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  1. Nativity plaintiffs awarded legal feesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $52,000 to attorneys who successfully challenged the placement of a Nativity scene on the Baxter County Courthouse grounds last year. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks awarded attorney fees totaling $49,855 and costs of $2,503.76, for a total of $52,358.76, to three attorneys representing the Washington-based American Humanist Association.


  2. East Little Rock is calling developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | NWAonline

    Work continued Thursday at 615 Main St. where Margie Raimondo hopes to open Raimondo Winery later this year. The project is one of several downtown scheduled for completion this year.


  3. Coach receives friend's kidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | NWAonline

    Marcus McCain, known in the Mountain Home community as "Coach McCain," went through a life-altering procedure recently when he received a kidney from a living donor. The donor, a Twin Lakes Area resident, is a close friend of McCain's.


  4. Dam job to clog highway to lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | NWAonline

    A map showing the location of the Arkansas 178 bridge which will be closed periodically due to work on the Bull Shoals Dam. Refurbishing the floodgates on Bull Shoals Dam in north Arkansas will require, for the next 18 months, some patience on the part of residents and the tourists who flock to the lake the dam created.


  5. Nativity scene contests launched after ruling on county's displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | NWAonline

    Two contests have been created to allow Baxter County businesses and residents to compete for monetary prizes by setting up a Nativity scene after a judge ruled that religious or secular holiday displays could not appear on the courthouse lawn. A federal judge had ruled that the Nativity scene on the courthouse lawn violated the U.S. Constitution and that the county must either stop placing any religious seasonal displays on the property or create a public forum allowing displays by all religions and viewpoints.


  6. Nativity scene at courthouse gone for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass will no longer allow a Nativity scene on the courthouse lawn, saying Wednesday the county will not appeal a federal judge's recent decision that the scene violated the First Amendment. In a prepared statement he read at the courthouse, Pendergrass said the county's risk management board -- which assesses costs of legal cases and insurance -- would not fund an appeal to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals of U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks ruling.


  7. 3 arrests made in arson-murder case, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | NWAonline

    Baxter County authorities have made arrests in connection with a Nov. 7 arson that claimed the lives of an elderly couple. Nicholas Roos, 24, and Mikayla Mynk, 20, both of Gassville and Zach Tyler Grayham, 23, of Mountain Home were arrested on capital murder charges in the deaths of 75-year-old Donald Rice and 71-year-old Ladonna Rice, the Baxter County sheriff's office announced Monday.


  8. Dozens of filers go no-fees pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | NWAonline

    Eighty-eight district judge candidates submitted to the state last month enough voter signatures to get on the 2016 ballot without having to pay thousands of dollars in filing fees, state records show. But they had to travel to downtown Little Rock to do it, and some of them weren't happy about that.


  9. Day's five TDs carry WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | NWAonline

    Alex Day capped off his 278-yard performance with a 1-yard touchdown run to give the Charging Wildcats a come-from-behind 70-64 victory over Jonesboro in 7A/6A-East Conference game at Charging Wildcats Stadium in North Little Rock. The junior running back carried the ball 31 times and scored 5 touchdowns.


  10. Judge cancels trial over Baxter County nativity sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | NWAonline

    A federal judge has canceled a trial in a lawsuit challenging a nativity scene at the Baxter County Courthouse and will instead rule based on court filings in the case. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued an order Monday canceling the Oct. 15 trial because "there are no genuine issues of material fact to be tried."


  11. Restaurant Transitions: Juice bar opening and new winery delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | NWAonline

    Winemaker Margie Raimondo stands in front of the Fulk Building, once the home of the Arkansas Democrat, at 615 Main St. As of our deadline, Juice Bar Midtowne , despite some delays, was still on track to open today in the Midtowne Shopping Center, 201 N. University Ave., Little Rock. Hours, per the website , are 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday; we still don't have a listed phone number , but we've been keeping track via the Facebook page .


  12. Lowell officer helps stranger see sister last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Ruth Corbin traveled to Northwest Arkansas from her home in Louisiana last month on a somber errand -- to have a last visit with her dying sister. The rental car Corbin was driving collided with another car on Arkansas 264 in Lowell and was totaled, just a few miles from the airport.


  13. Deputies: Bodies of 2 found in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | NWAonline

    The Baxter County sheriff's office is investigating the deaths of two Mountain Home residents and treating the case as a murder-suicide, according to a news release. The two were identified as Terry C. Mills, 57, and Sandra Christine Douglas, 47. They were believed to have lived together in the home.


  14. Manager knows Lockeroom wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    The Mountain Home Lockeroom manager plays the part of the surly skipper and the doting grandfather equally well. He may rip one of his players to shreds one minute and build them back up the next.


  15. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    Harrison Scott Key will read from his new memoir, The World's Largest Man, Saturday in the Oxford American Annex in Little Rock. Oxford American contributing writer and editor Harrison Scott Key will read from his new memoir, The World's Largest Man , at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Oxford American Annex, 1300 Main St., Little Rock.


  16. Carcasses send signal to vultures: Leave damRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | NWAonline

    The number of vultures roosting on and near Bull Shoals Dam has dropped from about 300 to 40 since June 22, when three vultures were shot and their corpses hung on structures there, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday. Vultures are scavengers, but they have an aversion to the dead of their own species.


  17. Crash injuries fatal to 86-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | NWAonline

    A Mountain Home man died Tuesday from injuries he received in an accident in late June, according to an Arkansas State Police report. Kenneth Schuning, 86, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet south on Rossi Road in Mountain Home in Baxter County on June 25 about 9:05 a.m., according to the report.


  18. Vulture killings a last resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | NWAonline

    Three vultures were shot Monday and hung on structures at Bull Shoals Dam in an effort to shoo away hundreds of vultures that have started staying there year round. Laurie Driver, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said it was the "last resort."


  19. Welcome home a hit with RazorbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | NWAonline

    Drained and defeated from their two-and-through College World Series in Omaha, Neb., the Arkansas Razorbacks found some 70 or so Hog-calling fans awaiting at Baum Stadium on Tuesday as they bused in from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Most probably didn't fully appreciate the moment.


  20. Prophet off-limits on signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | NWAonline

    Chuck Bright, co-owner of Bright Signs, said there's just too much "crazy stuff" going on in the world. "I wasn't worried about it until my kids starting worrying about it and said, 'What if somebody decides to show up and chop your head off?'" In the billboard business, "snipes" are signs that are pasted over other billboards, typically to update or correct advertisements. 11 comments

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