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Science of Dissection

Science of Dissection

Seventh grade students at Mountain View Middle School participate in a frog dissection lesson conducted by instructors from Ozarka College. See additional photos in the Jan. 21 iss ...

Trail Work

Trail Work

Prisoners from Calico Rock's North Central Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction work to clear a section of the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail. See full story in the Jan. 14 i ...

Heavy Rainfall

Heavy Rainfall

Four to five inches of rain fell across Stone County between Thursday and Saturday, causing low-water bridges to become dangerous. Pictured is Tomahawk Creek crossing Hanover Road. ...

Swearing In Ceremony

Swearing In Ceremony

Officials including Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner were sworn in during a ceremony Jan. 1 at the Stone County Courthouse. See more in the Jan. 7 issue. ...

Dedicated Committee Responsible for Lights

Dedicated Committee Responsible for Lights

Tourists and locals alike enjoy driving through downtown Mountain View on early winter evenings and seeing the beautiful displays of lights and Christmas decorations that seem to a ...

Fox Community Tree Lighting

Fox Community Tree Lighting

Dance skits, a parade, refreshments and visiting with Santa were part of a tree lighting event at Fox Community Center Dec. 13. See more in the Dec. 17 issue. ...

Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

A Christmas parade was part of the Tree Lighting program on the courtsquare in Mountain View on Dec. 7. See more in the Dec. 10 issue. ...

  • Trail Work

    Prisoners from Calico Rock's North Central Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction work to clear a section of the Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail. S more ...

  • Heavy Rainfall

    Four to five inches of rain fell across Stone County between Thursday and Saturday, causing low-water bridges to become dangerous. Pictured is Tomahaw more ...

  • Sanitation Policies May Help Recycling

    Changes in city sanitation policies might be the best hope for the county recycling program, according to county and recycling board officials. The re more ...

  • Dedicated Committee Responsible for Lights

    Tourists and locals alike enjoy driving through downtown Mountain View on early winter evenings and seeing the beautiful displays of lights and Christ more ...

  • Employee Raises Budgeted

    County officials approved a 2015 budget that includes a small raise for employees, amid ongoing concerns about the recycling program and its affect on more ...

  • Swearing In Ceremony

    Officials including Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner were sworn in during a ceremony Jan. 1 at the Stone County Courthouse. See more in the Jan. 7 is more ...

  • Fox Community Tree Lighting

    Dance skits, a parade, refreshments and visiting with Santa were part of a tree lighting event at Fox Community Center Dec. 13. See more in the Dec. 1 more ...

  • Christmas Parade

    A Christmas parade was part of the Tree Lighting program on the courtsquare in Mountain View on Dec. 7. See more in the Dec. 10 issue. more ...

  • Mountains and Mistletoe Crafts and Vendors Fair

    The first Mountains and Mistletoe Crafts and Vendors Fair was held Nov. 29 at the Stone County Fairgrounds. The show was sponsored by First Service Ba more ...

  • Veterans Honored

    Veterans were honored Nov. 7 with a community program that included lunch, sponsored by Ozark Heritage Bank. From the Nov. 12 issue. more ...

  • Plant Expansion

    Fiber Energy Products is constructing a new building at its location in the Stone County Industrial Park to store inventory. From the October 8 issue. 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 ...

  • Science of Dissection

    Seventh grade students at Mountain View Middle School participate in a frog dissection lesson conducted by instructors from Ozarka College. See additi more ...

  • Mountain View FFA Ag Day

    Third graders pet farm animals during the annual Ag Day Oct. 24 at Mountain View School. See the photo and story in the Oct. 29 issue. more ...

  • School Lunches A Challenge

    Rising food prices and new government regulations make it a challenge for good service personnel to offer school lunches that are tasty, healthy and i more ...

  • Criminal Justice Class

    A criminal justice program at Mountain View School has proved to be popular among students, while giving them real-world skills they can use straight more ...

  • First Day of School

    A Mountain View kindergarten student seems uncertain on the first day of class. See more photos from around the county in the Aug. 20 issue. more ...

  • Football Team Achieves Best Season

    Mountain View High School's football team achieved its best season ever with a win over Corning in the first round of the state playoffs. From the Nov more ...

  • T-ball Action

    A photo page in the May 7 issue highlights one game from the t-ball season featuring players from Michael's Auto Sales and Ozark Heritage Bank. 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Widmers Join Studio Tour

    Though new to the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour, Charles and Linda Widmer are familiar faces in the local creative community, known for their wire-w more ...

  • Artists Join Studio Tour

    Mahdee and Peggy Raiees-Dana create furniture and home decor using wood mosaic, concrete and other materials. They are joining this year's Off the Bea 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 ...

School Lunches A Challenge

Rising food prices and new government regulations make it a challenge for good service personnel to offer school lunches that are tasty, healthy and inexpensive. See the story in the Oct. 15 issue. more ...

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