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Live, Laugh, Lemon! MHHS students squeeze some fun into graduation day

Confetti, backflips, fireworks, and lemons? Those four words sum up some of the biggest moments in Mountain Home High School's Class of 2024’s commencement ceremony at Bomber Stadium Friday evening. Parents poured into the stadium’s bleachers as students high-fived and hugged out their last moments together as a class before walking, or in some cases…

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Local pilots launch graduates to fly from Bomberland

Awarded by the Leading Edge Aviation Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity organized by local pilots to bring aviation opportunities to Mountain Home, two graduating students accepted scholarships to study for aerospace industry careers, although with different long-term objectives.   Accepting the Foundation's Jay Chafin State Farm Aviation scholarship for $2,000 was Emalyn Stephens, who plans to…

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Fulton County Hospital unveils new name and logo to employees

To celebrate National Hospital Week, Baxter Health provided a special surprise to the Fulton County Hospital team by delivering shirts with the new Baxter Health Fulton County Hospital logo. Fulton County Hospital is eager for the integration into the Baxter Health System, effective January 1, 2025. Until the integration is complete, Fulton County Hospital will…

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Boozman honored by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) honoredU.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) with its 2024 Leadership in Government Award in recognition of his advocacy for policies to improve the services and benefits veterans and their families have earned. “I’m proud to work with IAVA to ensure we fulfill the promises made to the men and women who…

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Brown v Board: Progress but still an unfulfilled promise

The promise of an equal education for Black students didn’t come to my Louisiana high school until my junior year in 1966, more than a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Brown v. Board decision outlawing school segregation. As President Joe Biden and civil rights leaders marked the 70th anniversary of that historic ruling…

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Mountain Home Symphony to perform ‘Sounds from the Silver Screen’ concert on May 26

The Mountain Home Symphony is back in full swing with its upcoming “Sounds from the Silver Screen” concert on May 26 at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. The concert, which will feature performances of musical soundtracks from movies like Pirates of the Caribbean and Lord of the Rings, will…

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