July 27, 2016
4:43 am
Rain: 7am to 7am: .12"  Month: 5.13”  Year: 32.04"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 90 Low: 73
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    Two of Baxter County's Agricultural Extension Agents will be traveling to Little Rock this week to help host at the 2016 National Agriculture County Agents Association Conference. Baxter County Extension Agents, Mark Keaton ...Read More
        Two vehicles were totaled Friday afternoon after a head-on collision in Wright County 1 mile south of Norwood. According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 38-year-old Jesse C. Klein and 26-year-old ...Read More
         Kane Allen Gott of Mountain Home, who is charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a minor, appeared in Baxter County Circuit Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to the ...Read More
               The Mountain Home Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association is very close to equipping every officer with body cameras and tasers through donations from the ...Read More
     The Baxter County Circuit Court jury panel will not need to report for duty Monday. According to Baxter County Circuit Clerk Canda Reese, the next date jurors will need to report is August 8th at nine a.m. at the court ...Read More
     The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is preparing for road construction on a local roadway. Highway 201 North will experience alternating lane closures between Russel Lane and County Road 1428 ...Read More
               A sex offender has registered with the Baxter County Sheriff's Office. Now residing at 127 Crestline Place in Lakeview, 61-year-old Victor Andrew Sudano was ...Read More
     There will be a special meeting of the Baxter-Marion Rural Water Association at 10 this morning. The meeting will be held at the Rural Water Association office in Oakland, according to Paul Otten. The meeting is being ...Read More
media/09292_lakingreer.Jpg                Lakin Nicole Greer of Jordan was sentenced to five years in prison during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday. The ...Read More
     Extreme heat and humidity, like the Twin Lakes Area is currently experiencing, is not only uncomfortable, it is dangerous for humans and their pets. Veterinarian Dr. Sara Smith from the Vet Clinic in Mountain Home says ...Read More
     A change was made in high school leadership during the regular July session of the Mountain Home School Board. Matt Sharp has the details. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is reporting power was restored after an outage occurred Thursday evening in the Northern Hills Area of Baxter County near Mountain Home. About 518 customers were without power, according to the NAEC ...Read More
     A national retailer is preparing to close its stores across the United States including one in the Twin Lakes Area. Hastings in Mountain Home is expected shut its doors pending approval of the corporation's sale by the ...Read More
     The Newton County Sheriff's Office is searching for an escapee. According to Sheriff Keith Slape, 31-year-old Ryan Lessley Campbell is in inmate who broke out of the Newton County Jail Wednesday ...Read More
     Dalton Pflaumer of Elizabeth made a first appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to a string of charges, including stealing a church van and a Volvo station wagon and burglarizing a ...Read More
    Clint Douglas Sigmin of Gassville pled guilty to a number of drug charges against him during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and was sentenced to 12 months in one of the Community Correction Center in the ...Read More
    The Gassville City Council met Tuesday night, Mayor Jeff Braim gives this report on the unfinished business. Listen: right-click to download mp3         Mayor Braim ...Read More
     Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore has identified 28 year old Jeremy Reese Scroggins of Harrison as a Missing Person.   Scroggins, who was last seen by his parents on Monday, June 27th, is described as a six ...Read More
     The Mountain Home School Board will hold its regular session Thursday evening at six in the administration building on Rodeo Drive.      Items on the agenda include a possible price increase ...Read More
     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public a Level 2 registered sex offender has moved into the county. According to Sheriff John Montgomery, 23-year-old Quanderius A. Finch is residing at 234 County ...Read More
     A Missouri woman, who was not wearing a seat belt, was injured in a one vehicle accident Wednesday near Kissee Mills. A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says 26 year old Trista L. Terherst of Forsyth was ...Read More
    Hannah Winchester of Edgemont, Arkansas, has received one of two Lesa Bull Memorial scholarships at Ozarka College. Winchester, who is majoring in nursing, will receive $250 to be applied to the fall 2016 semester and another ...Read More
    The 2016 Young Manufacturers Academies (YMAs), a state-wide program sponsored by Gene Haas Foundation, Lennox Industries, Entergy Arkansas, the Albemarle Foundation and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, are designed to ...Read More
