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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 school Feb. 4. A threatening note and four rounds of ammunitition were found in a high school gym restroom, resulting in a campus-wide lockdown. Full story in the Feb. 24 issue. ...

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Assistant Superintendent Seay Resigns

Mountain View School District Assistant Superintendent Mark Seay resigned, effective immediately, and the school board accepted Seay's resignation during the Feb. 8 meeting. Supt. Rowdy Ross said Seay left for personal reasons, and there is no problem with the school. It was uncertain when the position would be filled. ...

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School Incident Investigated

As of Feb. 8, no arrests had been made and no students had been removed from school in connection with the campus-wide lockdown the previous Thursday afternoon at Mountain View. Items discovered in a restroom in the Mountain View High School gym included a “threatening note” written on a paper towel, along with four rounds of ammunition, according to Lieutenant Jeremy Beaudin with the Mountain View Police D ...

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Rocky Bayou Wreck

Wrecker cables are hooked to a semi truck filled with sand which overturned around 3 a.m. Feb. 3 at Rocky Bayou Curve on Highway 14 East. From the Feb. 10 issue. ...

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City’s Sales Tax Receipts Grow

Two sales tax revenue records were set during 2015 and Mayor Roger Gardner said Jan. 26 that he believes the city is "back on a growth path again." His comments were part of a State of the City address. See the full story in the Feb. 3 issue. ...

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Republican Candidates for Sheriff

Three candidates are on the ballot for the Republican nomination for Stone County Sheriff in the March 1 primary election: Jimmy Carter, Johnny Rose and Junior Golden. The candidates are profiled in the Feb. 3 issue of the Leader. ...

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Power Outage Explained

A widespread power outage that began early morning Jan. 18 coincided with the season's first appreciable snowfall, with some residents measuring nearly two inches and others receiving only a dusting. Cold temperatures along with the weather front affected power lines that were strung in a temporary configuration at a construction site north of Calico Rock. The lines constricted more than anticipated and cam ...

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