Kent Chevrolet courtesy van and a late model sedan at the intersection of US Highway 62/412B and the Sheid Hopper Bypass caused traffic to become backed ...Read More
    Memorial Day weekend often begins the season for both visitors and locals on Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes, and this year high water will affect the fun for all.     A wet Spring has both lakes running ...Read More
    A total of 253 will graduate from Mountain Home High School tonight at 8 at Bomber Stadium.     Thirty-seven students will graduate with honors in tonight's commencement ...Read More
     For generations, small and often rural community cemeteries have been the final resting place for many citizens of Baxter County, just like many places in this part of the world. Loved ones and descendants of those buried ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board approved construction of a new press box at Bomber Stadium and a remodel of the Maintenance Complex at Thursday night's regular monthly meeting.     Construction of the ...Read More
     The Mountain Home City Council met Thursday night in regular session with a rather short agenda and spent the better part of the meeting discussing only two issues brought before them by the Mayor. With all members except ...Read More
    Arkansas' U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Representative Rick Crawford have announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and one loan to three communities in Arkansas.     The three ...Read More
    Two Mountain View men died early Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Mountain View.     According to a report from Trooper Joseph Gilliland of the Arkansas State Police, 26-year-old Matthew ...Read More
    The deadline to assess personal property is drawing near and Baxter County Assessor Jayme Nicholson is reminding citizens of the June 1 deadline. The deadline is normally May 31, but is being extended due to the deadline ...Read More
     Over 17,000 veterans call the Twin Lakes Area home with over 5,900 residing in Baxter County, according to Baxter County Veterans Service Officer Abbi Chrisler. A combat veteran, Chrisler, who served with the 224th ...Read More
     A planned power outage is planned for the Norfork area Thursday afternoon beginning at 3, according to a spokesperson for North Arkansas ELectric Cooperative. The outage, which will last about an hour, will affect 1,800 ...Read More
     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public that 26-year-old Theodore John Cheever, a level 2 registered sex offender has changed addresses and moved to a new location in Baxter County. ...Read More
    The Mountain Home School Board will meet Thursday night at 6 at the Mountain Home Public Schools Administration Building on Rodeo Drive.     The board will recognize the Teacher of the Year recipient, as ...Read More
    The Mountain Home City Council will meet in regular session Thursday evening at 6 at Council Chambers of the Mountain Home Municipal Building.     The council will hear announcements, bank ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board will meet in regular session Thursday night at 7 at the Cotter High School Administration.     Items on the agenda include: financial reports; Professional Development establishing ...Read More
    The Marion County Library Board of Directors will meet Thursday afternoon at 3:30 at the library. The meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
         A Midway man was released from the Baxter County jail Monday after posting $15,000 bond following his arrest on felony charges of breaking or entering and theft of property. Baxter County ...Read More
         Among the nearly 300 graduates from Arkansas State University-Mountain Home who received diplomas at Monday night's commencement ceremonies held at the school was the 200th graduate of the ...Read More
    The Reppell Diabetes Learning Center will host a free lecture entitled "Aging with Diabetes" Tuesday evening from 5 until 6 at the Lagerborg Dining Room at Baxter Regional Medical Center.    The lecture will ...Read More
         A Pineville man is being held in the Izard County jail on felony charges of commercial burglary, aggravated assault and terroristic threatening. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 24 year ...Read More
         A Horseshoe Bend man is being held in the Izard County jail on felony charges of domestic battery following an investigation by the Izard County Sheriff. According to Izard County Sheriff Tate ...Read More
     The Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival commences on Friday. The Salem Senior Life Center will start the festivities with a Fish Fry at 5:30 p.m. at the Senior Center. There will be bingo at the Salem VFW Post 9777, ...Read More
     The regular board meeting of the Northeast Public Water Authority will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:15 at the office on 66 Florence Drive. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
     A Mountain Home woman was injured in a two vehicle accident on U. S. Highway 62 in Mountain Home shortly after noon Tuesday. Officer Mychal Warno of the Mountain Home Police Department says 76 year old Nora Stratton, a ...Read More
    KTLO's Bob Knight interviewed state Senator Missy Irvin on hunger issues Tuesday morning. Irvin serves as the co-chair of the Arkansas Legislative Hunger Caucus. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    Baxter County jurors do need to report for jury duty on Wednesday according to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese.     Reese says the next date jurors do need to report is Tuesday, May 27. WebReadyTM ...Read More
    A 25-year-old O'Fallon man was killed in a motorcycle crash near Caulfield on Monday afternoon.     According to a report from Trooper J.M. Heimsoth of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Travis Whitehead ...Read More
    With travel to Cuba beginning after the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and the island nation, former Mountain Home resident Vivian Verble says visitors will be in for an eye-opening ...Read More
         Ava Obert is just a normal 12 year old girl. She loves to run, especially cross-country, she enjoys playing soccer and she really loves little kids, especially her four year old sister. But ...Read More
    The Norfork City Council will meet in regular monthly session Tuesday at 6:30 at Norfork City Hall.     Items on the agenda include: the monthly report of account balances for April and a resolution to ...Read More