    During the hot summer months, farm pond owners often face the frustrating prospect of losing some of their fish population to oxygen depletion in the water. The event referred to as a “turnover” is a phenomenon that is ...Read More
    Baxter Regional Medical Center welcomes three new members to the Baxter Regional Medical Center family. Candy Lincoln, MD, will be joining the Lincoln Paden Medical Group as a family medicine physician on Monday, August 1, and ...Read More
    Due to the recent storm, the City of Bull Shoals will have a 2-day city-wide cleanup for brush only. The cleanup will be held on July 28 and 29. Please have all brush by the curb with butt-ends towards the street. WebReadyTM ...Read More
    Due to the recent storm, the City of Bull Shoals will have a 2-day city-wide cleanup for brush only. The cleanup will be held on July 28 and 29. Please have all brush by the curb with butt-ends towards the street. WebReadyTM ...Read More
    Cotter Planning Commission will be having its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Thursday evening at 6 at Cotter City Hall. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    The Cotter School Board will meet in regular monthly session Thursday night at 7 at the Cotter Public Schools Administration Building.     Items on the agenda include: a financial report, After-School ...Read More
    A Marion County man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Monday in Carroll County. Sixty-one-year-old James Street of Peel was killed when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway, traveled through two fences and struck a ...Read More
Shawn Eaton of Mountain Home is scheduled to make a first appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday to entered a plea to charges of sexual indecency with a child and sexual assault in the second degree. The 19-year-old Eaton was arrested ...Read More
    The drivers license testing in Baxter County for today has been cancelled.     WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
Hearings have been set for August 12th for two of the three people charged with the murder of an elderly Midway couple and the burning of their home in early November last year. Nicholas Roos, who pled guilty to a number of charges including ...Read More
    With all the shootings of law enforcement officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge within the last few weeks, Police offers need to be ready for anything, and at any possible time. Baxter County Sheriff, John Montgomery had this to ...Read More
     Pokemon Go has become the most successful mobile application of all time, and a world-wide cultural phenomenon. It's also one of the first mobile apps leading parents and healthcare providers to urge restraint and ...Read More
               The Salem School Board met in regular session earlier this week. Superintendent Wayne Guiltner has the report. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    The Marion County Library is thrilled to announce that The Dragon Guy will be on hand for Story Time on Thursday Morning at 11. Bring the kids and come help us celebrate all things dragon, at the library. Marion County ...Read More
    A Stone County man has been arrested after attacking a man with a baseball bat on Monday.     According to the Stone County Sheriff Lance Bond, 40-year-old Wesley Greenway of Mountain View was arrested and ...Read More
    The City of Bull Shoals Parks Committee Meeting scheduled for tonight at 5 pm has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    A Mountain Home man has been arrested involving a domestic violence call at a house in Mountain Home. According to Mountain Home Police Chief Cary Manuel, 46-year-old Arthur Cornelious Melvin was arrested and charged with third ...Read More
          The Harrison City Council has been asked to consider a temporary change in the city's ordinance against tobacco in parks for an upcoming motorcycle rally.      Ride the ...Read More
     During Monday's session of Baxter County Quorum Court, a resolution requesting Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge file a lawsuit against the United States Department of Labor for their arbitrary decision to raise ...Read More
     Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore is notifying the public of two sex offenders residing in the community.      According to Moore, Kristapher Thomas Kern, an unclassified sex offender from Texas, ...Read More
     Human trafficking, especially sex trafficking, is a form of modern slavery that exists not only in third world countries, but across the United States. Into the Light, a local non-profit organization, was formed to bring ...Read More
    A two vehicle accident has sent four people to the hospital. According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened when a 2011 Mercedes Benz, driven by 48-year-old April Damian of Troy Illinois, turned left in front ...Read More
     The Ozark Regional Airport Commission met in regular session on Monday at the airport terminal. Five members of commission were present.      Judge Pendergrass discussed several items ...Read More
