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Flippin student 4th in Congressional Art competition
Brenna Metts, a Flippin High School ninth grader, is receiving her fourth place award from Congressman Steve Womack at the Third District Congressional Art Competition, recently held at Rogers. She is a student of Cheryl Blasdel, art teacher at FHS.CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
It’s called Crooked Creek for a reason
Many opportunities exist along this stretch, but the most enjoyable floating, fishing and scenery to partake in may be the Pyatt to Snow section in Marion County.
UPDATE: Harrison shooting suspect caught in Newton County
NEWTON COUNTY -- The search for 32-year-old Kurt Gronwaldt, a suspect in a reported shooting incident early Thursday morning in Harrison, ended in Newton County about 6:30 p.m. Friday when he was arrested near the old Crawford’s store south of Pruitt.
Missing and stolen items unclaimed in Baxter County, Arkansas
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -Unclaimed items are sitting in the Baxter County Sheriff's Office and Mountain Home Police Department.Mountain Home Police Investigator Mike Day said, "Some of this stuff that we get: tools and that sort of thing. We want to get the product back to the rightful owner."Some are s
Guilty verdict in fatal crash
A Branson woman was found guilty Thursday of a pair of felonies relating to a car crash that killed a 3-year-old Springfield girl.According to the Taney County Prosecutor’s Office, Daisy M. Marks, 30, was found guilty by Circuit Judge Tony Williams of the felonies of first-degree involuntary manslau
Police search for shooting suspect; Kurt Gronwaldt, 32
Police Chief Paul Woodruff said officers responded to the house, but both victim and suspect were gone. The victim, whose name wasn’t released, was located later and taken to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center for treatment, then to the HPD to make a statement when he was released at the hospita
Mountain Home resident celebrated st Mruk Center
When it comes to exercise and overall fitness, John F. Kennedy may have said it best: “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.”
MH man facing kidnapping charge picks up new charge
Jerry Dean Hopper, 44, of Mountain Home, appeared in Baxter County Circuit Court before Judge Gordon Webb. Hopper entered a not guilty plea to terroristic threatening.
Leslie Williams Band playing Music on the Square
Leslie Williams of Lakeview sings vocals for the band. She started singing at age 6, and began playing professionally with her mother’s band at 7. She has performed in venues in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Bootleg Riot playing Friday Night Block Party
Bootleg Riot is a five-piece band that plays Top 40 hits from artists like Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Thomas Rhett, Randy Houser and many others.
Murder suspect to claim self defense
Robert Dean Penny, 60, is charged with first-degree murder for the Dec. 5 death of his landlord Chester Raymond Hornowski.
Stolen items? Here's a way to help police help you
Investigator Mike Day is the evidence custodian for the Mountain Home Police Department and he wants your help. He wants to return stolen items police have recovered, but without identifying marks, it's difficult at best to return items to their rightful owners.
The passing of the pack
The Food Bank of North Central Arkansas recently held an event to celebrate the work done by the Norfork United Methodist Women, with the leadership of Linda Watt as part of their Back Pack for Kids program. Pictured are: (from left) Terry, Angie and Brady Hamm; Jan Wilson; Doris Bounds; Jo Wilson;
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hospital important to our community
Due to the remoteness of the location, it took several hours for two of my friends to hike back to the truck, find cell service and begin the rescue progress. After about five hours, the very first responders arrived. While I can not possibly mention all the many people who helped, I must name two i
Is this your dog?
Harrison Police Animal Control Officer Matthew Case said this white female hound mix with black spots and a pink bandana around her neck was located on North Rowland. If this is your dog, call Harrison Police at 741-5463.
Deadly tick found in Arkansas; program to turn in ticks
HARRISON, Ark. -The Longhorned tick has now been found in four states, including Arkansas, but researchers don't think the cases are connected.That tick found in the Natural State was recently found on a dog in Benton County.Dr. Heath Jones, a veterinarian with Harrison Animal Clinic, said, "They ca
Mountain Home Mayor: City borrowing money, but not broke
The City of Mountain Home has borrowed money from its own Street Department to help pay the city’s bills, but Mountain Home is no danger of going broke, officials said Monday.
Mountain Home's historic district now has 19 street signs marking the area
The district is roughly enclosed between Hickory, Fifth, South and Eighth streets. The area is approximately 16.4 acres in total and includes 58 buildings, 37 of which qualify as historic.
Chamber cuts ribbon for Crownover Company
Crownover Company hosted the Chamber’s Morning Brew followed by a Ribbon Cutting on June 7. The event was well attended by Chamber Ambassadors, members and guest. Lyle Crownover owns and operates Crownover Company Inc., which has been serving the Twin Lakes Area in the construction industry for seve
Harrison, Ark. restaurant owner turns himself into authorities for identity fraud case
HARRISON, Ark. --Police say the owner of a restaurant on the square in Harrison, Ark. turned himself into authorities.