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Prickly Poppy

Prickly Poppy

The showy white bloom of a Prickly Poppy attracts various insects. Found in a field along Younger Access Road, this plant is head-high and has thistle-like leaves and stems. See mo ...

Show And Shine

Show And Shine

The Best of Show winner in the Mountain View Classic Cruizers Show and Shine car show Saturday was this 1950 Oldsmobile owned by Bill Davidson of Greers Ferry. From the June 21, 20 ...

Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby

Participants watch their lines at the annual fishing derby at Mirror Lake Saturday, June 10. Genesis Rector, 4, caught the biggest fish of the day, a trout weighing 27 ounces and m ...

Nixon Celebrates 40 Years

Nixon Celebrates 40 Years

Barking dogs, yowling cats, ringing phone and a line of folks at the front desk are business as usual at Nixon Animal Hospital, where Dr. William “Bill” Nixon has been seeing clien ...

Musicks Named Farm Family of the Year

Musicks Named Farm Family of the Year

Starting 30 years ago with just 27 acres and one chicken house, Larry Musick has built his farm at Timbo into an impressive operation encompassing over 2,600 acres and more than 47 ...

Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

An old store building holding many memories and history in Big Flat burned May 15, leaving only the outside rock structure. See the May 24, 2017 issue for more on the fire at the o ...

Hangar Concert

Hangar Concert

A fly-in hangar concert was held May 13, 2017, at the Mountain View Airport, with music by the Roger Fountain Band (above) and Larry Snyder and Friends. Visitors were invited to vi ...

  • City Plans Feral Cat Ordinance

    Mountain View City Council agreed to create an ordinance establishing a program for trapping, spaying or neutering, and returning feral cats to their more ...

  • Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

    An old store building holding many memories and history in Big Flat burned May 15, leaving only the outside rock structure. See the May 24, 2017 issue more ...

  • Major Flooding on White River

    The boat landing at Guion was covered with White River in major flood stage April 30. See the story and photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. more ...

  • 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 ...

  • Show And Shine

    The Best of Show winner in the Mountain View Classic Cruizers Show and Shine car show Saturday was this 1950 Oldsmobile owned by Bill Davidson of Gree more ...

  • Fishing Derby

    Participants watch their lines at the annual fishing derby at Mirror Lake Saturday, June 10. Genesis Rector, 4, caught the biggest fish of the day, a more ...

  • Hangar Concert

    A fly-in hangar concert was held May 13, 2017, at the Mountain View Airport, with music by the Roger Fountain Band (above) and Larry Snyder and Friend 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 ...

  • Musicks Named Farm Family of the Year

    Starting 30 years ago with just 27 acres and one chicken house, Larry Musick has built his farm at Timbo into an impressive operation encompassing ove 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 ...

  • Stewart Retires After 31-Year Teaching Career

    By Edie Sutterfield Upon her retirement this spring, Rachelle Stewart is leaving not only a 31-year teaching career, but a lifelong association with R more ...

  • Class of 2017

    2017 graduates are featured in the May 17 issue following commencement ceremonies at the three Mountain View School District campuses May 13. Above, T 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 ...

  • Softball

    A batter for Mitchell's Main Street Pharmacy hits the ball during a softball game May 2 at the Stone County Recreation Center. See the May 10, 2017 is more ...

  • Youth Baseball

    Players in the coach-pitch baseball age division race to home plate during games April 27 in Mountain View. See more photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. 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 ...

Nixon Celebrates 40 Years

Barking dogs, yowling cats, ringing phone and a line of folks at the front desk are business as usual at Nixon Animal Hospital, where Dr. William “Bill” Nixon has been seeing clients of all breeds for the past 40 years. He celebrated his anniversary with a catered lunch at the clinic June 1. Nixon believes hi more ...

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