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Sidewalk Work

Sidewalk Work

Sidewalks on the west side of the courtsquare were replaced last week, with one section being relocated to provide a direct path from the courthouse to the assessor's office. From ...

Dusting of Snow

Dusting of Snow

Stone County received a dusting of snow the night of Feb. 4. See photos in the Feb. 11 issue. ...

Civil War Marker

Civil War Marker

A marker constructed on the east side of the courtsquare is one of two that will commemorate local Civil War skirmishes in connection with the sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) ...

Fletcher Grist Mill

Fletcher Grist Mill

A fourth generation of the Fletcher family is now learning to operate the antique grist mill acquired by Elmer and Marie Fletcher around 1965. Family members currently are working ...

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. ...

  • Sidewalk Work

    Sidewalks on the west side of the courtsquare were replaced last week, with one section being relocated to provide a direct path from the courthouse t more ...

  • Civil War Marker

    A marker constructed on the east side of the courtsquare is one of two that will commemorate local Civil War skirmishes in connection with the sesquic more ...

  • Data Breach

    The Mountain View Police Department is investigating several recent unauthorized charges on individuals’ debit/credit cards. The average transaction f more ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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