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Making art was never an option for potter and contemporary folk artist Lisa Crews. “Creating art has been my purpose since I was a young girl when I realized this is what I am good at, this … more
After being cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Stone County Fair returns this year. Events are set to take place Sept. 13-18 at the Stone County Fairgrounds in Mountain … more
Even if you don’t know Joe Stewart personally, odds are that if you’ve driven Highway 9 South you’ve admired his garden just outside the sharp curve at Sugar Hill Road. He’s … more
A noticeably smaller crowd than in some years gathered for the 2021 Mountains Music & Motorcycles event in Mountain View last weekend. Attendees braved a rain threat Saturday morning and the … more
Rural Special senior girl basketball players received their state champion rings last Thursday, with Principal Junior Barham saying it was a well-deserved honor that he wished could have been … more
A group of recycling advocates had an interesting sidebar discussion recently as they considered the survival of a progressive initiative launched 30-plus years ago. Their observation was this: … more
I just discovered another business opportunity, but I’ll have to rely on someone else to open it because I don’t need a fourth job. It’s a cat cafe. Fellow cat lovers will understand the … more
COVID-19 resurgence with a new variant virus is pushing area hospital facilities to maximum lengths as medical staff grow weary in year two of a pandemic that shows no signs of disappearing … more
Skip Thomas is living out a quiet, creative life these days in Mountain View. Semi-retired now at 66, Thomas works only on “projects of the heart.” Some are funded, most are not. He … more
The boards are set. Pieces in place. Chairs set face-to-face. There won’t be a lot of popcorn or soda, just studious expressions and hesitant hands that reach for one piece, then draw back, … more
The newly formed recreation committee agreed to move forward with hiring a leak detection company to check for leaks on the pool at the Stone County Recreation Complex. more
Two local restaurant owners addressed the Mountain View City Council at last week’s meeting regarding food trucks and other mobile food vendors. more
On the fourth of July, I’ll be an official one-year resident of Stone County, Arkansas. I love it here, and honestly never imagined I’d love it so much. But I will tell you, there is always a … more
Local health officials and other organized efforts tracking COVID-19 cases across Arkansas now say Stone County is at “high risk” for infection, and they point to the county’s low … more
Jean Speake knows how to make the most of retirement. She has traveled the world but also served her adopted community of Mountain View in 24 years of residence. She and her husband Paul moved to … more
Mountain View School Board approved a few personnel policy changes June 14, including new classroom surveillance policies that were adopted with a 5-2 vote.Supt. Brent Howard explained that cameras … more
No one really knows how friends Bonnie Cartwright and Merle Richardson got acquainted, but for them it’s enough to just say “we’ve known each other forever.” When one is age 95 and the other just three months younger, that’s a long time. more
Renea Turner Luster addressed the Mountain View City Council last Tuesday night, presenting plans to renovate and reopen Marie’s Dairy Creme on East Main Street, asking the council to create an ordinance to allow food trucks within the city. more
The way a story about misspending of public funds came to light last week gave the appearance the story had been “hidden” for the past year, when in fact it was under … more
The swimming pool at the Stone County Recreation Complex is set to open June 11, Mayor Roger Gardner told the council last Tuesday night. more
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