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Power Outage Explained

Power Outage Explained

A widespread power outage that began early morning Jan. 18 coincided with the season's first appreciable snowfall, with some residents measuring nearly two inches and others receiv ...

Goodwins Enroll Century Farm

Goodwins Enroll Century Farm

The Goodwin siblings, from left, Beverly, Paul, Dale and Pam, have enrolled the McCallister-Goodwin place as an Arkansas Century Farm. Feature story and photos appear in the Jan. 1 ...

New Courtroom Nears Completion

New Courtroom Nears Completion

The new Stone County courtroom is nearing completion and should be in use by the end of the month. See the full story in the Jan. 6, 2016 issue. ...

Arkansas Century Farm – Freeze

Arkansas Century Farm – Freeze

A fifth generation is now operating farmland that has been in the Freeze family since 1905 and has been qualified for inclusion in the Arkansas Century Farm Program. The John A. Fr ...

Flooding

Flooding

As much as 10 inches of rainfall was recorded over the weekend, causing extensive flooding throughout the county. This scene is the Turkey Creek crossing on Coleman Morris Road, su ...

Fire Destroys Four Chicken Houses

Fire Destroys Four Chicken Houses

Four poultry houses operated by Jason Huskey on Northcutt Road burned around 3 a.m. on Dec. 15. The houses were for laying hens and were joined by an egg conveyor system. They were ...

Shop With A Cop

Shop With A Cop

Local officers from various agencies assisted with the annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart. See more in the Dec. 16 issue. ...

  • Power Outage Explained

    A widespread power outage that began early morning Jan. 18 coincided with the season's first appreciable snowfall, with some residents measuring nearl more ...

  • New Courtroom Nears Completion

    The new Stone County courtroom is nearing completion and should be in use by the end of the month. See the full story in the Jan. 6, 2016 issue. more ...

  • No Injuries in Nursing Home Fire

    A fire at Highlands of Mountain View Therapy and Living Center on Sunday resulted in minimal damage and no injuries, according to a report filed by Je more ...

  • Flooding

    As much as 10 inches of rainfall was recorded over the weekend, causing extensive flooding throughout the county. This scene is the Turkey Creek cross more ...

  • Johnsons Perish in Accident

    A Mountain View couple was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Texas Nov. 29. Walton Wayne Johnson, 65, and Serelda Faye Johnson, 62, were traveling n more ...

  • Shop With A Cop

    Local officers from various agencies assisted with the annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart. See more in the Dec. 16 issue. more ...

  • Tree Lighting

    Visits with Santa were part of the Tree Lighting event Dec. 5 in Mountain View. See the Dec. 9 issue for more photos. more ...

  • Bean Fest

    When a late-October event is in its third decade, it's inevitable that weather will have an impact. This was one of those years. Stormy weather on Fri more ...

  • Homesteading Conference

    Formal sessions on homesteading topics were among the many activities during the North Arkansas Homesteading Conference Sept. 25-26 at Sugar Hill Ranc more ...

  • Stone County Fair

    The Stone County Fair concluded Sept. 12 after a week of activities. Near-perfect weather helped spur attendance to record levels both Friday and Satu more ...

  • Goodwins Enroll Century Farm

    The Goodwin siblings, from left, Beverly, Paul, Dale and Pam, have enrolled the McCallister-Goodwin place as an Arkansas Century Farm. Feature story a more ...

  • Arkansas Century Farm – Freeze

    A fifth generation is now operating farmland that has been in the Freeze family since 1905 and has been qualified for inclusion in the Arkansas Centur more ...

  • Fire Destroys Four Chicken Houses

    Four poultry houses operated by Jason Huskey on Northcutt Road burned around 3 a.m. on Dec. 15. The houses were for laying hens and were joined by an more ...

  • Agri Appreciation Day

    See the Sept. 30 issue for photos from Agriculture Appreciation Day, held Sept. 25 at North Arkansas Farm Supply. more ...

  • New County Agent

    Tyler Caston of Onia is the new agricultural agent for the U of A Cooperative Extension Service in Stone County. He is featured in the July 1 issue. more ...

  • Lowery To Remain As Principal

    Principal Jimmy Lowery will remain at Timbo School next year, after the board rescinded his resignation Dec. 14. The board had accepted Lowery’s resig more ...

  • School’s AAA Appeal Denied

    Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) has denied Mountain View School's appeal of its placement in the new combined classification districts for Arkan more ...

  • First Day of School

    Mountain View kindergartners get settled in to their classrooms on the first day of school Aug. 17. See photos from all three campuses in the Aug. 19 more ...

  • Henley Is New Band Director

    Mountain View School welcomes a new band director this year, and he couldn't be more enthusiastic about the program or about making his home here. "Th more ...

  • Brenda Jones Retires

    Brenda Jones has seen many changes during more than three decades in education. She has retired after 34 years of teaching in Stone County, having wor more ...

  • AJRA Rodeo

    The Oct. 7 issue includes a photo page on AJRA Rodeo action. more ...

  • Epic Mountain Bike Race

    Racers relax on the courtsquare prior to the start of the Mountain View Epic Mountain Bike Race May 16. About 75 racers competed in the event, which h more ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    Racers attend a pre-race meeting before the Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge May 2. About 180 entrants competed in the event on the Syllamo M more ...

  • Swim Team Marks 35 Years

    Hard work, rewarded by a spirit of camaraderie and inclusiveness, seems to be the hallmark of a local athletic program that marks 35 years this summer more ...

  • Guy Buchanan Field Dedication

    The dedication of the largest field at the ballpark in the name of Guy Buchanan is a fitting tribute to a man closely associated with local baseball p 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 ...

  • State Fiddle Championship

    Winners of the Traditional Youth division of the Arkansas Fiddle Championship are pictured following the contest Aug. 21. Winners in three other divis more ...

  • Arkansas Craft School Gala

    The Arkansas Craft School held its fundraising Gala Nov. 20, with attendees taking part in live and silent auctions and enjoying a full meal. From the more ...

  • Glass Beadmaker Joins Tour

    One of the original members of the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour, Maria Smith, is returning this year with a very different art form. Smith was on t more ...

  • Sue Lukens and Legacy Herbs

    Sue Lukens brings her business of making soap and other herbal preparations to this year's Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour. Legacy Herbs offers soaps, more ...

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