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Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

The October 4 Chocolate Festival at Stonebrook Fudge Factory in Mountain View drew 26 entrants and enough ticket holders to exhaust the taste samples shortly after noon. Story, inc ...

Overturned Truck

Overturned Truck

This Pilgrim's Pride semi truck overturned on Rocky Bayou hill Sept. 24. The driver received only minor injuries and was cited for three violations. From the Oct. 1 issue. ...

Criminal Justice Class

Criminal Justice Class

A criminal justice program at Mountain View School has proved to be popular among students, while giving them real-world skills they can use straight out of high school. Read the c ...

Young Eagles Event

Young Eagles Event

Experimental Aircraft Association sponsored a Young Eagles event in Mountain View Sept. 13, offering youth ages 8-17 free rides in airplanes. More than 30 youth took advantage of t ...

Stone County Fair

Stone County Fair

Showmanship of all types was part of the Stone County Fair, which concluded Sept. 6. At left above, Teen Miss Stone County Rose Blackwell and runner-up Pearl Deavers. At right, Mas ...

Glass Beadmaker Joins Tour

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 the first Tour in 2002 with mos ...

Sue Lukens and Legacy Herbs

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, remedies and medicinals. Read ...

  • Overturned Truck

    This Pilgrim's Pride semi truck overturned on Rocky Bayou hill Sept. 24. The driver received only minor injuries and was cited for three violations. F more ...

  • Couple’s Death Investigated

    Authorities are investigating the death of a local couple found dead in their home last week. On Sept. 4 around 12:45 p.m. the Stone County Sheriff’s more ...

  • Head-on Crash Injures Four

    Emergency responders work to free Mary Thomas from the car at right while bystanders help hold the car steady. Pauline Via was trapped in the white ca more ...

  • Head-On Collision

    Four people were injured in this two-vehicle accident on Sylamore Road June 6. Two other accidents were also reported in the June 11 issue. more ...

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

    At least one local biking enthusiast is assisting in development of a statewide bicycle and pedestrian plan. Sage Holland hosted a meeting May 29 to d more ...

  • Chocolate Festival

    The October 4 Chocolate Festival at Stonebrook Fudge Factory in Mountain View drew 26 entrants and enough ticket holders to exhaust the taste samples more ...

  • Young Eagles Event

    Experimental Aircraft Association sponsored a Young Eagles event in Mountain View Sept. 13, offering youth ages 8-17 free rides in airplanes. More tha more ...

  • Stone County Fair

    Showmanship of all types was part of the Stone County Fair, which concluded Sept. 6. At left above, Teen Miss Stone County Rose Blackwell and runner-u more ...

  • Motorcycle Event

    Mountains, Music & Motorcycles took place Aug. 14-17. See photos and winners list in the Aug. 20 issue. more ...

  • White River Canoe Race

    Racers take off from Sylamore for the final leg of the 48th National White River Canoe Race that involved Venture Scouts racing 120 miles over three d 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 ...

  • Pellet Mill Update

    The public got an update on the local pellet factory operated by Fiber Energy Products during a public hearing last week regarding a grant for the fac more ...

  • Townsend Appointed SCMC Administrator

    Stanley A. Townsend of Mountain View was appointed administrator of Stone County Medical Center effective Oct. 1. See the full story in the Oct. 9 iss more ...

  • Hay Abundant After Mild Summer

    After weathering one of the hardest summers in recent memory during 2012, Stone County farmers definitely got a break this year. In fact, it was a bet more ...

  • Criminal Justice Class

    A criminal justice program at Mountain View School has proved to be popular among students, while giving them real-world skills they can use straight more ...

  • First Day of School

    A Mountain View kindergarten student seems uncertain on the first day of class. See more photos from around the county in the Aug. 20 issue. more ...

  • Commencement Time

    Mountain View graduates change their tassels during commencement exercises May 17. See more photos in the May 21 issue. more ...

  • Cruce Hired As Principal

    Kim Cruce will serve as the new Mountain View High School principal, and football coach Matt Sullivan will be assistant principal. The Mountain View S more ...

  • School Board Grants Raises

    Stone County teachers and classified staff will receive a 3 percent raise to the base salary, effective this year, the first increase in six years. Mo more ...

  • T-ball Action

    A photo page in the May 7 issue highlights one game from the t-ball season featuring players from Michael's Auto Sales and Ozark Heritage Bank. more ...

  • AJRA Rodeo

    The 2014 Arkansas Junior Rodeo Association season kicked off last weekend with rodeos Saturday and Sunday in Mountain View. Photo page published in th more ...

  • 50K Trail Run

    Runners in the Sylamore Trail 50K-25K Run make the Sylamore Creek Crossing Feb. 15 before proceeding on the trail. More than 380 runners participated more ...

  • IMBA Trail Building/Cleaning

    The International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) Trail Building School conducted a mountain bike trail building course in Stone County Feb. 1 About more ...

  • Trail Cleaning Effort set Feb. 1

    Representatives from the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA) were in town last weekend making preparations for a planned mountain bike trai 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 ...

  • Lloyds join Studio Tour

    While they produce very different items in their his-and-hers studios, Liz and Lewie Lloyd share a love of beautiful woods that they incorporate into 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 ...

Billie Burnett honored

Billie Burnett of Mountain View was inducted into the Senior Arkansans Hall of Fame this year, and she received her plaque Aug. 8 during the 35th Anniversary Celebration at White River Area Agency on Aging. From the Aug. 13 issue. more ...

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