         Three Izard County men have been arrested on felony drug charges following investigations into three separate incidents.      Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council will meet in a regular monthly session on Tuesday evening at 6 at Gassville City Hall.     Under old business the Council will consider Ordinance 2015-01 concerning the adopting ...Read More
     The Lakeview City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 7 at the Lloyd Travis Municipal Center. The council will hear financial reports and reports from police and building inspector departments. Under ...Read More
         The Wound Healing Center at Baxter Regional Medical Center has received the Center of Distinction Award from Healogics, Inc., the largest provider of advanced wound care services in the ...Read More
     The Bull Shoals City Council will meet in workshop session Monday evening at 6:30 at Bull Shoals City Hall. Items on the meeting's agenda include police department hiring board recommendations; discussions on space at ...Read More
    Changes in United States policy with the island nation of Cuba are opening a gateway to that mysterious land for Americans, and former Mountain Home resident Vivian Verble is at the forefront of making those trips a ...Read More
     The Norfork School Board will meet in regular session Monday night at 5. On the agenda will be financial and principal's reports, counselor's resignation, and approval of the proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year. ...Read More
     There has been a recent rash of cases of citizens finding young deer and, meaning well, remove them from their environment, making matters worse. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Officer Doug Small says people think they ...Read More
     The City of Mountain Home sold 7 building permits in the month of April with a combined construction cost of more than $6.5 million. The permit issued to Baxter Healthcare Corp for the addition of 29,000 square feet to ...Read More
    The Reppell Diabetes Learning Center will host a cooking class called: Taste of Healthy: Spice of Life, conducted by Jan Halligan, RD, LD, CDE on Wednesday and again on May 27, at 11 a.m.     The class ...Read More
    Baxter Regional Medical Center's Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education is hosting Girls Night Out on Thursday evening from 6 until 8.     The topic will be Integrative Medicine and You and the ...Read More
    Mountain Home High School Alumni reunion of classes from the 1940s, 50s, 60s, through 1965, will be held on June 6 at the Baxter County Fairgrounds' Education Building. The entire building is reserved, and classes can set up ...Read More
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri's Legislature ended with little action on bills proposed in response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.     Protesters shut down the ...Read More
     The Norfork School Board will meet in regular session Monday night at 5. On the agenda will be financial and principal's reports, counselors resignation, and approval of the proposed budget for the 2016-17 school year. ...Read More
     Tammy Christine Hanson has lost the appeal she filed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit following her loss at a week long civil jury trial in U. S. District Court in Harrison on May 16, ...Read More
     Here's a look at the top stories from last week on      Zachery Smith of Mountain Home, who faces mutiple felony charges of rape and sexual assault, posted bond and was released from the ...Read More
        The Mountain Home High School FBLA Chapter took several Top 5 honors recently at the State Leadership Conference in Little Rock. According to Sheri Smith, FBLA sponsor, this is the largest group of ...Read More
     A Horseshoe Bend man, 35 year old Timothy Martin Carpenter, is being held in the Izard County jail pending felony charges for possession of illegal drugs. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says Carpenter was arrested ...Read More
     Arkansas State University-Mountain Home will hold its nineteenth commencement on Monday, May 18. The ceremony will take place at 6:30 P.M. on Keller Green. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the ...Read More
     The Friends of the Marion County Library will feature Arkansas Living Treasure, Violet Hensley on Monday, May 18, at 5 P.M. Everyone is invited to come and listen to Violet discuss her career, fiddle making, and book, ...Read More
     The Marion County Quorum Court Solid Waste Committee will meet Monday, May 18, at 6:30 P.M. at the Courthouse Annex.      This meeting is open to the public. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
     It looks like April showers bring May showers across the Twin Lakes Area so far this month. Much of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri are already close to 150 percent above normal rainfall amounts for the Spring ...Read More
     The annual Hall's Chapel and Hand Cemetery decoration day will be Sunday in Jordan. A worship service will be held at 11 a.m. with a potluck dinner at noon and gospel singing at 1 p.m. with special guests The Cowgills of ...Read More
           A motion to suppress evidence in the drug case of Rebecca Martin of rural Mountain Home will be filed next week and a hearing on the motion is scheduled for July ...Read More
     Pioneer Days in Norfork are underway with a full day of activities for all ages. Festivities kick off at 7:30 this morning with a 5K run starting at Norfork High School. The parade kicks-off at 10:00 a.m. with local ...Read More
    Baxter County jurors do need to report for jury duty on Monday according to Baxter County Clerk Canda Reese.     Reese says the next date jurors do need to report is Wednesday. WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    The City of Mountain Home had a unique visitor Thursday night as bear made his way through town.      Authorities starting receiving calls around 8 p.m. Reporting the bear in eastern Mountain Home. ...Read More
    The Art Odyssey Studio Tour, going on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, is showcasing local artists by inviting the public to visit their work spaces. Twenty-three artists from the Twin Lakes Area are participating in this year's ...Read More
     Two people were given prison sentences after changing their pleas during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday with Judge John Putman presiding.      Mandy Butkovich of Tumbling ...Read More
    Norfork, Cotter, Flippin and Yellville-Summit High Schools will say goodbye to the Class of 2015 tonight with graduation ceremonies at each school.     Cotter, Norfork and Flippin will all conduct ...Read More