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Sustainability Weekend

Sustainability Weekend

Workshops in beekeeping and other practices were conducted May 13-14 during Sustainability Weekend at Tomahawk Creek Farm, sponsored by Arkansas Craft School. See photos and inform ...

Commencement

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 issue of the Leader. ...

Farm Family of the Year

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 story, photographs and advertiser ...

Syllamo’s Revenge

Syllamo’s Revenge

Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge was held April 30, with the start/finish at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area. Competitors discuss the event at the post-race bike wash st ...

Japanese Visitor, Hosts Reunited

Japanese Visitor, Hosts Reunited

Abbie Decker Rucker, Curt Decker, Masato Inoue and Mavis Decker were reunited recently, 37 years after the Decker family hosted Inoue in their home. Inoue was a college students wh ...

Missing Person – Linda D. Brewer

Missing Person – Linda D. Brewer

The Mountain View Police Department is seeking assistance from the public with a missing persons case. Linda D. Brewer, 43, was last seen at her residence on Sarah Lane in Mountain ...

Two-Vehicle Accident

Two-Vehicle Accident

First Responders work to extract a passenger from this truck, which was involved in a two-vehicle accident April 11. See more information in the April 13 issue. ...

  • Woman Dies in Vehicle Incident

    A Southaven, Miss., man, 26-year-old Michael Shane Haddock, has been charged with negligent homicide as the result of an incident May 17-18 in Big Fla more ...

  • Missing Person – Linda D. Brewer

    The Mountain View Police Department is seeking assistance from the public with a missing persons case. Linda D. Brewer, 43, was last seen at her resid more ...

  • Two-Vehicle Accident

    First Responders work to extract a passenger from this truck, which was involved in a two-vehicle accident April 11. See more information in the April more ...

  • Duncan Returns After Transplant

    Bryan Duncan has returned home following a liver transplant for which his father-in-law, Garry Stewart, served as donor. Read the story of the family' more ...

  • Student Charged In School Incident

    A Mountain View High School student has been charged with "communicating a false alarm," a Class A misdemeanor, in connection with an incident at the more ...

  • Syllamo’s Revenge

    Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge was held April 30, with the start/finish at Blanchard Springs Recreation Area. Competitors discuss the event more ...

  • Folk Festival Weekend

    The Arkansas Folk Festival kicks off this evening with the Music Roots Concert hosted by the Ozark Folk Center. See a full list of activities and info more ...

  • Shop With A Cop

    Local officers from various agencies assisted with the annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart. See more in the Dec. 16 issue. more ...

  • Tree Lighting

    Visits with Santa were part of the Tree Lighting event Dec. 5 in Mountain View. See the Dec. 9 issue for more photos. more ...

  • Bean Fest

    When a late-October event is in its third decade, it's inevitable that weather will have an impact. This was one of those years. Stormy weather on Fri 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 ...

  • Poultry Expansion Evident

    Some large and highly visible new poultry operations certainly make it appear that the industry is making a comeback in Stone County, and officials wi more ...

  • Pat Cast is 2016 Distinguished Citizen

    “Aunt Minnie Miles” says she’s not very distinguished; nonetheless, Pat Cash has been named 2016 Distinguished Citizen, an honor bestowed by the Mount more ...

  • Economic Development Survey

    From the Stone County Extension Service: A meeting was held recently to discuss the need and potential for a community and economic development action 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 ...

  • Graduation Dates

    Confusion about graduation times at local schools was resolved by moving Rural Special's ceremony to the same time as Timbo's: 11 a.m. on May 14. Rura more ...

  • High School Soccer

    Mountain View High School hosted Heber Springs for a soccer match March 31. Canyon Vickers is shown handling the ball. From the April 6 issue. more ...

  • Student Charged In School Incident

    A Mountain View High School student has been charged with "communicating a false alarm," a Class A misdemeanor, in connection with an incident at the 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • State Fiddle Championship

    Winners of the Traditional Youth division of the Arkansas Fiddle Championship are pictured following the contest Aug. 21. Winners in three other divis 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 ...

Japanese Visitor, Hosts Reunited

Abbie Decker Rucker, Curt Decker, Masato Inoue and Mavis Decker were reunited recently, 37 years after the Decker family hosted Inoue in their home. Inoue was a college students who spent three months in Stone County in 1979 with three different host families. See more in the April 27, 2016 issue. more ...

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