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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
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 … more
Check out the Jan. 5 issue for the Year in Review, obituary list for 2021, a story about businesses responding to challenges, a sheriff's candidate announcement, details of the Yellowjackets NAC … more
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 … 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
John Morrow’s Depression-era youth did little to prepare him for experiences he would endure during World War II, but his three years of service helped shape the man he would become. An … more
As we wrap up our Christmas shopping and attend to our last-minute holiday to-do lists here in the Ozarks, a rural-Arkansas sister community is just figuring out what tomorrow looks like. It is my … 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
One experience led to the next. First, there was a warm feeling gently permeating my face as I seemingly walked out of some foggy realm. Gradually, and from some distant place, and wherever it is … more
Starting out three weeks and 400 miles earlier, I had a goal of walking into Santiago de Compostela on Thanksgiving Day. It would be a milestone moment and a memorable way to give thanks for so many … more
Let’s catch up on a few stories behind the stories -- items that didn’t make the headlines above the fold in recent weeks. A recent phone interview with Mountain View Band Director … more
In a land of democracy where the people supposedly rule, we really should do a better job holding our elected officials accountable. You can show up once a year at the parade and toss penny candy … more
The 39th Annual Arkansas Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Races was back to its full schedule this year, with beautiful autumn weather lasting through the weekend. Overall, the festival went … more
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 … 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
I ain’t as good as I once was, That’s just the cold hard truth. I still throw a few back, talk a little smack, When I’m feelin’ bullet proof. So don’t double-dog dare me … more
For several hours last Monday night, it was the only thought I could think. I need someone to hold a grudge against. Somebody’s got to pay. It all began about a year ago – a time when I … 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
As we turned east down the access road a fresh spring breeze rushed through our partially rolled-down windows and the morning sun radiated warmly through the windshield. In the passenger seat, Daniel … more
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