Bull Shoals, AR


Winning number announced for ‘Jewels for You’ pendant

Prior to the Red, White and Blue fireworks being shot Saturday evening, the winning number for the Carter’s Jewel Chest “Jewels for You” pendant was announced on the campus of Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. The winning number is 198277. The winner will have until noon Friday to...
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Bull Shoals boater finds out hard way about Zebra Mussels

A Bull Shoals boater recently found out the hard way launching your boat in a different body of water may not be as easy as it seems. The person was ticketed when Zebra Mussels were discovered attached to the houseboat they were trying to launch into Table Rock Lake. The...
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Missing Mountain Home Teen Found Living in Cave with Kidnapper, Man Arrested with $1,000,000 Bond

Mountain Home, Ar. – A Mountain Home teen has been recovered safe and her kidnapper arrested following a more than 40 day search. A 14-year old girl went missing on Thursday, May 12 around 3 p.m. from the 1300 block of College Street in Mountain Home. Her mother notified police that she did not get on the bus to come home after school and believed she had been picked up by Isaac Melder, age 40 of Yellville, Ar.

18 MH business licenses issued in May

The city of Mountain Home issued 18 business licenses in May. – Chad Mooney for Mountain Mystery Escapes LLC., an escape room and entertainment business located at 419 South Main Street;. – Daniel Scallorn for Platinum Entertainment LLC., an internet lounging business located at 1310 East Side Center Court;. –...

Lockeroom pulls off sweep at North Central Arkansas

The Mountain Home Lockeroom American Legion baseball team went to Brockwell on Saturday and pulled off another sweep over North Central Arkansas. After North Central Arkansas scored three runs in the seventh inning to send the first game to an extra inning, the Lockeroom scored seven unanswered runs in the eighth to get the 15-8 win. Carter Graves picked up the victory on the mound. Ike Barrow had a double, a triple and three RBIs.

Hurricanes win another meet at Pocahontas

The Mountain Home Hurricanes swim team was able to win another meet on Saturday. The Hurricanes beat the newly-formed Jonesboro Shark Waves by 23 points at Pocahontas. Ajay Reiss won 100-yard freestyle for ages 13 and 14, Joia Traver won girls’ race for ages 15 to 18, and Asa Norwick won the senior boys’ event.

Thornfield Man Arrested for Making Death Threats, Fighting Deputies in Ozark County

Gainesville, Mo. – A Thornfield man was arrested after making death threats at a residence in Ozark County. Brandon Guidry of Thornfield was arrested by deputies with the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office after they received a call of an armed individual threatening to kill people at a residence in Isabella on June 14, 2022. Online court documents show that Guidry has a list of previous protection orders against him from the Isabella area from 2018.

Two Vehicle Crash Involving Deer Injures Man & Child near Gainesville

Gainesville, MO. – A two vehicle crash involving a deer has injured two people near Gainesville on Thursday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred on US 160, two miles east of Gainesville at 9 p.m. An eastbound 2008 Toyota Matrix driven by Mary...

Boil orders issued for Gainesville, Salesville and system in Izard County; lifted in Gassville, Calico Rock

Three boil orders have been issued for three area water systems and lifted for two other systems. A boil order was issued Thursday for some water customers in Gainesville due to a main break. The order is for those on the east side of town, from South U.S. Highway 160 starting at the Church of Christ going West to town. The area includes Hillsprings Drive, Turner Street, Cozy Home Lane, Plentywood Lane, and Am-Sam Drive.
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First Call Family Healthcare clinic opens in Gainesville

Nurse practitioner Marti Warden recently opened First Call Family Healthcare in Gainesville. She says she’s blessed to have three family members on staff including, from left: Kylee Humphries as office assistant, sister Kelli Humphries for insurance billing and behind-the-scenes support and sister-in-law Teodora Kyle as medical assistant. Times photo/Jessi Dreckman.

Despite lake levels dropping, some campgrounds remain closed

Even with the levels dropping, several Corps of Engineers campgrounds on Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes still have campsites closed due to high water. According to Chief Ranger Dylan Edwards, who is in charge of both Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes, 376 of the 776 campsites have been closed due to flooding or high water. Edwards says while many of the sites are not under water, campsites had to be closed due to electrical concerns. Electrical lines feeding those campsites were under water and the electricity had to be shut-off.

Chamber director discusses of Red, White and Blue Festival

The annual Red, White and Blue Festival begins its two-day run in Mountain Home Friday night. All of the activities will take place on the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home campus. Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce Director Dani Pugsley joined Brad Haworth during the news at 7 Friday morning to...