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J.C. Bonds is Parade Grand Marshal

J.C. Bonds is Parade Grand Marshal

J.C. Bonds of Fox served as grand marshal of the Arkansas Folk Festival Parade April 15. See festival photos in the April 19, 2017 issue. ...

Pam Setser named ‘Distinguished Citizen’

Pam Setser named ‘Distinguished Citizen’

Pam Setser has been a music performer since age 5 and has used her stage presence and talent to help promote her hometown countless times both professionally and as a volunteer. “A ...

Arkansas Folk Festival Begins

Arkansas Folk Festival Begins

Music and handmade crafts will again take center stage in this weekend’s 55th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival, a celebration of local heritage since 1963. The Ozark Folk Center State ...

Auctioneer Logs More Than 50 Years

Auctioneer Logs More Than 50 Years

Bob Roper of Onia is not sure what drew him to the field of auctioneering, but he has been doing it since 1961. He’s mostly retired now, but still holds an occasional estate sale o ...

Posting Signs On Poles Illegal

Posting Signs On Poles Illegal

Published in the April 5, 2017 issue. ...

Drive-In Goes Digital

Drive-In Goes Digital

Mountain View’s Stone Drive-In Theatre has remained virtually unchanged for more than 50 years, and movie-goers this season likely won’t notice much difference in their drive-in ex ...

Fatal Accident

Fatal Accident

A one-vehicle accident on Highway 5 North the afternoon of March 26 took the life of Ashley K. Mrsny, 24, of Mountain Home. According to State Trooper Lance W. Coffman, investigati ...

  • Highway 5 Accident Kills One

    A two-vehicle accident April 2 took the life of 79-year-old Dorothy Fore of Gepp, who was a passenger in a 2011 Chevrolet Impala driven by 78-year-old more ...

  • Fatal Accident

    A one-vehicle accident on Highway 5 North the afternoon of March 26 took the life of Ashley K. Mrsny, 24, of Mountain Home. According to State Trooper more ...

  • Late Snow

    A late winter snow covered the landscape with 3-4 inches on the afternoon and evening of March 11, creating picturesque views. See the March 15, 2017 more ...

  • County Considers Sugarloaf Tower Project

    A committee of Stone County Quorum Court members met Friday with Stone County Judge Stacey Avey, prison warden Stephen Williams of the North Central U more ...

  • Cedars Cut As Part of Habitat Project

    The mangled sections of Ozark National Forest landscape along Highway 5 between Mountain View and Calico Rock will not be ugly for long, says Jim McCo more ...

  • J.C. Bonds is Parade Grand Marshal

    J.C. Bonds of Fox served as grand marshal of the Arkansas Folk Festival Parade April 15. See festival photos in the April 19, 2017 issue. more ...

  • Arkansas Folk Festival Begins

    Music and handmade crafts will again take center stage in this weekend’s 55th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival, a celebration of local heritage since 196 more ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    About 80 riders took part in this year's Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge in the national forest. After spring-like conditions earlier in the more ...

  • Ozarka College Foundation Event

    Kay Adkins models handmade items from Arkansas Craft School artisans during the Ozarka College Foundation Ladies’ Luncheon and Spring Fashion Show hel more ...

  • First Snowfall

    Up to three inches of snow fell in the early morning hours of Jan. 6, the first snow the season as well as the new year. See photos in the Jan. 11, 20 more ...

  • Spears is New SCMC Administrator

    Kevin Spears has begun his role as chief operating officer/administrator at Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View, replacing Stan Townsend, who more ...

  • Small Plants Integral Part of Economy

    Above, a robotic bagging system at Fiber Energy weighs and packs bags of pellets onto pallets. Large manufacturing plants employing hundreds of people more ...

  • Agriculture Appreciation Day

    A large crowd participated in Agriculture Appreciation Day events Sept. 24 at the Stone County Fairgrounds. See photos and information on page 1B of t more ...

  • Controlling Armyworms

    Early scouting and proper timing of insecticide application are keys to controlling the armyworms that have infested pastures throughout much of the s more ...

  • Cattle Producers Battle Pink Eye

    Antibiotics, good fly control, and clearing of excess vegetation in pastures are recommended to combat the outbreak of pink eye affecting many local c more ...

  • Student Art Shows

    The Mountain View High School Art Show sponsored by Mountain View Art Guild was held last week, with works of art from each grade level receiving awar more ...

  • Dr. Seuss Day

    Local students celebrated Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) with special activities. See information and a photo page in the March 8, 2017 issue more ...

  • ‘Kiss A Pig’ Fundraiser

    Lanya Baysinger kisses "Cheerios" the pig at Mountain View School on Feb. 7. Mountain View Middle School held a “Pigs, Pies and Duncan Pride” fundrais more ...

  • Test Scores Net District Awards

    Mountain View School District has received several awards based on 2015 test scores, according to Supt. Rowdy Ross. Each year, the Office for Educatio more ...

  • School District Approves $500 Staff Bonuses

    All Mountain View School District personnel will receive a $500 bonus in December, approved by the board at its Nov. 14 meeting. The bonuses will cost more ...

  • Lady Yellowjackets Make State Final Four

    Mountain View senior girls made it to the “final four” in the Class 3A State Tournament last week, winning two games before falling 57-31 to Valley Sp more ...

  • Swimmers Compete in Fall Meets

    Heston and Katie Coon of Mountain View have competed in two swimming events this fall. Most recently, the two went to Springdale Dec. 3-4 for the Aqua more ...

  • AJRA Finals Weekend

    The Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association held its finals weekend with competitors including Lesley Jennings, pictured in the barrel racing event. See the more ...

  • Mountain View Cruises to 43-0 Win

    Mountain View extended its winning streak to five games and remained unbeaten in conference play with a 43-0 win over the Green Forest Tigers Friday n more ...

  • Yellowjackets Shut Out Melbourne

    Chris Konkler ran for 78 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries during Friday night's 14-0 win over Melbourne. See more in the Sept. 28, 2016 issue. more ...

Pam Setser named ‘Distinguished Citizen’

Pam Setser has been a music performer since age 5 and has used her stage presence and talent to help promote her hometown countless times both professionally and as a volunteer. “All I’ve ever known is to promote,” she said. This year, she is being named by the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce as its Di more ...

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