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Summit man allegedly drives to court with break-in tools in bed of truck
A Marion County man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly drove a truck to court on an unrelated matter with tools used in a break-in in the bed of the vehicle. According to the probable cause affidavit filed Friday, 26-year-old Dylan Statum of Summit, has been charged with felony counts
House Fire Death in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, Ark. - A house fire that left one person dead and another injured is under investigation in Yellville. It happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of North Wickersham Street.
Elks Kids Christmas event Dec. 15
The Harrison Elks Lodge will host their Elks Annual Kids Christmas from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Elks Lodge located on Highway 412/62/65 North in Harrison. The event is for children ages birth to 12 years old and children must be present with an adult. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be present f
Fake news: Facebook page about city government entertains, annoys
City asks citizens to not confuse facts with fiction. A Facebook page purported to be operated by the City of Mountain Home has left some residents amused, and others rankled. The page, “City of Mtn. Home,” has been liked more than 2,200 times since it was created on Dec. 3. The page, which notes th
MHJH basketball suffers sweep at Marion
The Mountain Home Junior Lady Bombers suffered their first conference loss of the season Monday night, falling 37-31 to the Marion Junior Lady Patriots at Marion. Haven Klinger scored 12 points and Annie Norcross added 10 for the Junior Lady Bombers (6-4, 3-1), who face Cave City on Wednesday in the
Boone County puts five teams in rankings - boys poll
LITTLE ROCK — In the first ever Arkansas Sports Media basketball poll, Boone County found itself well represented. Sports writers from across Arkansas voted in the poll that ranks an overall top 10 and the top five in each classification.
Marion County Law Enforcement Center open house
The front entrance of the Marion County Law Enforcement Center is seen Friday afternoon. The facility will function as both work space for the Sheriff's Office as well as a 62-bed bed jail.
Defense helps Lady Warriors run past Lady Panthers
COTTER — After Yellville-Summit climbed within three points early in the third quarter, the Cotter Lady Warriors responded with strong defense and held the Lady Panthers without a field goal the rest of the game in a 50-35 victory in 2A-1 Conference action Monday night at Cotter Coliseum.
Police find burglary tools in truck outside courthouse
A 26-year-old Yellville man was jailed after Marion County authorities reported finding tools in the bed of a truck parked at the court annex, which they believe were used to break into a payment box.
Marion County Residents Tour New Jail
MARION COUNTY, Ark- Officials and residents in Marion County, Arkansas are celebrating the completion of their new state of the art county jail. It's been more than two years in the making, but on Friday, there was a lot of excitement as the public was given the chance to tour the inside of the buil
Searchers taking nothing for granted
Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore said a veritable small army, largely volunteers, took to Crooked Creek on Sunday in the search for signs of John and Amy Villines. John and Amy have been missing since Friday, Nov. 30, when their vehicle washed off Highland Street in an apparent flash flood where Dry
Police seize 20 guns in November traffic stop
A 32-year-old Salem woman appeared in Baxter County Circuit on Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to a charge of possession of firearms by a certain person. Brandie Leigh Lyons was arrested following a traffic stop for a seat-belt violation when Arkansas State Police trooper Nathan Litty reporte
The Search Resumes for a Missing Harrison, Ark. Couple
HARRISON, Ark. - The search effort resumes for a missing Harrison, Arkansas couple after they went missing Friday, Nov. 30. The search was suspended due to weather concerns. The couple's car was swept away by a flood and found Nov. 30, but the couple is still missing.
Senior center activities and menus for December
Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Weekly van schedule Monday - Western Grove, Jasper city limits Tuesday - Mt Judea, Vendor, Jasper city limits Wednesday - Mockingbird Hill, weekly Deer-Nail-Lurton - 2 wks. Every other week to Harrison at noon. Thursday - Shiloh, Parthenon, Murray and Jasper cit
Speaker explains Pete’s Pantry; donations made
Dr. Charles Adair presided at the Friday, Nov. 9, Boone and Newton Counties Retired Teachers and Support Staff (BNCRTSS) traditional Thanksgiving potluck luncheon at First Christian Church in Harrison. He also asked the blessing with thankfulness for our veterans who protect our freedoms. Charles Ru
Boone County Jail roster from Nov. 26 - Dec. 3
Jayson D. Allred, 35, of Huntsville was booked in Nov. 29 at 11:15 p.m. on revocation of suspended sentence with no bond amount shown. Released on bond Dec. 2. Leslie M. Atnip, 35, of Harrison was booked in Aug. 15 at 3:36 p.m. on theft by receiving and unauthorized use of a vehicle with bond set at
Permanent quarter-percent sales tax will support maintenance and operation of jail
The Baxter County Quorum Court on Tuesday night approved an $18.4 million budget for 2019. That budget, which includes $2.9 million to construct an addition to the Baxter County Detention Center, is the largest in the county’s history. The budget also includes funds for the ongoing maintenance and o
Searcy's Drew Vest ready to be a Hog
Searcy offensive lineman Andrew Vest will fulfill his dream of becoming an Arkansas Razorback when he enrolls in January and gets started with offseason workouts. "You get to get in here, get your body right, and start to do stuff that other guys don't get to do for another six months,” Vest said. “
One Killed, One Hurt in Yellville House Fire
A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured early Tuesday morning following a fire on North Wickersham Ave. in Yellville, according to Keith Edmonds, Director of Emergency Management for Marion County.
The verdict: Guilty of murder
It was broad daylight on a nice autumn day in 1912 when 18-year-old Miss Ella Barham of rural Boone County was murdered. She was raped, killed by a severe blow to the head, and dismembered with an axe. Soon, a neighborhood man was arrested for the murder and put on trial for his life.