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Rocky Bayou Wreck

Rocky Bayou Wreck

Wrecker cables are hooked to a semi truck filled with sand which overturned around 3 a.m. Feb. 3 at Rocky Bayou Curve on Highway 14 East. From the Feb. 10 issue. ...

170 Years For Beckham Farm

170 Years For Beckham Farm

The Beckham family was represented by a large group at a Century Farm recognition ceremony in October, including siblings Jana Beckham Richardson, Donald Beckham and Retha Beckham ...

Winter Weather

Winter Weather

Winter weather caused travel concerns but created picturesque scenery the third week in January. See more in the Jan. 27 issue. ...

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 ...

  • School Incident Investigated

    As of Feb. 8, no arrests had been made and no students had been removed from school in connection with the campus-wide lockdown the previous Thursday more ...

  • Rocky Bayou Wreck

    Wrecker cables are hooked to a semi truck filled with sand which overturned around 3 a.m. Feb. 3 at Rocky Bayou Curve on Highway 14 East. From the Feb more ...

  • City’s Sales Tax Receipts Grow

    Two sales tax revenue records were set during 2015 and Mayor Roger Gardner said Jan. 26 that he believes the city is "back on a growth path again." Hi more ...

  • Republican Candidates for Sheriff

    Three candidates are on the ballot for the Republican nomination for Stone County Sheriff in the March 1 primary election: Jimmy Carter, Johnny Rose a more ...

  • Winter Weather

    Winter weather caused travel concerns but created picturesque scenery the third week in January. See more in the Jan. 27 issue. 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 ...

  • 170 Years For Beckham Farm

    The Beckham family was represented by a large group at a Century Farm recognition ceremony in October, including siblings Jana Beckham Richardson, Don 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 ...

  • 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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