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Municipal Filing Period Open

The filing period for persons seeking municipal office is open. The filing period opened Aug. 3 and closes at noon Aug. 10. Candidates in the city of Mountain View and town of Fifty Six must file …

Trammell Charged With Four Counts of Murder In The First Degree

Donnie Lee Trammell, 54, has been charged with four counts of murder in the first degree in connection with the deaths of his parents and two neighbors , which were discovered April 21. About 2 …

Schools

2022 Commencement

Graduates in the Mountain View School District participated in commencement ceremonies May 14. See coverage in the May 18, 2022 issue. [cqmedia layout="panel" …

Sports

T-Ball Action

A t-ball game between teams sponsored by Meadows Ford and Townsend Healthcare is the subject of this week's photo page. This individual photo of Hadley Callahan appears on page 3 of the April 13 …

Football Day Camp Set April 30

A free youth football day camp is set for April 30 for the 3rd grade through the 12th grade at the Mountain View High School field house practice field. Eighth grade through 12th grade will be from …
Features
Charles Vickers grew up in the woods of Bickle’s Cove off between Highways 5 and 14 south of Mountain View. Now in his retirement years, he devotes significant effort maintaining woodlands on …
Pop-a-rif-ic Popcorn BallsIngredients3 quarts popped popcorn, unsalted1 (1-pound) package marshmallows1/4 cup butter or margarineCandies, nuts (optional) DirectionsPlace popped popcorn in a large …
Business

Construction of Pleasant Grove Dollar General Begins

Construction has begun on a new Dollar General store at Pleasant Grove, just east of the post office and on the opposite side of Highway 14. Dollar General Regional Manager Mark Gottsponder said …

Opinion
1.6 billion dollars. This is the 2022 tax revenue surplus amount currently held by the state of Arkansas. Last year there was a surplus of $945.7 million. In fact, in seven of the past ten years …
I tend to over-explain almost everything. It is a lifelong habit because the problem with words is that they are not as simple as we would like them to be. Putting them together in an attempt to …
Of the various roles that newspapers fill – to inform, enlighten and entertain, for instance – one of the most important to me is to record. Despite our product being printed on one of the lesser …
Music, Arts, Crafts

20th Annual Bluegrass Festival Set

The Mountain View Bluegrass Association announced plans to host its 20th Annual Spring Bluegrass Festival at the Ozark Folk Center Mar. 10th, 11th, and 12th at the state park’s 1,000-seat music …