Category Archives: Local News

MH Council approves 2021 budget

The Mountain Home City Council approved a budget of approximately $33.6 million during its regular monthly meeting Thursday night at the Mountain Home Municipal Building. The council, with member Wayne Almond absent, voted unanimously to approve the

Twin Lakes Quarries has new owner

Photo: Courtesy Atlas Asphalt and White River Materials Twin Lakes Quarries of Mountain Home has been purchased by Atlas Asphalt and White River Materials in Batesville, according to a report from Atlas Asphalt President Mark Lamberth

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The following are links to the top stories of the week on Arkansas license plates changing soon Murder cases backing up in Baxter County Circuit Court Area man killed after jumping from vehicle when brakes failed

BRMC to discontinue CARE App

Almost two years after unveiling its urgent health care app, Baxter Regional Medical Center announced it will be discontinued. The Baxter Regional CARE App, available on iOS and Android phones and tablets, will no longer be accessible

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The following are links to the top stories of the week on Authorities identify homicide victim as missing MH man Man who stole vehicles to make trip to Arkansas, wrecks in Midway pleads guilty Christmas, antlerless-only

NATCO honors 6 employees

Photos: (from left) Deanna Sullivan, Steven Sanders Jr., Denise Russell, David White, John Russell “Russ” Woodman and Brian Grayson Northern Arkansas Telephone Company (NATCO) of Flippin is celebrating and honoring six longtime employees with service milestones. Deanna

Fire destroys home, truck

Photo: Emergency personnel watch as firefighters check for hot spots Monday at a Theodosia fire scene. A structure and pickup truck were destroyed in the blaze; however, there were no injuries, and firefighters were able to save

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The following are links to the top stories of the week on 4 arrested in home described as ‘filthy’ make court appearances FBI conducts raid in Mountain Home Chain-reaction accidents claim life on Sheid-Hopper Bypass House

House fire claims life

A house fire in Newton County Monday has claimed the life of the sole occupant, 41-year-old Twana Breedlove.Newton County sheriff’s investigator Mike Blocker says the department responded to a call at 11:25 at a residence located at

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The following are links to the top stories of the week on Former youth pastor pleads guilty to transporting minors for sexual activity Arkansas doctor facing charges wants to practice medicine Ponder AllCare Pharmacy to close,

6 MH Rotarians recognized

Photo: Major Donors Stewart Brunner, Bruce and Marilyn Loveless, with District Governor and Major Donor Jay Craig from Bristow, Oklahoma, David Matty and Level 3 Major Donors Brenda and Larry Nelson. Photo: Brenda Nelson, MH Rotary PR