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Stone County Fair

The Stone County Fair was held Sept. 11-17 with one event being School Day at the fairgrounds on Friday (above). See the Sept. 20, 2017 issue for more photos and list of livestock winners. ...

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‘Lucky 13th’ Motorcycle Event

The 13th Annual Mountains Music and Motorcycles event lived up to its "Lucky 13" billing and went without any major mishaps or issues, organizers said. The weather was hot and sunny for the most part, though there were thunderstorms both Friday and Saturday evenings near the end of music concerts on the courtsquare. See story with lists of winners and photos in the Aug. 23, 2017 issue. ...

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School Term Begins

Students in the Mountain View School District (including kindergarten students pictured) began the 2017-18 school year Monday. See the Aug. 16, 2017 issue for photos of the first day of classes at the three campuses. ...

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County Fair Sept. 11-17

This year’s Stone County Fair will be a week later in September than usual. It is set for Sept.11-17 with a typical schedule of pageants, talent shows, exhibits, carnival, livestock show and more. Rules for all exhibits and contests, as well as deadlines for entries and pre-registration, are outlined in the fair catalog produced by the Stone County Fair Association. It is available at the Stone County Exten ...

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Show And Shine

The Best of Show winner in the Mountain View Classic Cruizers Show and Shine car show Saturday was this 1950 Oldsmobile owned by Bill Davidson of Greers Ferry. From the June 21, 2017 issue. ...

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Fishing Derby

Participants watch their lines at the annual fishing derby at Mirror Lake Saturday, June 10. Genesis Rector, 4, caught the biggest fish of the day, a trout weighing 27 ounces and measuring 15.25 inches long. See more photos and winners in the June 14, 2017 issue. ...

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Hangar Concert

A fly-in hangar concert was held May 13, 2017, at the Mountain View Airport, with music by the Roger Fountain Band (above) and Larry Snyder and Friends. Visitors were invited to view airplanes on display during the event sponsored by the Mountain View Airport Commission. From the May 17, 2017 issue. ...

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Arkansas Folk Festival Begins

Music and handmade crafts will again take center stage in this weekend’s 55th Annual Arkansas Folk Festival, a celebration of local heritage since 1963. The Ozark Folk Center State Park will host the festival’s kick-off event Thursday night, the annual Music Roots Concert featuring the county’s youngest performers, which involves some very talented individuals and groups. Music programs are scheduled for th ...

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Syllamo’s Revenge

About 80 riders took part in this year's Syllamo's Revenge Mountain Bike Challenge in the national forest. After spring-like conditions earlier in the week, Saturday was cold and wet, with temeratures at 36-40 degrees. In addition to drizzly rain, it began sleeting and snowing before some riders completed the course. See more photos and information it the March 15, 2017 issue. ...

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