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School Facilities Dominate Agenda

School facilities dominated the agenda of the regular board meeting last week, which also included a 6-1 vote to change the mask-wearing policy. The board had previously agreed to vary the mask …

Woman Dies In Highway 9 Crash

A Mountain View woman was killed Dec. 10 when her vehicle was struck by the trailer of an oncoming semi-truck around 1 p.m. Darla Furrer, 80, was driving a 2014 Dodge Caravan north on Highway 9 …
Schools

New Bus Routing System Approved

Mountain View School District will introduce a new bus routing system that allows buses to be tracked via an app. The board approved the purchase Oct. 11, along with several facility additions and …

Rebel Basketball Teams Gear Up For Season

Coming off last year’s fairy tale state championship season for the senior girls (and the loss of three key players and the coach from that team), Rural Special School is preparing for a new …
Business

Timbo's Dollar General One Of Largest In Area

A new store in Timbo is set to become a retail hub for western Stone County and eastern Searcy County after opening its doors Dec. 6. Following a quick construction period, Dollar General launched …

Kendrick Takes Point For Chamber

A familiar face returns to the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce as Rianna Kendrick takes point for the organization.Kendrick’s history as both a part-time and full-time assistant at the …
Sports
Basketball Photo Gallery

Timbo High School baketball teams hosted  South Side (Bee Branch) for games Oct. 19. This gallery includes photos from the senior girls and senior boys games. Game details were published in …

Features
After breakfast most days, Wanda Lea Ramsey Stewart, 87, gets on her side-by-side and sees about the cattle on the Richwoods farm that has been in her family for more than 150 years. On Aug. 9, …
Opinion
In the 1960s, David Wolper took a simple concept and created a successful television show that ran in different forms for decades. The documentary series Biography had a simple and thought-provoking …
One of the truths about the news business and telling stories is that the story sometimes sneaks its way into our own lives. I’ve become friends with countless interviewees over the years. I …
Of 2021, some have noted how quickly it passed, yet seemed to drag on forever. Such are the complex feelings of a politically divided society, living through a pandemic in a time when there is no …
Music, Arts, Crafts
Craft School Gala

Arkansas Craft School held its annual fundraising Gala Nov. 18 at the Ozark Folk Center’s Skillet restaurant. The event included live and silent auctions of donated handcrafted merchandise. …