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Stone County Fair

Stone County Fair

Trine Elizabeth Spann, left, was crowned Miss Stone County during the Stone County Fair Pageant Saturday night. Josie Irvin was runner-up. See more pageant photos and other images ...

Mixed Media Artist Berg New To Studio Tour

Mixed Media Artist Berg New To Studio Tour

Lane Berg, a teacher at Timbo School, is a mixed media artist participating for the first year in the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour set Sept. 16-18. See the full feature story on ...

Rawlings Joins Studio Tour

Rawlings Joins Studio Tour

Linda Rawlings retired to Stone County after 21 years of teaching art, 3-D design and photography. Her continuing photography work is inspired by the natural surroundings near her ...

Crowell Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Crowell Inducted Into Hall of Fame

A master smith knifemaker for 30 years and a revered instructor of the craft, local knifemaker Jim Crowell received a special honor recently when he was inducted into the American ...

Pleasant Grove Musical

Pleasant Grove Musical

A semi-circle of chairs awaits anyone who wants to take a turn stepping onto the welcoming rug in front of a row of microphones, facing the chairs and tables where other friends, f ...

School District Takes Entergy Incentives

School District Takes Entergy Incentives

Energy Efficiency incentives from Entergy Arkansas are helping Mountain View School District save money by reducing the amount of electricity required for operation. “Entergy Arkan ...

Rainy Weather Impacts Motorcycle Event

Rainy Weather Impacts Motorcycle Event

After a week of rainy weather and a gloomy forecast for Saturday, attendance at this year’s Mountains, Music & Motorcycles was down drastically from recent years, but any substanti ...

  • First Day of School

    Students returned to school Monday for the first day of classes in the Mountain View School District. See the Aug. 17, 2016 issue for a photo page of more ...

  • Lightning Causes Fire

    A house located on Main Street and owned by the U.S. Forest Service caught fire the afternoon of July 29 after it was struck by lightning. See another more ...

  • Jake Newton is District Judge

    Though he did not expect to become a judge someday when he began studying the law, Jake Newton feels the position of district judge is an important on more ...

  • 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 ...

  • Stone County Fair

    Trine Elizabeth Spann, left, was crowned Miss Stone County during the Stone County Fair Pageant Saturday night. Josie Irvin was runner-up. See more pa more ...

  • Rainy Weather Impacts Motorcycle Event

    After a week of rainy weather and a gloomy forecast for Saturday, attendance at this year’s Mountains, Music & Motorcycles was down drastically from r more ...

  • Prayer Vigil Held

    A prayer vigil for law enforcement, firefighters and EMS personnel was held July 16 on the courthouse stage. See complete story in the July 20, 2016 i more ...

  • Fourth of July Celebrated

    Fourth of July festivities were curtailed slightly by weather on Friday and Monday, but Saturday’s and Sunday’s activities went on as planned. Friday’ 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Meadowcreek Undergoing Changes

    Changes taking place at Meadowcreek will result in upgrades to the infrastructure to enable hosting of educational programs and overnight guests, acco 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 ...

  • School District Takes Entergy Incentives

    Energy Efficiency incentives from Entergy Arkansas are helping Mountain View School District save money by reducing the amount of electricity required more ...

  • 2017 Graduation Set May 13

    Mountain View’s 2017 seniors will graduate on campus next spring, with ceremonies at all three county schools set for Saturday, May 13. Times are as f more ...

  • Schools Prepare for Opening Monday

    Local schools are gearing up for a new year with just a couple of changes to facilities at the Mountain View campus. A new awning at the entrance of t 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Mixed Media Artist Berg New To Studio Tour

    Lane Berg, a teacher at Timbo School, is a mixed media artist participating for the first year in the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour set Sept. 16-18. more ...

  • Rawlings Joins Studio Tour

    Linda Rawlings retired to Stone County after 21 years of teaching art, 3-D design and photography. Her continuing photography work is inspired by the 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 ...

Crowell Inducted Into Hall of Fame

A master smith knifemaker for 30 years and a revered instructor of the craft, local knifemaker Jim Crowell received a special honor recently when he was inducted into the American Bladesmith Society Hall of Fame. Always a craftsman of one kind of another, Crowell said he enjoys making things and was drawn to more ...

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