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International Chef’s Cook-Off

International Chef’s Cook-Off

Faye Tindall was the overall winner with her Sicilian dishes at the International Chef's Cook-Off sponsored by Mountain View Merchants Aug. 8. See photo page in the August 12 issue ...

Henley Is New Band Director

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. "This is why teachers teach, to b ...

Brenda Jones Retires

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 worked in both the Timbo and Moun ...

Belma Treat Retires

Belma Treat Retires

Remembered by her many former students for her sweet nature and energetic teaching style, longtime Mountain View teacher Belma Treat has retired after 38 years. See her story in th ...

City Park Repairs

City Park Repairs

Mountain View City Park has received some renovations to its picnic area. Several of the stone tables and fire pits had deteriorated and fallen apart over the years, so the city of ...

Gardeners Challenged by Weather

Gardeners Challenged by Weather

Joe Stewart looks out on his garden off Highway 9 South as he discusses what has been a challenging growing season. See the full story and gardening photos in the July 22 issue. ...

Courtroom Project Progressing

Courtroom Project Progressing

The county is progressing well on its courtroom construction project and has employed local labor wherever possible throughout the project. Above, the form for the judge's bench, a ...

  • Explosion, Fire Injure Two

    A fire on Aug. 3 on Highway 14 East just outside of Mountain View left two people severely burned and destroyed at least three camper trailers and a s more ...

  • City Park Repairs

    Mountain View City Park has received some renovations to its picnic area. Several of the stone tables and fire pits had deteriorated and fallen apart more ...

  • Chamber Contract Suspended

    The City of Mountain View has suspended payments to the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce pending an update of their contract, but the mayor said he w more ...

  • Gardeners Challenged by Weather

    Joe Stewart looks out on his garden off Highway 9 South as he discusses what has been a challenging growing season. See the full story and gardening p more ...

  • Courtroom Project Progressing

    The county is progressing well on its courtroom construction project and has employed local labor wherever possible throughout the project. Above, the more ...

  • International Chef’s Cook-Off

    Faye Tindall was the overall winner with her Sicilian dishes at the International Chef's Cook-Off sponsored by Mountain View Merchants Aug. 8. See pho more ...

  • July 4 Festivities

    Saturday's parade on Main Street in Mountain View was one of many July 4th activities to take place in Stone County. See photos in the July 8 issue. more ...

  • Tractor Show

    Local residents held an Antique Tractor Show June 27 at Hilltop Cabins in Mountain View. Photo page published in the July 1 issue. more ...

  • Fast Draw Competition

    Shooters fire their weapons (loaded with either blanks or wax bullets) during the 2015 World Fast Draw Association championship in Mountain View June more ...

  • Fish Derby

    Youngsters had a big day at Mirror Lake for the 2015 Fish Derby during Free Fishing Weekend June 13. Photo page published June 17. more ...

  • New County Agent

    Tyler Caston of Onia is the new agricultural agent for the U of A Cooperative Extension Service in Stone County. He is featured in the July 1 issue. more ...

  • Solid Waste Transfer Station Project

    A construction project at Stone County Solid Waste is progressing well, with this enclosure to cover the trash collection trailers about halfway compl more ...

  • Dabney named Distinguished Citizen

    Retired U.S. Forest Service District Ranger Joe Dabney has been selected as the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizen for 2015, 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Belma Treat Retires

    Remembered by her many former students for her sweet nature and energetic teaching style, longtime Mountain View teacher Belma Treat has retired after more ...

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Mountain View kindergarten students compare finds after the Easter egg hunt. From the April 8 issue. more ...

  • Dr. Seuss Day

    Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day, was celebrated at Mountain View Elementary School Feb. 27. The school served Green Eggs and Ham 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 ...

  • Baseball League Decisions Imminent

    The sign-up period is underway for summer baseball programs, and families are encouraged to participate. Parents are also being asked to take part in 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 ...

Farris Retires from NADC

Gennive Farris is described by a long-time associate as a "true outreach worker" who has always been good to people and willing to go the extra mile for clients receiving services from the North Arkansas Development Council (NADC). She retired June 30 and is featured in the July 8 issue. more ...

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