QC remembers Las Vegas victims – Purchase of new trash truck approved

Oct. 10, 2017 It was a meeting light on business for the Independence County Quorum Court on Monday night, but the mood began heavy with the victims of the Las Vegas massacre being remembered. The quorum court also approved increased sick leave for an employee and the purchase of a new truck. The meeting began with 58 seconds of silence, a second for each victim. … Continue reading QC remembers Las Vegas victims – Purchase of new trash truck approved

Little impact expected over ID law’s death

October 16, 2014 With Arkansas’ voter ID law being struck down by the state’s supreme court just days before early voting begins, things are reverting back to the way they were done before. In Baxter County, the death of Act 595, which required all voters to show a photo ID at their polling site, is not expected to have much of an impact, according to … Continue reading Little impact expected over ID law’s death

Gamma House gets bigger

October 16, 2014 Gamma House in Mountain Home is getting bigger, thanks to donated time and material from the Twin Lakes Home Builders Association. Wednesday, laborers were putting up wall frames, ceiling joints and roof rafters. It was a good day to be at work, with cool sunny weather in the Twin Lakes Area, which had been preceded by almost a week of rain. “It’s … Continue reading Gamma House gets bigger

New Norfork Bridge: Gateway to progress

October 16, 2014 Officials on the state, county and city levels gathered to cut the ribbon Wednesday, formally opening Norfork’s new bridge for business. The Norfork Schools band provided music as people mingled under the bright morning sun at Norfork Resort and Trout Dock on the northern shores of the North Fork River. Kicking things off was Justice of the Peace Leon Alexander, who introduced … Continue reading New Norfork Bridge: Gateway to progress

Mountain Home Public Schools to honor vets with diplomas

October 15, 2014 Mountain Home Public Schools will again recognize veterans who left high school before graduation to serve their country by granting them high school diplomas at its Veterans Ceremony on Nov. 6. “The schools used to do this as a separate ceremony,” said Ninth grade civics teacher Bud Zorman. “This year, it is a part of the veterans program.” Last year’s combined program … Continue reading Mountain Home Public Schools to honor vets with diplomas