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A Stone County jury on Friday issued a sentence of life in prison for Nathaniel Freeman of Onia after finding the 56-year-old guilty of murder in the first degree in the shooting death of his wife, … more
Stone County experienced another March snow on March 11, with up to three inches reported in some areas. Precipation started mid-day and roads became hazardous by late afternoon. Mild temperatures … more
Political candidates from across the state and county kicked off the election season with speeches and handshakes Saturday as residents in the Fox community raised more than $5,000 for their park and … more
A severe thunderstorm produced radar indicated rotation that sent many residents to storm shelters after a  tornado warning was issued around 6 p.m. March 6. Dangerous conditions continued as … more
Motorists along Arkansas Highway 9 in Stone County may experience an inconvenience or two during the next two months. Brandon Love, resident engineer with District 5 Arkansas Department of … more
The filing period for candidates seeking county and district offices in the upcoming election cycle begins Feb. 22 at noon and runs until noon March 1.Candidates are responsible for making contact … more
Quorum Court members authorized expenditures last week that will enhance Stone County’s presence in the cyber world. Last month the court approved an allocation of some $2,400 for computer … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
A head-on collision Dec. 1 took the life of a Mountain View woman and injured her husband as well as three children. Shasta Corter, 38, was driving a 2016 Dodge Caravan south on Highway 5 when the … more
Mountain View Police Department is investigating the death of a 27-year-old Mountain View man Sunday evening. Investigator Sean Hickman said officers responded to Main Street at its intersection … more
The Mountain View City Council agreed at last week’s regular meeting to move forward with repaving some streets and beginning a new sidewalk project. Mayor Roger Gardner said Atlas Asphalt … more
Justice of the peace boundaries in Stone County will remain almost identical with only minor variations in districts 3, 5, and 6 following a decision by the county election commission on … more
A documentary featuring the resurgence of the drive-in theatre and highlighting Mountain View’s own Stone Drive-In will premiere locally this Friday and Saturday. Students in the creative … more
The county government avoided a potential crisis at the Stone County Jail last Friday when four jailer/dispatchers who were set to resign showed up for work. The quorum court’s budget … more
Officials will be watching the Stone County Jail Friday morning when four jailier-dispatchers are set to resign over hourly wages they say are unsustainable. The  resignations would … more
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 … more
The list of problems impacting operations at the Stone County Jail is growing exponentially, and current staff is concerned about maintaining the ability to keep it running. Stone County Quorum … more
A shortage of child care options in Stone County can impact a family’s financial situation and the economy of the community as a whole, according to Debbie Mize, director of Child Care Aware of … more
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