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Shirl Williams In 61st Year As Referee

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 whistle in hand. The answer: 60 ye ...

Forest Service Conducts Prescribed Burns

Forest Service Conducts Prescribed Burns

Conditions have been right for three prescribed burns to be conducted on U.S. Forest Service land in Stone County this month, the latest involving a small tract around Blanchard Ca ...

Pharmacists Concerned About Reimbursements

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 patients they have come to know and ...

New Business

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 between Main and Jackson Streets ...

County Spelling Bee

County Spelling Bee

Luke Fletcher of Mountain View bested eight other spellers to take first place in the Stone County Spelling Bee last Friday. Other Mountain View entrants were also top finishers, w ...

Polar Plunge

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 Special Olympics Arkansas Jan. ...

Reflections from the Smokehouse

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 fat ...

  • Forest Service Conducts Prescribed Burns

    Conditions have been right for three prescribed burns to be conducted on U.S. Forest Service land in Stone County this month, the latest involving a s more ...

  • Three Injured in Collision

    Three men were transported to hospitals as the result of this two-vehicle accident on Highway 66 Dec. 8 just after 4 p.m. in front of Red Doors Church more ...

  • Man Drowns in Boating Accident

    A Mountain View man drowned after a boating accident near Buffalo City Oct. 6. A news release from the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department indicates th more ...

  • Head-On Collision Fatal

    A Fayetteville woman was killed and four others were injured Sept. 20 in a head-on collision between two vehicles traveling Highway 66 at about 6:15 p more ...

  • Pharmacist Advocates For Fair Drug Pricing

    A Stone County native and employee of Stone County Medical Center, Mandy Langston is on the front line of a media campaign that could make a differenc 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 ...

  • Santa Visits Mountain View

    Santa visited Mountain View Dec. 2 during the Tree Lighting event on the courtsquare. Photos of the parade, tree lighting and visits with Santa are pu more ...

  • Bean Fest

    The 35th Annual Bean Fest and Arkansas Championship Outhouse Races This event was held Oct. 27-28 and was featured in the Nov. 1, 2017 issue, where yo more ...

  • Paws for the Cause

    This costumed dog was one of the several competing in the costume competition Oct. 21 during the Stone County Humane Society's Paws for the Cause. See more ...

  • Bean Fest This Weekend

    See the Oct. 25, 2017 issue for a full schedule of events and story about the 35th Annual Arkansas Best Fest and Championship Outhouse Races. 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 ...

  • Best Drug Opens in New Facility

    Best Drug is open in its new location at 100 Case Commons drive, across from Shorty's BBQ. The store is offering an expanded line of general merchandi more ...

  • Century Farm

    The Arkansas Century Farm program honors farms that have been owned and operated by one family for at least 100 years. Typically passed down from one more ...

  • Permanent Christmas Tree

    Mountain View’s Christmas Committee hopes to have permanently solved the problems of securing a cut Christmas tree on the courtsquare each season by o more ...

  • County Spelling Bee

    Luke Fletcher of Mountain View bested eight other spellers to take first place in the Stone County Spelling Bee last Friday. Other Mountain View entra more ...

  • Band To Perform in Washington

    Mountain View High School Band members will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform in the nation’s capital next spring, along with an educational more ...

  • Keenan Glenn Honored

    Mountain View School’s Resource Officer Keenan Glenn of the Mountain View Police Department was to be recognized this week at the Arkansas Attorney Ge more ...

  • School Board Reviews Exam Scores

    School officials will be addressing some areas of concern in the local schools’ performance on the 2017 ACT Aspire assessment exam. “There’s a few tim more ...

  • Teachers, Staff Prepare For School

    Stone County teachers began work this week, completing required in-service and preparing for school to start on the 14th. Rural Special and Timbo were 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fun Rocks ~ Creative Hobby Continues

    Above, Kathleen Torres and Amanda Lewis paint rocks in Washington Street Park. Taylar Sherrill was looking for something fun for her family to enjoy o more ...

  • Flamepainting On Copper

    The combination of artistic creativity and a compulsive nature led Skip Mathews to create what is virtually his own art form. A coppersmith for 52 yea more ...

  • 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 Schoo 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 ...

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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