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Settlement agreement reached in former jailer’s suit against Baxter County, Sheriff, and former sergeant accused of sexual assault
The lawsuit against Baxter County, Sheriff John Montgomery, and former Baxter County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Steven Goode by former BCSO Jailer Tabitha King is over following Judge Mark Ford’s announcement yesterday that all parties had reached a settlement that resolved all of King’s claims. The settlement comes after Judge Ford granted a mixed summary judgment…
Yellville man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for online sexual enticement of a minor
Isaac James Melder, age 42, of Yellville was sentenced on February 13, 2024, to 360 months in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of communicating with a minor through the internet to entice the minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.  The Honorable Judge Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing…
Good Samaritan Society seeking fun prize donations for St. Patrick’s Day Event
The Good Samaritan Society is hosting a St. Patrick's Day Event! This includes entertainment by Celtic harpist, Tracy McConnelly, sweets/treats, and fun prizes/giveaways. This event is free to the community of Mtn Home, and only requires an RSVP due to limited seating. The Good Samaritan Society is asking for donations of fun prizes/giveaways. …
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:…
Arkansas maternal health care landscape needs more coordination and teamwork, physicians say
Providers of prenatal and postpartum medical care in Arkansas need to better reach the general public and collaborate more with each other, elected officials and medical professionals agreed Wednesday at a roundtable discussion about maternal health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. U.S. Sen. John Boozman’s office coordinated the discussion between him, U.S.…
MH police to take down controversial crime prevention cameras
Mountain Home’s hotly debated crime prevention cameras are coming down. Mountain Home Police Chief Eddie Griffin announced in Tuesday’s Public Safety Committee meeting that he had asked the vendor, Critical Edge of Jonesboro, to remove their cameras from the city’s various intersections after determining that the camera’s license plate reading software did not work as…

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