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Fourth of July Celebrated

Fourth of July festivities were curtailed slightly by weather on Friday and Monday, but Saturday’s and Sunday’s activities went on as planned. Friday’s “movie night” at the Mountain View City Park was postponed until Thursday at dusk, when (weather permitting) the movie “Yankee Doodle Dandy” will be projected onto an inflatable screen. EDIT - the location has been moved to the courtsquare. Saturday’s parade ...

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Fast Draw & Wild West Weekend

Wild West activities including a "shoot out" on the courtsquare were held in conjunction with the World Fast Draw Association Index Championship June 17-19 in Mountain View. From the June 22, 2016 issue. ...

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Fish Derby

Volunteers, staff of the U.S. Forest Service and Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, and the many participating families braved the heat June 11 at the annual Fish Derby at Mirror Lake. Photo page and list of winners published June 15. ...

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Memorial Day Observance

A Memorial Day observance was held Saturday on the courtsquare. In addition to presentation of colors, national anthem, etc., attendees were invited to lay flowers at the war memorial. See more information and photo page in the June 1, 2016 issue. ...

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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 station. See full story and photos in the May 4 issue. ...

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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 information in the April 13 issue. ...

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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 Friday morning wreaked havoc and impacted some events associated with the festival, but the bean cooking and outhouse races took place as scheduled. See photos and story in the Nov. 4 issue. ...

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Homesteading Conference

Formal sessions on homesteading topics were among the many activities during the North Arkansas Homesteading Conference Sept. 25-26 at Sugar Hill Ranch. See more in the Sept. 30 issue. ...

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