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When she recently retired from the workforce after holding down a variety of jobs through the years and enjoying a 10-year stint at the Ozark Folk Center State Park, Donna Farar knew that with a … more
Pam Setser has been a music performer since age 5 and has used her stage presence and talent to help promote her hometown countless times both professionally and as a volunteer. “All I’ve ever … more
Bob Roper of Onia is not sure what drew him to the field of auctioneering, but he has been doing it since 1961. He’s mostly retired now, but still holds an occasional estate sale or conducts a … more
Published in the April 5, 2017 issue. more
Mountain View’s Stone Drive-In Theatre has remained virtually unchanged for more than 50 years, and movie-goers this season likely won’t notice much difference in their drive-in experience. … more
Although she is new to the job of a county Extension agent, Katie Frizzell believes she will be well suited as family and consumer sciences agent in Stone County. She has always wished for a career … more
Olen and Elma Wilson of Timbo have been married so long that details of their early life together can be difficult for them to recall. Olen, age 94, and Elma, 91, will celebrate their 70th … more
Mountain View native and longtime Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp took up his duties as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court after being sworn into office on midnight Jan. 1 by Associate Justice … more
Four local artisans will be featured on upcoming episodes of “Handcrafted America,” which airs on Friday nights on the INSP channel. Owen Rein will be featured in the episode on Friday, Jan. 6; … more
Grave markers often show individuality, creativity and personality of the persons interred at the site, inspiring an interest among those who are drawn to cemeteries for comforting memories or to … more
LOS ANGELES - FEB 5: Bobby Batson at the 24th Annual MovieGuide Awards at the Universal Hilton Hotel on February 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA Bobby Batson, 8-year-old actor, has secured his newest … more
“Some people rescue puppies; he rescues pump organs,” says Marshia Vance of her husband, Jack, who has rescued, restored and repurposed more than a dozen of the antiques into functional desks. … more
A master smith knifemaker for 30 years and a revered instructor of the craft, local knifemaker Jim Crowell received a special honor recently when he was inducted into the American Bladesmith Society … more
A semi-circle of chairs awaits anyone who wants to take a turn stepping onto the welcoming rug in front of a row of microphones, facing the chairs and tables where other friends, family and neighbors … more
Local resident Darren Waddles served as a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week. See the July 27, 2016 issue for the feature story. more
Paul Miller was born 100 years ago on July 4, in a small community called Bethlehem, located five miles from Judsonia. He was born during WWI and was raised on a farm with his two brothers, where … more
“This is so hard. I still call it my office,” Linda Archer said about retiring from White River Area Agency on Aging, after working for the agency for 37 years. In 1979, Linda opened a Stone … more
Abbie Decker Rucker, Curt Decker, Masato Inoue and Mavis Decker were reunited recently, 37 years after the Decker family hosted Inoue in their home. Inoue was a college students who spent three … more
Tori Epperson is fairly new to the community, but her knowledge of it is extensive and her belief in its potential was established many years ago. She is investing that knowledge and belief in her … more
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