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Two Suffer Burns

Two Suffer Burns

Rescue personnel work to evacuate a burn victim from the roof. Two employees of Fiber Energy Products were seriously injured in a fire at the plant in Stone County’s industrial par ...

State Champions!

State Champions!

Senior Kaley Shipman, MVP, hoists the tournament trophy. The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets won the Class 3A State Basketball Championship March 9 in Hot Springs. See game covera ...

Get Fit

Get Fit

The Get Fit exercise class, which is geared for seniors but open to everyone, meets three days a week at the Stone County Fairgrounds. See the photo page in the March 6, 2019 issue ...

Jail Tax Information

Jail Tax Information

The March 6, 2019 issue contains diagrams of the proposed Stone County Jail floor plan and site plan, as well as coverage of two informational meetings regarding the proposed sales ...

Region 1 Champions

Region 1 Champions

Mountain View senior girls won the Class 3A Region 1 Championship in a tournament hosted by Mountain View High School. See the story and photos in the Feb. 27, 2019 issue. ...

Three Teams Advance To State

Three Teams Advance To State

Three county basketball teams advanced to the state tournament this season, the first for Timbo senior boys since 1962. See the Feb. 27, 2019 issue for the stories. ...

Morning Moon

Morning Moon

A nearly full moon sets in the west after daylight Feb. 22, visible through clouds colored by the sunrise. Photo by Ed Coates from the Feb. 27, 2019 issue. ...

  • Two Suffer Burns

    Rescue personnel work to evacuate a burn victim from the roof. Two employees of Fiber Energy Products were seriously injured in a fire at the plant in more ...

  • Jail Tax Information

    The March 6, 2019 issue contains diagrams of the proposed Stone County Jail floor plan and site plan, as well as coverage of two informational meeting more ...

  • Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Receive License

    A local applicant is expected to receive a license for a medical marijuana dispensary and plans to open in April. Fiddler’s Green, owned by Stone Coun more ...

  • Collision Is Fatal

    A head-on collision on Highway 14 East near the county line in Independence County took the life of a local man and injured four others just after noo more ...

  • Oath of Office

    Stone County and Circuit Clerk Angie Hudspeth-Wade (pictured) and other public officials were sworn into office on Jan. 1 by Circuit Judge Lee Harrod. more ...

  • Veterans Appreciation

    Arkansas Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Army Col (retired) Josephine Hart delivered the keynote address at the annual Stone Bank Veteran Appreciation more ...

  • Bean Fest

    Photo courtesy of Cindi Porterfield See the Oct. 31, 2018 issue for photos and story from the 36th Annual Arkansas Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse more ...

  • Paws For The Cause

    Paws for the Cause, an annual fundraiser benefitting Stone County Humane Society, took place Oct. 20 at Centennial Bank Park. See the Oct. 24 issue fo more ...

  • Agriculture Appreciation Day

    Booths set up for Agriculture Appreciation Day on Oct. 6 offered information, give-aways and games for youngsters. See the Oct. 10, 2018 issue for a p more ...

  • Stone County Fair

    See the Sept. 19 issue for two photos pages from the Stone County Fair, held Sept. 10-15. Lists of winners will be in an upcoming issue. more ...

  • Bison Farm Established

    A herd of bison grazes contentedly in a field along creekbottom land in western Stone County, seemingly at home in an area that is relatively new to t more ...

  • Rider is Youngest Master Plumber

    By Lana Mason At only 20 years old, Brady Rider is the youngest person in Arkansas to complete the plumber apprenticeship program and earn his master more ...

  • Freezing Temps Concern For Crops

    Late-season cold snaps frustrate residents who are eager for spring weather, but they have financial implications for local crop producers. Certain cr more ...

  • Mountain View Eye Care Relocates

    Mountain View Eye Care has relocated to its new facility at Case Commons Drive just off Highway 14 East. Among other features in the expanded space, t more ...

  • County Receives $1 Million Grant

    Stone County Judge Stacey Avey received word Monday that the county has been approved for a $1 million grant to help construct an 18,000-square-foot b more ...

  • Region 1 Champions

    Mountain View senior girls won the Class 3A Region 1 Championship in a tournament hosted by Mountain View High School. See the story and photos in the more ...

  • Three Teams Advance To State

    Three county basketball teams advanced to the state tournament this season, the first for Timbo senior boys since 1962. See the Feb. 27, 2019 issue fo more ...

  • Spelling Bee Winners

    Winners of the 2019 Stone County Spelling Bee were, from left, Adhi Anandaraj, second place; Evan Fowlkes, first place; and Ellie Akins, third place. more ...

  • How To Cook A Turkey

    See the Nov. 21, 2018 issue for our first "How to cook a turkey" special section, with instructions from Mountain View second graders and artwork by s more ...

  • First Day of School

    A young student gives goodbye hugs at the start of the first day of school at Mountain View. Kindergarten students are featured in photos in the Aug. more ...

  • State Champions!

    Senior Kaley Shipman, MVP, hoists the tournament trophy. The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets won the Class 3A State Basketball Championship March 9 i more ...

  • Region 1 Champions

    Mountain View senior girls won the Class 3A Region 1 Championship in a tournament hosted by Mountain View High School. See the story and photos in the more ...

  • Three Teams Advance To State

    Three county basketball teams advanced to the state tournament this season, the first for Timbo senior boys since 1962. See the Feb. 27, 2019 issue fo more ...

  • Junior ‘Jackets Extend Winning Streak

    Mountain View junior high quarterback Elijah Carlton runs the ball during the Rose Bud game Sept. 27. Mountain View extended its winning streak to fou more ...

  • New Soccer Field Dedicated

    State Sen. Missy Irvin spearheaded a dedication event for the new soccer field at the Stone County Recreation Center May 24. See information in the Ma more ...

  • Artist Creates Unique Style

    Applying the precise style of a professional graphic artist to an ancient painting technique more associated with abstract designs, La’Nelle Gambrell more ...

  • Artist Enjoys Painting Natural Objects

    A longtime visitor and now resident of Mountain View, Louisiana native Glenda Tooke is one of the new additions to this fall’s Off the Beaten Path Stu more ...

  • 1973 Sandage Song Gets Widespread Play

    “It’s a bright spot for me,” Charley Sandage said about a song he wrote being recorded recently on the album The Story We Tell by the bluegrass band J more ...

  • Fun Rocks ~ Creative Hobby Continues

    Above, Kathleen Torres and Amanda Lewis paint rocks in Washington Street Park. Taylar Sherrill was looking for something fun for her family to enjoy o more ...

  • Flamepainting On Copper

    The combination of artistic creativity and a compulsive nature led Skip Mathews to create what is virtually his own art form. A coppersmith for 52 yea more ...

Protect Children from Dehydration

By Karen Cassidy, MD, Market Medical Director of UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas The Arkansas summer is in full swing and kids are playing outside as the temperatures rise, increasing their risk of dehydration. Dr. Karen Cassidy, Medical Director for UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas, says hydration is particularly i more ...

Get Fit

The Get Fit exercise class, which is geared for seniors but open to everyone, meets three days a week at the Stone County Fairgrounds. See the photo page in the March 6, 2019 issue. more ...

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