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Highway Section Opens

Highway Section Opens

Vehicles travel south on Highway 5 at Freeze Mountain using the new section of highway opened July 13, marking a milestone in the road project that has been underway since 2012. Th ...

Sidewalk Project Planned

Sidewalk Project Planned

Mountain View City Council has taken the first step in building a new sidewalk on the south side of Main Street between Franklin Street and Peabody Avenue (Highway 9 South), agreei ...

Fatal Accident

Fatal Accident

A Stone County man was killed June 22 when the 2002 Ford Explorer he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. According to a preliminary summary released by the Arkansas Sta ...

Resident Recalls ‘Riveting’ Experience

Resident Recalls ‘Riveting’ Experience

While a big percentage of able-bodied men were overseas fighting during World War II, many women on the home front worked in defense plants building planes and equipment to help de ...

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 ...

  • Highway Section Opens

    Vehicles travel south on Highway 5 at Freeze Mountain using the new section of highway opened July 13, marking a milestone in the road project that ha more ...

  • Camp Counselor Charged

    Coty Shawn Penter of Trumann was arrested on July 5, and charged with nine counts of third degree battery after allegedly striking juveniles at a loca more ...

  • Sidewalk Project Planned

    Mountain View City Council has taken the first step in building a new sidewalk on the south side of Main Street between Franklin Street and Peabody Av more ...

  • Fatal Accident

    A Stone County man was killed June 22 when the 2002 Ford Explorer he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. According to a preliminary summar more ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Land Sought For Boat Facility

    A second boat factory has been proposed for Mountain View and could be under construction this year if land is secured soon. Mark Bauerlein told the S 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 ...

  • 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 ...

Protect Children from Dehydration

By Karen Cassidy, MD, Market Medical Director of UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas The Arkansas summer is in full swing and kids are playing outside as the temperatures rise, increasing their risk of dehydration. Dr. Karen Cassidy, Medical Director for UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas, says hydration is particularly i more ...

Resident Recalls ‘Riveting’ Experience

While a big percentage of able-bodied men were overseas fighting during World War II, many women on the home front worked in defense plants building planes and equipment to help defeat the enemy. Doris Burrell, 91, now living in Mountain View, was one of the young girls putting rivets in B29 airplane wings un more ...

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