Montgomery County, AR

COSL announces Montgomery County tax auction

(August 1, 2022) LITTLE ROCK, Ark – Commissioner of State Lands Tommy Land announced that his office will auction tax-delinquent property in Montgomery County on Wednesday, August 17, at 1 p.m. The auction will be held at the Montgomery County Criminal Justice Complex – new courtroom in Mt. Ida, with registration beginning at 12:30 p.m.
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Jeff Black among 25 LEOs recognized by AGFC

Montgomery County AGFC Enforcement Officer Jeff Black was among 25 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission enforcement officers and a K-9 to receive the division’s top honors Thursday, July 28, at a special presentation held at the AGFC Headquarters Auditorium in Little Rock. Black was one of three officers to...
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Swinging into the past

MOUNT IDA – Soon Montgomery County couples can “court” the old fashioned way by riding the Owley Courting Swing now located at The Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida. The Owley Courting Swing hearkens back to a slower time when community gatherings were attended by practically everyone in the county. The swing provided a whimsical distraction to the harsher days on the farm, or at the lumber mill.
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Parade kicks off 95th annual Montgomery County Fair

MOUNT IDA – The Montgomery County Fair kicks off Monday, August 8, at 7 p.m. with a parade, followed by the pageant and talent show Tuesday, August 9. The 95th edition of the county fair will be held August 7 through 13 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. This year’s theme is “Sew it, Grow, Show it.”

Fair pageant set for August 9

The Montgomery County Fair Pageant will move to a new night this year with contestants walking on Tuesday, August 9. The talent show will also be held Tuesday, August 9. The pageant will feature nine categories based on age and will be held at the Ode Maddox Building at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Mount Ida. The pageant will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Rain doesn’t wash burn ban away

Some residents in Montgomery County received as much as two inches of rain last Thursday as a line of thunderstorms blew through the county. Unfortunately, the rains wasn’t wide-spread enough to bring an end to the county-wide burn ban. Rain and high winds blew into Montgomery County early Thursday...

2022 Montgomery County Farm Family gives God all the glory

A traditional God fearing approach to raising cattle is what has led the Hill family to being selected as the 2022 Farm Bureau Montgomery County Farm Family of the Year. Like a lot of farmers in Montgomery County Jacob and Kayley Hills don’t like to talk about themselves, but they are quick to share the importance of faith in their lives.