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Mountain View may, in the near future, have its own radio station devoted to the presentation and preservation of local music. Joe Hart of Springdale and his non-profit Community Educational … 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
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
Up to six inches of snowfall was reported across Stone County after temperatures dropped Saturday afternoon (1-15-22) and triggered a change from rain to snow.  See the Jan. 19 issue for two … more
In the 1960s, David Wolper took a simple concept and created a successful television show that ran in different forms for decades. The documentary series Biography had a simple and thought-provoking … more
One of the truths about the news business and telling stories is that the story sometimes sneaks its way into our own lives. I’ve become friends with countless interviewees over the years. I … 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
Of 2021, some have noted how quickly it passed, yet seemed to drag on forever. Such are the complex feelings of a politically divided society, living through a pandemic in a time when there is no … more
It started with an educated idea and a printer on a coffee table. Just two years later Zack Stewart is refining a business model that capitalizes on discovering needs through the power of social … more
Timbo basketball teams hosted Concord Dec. 13 and the visiting Pirates captured three wins, but the senior Lady Tigers did not go down without a fight. The visitors were lucky to emerge with a … 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
A new store in Timbo is set to become a retail hub for western Stone County and eastern Searcy County after opening its doors Dec. 6. Following a quick construction period, Dollar General launched … more
Mountain View's Christmas on the Square  program Saturday featured live music in the afternoon and culminated with a tree lighting, parade, and visit from Santa Claus. See more in the Dec. 8, … more
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