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2 hrs ago | The Baxter Bulletin

Ark. Highway Commission awards $1.8M in contracts

The Arkansas State Highway Commission announced Tuesday it has approved bids for $1.8 million in road projects in Baxter, Marion and Fulton counties.

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Related Topix: Baxter County, AR, Batesville, AR, Mountain Home, AR, Yellville, AR, Cotter, AR

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Special Marion County Library Board meeting tonight

YELLVILLE -- An emergency meeting of the Marion County Library Board to deal with personnel issues is set for 5:30 p.m. today at Flippin High School Room 9. The meeting is open to the public, and the front door of the high school will remain open for public access.

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Related Topix: Yellville, AR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Bull Shoals mayor on embattled Dan Sutterfield: 'He's the chief'

Bull Shoals Police Chief Dan Sutterfield and Mayor Bruce Powell are going to get to know one another a little better after a federal judge ordered Sutterfield to live in the mayor's home as one of the conditions for his release from jail.

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Related Topix: Bull Shoals, AR, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drug Testing

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Marion Co. Red Cross shelter receives grant

Thanks to a grant of nearly $46,000, Marion County is in the final stages of renovating its Community Center at the Fairgrounds in Summit in order to make it a Red Cross Emergency Shelter.

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Related Topix: Summit, AR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Watchdog Report: EDD director questions intent of senior center funds

More than half of an $83,000 restricted-use fund held by the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District for renovation of the Springdale Senior Wellness Center may not have come to agency coffers with proper notations showing the intent of the donation.

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The Baxter Bulletin

2 women in Marion Co. jail on drug charges

Two women were arrested Wednesday on various drug-related charges, according to Police Chief Dusty Smith.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Flippin, AR, Gassville, AR

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Watchdog Report: Officials struggle on what to do next with the EDD?

A nine-county economic development district serving northwest Arkansas may have some time to get its ducks in a row if Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass and state Sen. Johnny Key, R-Mountain Home, have their way.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Baxter County, AR, Mountain Home, AR, Carroll County, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Newport man arrested on drug, traffic charges

YELLVILLE -- A Newport man was arrested Tuesday on various drug and traffic charges, according to Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Yellville, AR, Flippin, AR, Gassville, AR

The Baxter Bulletin

Thomas Garrett: There should be an accounting from NWAEDD

You'd think an agency that deals with millions of dollars could keep better track of it and would not get behind on bills.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Womack, Arkansas, Mountain Home, AR, Baxter County, AR

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Affordable Healthcare Act: Sign-up deadline passes ... well, kinda, sorta

So, you missed the application deadline for health insurance coverage ordered by the Affordable Healthcare Act.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Baxter County, AR, Mountain Home, AR

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Deadline looms for ACA plans

Monday is the last day for most uninsured Arkansans to enroll in health insurance plans that are qualified under requirements of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 and become effective this year.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Health Insurance, Health, Prison, Baxter County, AR, Mountain Home, AR

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Baxter Bulletin

Police Chief: Flippin Post Office burglary was 'organized' and not 'random'

Whoever broke into the Flippin Post Office early Tuesday morning knew what they were after and how to get it, according to Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith.

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Related Topix: Flippin, AR

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