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Distinguished Citizens Named

Distinguished Citizens Named

Don and Suzie Mellon were chosen as Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens for 2014. They are featured in the April 9 issue, and were to be honored at the or ...

Musician Shares Challenges

Musician Shares Challenges

Gresham McMillon is featured in the April 2 issue, sharing the challenges of living with autism. April is National Autism Awareness Month. ...

Ozark Folk School

Ozark Folk School

Judi Munn works with a student on forming a pot during a pottery class held during Ozark Folk School at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. From the March 26 issue. ...

Bridge Takes Shape

Bridge Takes Shape

The bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on Highway 5 South takes shape, as seen from the south end. The road project is on track to be complete by the end of this year. Full story in ...

Rollercoasters on Display

Rollercoasters on Display

Mountain View sixth graders displayed rollercoaster assignments last Thursday, putting principles such as friction, force and kinetic energy to use. Each project was required to ha ...

Icy Spring Blooms

Icy Spring Blooms

Viola blooms seem to be extra colorful against a layer of sleet on March 16. From the March 19 issue. ...

Beadmaking Class

Beadmaking Class

Glass bead making instructor Sage Holland works alongside student Lynn Phelps during a weekly course underway at Arkansas Craft School. Visit www.arkansascraftschool.org. See more ...

  • Man Dies in Accident

    Shane Younger, 36, of Mountain View died April 5 as the result of a gas fire that occurred while he was working on a vehicle at a friend's house in th more ...

  • Body Found Near Bridge

    A fall from the bridge near the intersection of South Bayou Drive and Highway 5 South took the life of a Mountain View resident. The body of Robert Da more ...

  • Bridge Takes Shape

    The bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on Highway 5 South takes shape, as seen from the south end. The road project is on track to be complete by the en more ...

  • Business Fire

    A fire in the body shop at Altman Motor Company is believed to have started around the flue in the attic. The fire broke out just before 11 a.m. monda more ...

  • More Snow

    Heavy equipment is used to clear highways and parking lots Monday morning after another winter storm left an accumulation of snow and sleet across the more ...

  • Library Storytime

    Preschoolers work on craft projects as part of storytime activities at the Stone County Library Feb. 20. From a photo page in the Feb. 19 issue. more ...

  • Building Dedication

    A new building housing Little Fox Trotter Academy and Herbert & Shirley Taylor Training Center was dedicated Thursday near Fox. Renee Carr, board memb more ...

  • Shop With A Cop

    Mountain View Reserve Officer Mindy Jones assists a young shopper during the Dec. 17 Shop With A Cop event in Mountain View. More than 50 local childr more ...

  • Visiting Santa

    Youngsters had a chance to visit Santa during the Tree Lighting on the courtsquare in Mountain View on Dec. 14 (postponed from Dec. 7 because of weath more ...

  • Super Cruise

    The 2013 Classic Car Super Cruise took place Nov. 20-21 at the Stone County Fairgrounds, where car enthusiasts gathered informally before heading out more ...

  • Distinguished Citizens Named

    Don and Suzie Mellon were chosen as Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens for 2014. They are featured in the April 9 issue, an more ...

  • Business Fire

    A fire in the body shop at Altman Motor Company is believed to have started around the flue in the attic. The fire broke out just before 11 a.m. monda more ...

  • Pellet Mill Update

    The public got an update on the local pellet factory operated by Fiber Energy Products during a public hearing last week regarding a grant for the fac more ...

  • Townsend Appointed SCMC Administrator

    Stanley A. Townsend of Mountain View was appointed administrator of Stone County Medical Center effective Oct. 1. See the full story in the Oct. 9 iss more ...

  • Hay Abundant After Mild Summer

    After weathering one of the hardest summers in recent memory during 2012, Stone County farmers definitely got a break this year. In fact, it was a bet more ...

  • School Waivers Approved

    The State Board of Education has approved Mountain View School District's waiver request for part of its missed days, making the last day of school Ma more ...

  • Rollercoasters on Display

    Mountain View sixth graders displayed rollercoaster assignments last Thursday, putting principles such as friction, force and kinetic energy to use. E more ...

  • School Requests Waiver

    Mountain View has joined many school districts across Arkansas in requesting the state waive part of their missed snow days after one of the worst win more ...

  • Read Across America

    Teachers and students at Rural Special School celebrated Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day Feb. 28 by dressing up as animals and Seuss characters. See more ...

  • Spring Break Cut

    Spring break has officially been cancelled for the Mountain View School District this year after missing 15 snow days so far. From the Feb. 19 issue. more ...

  • AJRA Rodeo

    The 2014 Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association season kicked off last weekend with rodeos Saturday and Sunday in Mountain View. Photo page published in th more ...

  • 50K Trail Run

    Runners in the Sylamore Trail 50K-25K Run make the Sylamore Creek Crossing Feb. 15 before proceeding on the trail. More than 380 runners participated more ...

  • IMBA Trail Building/Cleaning

    The International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) Trail Building School conducted a mountain bike trail building course in Stone County Feb. 1 About more ...

  • Trail Cleaning Effort set Feb. 1

    Representatives from the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) were in town last weekend making preparations for a planned mountain bike trai more ...

  • Rural Special Homecoming

    The Homecoming Court at Rural Special School was presented during basketball games Dec. 16. This year's queen is Bailey Stubbs, top center. (from the more ...

  • Ozark Folk School

    Judi Munn works with a student on forming a pot during a pottery class held during Ozark Folk School at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. From the Mar more ...

  • Beadmaking Class

    Glass bead making instructor Sage Holland works alongside student Lynn Phelps during a weekly course underway at Arkansas Craft School. Visit www.arka more ...

  • Bruhin Pottery Featured

    Glazed with Fire, an exhibition of Joe Bruhin's wood-fired ceramics, is on display at the Arts and Science Center in Pine Bluff through Feb. 24, 2014. more ...

  • Rein Baskets Featured

    Owen Rein, a craftsman from Stone County, made two baskets that will be part of a collection of baskets to be displayed at the Smithsonian American Ar more ...

  • Organization Gets Grant For Festival

    Old Time Ozark Traditions, Inc., based in Mountain View, has won $500 in the CommunityMatters Successful Communities Contest conducted in September. T more ...

New Website

This post coincides with the debut of the new Leader website, which was long overdue for an updated design. A new feature of the site are the "teaser stories" which give a glimpse of story content along with a photo, but do not tell the entire story. As has always been the case, the full content of the Leader more ...

Musician Shares Challenges

Gresham McMillon is featured in the April 2 issue, sharing the challenges of living with autism. April is National Autism Awareness Month. more ...

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