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Over $82,000 worth of meth seized in Stone County

Two Mountain View residents have been arrested and charged with trafficking meth and marijuana during a large-scale drug bust, according to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds. A release from the sheriff’s department said deputies were searching for Jennifer Mannon, 38, on a warrant for parole absconding. On June 23, deputies located Mannon at a Pitard Loop residence and placed her under arrest. The release said three bags of methamphetamine were observed in the residence.
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Movie filmed in Stone County part of Bentonville Film Festival

“Plus One at an Amish Wedding,” an upcoming movie that was filmed in Stone County last year, was shown to audiences at the Bentonville Film Festival Wednesday morning. The movie is also currently screening virtually as part of the Bentonville Film Festival (BFF) through July 3. (For more information on how to purchase a BFF virtual screening pass to see the movie and other festival selections during that period, click here.)
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Several county positions decided in Tuesday runoff

Several area county positions were decided after Tuesday’s primary runoff election in Arkansas. All but one winner will go into the general election unopposed. Izard County Judge Eric Smith will keep his position for another term after beating challenger Paul Womack in the Republican primary. Smith came away with 52% of the votes, and Womack had 48%.
IZARD COUNTY, AR
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Primary runoff election today; polls open at 7:30 a.m.

The polls will be open today for various Republican runoff elections stemming from the May 24 statewide primaries. While there are no runoffs for statewide office, there are a few local races of note. The runoff for Senate District 22 has State Representative John Payton of Wilburn against State Sen....
BATESVILLE, AR
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Newton Co. boil order lifted, Stone Co. order remains in effect

The Arkansas Department of Health has lifted the boil water order for Newton County as of Wednesday morning at 10. The order for Parthenon Water Association had been in effect since May 25. The order affected customers served by the Gum Springs Road tank. A boil water order for part...
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Local business owner accused of scamming elderly victim

A Mountain Home man has been arrested following an investigation into reports of work being paid for and never completed.According to the probable cause affidavit deputies began looking into a case involving an elderly victim who paid to have multiple projects built by a builder on her property in Stone County and never received the services.
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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Part of Stone County water system under boil order

The Arkansas Department of Health has issued a boil water order for part of a water system in Stone County. The boil water order is for customers of Mountain View Waterworks in the Tubbs Subdivison. The boil order was issued Tuesday due to a main break and will remain in...
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Man accused of defrauding 87-year-old woman

STONE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A man faces a felony theft charge after investigators say he intentionally took advantage of an 87-year-old woman. According to court documents, the victim paid 46-year-old Robert Shane Daniel of Mountain Home a total of $19,200 for three projects that were never begun. Stone County...
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Authorities accuse man of defrauding 87-year-old Stone County woman

A Baxter County man has been accused in circuit court of theft of property in a case involving an 87-year-old Stone County woman. According to a release from the Stone County Sheriff’s Department, Chief Deputy Sheriff Dammon McGilton began reviewing a case involving the woman from the Optimus community and a construction contractor identified as Robert S. Daniel, 46, of Mountain Home.
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Stone County man facing felony theft charge

A Stone County man is facing a felony theft-by-receiving charge after authorities say a stolen utility terrain vehicle (UTV) was discovered in his yard. According to the arrest affidavit, deputies were called to the residence of Everett Wayne Galloway, 58, in the Optimus community on June 3 after receiving information that a Can-Am UTV that had been stolen out of Baxter County in March was parked in Galloway’s yard.
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Stone County man accused of sexual assault

A Stone County man has been accused of second-degree sexual assault in an incident involving a female juvenile under the age of 12. According to the affidavit of probable cause, the incident occurred on April 9. The court information said the suspect, Dennis Lee Trammell, 24, was in custody in the Searcy County Jail for violating a no-contact order when a Stone County investigator interviewed Trammell on May 16. Trammell denied any contact with a juvenile during the interview, the affidavit said.
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Preserving Is Calling

Of the various roles that newspapers fill – to inform, enlighten and entertain, for instance – one of the most important to me is to record. Despite our product being printed on one of the lesser grades of paper known to man, when something is published in a newspaper it is generally well-preserved for future generations who might want or need to access it. It remains to be seen how well digital archives will stand the test of time, but I look forward to finding out.
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Mountain View man charged with four counts of murder

A man who has been in jail since the day after the murder of four Stone County residents in the Ben community has been charged with those murders. Donnie Lee Trammell, 54, is charged with shooting to death his parents, Clinton and Sharon Trammell, and two neighbors, Shirley Watters and her son, James “Cecil” Watters.
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