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Craft School Purchases CornerStone Building

Craft School Purchases CornerStone Building

A spinning demonstration takes place March 16 during a reception at the CornerStone building on the courtsquare in Mountain View. Arkansas Craft School has purchased the building a ...

Student Art Shows

Student Art Shows

The Mountain View High School Art Show sponsored by Mountain View Art Guild was held last week, with works of art from each grade level receiving awards. The top winners for each g ...

Syllamo’s Revenge

Syllamo’s Revenge

About 80 riders took part in this year's Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge in the national forest. After spring-like conditions earlier in the week, Saturday was cold and w ...

Late Snow

Late Snow

A late winter snow covered the landscape with 3-4 inches on the afternoon and evening of March 11, creating picturesque views. See the March 15, 2017 issue for more photos. ...

Ozarka College Foundation Event

Ozarka College Foundation Event

Kay Adkins models handmade items from Arkansas Craft School artisans during the Ozarka College Foundation Ladies’ Luncheon and Spring Fashion Show held Saturday in Mountain View. I ...

Dr. Seuss Day

Dr. Seuss Day

Local students celebrated Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) with special activities. See information and a photo page in the March 8, 2017 issue. ...

Lady Yellowjackets Make State Final Four

Lady Yellowjackets Make State Final Four

Mountain View senior girls made it to the “final four” in the Class 3A State Tournament last week, winning two games before falling 57-31 to Valley Springs in the semi-finals Satur ...

  • Late Snow

    A late winter snow covered the landscape with 3-4 inches on the afternoon and evening of March 11, creating picturesque views. See the March 15, 2017 more ...

  • County Considers Sugarloaf Tower Project

    A committee of Stone County Quorum Court members met Friday with Stone County Judge Stacey Avey, prison warden Stephen Williams of the North Central U more ...

  • Cedars Cut As Part of Habitat Project

    The mangled sections of Ozark National Forest landscape along Highway 5 between Mountain View and Calico Rock will not be ugly for long, says Jim McCo more ...

  • Teenager Found Safe

    A teenager was found safe early Monday morning after being lost in the national forest for about seven hours. At least 100 people were involved in the more ...

  • Two Plead Not Guilty to Murder Charges

    Victoria A. Dycus, 29, and James Hagen Glenn, 31, were both arraigned Jan. 12 on charges of murder in the first degree over the Nov. 19 death of 4-yea more ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    About 80 riders took part in this year's Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge in the national forest. After spring-like conditions earlier in the more ...

  • Ozarka College Foundation Event

    Kay Adkins models handmade items from Arkansas Craft School artisans during the Ozarka College Foundation Ladies’ Luncheon and Spring Fashion Show hel more ...

  • First Snowfall

    Up to three inches of snow fell in the early morning hours of Jan. 6, the first snow the season as well as the new year. See photos in the Jan. 11, 20 more ...

  • Visiting With Santa

    Visits with Santa were offered during the annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting event Dec. 10 (postponed from Dec. 3). See photos and more in the more ...

  • Family Care Fair

    Representatives from Ozarka College's nursing program conduct blood sugar tests at the 20th annual Family Care Fair held Nov. 19 at Mountain View Seni more ...

  • Spears is New SCMC Administrator

    Kevin Spears has begun his role as chief operating officer/administrator at Stone County Medical Center in Mountain View, replacing Stan Townsend, who more ...

  • Small Plants Integral Part of Economy

    Above, a robotic bagging system at Fiber Energy weighs and packs bags of pellets onto pallets. Large manufacturing plants employing hundreds of people more ...

  • Agriculture Appreciation Day

    A large crowd participated in Agriculture Appreciation Day events Sept. 24 at the Stone County Fairgrounds. See photos and information on page 1B of t more ...

  • Controlling Armyworms

    Early scouting and proper timing of insecticide application are keys to controlling the armyworms that have infested pastures throughout much of the s more ...

  • Cattle Producers Battle Pink Eye

    Antibiotics, good fly control, and clearing of excess vegetation in pastures are recommended to combat the outbreak of pink eye affecting many local c more ...

  • Student Art Shows

    The Mountain View High School Art Show sponsored by Mountain View Art Guild was held last week, with works of art from each grade level receiving awar more ...

  • Dr. Seuss Day

    Local students celebrated Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) with special activities. See information and a photo page in the March 8, 2017 issue more ...

  • ‘Kiss A Pig’ Fundraiser

    Lanya Baysinger kisses "Cheerios" the pig at Mountain View School on Feb. 7. Mountain View Middle School held a “Pigs, Pies and Duncan Pride” fundrais more ...

  • Test Scores Net District Awards

    Mountain View School District has received several awards based on 2015 test scores, according to Supt. Rowdy Ross. Each year, the Office for Educatio more ...

  • School District Approves $500 Staff Bonuses

    All Mountain View School District personnel will receive a $500 bonus in December, approved by the board at its Nov. 14 meeting. The bonuses will cost more ...

  • Lady Yellowjackets Make State Final Four

    Mountain View senior girls made it to the “final four” in the Class 3A State Tournament last week, winning two games before falling 57-31 to Valley Sp more ...

  • Swimmers Compete in Fall Meets

    Heston and Katie Coon of Mountain View have competed in two swimming events this fall. Most recently, the two went to Springdale Dec. 3-4 for the Aqua more ...

  • AJRA Finals Weekend

    The Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association held its finals weekend with competitors including Lesley Jennings, pictured in the barrel racing event. See the more ...

  • Mountain View Cruises to 43-0 Win

    Mountain View extended its winning streak to five games and remained unbeaten in conference play with a 43-0 win over the Green Forest Tigers Friday n more ...

  • Yellowjackets Shut Out Melbourne

    Chris Konkler ran for 78 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries during Friday night's 14-0 win over Melbourne. See more in the Sept. 28, 2016 issue. more ...

Frizzell Is New Extension Agent

Although she is new to the job of a county Extension agent, Katie Frizzell believes she will be well suited as family and consumer sciences agent in Stone County. She has always wished for a career where she could help people, and she has also been drawn to Mountain View. Katie and her family visited Mountain more ...

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