Hometown newspaper for Mountain View, Arkansas.     Published Weekly     870-269-3841     Email: leader@mvtel.net
Fast Draw Competition

Fast Draw Competition

Shooters fire their weapons (loaded with either blanks or wax bullets) during the 2015 World Fast Draw Association championship in Mountain View June 19-21. Photos and list of winn ...

Pool Opens

Pool Opens

Youngsters enjoy the public swimming pool in Mountain View June 12. From the June 17 issue. ...

Fish Derby

Fish Derby

Youngsters had a big day at Mirror Lake for the 2015 Fish Derby during Free Fishing Weekend June 13. Photo page published June 17. ...

Deckers are Farm Family

Deckers are Farm Family

The Hinkle and Nancy Decker Family is the 2015 Farm Family of the Year. Photos and story featured in the June 10 issue. ...

Fox Fun Fest

Fox Fun Fest

Turtle racing was one of many activities at Fox Fun Fest June 6. See complete coverage in the June 10 issue. ...

May Rainfall More Than Doubles

May Rainfall More Than Doubles

Stone County received more than double the normal rainfall in May, which delayed harvesting of hay but was good for some fruit crops, including blueberries. See the full story in t ...

Civil War Sesquicentennial

Civil War Sesquicentennial

Civil War Sesquicentennial markers were dedicated May 26 on the courtsquare and at Allison. See photos and information in the June 3 issue. ...

  • Police Dispatch Management Debated

    County officials blame lack of funding for any deficiencies in dispatching at the Stone County Sheriff’s Office, but Mountain View Police Chief Bobby more ...

  • Pool Opens

    Youngsters enjoy the public swimming pool in Mountain View June 12. From the June 17 issue. more ...

  • Harris Found Guilty

    Kirk Harris, 25, of Fox was found guilty of criminal attempted murder in the second degree in a jury trial in Stone County Circuit Court last week. Th more ...

  • May Rainfall More Than Doubles

    Stone County received more than double the normal rainfall in May, which delayed harvesting of hay but was good for some fruit crops, including bluebe more ...

  • Rappelling Accident Claims Life

    A Louisiana woman died May 15 in a rappelling accident near Gunner Pool Campground in the Ozark National Forest. 29-year-old Amy Alexander of Jena, La more ...

  • Fast Draw Competition

    Shooters fire their weapons (loaded with either blanks or wax bullets) during the 2015 World Fast Draw Association championship in Mountain View June more ...

  • Fish Derby

    Youngsters had a big day at Mirror Lake for the 2015 Fish Derby during Free Fishing Weekend June 13. Photo page published June 17. more ...

  • Fox Fun Fest

    Turtle racing was one of many activities at Fox Fun Fest June 6. See complete coverage in the June 10 issue. more ...

  • Civil War Sesquicentennial

    Civil War Sesquicentennial markers were dedicated May 26 on the courtsquare and at Allison. See photos and information in the June 3 issue. more ...

  • Pasture and Forest Field Day

    Colby Smith discusses use of a "grazing stick" and its formulas to help determine the optimum rotational grazing schedule during a Pasture and Forest more ...

  • Solid Waste Transfer Station Project

    A construction project at Stone County Solid Waste is progressing well, with this enclosure to cover the trash collection trailers about halfway compl more ...

  • Dabney named Distinguished Citizen

    Retired U.S. Forest Service District Ranger Joe Dabney has been selected as the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizen for 2015, more ...

  • Plant Expansion

    Fiber Energy Products is constructing a new building at its location in the Stone County Industrial Park to store inventory. From the October 8 issue. more ...

  • Distinguished Citizens Named

    Don and Suzie Mellon were chosen as Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens for 2014. They are featured in the April 9 issue, an more ...

  • Business Fire

    A fire in the body shop at Altman Motor Company is believed to have started around the flue in the attic. The fire broke out just before 11 a.m. monda more ...

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Mountain View kindergarten students compare finds after the Easter egg hunt. From the April 8 issue. more ...

  • Dr. Seuss Day

    Read Across America Day, also known as Dr. Seuss Day, was celebrated at Mountain View Elementary School Feb. 27. The school served Green Eggs and Ham more ...

  • Science of Dissection

    Seventh grade students at Mountain View Middle School participate in a frog dissection lesson conducted by instructors from Ozarka College. See additi more ...

  • Mountain View FFA Ag Day

    Third graders pet farm animals during the annual Ag Day Oct. 24 at Mountain View School. See the photo and story in the Oct. 29 issue. more ...

  • School Lunches A Challenge

    Rising food prices and new government regulations make it a challenge for good service personnel to offer school lunches that are tasty, healthy and i 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 ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    Racers attend a pre-race meeting before the Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge May 2. About 180 entrants competed in the event on the Syllamo M more ...

  • Swim Team Marks 35 Years

    Hard work, rewarded by a spirit of camaraderie and inclusiveness, seems to be the hallmark of a local athletic program that marks 35 years this summer more ...

  • Guy Buchanan Field Dedication

    The dedication of the largest field at the ballpark in the name of Guy Buchanan is a fitting tribute to a man closely associated with local baseball p more ...

  • Baseball League Decisions Imminent

    The sign-up period is underway for summer baseball programs, and families are encouraged to participate. Parents are also being asked to take part in 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 ...

  • Glass Beadmaker Joins Tour

    One of the original members of the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour, Maria Smith, is returning this year with a very different art form. Smith was on t more ...

  • Sue Lukens and Legacy Herbs

    Sue Lukens brings her business of making soap and other herbal preparations to this year's Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour. Legacy Herbs offers soaps, more ...

  • Widmers Join Studio Tour

    Though new to the Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour, Charles and Linda Widmer are familiar faces in the local creative community, known for their wire-w more ...

  • Artists Join Studio Tour

    Mahdee and Peggy Raiees-Dana create furniture and home decor using wood mosaic, concrete and other materials. They are joining this year's Off the Bea more ...

New Website

This post coincides with the debut of the new Leader website, which was long overdue for an updated design. A new feature of the site are the "teaser stories" which give a glimpse of story content along with a photo, but do not tell the entire story. As has always been the case, the full content of the Leader more ...

Scroll to top