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Spears is New SCMC Administrator

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 recently retired. As administ ...

Kemp Is New Chief Justice

Kemp Is New Chief Justice

Mountain View native and longtime Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp took up his duties as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court after being sworn into office on midnight Jan. 1 by ...

Overturned Pickup

Overturned Pickup

Two men were transported by ambulance after this accident Jan. 6 on snow-covered Highway 5 North. See details in the Jan. 11, 2017 issue. ...

First Snowfall

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, 2017 issue. ...

City Officials Table Firearms Request

City Officials Table Firearms Request

City officials had mixed reactions to a request to allow firearms in city parks, and the council voted to table the issue for further research. Jack Abrahamson and Ken Borgenheimer ...

Local Artisans To Be Featured

Local Artisans To Be Featured

Four local artisans will be featured on upcoming episodes of “Handcrafted America,” which airs on Friday nights on the INSP channel. Owen Rein will be featured in the episode on Fr ...

Two Charged With Murder

Two Charged With Murder

Two people have been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection with the Nov. 19 death of 4-year-old Skylar Shellstrom. The child’s mother, 29-year-old Victoria Dy ...

  • Two Plead Not Guilty to Murder Charges

    Victoria A. Dycus, 29, and James Hagen Glenn, 31, were both arraigned Jan. 12 on charges of murder in the first degree over the Nov. 19 death of 4-yea more ...

  • Overturned Pickup

    Two men were transported by ambulance after this accident Jan. 6 on snow-covered Highway 5 North. See details in the Jan. 11, 2017 issue. more ...

  • City Officials Table Firearms Request

    City officials had mixed reactions to a request to allow firearms in city parks, and the council voted to table the issue for further research. Jack A more ...

  • Two Charged With Murder

    Two people have been arrested and charged with first degree murder in connection with the Nov. 19 death of 4-year-old Skylar Shellstrom. The child’s m more ...

  • Death of 4-year-old Ruled Homicide

    UPDATE from Dec. 7 issue: The Nov. 19 death of 4-year-old Skylar Shellstrom has been ruled a homicide following an autopsy report listing the cause of 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 ...

  • Visiting With Santa

    Visits with Santa were offered during the annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting event Dec. 10 (postponed from Dec. 3). See photos and more in the more ...

  • Family Care Fair

    Representatives from Ozarka College's nursing program conduct blood sugar tests at the 20th annual Family Care Fair held Nov. 19 at Mountain View Seni more ...

  • Ozarka Fall Concert

    The Fall Concert at Ozarka College was well-attended. The annual concert benefits the Ozarka College Foundation. From the Sept. 28, 2016 issue. more ...

  • Stone County Fair

    Trine Elizabeth Spann, left, was crowned Miss Stone County during the Stone County Fair Pageant Saturday night. Josie Irvin was runner-up. See more pa 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • EAST Students Plan Projects

    Students in Mountain View’s EAST Initiative have adopted several projects that fit this year’s National Service Project theme of “Strengthening Founda more ...

  • School District Takes Entergy Incentives

    Energy Efficiency incentives from Entergy Arkansas are helping Mountain View School District save money by reducing the amount of electricity required more ...

  • 2017 Graduation Set May 13

    Mountain View’s 2017 seniors will graduate on campus next spring, with ceremonies at all three county schools set for Saturday, May 13. Times are as f 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 ...

  • 10-and-under Baseball

    Two teams in the 10-and-under baseball league faced off April 1. R.J. Baker scores for the Storm in a close play at home plate. From the April 6 issue more ...

  • Mixed Media Artist Berg New To Studio Tour

    Lane Berg, a teacher at Timbo School, is a mixed media artist participating for the first year in the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour set Sept. 16-18. more ...

  • Rawlings Joins Studio Tour

    Linda Rawlings retired to Stone County after 21 years of teaching art, 3-D design and photography. Her continuing photography work is inspired by the more ...

  • Sustainability Weekend

    Workshops in beekeeping and other practices were conducted May 13-14 during Sustainability Weekend at Tomahawk Creek Farm, sponsored by Arkansas Craft more ...

  • Arkansas Craft School Has Interim Director

    The Arkansas Craft School is emerging for spring with a new director and office location. Phyllis Haynes will serve as interim director while the boar more ...

  • Spann named State Parks Director

    Grady Spann of Mountain View has been named as the next director of Arkansas State Parks. He will replace Greg Butts, who will retire Dec. 31 after 42 more ...

Kemp Is New Chief Justice

Mountain View native and longtime Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp took up his duties as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court after being sworn into office on midnight Jan. 1 by Associate Justice Jo Hart, also of Mountain View, who has served on the court for four years. Both agreed it is likely unprecedent more ...

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