Number of business licenses issued doubles in MH in August


The number of business licenses issued by the City of Mountain Home in August doubled over the previous month, according to a report from Jeannie Anderson in the Building Inspection Department.Records indicate eight licenses were issued in July, with August’s report showing an increase to 16.

Among the 16 licenses were a chiropractor, a wellness studio and a health fitness gym.

A license was issued to Faron LeGarde for LeGarde Chiropractic and Wellness, located at 230 Arkansas Highway 5 North, Suite 30. Licenses were also issued to Joanna Straka for Body and Soul Wellness Studio, a wellness workshop, located at 106 East Seventh Street; and to Justin Batterton for Redemption Health & Fitness, a health fitness gym, located at 419 South Main Street.

Licenses were also issued to Casey Drennin for North Arkansas Speech Services, a speech therapy clinic, located at 400 South College, Suite 3; Jimmy and Melissa Kasinger for Jimos RV Park, located at 424 County Road 390; Brenda Burns for Crazy Dave’s Discount Center, a retail store, located at 408 Arkansas Highway 201 North; Jason and Deborah Lund for Lund Upholstery, located at 1106 U.S. Highway 62 East; Debbie Spangenberg for Storage World, a mini storage, located at 211 Morris Street; and to Tom Embach for Professional Property Management, located at 315 West Sixth Street, Suite 1.

Licenses were issued to five home-based businesses. The five include ones to Ramey McCracken for The Penned Existence LLC, a writing services business; Jacob Cotterell for Ridge Top Logistics, a cable installation business; Edward Lamb for North Arkansas Tree Service; Hunter King for Yard Barber, a lawn service business, and KPM Landscapes & Design; and Scott Weems for AR Sky Pix, an aerial/drone photography business.

The final license was a 30-day permit issued to Scott Owens for Auntie Ann’s, a food truck business.

Total licensing revenue for August was $5,364, including alcohol tax, occupational and pet licenses and garage sales.

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