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Fishing Derby

Fishing Derby

Participants line the bank of Mirror Lake at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area Saturday during the annual Fishing Derby held each year during Free Fishing Weekend. See the June 13, ...

‘Justice Bridge’ System Installed

‘Justice Bridge’ System Installed

District Judge Jake Newton uses a new video conferencing system at the Stone County Detention Center, technology that has potential to save the Stone County Sheriff's Department bo ...

Blackwell Retires

Blackwell Retires

Annette Blackwell, who is retiring from teaching this year, got a somewhat late start on her career, and it would not have been possible without the support of her husband, Gene, s ...

Video Visitation System Installed at Jail

Video Visitation System Installed at Jail

Jail administrator Kirk Green assists with a demonstration of a new video visitation terminal at the county jail. Visiting at the windows inside the jail will no longer be availabl ...

New Soccer Field Dedicated

New Soccer Field Dedicated

State Sen. Missy Irvin spearheaded a dedication event for the new soccer field at the Stone County Recreation Center May 24. See information in the May 30, 2018 issue. ...

Branscum Retires After 41 Years

Branscum Retires After 41 Years

‘Mr. B, why do you have to retire? I don’t want to come back to school if you’re not here,’ a kindergarten student recently said to Scott Branscum after he announced his retirement ...

Dick Powell House Demolished

Dick Powell House Demolished

The Dick Powell House on Main Street in Mountain View was demolished last week and the three-acre commercial lot is actively for sale. The structure of the house was unstable with ...

  • ‘Justice Bridge’ System Installed

    District Judge Jake Newton uses a new video conferencing system at the Stone County Detention Center, technology that has potential to save the Stone more ...

  • Video Visitation System Installed at Jail

    Jail administrator Kirk Green assists with a demonstration of a new video visitation terminal at the county jail. Visiting at the windows inside the j more ...

  • Dick Powell House Demolished

    The Dick Powell House on Main Street in Mountain View was demolished last week and the three-acre commercial lot is actively for sale. The structure o more ...

  • Dycus Convicted in Murder Case

    Photo courtesy of Amber Masterson/Skylar's Voice A Stone County jury convicted Victoria A. Dycus, 30, of first degree murder last week in the death of more ...

  • Man Accused of Arson in Home Fire

    A Stone County man with obvious emotional issues created quite a scene April 3 on Main Street in Mountain View, then the next day burned down his moth more ...

  • Fishing Derby

    Participants line the bank of Mirror Lake at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area Saturday during the annual Fishing Derby held each year during Free Fis more ...

  • Mountain View Iris Festival

    Organizers of the first Mountain View Iris Festival this weekend have planned a slate of activities focusing on the classic blooms along with live mus more ...

  • Arkansas Folk Festival

    The 56th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival benefitted from generally good weather for the traditional celebration of music and crafts. Activities started more ...

  • Bluegrass Festival Begins Thursday

    Bluegrass musicians and enthusiasts will gather in Mountain View this weekend for the 16th Annual Spring Bluegrass Festival. Produced by the Mountain more ...

  • Polar Plunge

    The crew from JoJo’s Catfish Wharf, dressed in “Shark Week” outfits that won the Best Costume prize, take a dunk during the Polar Plunge benefit for S more ...

  • Freezing Temps Concern For Crops

    Late-season cold snaps frustrate residents who are eager for spring weather, but they have financial implications for local crop producers. Certain cr more ...

  • Mountain View Eye Care Relocates

    Mountain View Eye Care has relocated to its new facility at Case Commons Drive just off Highway 14 East. Among other features in the expanded space, t more ...

  • County Receives $1 Million Grant

    Stone County Judge Stacey Avey received word Monday that the county has been approved for a $1 million grant to help construct an 18,000-square-foot b more ...

  • Pharmacists Concerned About Reimbursements

    A recent development in the pharmacy industry has local pharmacists very concerned, both for their own livelihood and their ability to serve the patie more ...

  • New Business

    Tom Everett's construction crew works to frame a new drive-through beverage shop that began taking shape Jan. 19 at the previous car wash location bet more ...

  • Blackwell Retires

    Annette Blackwell, who is retiring from teaching this year, got a somewhat late start on her career, and it would not have been possible without the s more ...

  • Branscum Retires After 41 Years

    ‘Mr. B, why do you have to retire? I don’t want to come back to school if you’re not here,’ a kindergarten student recently said to Scott Branscum aft more ...

  • Barbara Dearien Retires

    Barbara Dearien, a teacher’s aide at Mountain View School since 1966, was honored at a retirement reception Friday, with teachers both current and ret more ...

  • Class of 2018

    See the May 16, 2018 issue for photos from commencement ceremonies for Mountain View, Rural Special and Timbo graduates. more ...

  • Schools Get Positive Marks

    Supt. Rowdy Ross had good news for the board at its April 9 meeting, including a clean accreditation report and an especially strong showing on the Ar more ...

  • New Soccer Field Dedicated

    State Sen. Missy Irvin spearheaded a dedication event for the new soccer field at the Stone County Recreation Center May 24. See information in the Ma more ...

  • Youth Baseball Begins

    Youth baseball teams started action the week of April 8 with games at the Stone County Recreation Center. April 12 coach-pitch games saw matchups of t more ...

  • State Finals

    See the March 14, 2018 issue for coverage of the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets in the 3A basketball state finals, including game story, photo page more ...

  • Lady Yellowjackets Vie For State Title

    The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets won the 3A Region 3 Championship at Melbourne Feb. 24 and have advanced to the title game in the 3A State Tournam more ...

  • Shirl Williams In 61st Year As Referee

    Just how long has he been a ref, anyway? It’s a question uttered at many a high school basketball game when Shirl Williams takes the floor with a whis more ...

Protect Children from Dehydration

By Karen Cassidy, MD, Market Medical Director of UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas The Arkansas summer is in full swing and kids are playing outside as the temperatures rise, increasing their risk of dehydration. Dr. Karen Cassidy, Medical Director for UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas, says hydration is particularly i more ...

Reflections from the Smokehouse

An old Christmas card signed by Clifton Irma Juanice and Danny Holland was among those discovered in a box stored in an old smokehouse. By Renee Rushing Carr A few years ago my father, Rodney Rushing, and I poked our heads inside the old smokehouse at the Clarence & Winnie (Rushing) Hinesley place. He had more ...

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