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Even though Funk Ranch off Culp Road in northern Stone County has been in Jennifer Brickell’s family since 1945, she never lived the farm life until she and her husband, Owen, took up residence … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
Watching all the fresh-faced, excited and happy graduates on Saturday was enjoyable. I was able to maintain an attitude free of cynicism for the entire day. As these young adults expressed their … more
“If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.” Author Lois Wyse is credited with the phrase I’ve heard for so many years, but have come to … more
Mountain View School Board made several changes affecting personnel during the regular meeting April 11, including approving a raise for classified staff and hiring Kevin McCarn as Mountain View High … more
An ordinance designed to address the problem of excessive overtime and comp time for county jail staff was discussed and approved by the Stone County Quorum Court at its regular meeting April … more
Mountain View City Council has agreed to the water and sewer department’s proposal to increase fees for line taps, meter deposits, service calls and other items. Department Superintendent … more
Once a year or so our staff expounds on the importance of public notices (called “legal notices” in our pages). This usually is in response to an effort at the state legislature to remove … more
I hate rude behavior in a man. I won’t tolerate it.The Lonesome Dove character Woodrow Call earned my husband’s undying admiration with that line, spoken after he had beat a man half to … more
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has been available to all children ages 0-5 in Stone County since 2019, and more than 300 local children are enrolled in the program. Mountain View School … more
Easter Activities, Arkansas Folk Festival plans, and an extensive article featuring Republican candidates for Stone County Sheriff are among major stories in the April 13 issue. more
With a crowded field in the race for this year’s Stone County Sheriff, candidates are seeking to distinguish themselves from one another in advance of the upcoming primary election. The race … more
Nostalgia can strike at the most random moments. My most recent episode was triggered by the sight, smell and taste of fluffy kernels of popcorn. Even though these kernels came from a bag of the … more
Soon after graduating high school where basketball had been the focus of so much of my attention for years, I was often struck by the urge to take the court. The bounce of a ball, the squeak of … more
Nearly 20 potential vendors attended a public meeting last week to discuss organizing a farmer’s market in Mountain View. Extension agent Tyler Caston and prospective vendor TIm Dryden … more
Two men are seeking the Republican nomination for Stone County Judge, with the race to be decided during the primary election next month. Jim Nesbitt and Robert Huckleberry both have Stone County … more
A pie and dessert auction and pie baking contest will be part of the upcoming Arkansas Folk Festival now in its 60th year. Anyone interested in baking for the contest should contact Rianna … more
Chess team members (from left) Nate Franks, Beau Turner, Luke Fletcher, Beck Morrow, Evan Fowlkes, and Austin McDonald. Mountain View High School finished in first place at the Northcentral … more
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