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JPs Approve Budget Measures

The Stone County Quorum Court did some budget housecleaning last week, establishing funding for some projects approved in 2021, but set for funding this year, and County Judge Stacey Avey gave an …

City Hikes Pay, Water/Sewer Rates

The Mountain View City Council increased the city’s starting pay as well as water and sewer rates at the regular meeting last week.After much discussion of pay raises and pay schedules for city …
Schools

School Schedule Options Debated

Mountain View School Board declined to consider any alternative schedules for next year following a recent survey of staff members. Supt. Brent Howard told the board Jan. 10 that he was prompted …

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 …
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 …
Business
Local Music Focus Of Radio Station Plan

Mountain View may, in the near future, have its own radio station devoted to the presentation and preservation of local music. Joe Hart of Springdale and his non-profit Community Educational …

Stewart Solves Problems For Niche Markets It started with an educated idea and a printer on a coffee table. Just two years later Zack Stewart is refining a business model that capitalizes on discovering needs through the power of social …
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
Happy upcoming birthday, Stone County. You don’t look a day past 140!April 21 begins Stone County's sesquicentennial year, and residents are planning a yearlong celebration here in Stone County …
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 …
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. …