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Fast Draw & Wild West Weekend

Fast Draw & Wild West Weekend

Wild West activities including a "shoot out" on the courtsquare were held in conjunction with the World Fast Draw Association Index Championship June 17-19 in Mountain View. From t ...

Fish Derby

Fish Derby

Volunteers, staff of the U.S. Forest Service and Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and the many participating families braved the heat June 11 at the annual Fish Derby at Mirror Lak ...

Fatal Accident

Fatal Accident

One person died as the result of this two-vehicle accident on Highway 14 near Melrose June 7 around 9:00 a.m. All four people involved were transported to medical facilities. Georg ...

Swimming Pool Opens

Swimming Pool Opens

A youngster is encouraged to jump from the side of the pool June 6 in one of the first days of operation this season. The pool at the Stone County Recreation Complex opened June 3 ...

Highway 5 Construction Update

Highway 5 Construction Update

A view looking downhill on Freeze Mountain shows the area where work is concentrated currently. AHTD officials say the Coon Creek bridge will be open soon, and work will progress o ...

Memorial Day Observance

Memorial Day Observance

A Memorial Day observance was held Saturday on the courtsquare. In addition to presentation of colors, national anthem, etc., attendees were invited to lay flowers at the war memor ...

SCMC’s Rodger Stone Retires

SCMC’s Rodger Stone Retires

After 47 years in radiology at Stone County Medical Center (SCMC), Radiology Director Rodger Stone has announced his retirement. An old proverb states that “a rolling stone gathers ...

  • Fatal Accident

    One person died as the result of this two-vehicle accident on Highway 14 near Melrose June 7 around 9:00 a.m. All four people involved were transporte more ...

  • Camping Area Permanently Closed

    U.S. Forest Service officials have announced the lower campground loop at the Blanchard Springs Recreation Area will be permanently closed and the are more ...

  • Swimming Pool Opens

    A youngster is encouraged to jump from the side of the pool June 6 in one of the first days of operation this season. The pool at the Stone County Rec more ...

  • Highway 5 Construction Update

    A view looking downhill on Freeze Mountain shows the area where work is concentrated currently. AHTD officials say the Coon Creek bridge will be open more ...

  • SCMC’s Rodger Stone Retires

    After 47 years in radiology at Stone County Medical Center (SCMC), Radiology Director Rodger Stone has announced his retirement. An old proverb states more ...

  • Fast Draw & Wild West Weekend

    Wild West activities including a "shoot out" on the courtsquare were held in conjunction with the World Fast Draw Association Index Championship June more ...

  • Fish Derby

    Volunteers, staff of the U.S. Forest Service and Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and the many participating families braved the heat June 11 at the a more ...

  • Memorial Day Observance

    A Memorial Day observance was held Saturday on the courtsquare. In addition to presentation of colors, national anthem, etc., attendees were invited t more ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge was held April 30, with the start/finish at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area. Competitors discuss the event more ...

  • Folk Festival Weekend

    The Arkansas Folk Festival kicks off this evening with the Music Roots Concert hosted by the Ozark Folk Center. See a full list of activities and info more ...

  • Farm Family of the Year

    Brian and Brandy Stoltze are honored as this year's Stone County Farm Family of the Year, with daughters Kayden, Kameryn and Kyleigh. See feature stor more ...

  • Economic Development Organization

    The name Stone County In Tune (SCIT) has been chosen for a community development effort launched this year. A group has been working the Dr. Mark Pete more ...

  • Poultry Expansion Evident

    Some large and highly visible new poultry operations certainly make it appear that the industry is making a comeback in Stone County, and officials wi more ...

  • Pat Cast is 2016 Distinguished Citizen

    “Aunt Minnie Miles” says she’s not very distinguished; nonetheless, Pat Cash has been named 2016 Distinguished Citizen, an honor bestowed by the Mount more ...

  • Economic Development Survey

    From the Stone County Extension Service: A meeting was held recently to discuss the need and potential for a community and economic development action more ...

  • School Personnel Hired

    Mountain View School Board made several personnel decisions May 9, including hiring Carrie Futrell as Mountain View Elementary assistant principal and more ...

  • Commencement

    Mountain View seniors (pictured) participated in commencement May 10, while Rural Special and Timbo held graduation May 14. See photos in the May 18 i more ...

  • Graduation Dates

    Confusion about graduation times at local schools was resolved by moving Rural Special's ceremony to the same time as Timbo's: 11 a.m. on May 14. Rura more ...

  • High School Soccer

    Mountain View High School hosted Heber Springs for a soccer match March 31. Canyon Vickers is shown handling the ball. From the April 6 issue. more ...

  • Student Charged In School Incident

    A Mountain View High School student has been charged with "communicating a false alarm," a Class A misdemeanor, in connection with an incident at the more ...

  • 10-and-under Baseball

    Two teams in the 10-and-under baseball league faced off April 1. R.J. Baker scores for the Storm in a close play at home plate. From the April 6 issue more ...

  • AJRA Rodeo

    The Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association sponsored a rodeo in Mountain View March 26. See the March 30 issue for a photo page. more ...

  • Lady Yellowjackets Win Regional Title

    The Mountain View Lady Yellowjacket basketball team won the regional title Feb. 26, defeating conference foe Valley Springs. See game story and state 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 ...

  • Sustainability Weekend

    Workshops in beekeeping and other practices were conducted May 13-14 during Sustainability Weekend at Tomahawk Creek Farm, sponsored by Arkansas Craft more ...

  • Arkansas Craft School Has Interim Director

    The Arkansas Craft School is emerging for spring with a new director and office location. Phyllis Haynes will serve as interim director while the boar 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 ...

Linda Archer Retires

“This is so hard. I still call it my office,” Linda Archer said about retiring from White River Area Agency on Aging, after working for the agency for 37 years. In 1979, Linda opened a Stone County office for the agency, providing in-home services with the goal of keeping people living at home, where they are more ...

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