         Three counties in the Twin Lakes Area are eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans to help offset losses due to winds, flood and flooding that began in the area in March ...Read More
     The 7th annual "We Can Make a Difference, Benefit Ride" for the Backpack Food Program raised over $4,600, Saturday. Candy Barnes of Century 21 LeMac Realty says she has more pledges to come ...Read More
               The Twin Lakes Area can expect to have triple digit heat index values and possibly triple digit temperatures all week. July has been kind, but according to the ...Read More
    At last week's meeting, the Yellville-Summitt School board approved the application for the Community Eligibility Provision that would provide for free breakfast and lunches for all ...Read More
     The Baxter County Budget Committee will meet Monday afternoon at 4 in the 3rd floor conference room of the Baxter County Courthouse.      The agenda includes reports from County Treasurer Jenay ...Read More
    The Salesville City Council will be holding a special meeting on Monday night at 7:00 (July 18) at Salesville City Hall. There is currently a vacancy in the Mayor position. If any qualified citizen of Salesville is interested ...Read More
    The Flippin City Council will meet Tuesday at 6 at the Flippin Public School Center Office. On the agenda are a discussion of a food pantry in Flippin with Terrel Laurel, the financial report, discussion of ordinance #304, and ...Read More
         The boil order for residents of Boone County has been lifted by the Arkansas Department of Health. According to the website, the boil order was lifted Saturday ...Read More
AG to intervene in murder case     Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has asked to intervene in the case of Mikayla Mynk for the purpose of defending the constitutionality of Act 1096 of 2015 -- often referred to as the ...Read More
        The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is presenting the 14 hour Arkansas Hunter Education Class at the Donald W. Reynolds Library on Monday, July 18th and Tuesday July 19th from 10 to 5 both ...Read More
     Coloring has long been known as a kids' activity, but more and more, it is an activity enjoyed by adults. The Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County offers a weekly Coloring Club for ...Read More
    The Fleet Reserve Association meeting is scheduled for Sunday, July 17, at 1 at American Legion Post 52 on Market Street in Mountain Home. FRA includes all Sea Services, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. For more information ...Read More
     The Baxter County Budget Committee will meet Monday afternoon at 4 in the 3rd floor conference room of the Baxter County Courthouse.      The agenda includes reports from County Treasurer Jenay ...Read More
        A Midway man, Haken Spencer, changed his plea to guilty on charges of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and was given three years probation during a session of Baxter County Circuit ...Read More
        The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a woman was transported to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center early Saturday morning when her car ran off the road and hit a ...Read More
    The whole Twin Lakes Region will be benefiting from a grant secured by North Arkansas College.     Micki Somers, Director of Public Relations at Nothark, explains the ...Read More
    Bradley Ray DeWeese of Mountain Home made the mistake of putting accurate information from his driver's license on a forged check and that landed him in Circuit Court charged with forgery and theft of ...Read More
        Jerry Dean Hopper, Jr., of rural Mountain Home, who barricaded himself in his home after leading law officers on a high speed chase in early February last year, was talked out of the house by a friend, ...Read More
        A Mammoth Spring woman was seriously injured when her vehicle ran off the road and hit an embankment, overturning.     According the the Missouri State Highway patrol, 36-year-old ...Read More
         Residents in most of Boone County need to boil their water.      The precautionary boil water notice has been issued to Carroll-Boone water district customers. The ...Read More
         The 14th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s office is asking that Nicholas Roos be brought to Baxter County at the “next available court date” to determine which path the convicted ...Read More
              The Arkansas Department of Education has released the preliminary ACT Aspire Test results for students in grades 3rd through 10th.      The ACT ...Read More
        A Gassville man who made the mistake of including a plastic container of methamphetamine in the items he emptied out of his pockets and onto a table at the security station situated at the entrance to ...Read More
         A local man has been appointed by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to serve a five year term on the advisory committee of Prarie Grove Battlefield State Park near ...Read More