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City of Mountain Home issues public hearing notice for renovations to Grandma’s House Children’s Advocacy Center

A second required public hearing concerning the implementation of an Arkansas Community and Economic and Development Program (ACEDP) grant for the renovations to Grandma’s House Children’s Advocacy Center will be held at Mountain Home City Hall 720 S. Hickory St. Mountain Home, AR on: Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this…

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MH City Council approves controversial crime prevention cameras in 5-3 vote

Despite heavy push back from local activists and concerned citizens, Mountain Home Police Department's request for new crime prevention cameras has been approved. In a 5-3 vote, Mountain Home City Council approved the measure after participating in a back and forth debate with the packed crowd at City Hall on Thursday evening. The council pushed…

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Bank OZK held in contempt in NABORS Landfill suit, court docs reveal ADEQ/bondholder plot for taxpayer bailout

Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Scott Jackson has found the Bank of the Ozarks, now Bank OZK, to be in contempt of court over refusing to return $433,987.10 in taxpayer money to the court’s registry after ruling that the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District’s $18 NABORS tax was unconstitutional. Bank OZK was given until Aug.…

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Mountain Home Aquatics Center

Mountain Home’s Aquatic Center design heads to Planning Commission for approval on Monday

Mountain Home's Aquatic Center is officially heading to the city's Planning Commission on Monday for approval, following the completion of the project's final designs. The good news was announced by Mountain Home Mayor Hillrey Adams during a round-table discussion held at Baxter Health's main hospital campus Thursday morning. Following approval from the commission, the…

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Sanders talks LEARNS mandate, being education Governor in Mountain Home town hall

While her political opponents may have narrowly found the signatures needed to place Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders LEARNS Act on the ballot next year, that didn’t stop the popular Governor from taking a victory lap to a crowd of 400 Mountain Home residents in a town hall Tuesday evening. Joined by Secretary of Education Jacob…

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Governor Sanders returning to Mountain Home for LEARNS town hall on Tuesday

She wasn’t joking when she said she loved Mountain Home! Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be returning to Mountain Home for a town hall discussion on the historic LEARNS education reform legislation that was passed during the 2023 legislative session. Sanders will be joined by Secretary of Education Jacob Olivia. The LEARNS Act, which…

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