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Mountain Home NJROTC defeats Hereford MCJROTC
Mountain Home NJROTC defeated Hereford MCJROTC 905.4 to 884.4 in the 2024 National Air Rifle New Shooter League. Mountain Home NJROTC was led by Lukas Pool  who shot a 256.9. The remaining contributing members were MaKynley Smith, Karhys Herbert, and Aspen Douglas. They are from Mountain Home, AR, and are coached by Jason Williams. …
Military Service Sisters receives donation for Woman Veteran Calander
On February 21, 2024, a heartwarming moment unfolded as the Military Service Sisters received a $500 donation from the Woman Veteran Calendar, a non-profit organization based in San Antonio, Texas. This donation, made possible through the sales of the 2024 Woman Veteran Calendar, is a testament to the commitment of supporting women veterans and inspiring…
Commission hears wildlife, fisheries regulations proposals
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of hunting, fishing and wildlife regulations proposals to be voted on for the 2024-25 hunting and fishing seasons. The changes ranged from commercial and recreational fishing, to hunting, to updates to the agency’s captive wildlife regulations. Among the hunting regulations being considered are proposals to:…
Mountain Home cadets set sights on Air Rifle National Championships
The results have been released for the Southeast Regional Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Qualifier, and the Bombers are in. Thousands of young competitors from across 10 states competed in the regional qualifier postal match and Mountain Home NJROTC made the cut, placing 15th overall with a combined score of 935 points out of 1200 possible,…
Baxter Health welcomes Cara Ballard, MD, to medical staff
Baxter Health is welcoming Cara Ballard, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Ballard is a board-certified family medicine physician in private practice at Lincoln Paden Medical Group and is accepting new patients of all ages. Dr. Ballard graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock before attending UAMS College of Medicine. She completed a…
Late winter mallard estimates remain lowest in 15 years
In the final aerial survey of the 2023-24 waterfowl season, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists estimated a Delta mallard population that was more than a half-million mallards below the 2009-2024 late January long-term average and the lowest late January survey estimate on record since the 2010 start of transect-based surveys. Also, total duck population…
Leftover WMA turkey hunt permits available online Feb. 26
If you didn’t draw a wildlife management area turkey hunt permit during the regular drawing, there’s still a chance to get a spot to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular WMAs. All leftover permits will be available at www.agfc.com on a first-come, first-served online sale beginning 8 a.m., Feb. 26. The only WMA turkey hunting…

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