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Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

An old store building holding many memories and history in Big Flat burned May 15, leaving only the outside rock structure. See the May 24, 2017 issue for more on the fire at the o ...

Hangar Concert

Hangar Concert

A fly-in hangar concert was held May 13, 2017, at the Mountain View Airport, with music by the Roger Fountain Band (above) and Larry Snyder and Friends. Visitors were invited to vi ...

Class of 2017

Class of 2017

2017 graduates are featured in the May 17 issue following commencement ceremonies at the three Mountain View School District campuses May 13. Above, Timbo senior Doss Weatherford g ...

Softball

Softball

A batter for Mitchell's Main Street Pharmacy hits the ball during a softball game May 2 at the Stone County Recreation Center. See the May 10, 2017 issue for more photos from the g ...

Quilt Trail Grows

Quilt Trail Grows

Three new colorful quilt blocks sprang up across the county last week, bringing to 16 the number of quilt blocks on the Stone County Quilt Trail, which is the inaugural trail of Ar ...

Youth Baseball

Youth Baseball

Players in the coach-pitch baseball age division race to home plate during games April 27 in Mountain View. See more photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. ...

Major Flooding on White River

Major Flooding on White River

The boat landing at Guion was covered with White River in major flood stage April 30. See the story and photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. ...

  • Corner Store in Big Flat Burns

    An old store building holding many memories and history in Big Flat burned May 15, leaving only the outside rock structure. See the May 24, 2017 issue more ...

  • Major Flooding on White River

    The boat landing at Guion was covered with White River in major flood stage April 30. See the story and photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. more ...

  • Highway 5 Accident Kills One

    A two-vehicle accident April 2 took the life of 79-year-old Dorothy Fore of Gepp, who was a passenger in a 2011 Chevrolet Impala driven by 78-year-old more ...

  • Fatal Accident

    A one-vehicle accident on Highway 5 North the afternoon of March 26 took the life of Ashley K. Mrsny, 24, of Mountain Home. According to State Trooper more ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hangar Concert

    A fly-in hangar concert was held May 13, 2017, at the Mountain View Airport, with music by the Roger Fountain Band (above) and Larry Snyder and Friend more ...

  • J.C. Bonds is Parade Grand Marshal

    J.C. Bonds of Fox served as grand marshal of the Arkansas Folk Festival Parade April 15. See festival photos in the April 19, 2017 issue. more ...

  • Arkansas Folk Festival Begins

    Music and handmade crafts will again take center stage in this weekend’s 55th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival, a celebration of local heritage since 196 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Class of 2017

    2017 graduates are featured in the May 17 issue following commencement ceremonies at the three Mountain View School District campuses May 13. Above, T 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 ...

  • Softball

    A batter for Mitchell's Main Street Pharmacy hits the ball during a softball game May 2 at the Stone County Recreation Center. See the May 10, 2017 is more ...

  • Youth Baseball

    Players in the coach-pitch baseball age division race to home plate during games April 27 in Mountain View. See more photos in the May 3, 2017 issue. 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 ...

Confederate Memorial Service

A Confederate Memorial Service was held Saturday, April 29, at the Historic Cemetery of Mountain View, complete with a gun salute, bagpipes and bugle playing "Taps." The sun was shining, and the flags were waving with about 30 people in attendance. The event was conducted by the United Daughters of the Confed more ...

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