Baxter County Newswire

Baxter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Baxter County, AR.

Results 1 - 20 of 102 in Baxter County, AR

  1. Man accused of assaulting neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Baxter County man is behind bars after being accused of assaulting his next door neighbor. Sheriff John Montgomery states Ian Michael Tice, 35, of Mountain Home was arrested Wednesday morning following a reported disturbance.

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  2. Three 2016 ballot initiatives the Ark. legislature approved in 2015 updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KATV Little Rock

    ... elected county officials from being appointed or elected to a different civil office during their term. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery was one of several hundred county elected officials at this week's Association of Arkansas Counties Annual ...

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  3. Buffalo a harbor for birds; 96,341 acres get sanctuary labelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | NWAonline

    ... National River -- which runs through Newton, Searcy and Marion counties before merging with the White River in Baxter County -- became the first national river in the United States on March 1, 1972. It is one of the few remaining free-flowing rivers ...

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  4. Killer's confession appeal of Midway couple deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Arkansas Online

    A Baxter County man who pleaded guilty to the Nov. 7 slayings of an elderly couple was denied an appeal of the confession and his capital murder conviction stands, Baxter County Circuit Court Clerk Canda Reese said.

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  5. Arkansas man accused of breaking into dealership, stealing carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Arkansas Online

    A 37-year-old Midway man is accused of breaking into a car dealership and stealing a sedan, the Baxter County sheriff's office said Tuesday.

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  6. Weapon, ammo stolen from Rogers police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... in Izard County was shocked after he saw his own car - which was supposed to be at home in his garage in Baxter County - in front of him on the highway, being towed on a trailer. The Baxter County Sheriff tells KAIT that once the man spotted his ...

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  7. Gamaliel resident found dead in lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Arkansas Online

    MOUNTAIN HOME -- Authorities found the body of a man floating in Lake Norfork on Friday morning and are investigating the death, Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said.

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  8. Arkansas man's body found by fisherman in lake, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Arkansas Online

    The body of a Baxter County man was found by a fisherman Friday morning in Lake Norfolk near Bennetts River, according to the sheriff's office.

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  9. Saturday open lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Arkansas Times

    Arkansas Times Recommends is a series in which Times staff members highlight things we've been enjoying this week. The Baxter Bulletin reported today on a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Baxter County resident over the Nativity scene that has been erected on the Baxter County Courthouse lawn for decades by local lawyer Rick Spencer.

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  10. Lane shut longer on Norfork DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    Work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Arkansas 177 over the Norfork Dam in Baxter County will require extending a lane closure that began in April to Aug. 15, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said. The northbound lane will be closed through 4 p.m. Aug. 15 to allow the Corps of Engineers to continue to work on the two intake gates for the dam's power plant.

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  11. Work set on road in Baxter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Work on a section of Arkansas 201 in Baxter County will require a series of alternating lane closures on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

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  12. Arkansas teen accused of stealing church van, breaking into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    An Arkansas teenager is accused of stealing a van from a church in Izard County with an accomplice before driving it to a rural area and burglarizing a residence, according to the Baxter County sheriff's office.

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  13. 2342BRMC fights to bring pediatricians to Mountain HomeRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... had the highest number of pediatricians - 247. Washington came in second with 31. Benton ranked third with 22. Baxter County had three at the time. Graham said the Rural Practice Scholarship Program is helping with the shortage of pediatricians in ...

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  14. Open carry advocate unhappy about label as 'suspect' in Dallas shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... weapons in restaurants and other public places: Leave. Also: objections raised to new open carry ordinance in Baxter County. /more/ The Searcy Daily Citizen reports that the State Police are now investigating the arson Sept. 14 of a pickup owned by ...

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  15. Arkansas man threatened to kill officers responding to domestic dispute, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    A Baxter County man armed with a number of weapons such as knives and a baseball bat locked himself in a room after a fight with his wife, threatening to kill responding officers, according to authorities.

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  16. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... in the arm of a woman. MOUNTAIN HOME -- Federal and state investigators executed search warrants outside Baxter County over the long July Fourth weekend as part of their investigation into the slaying of a local doctor, Mountain Home Police Chief ...

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  17. Police: Naked Arkansas man arrested after trying to break into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Police in Baxter County said they arrested a naked man Tuesday after responding to a call that he was trying to break into a home.

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  18. Heavy rain causing flash floods in part of stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    A flash flood warning is in effect Friday morning for Baxter and Marion counties. Forecasters say the area has seen 4 inches of rain, and another 1 inch of rain is possible.

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  19. Off-duty TN Firefighter Dies in Diving MishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    ... Gina Sweat said in a statement. Brian Malone died Saturday, according to Lt. Wayne Cooke. Cooke said the Baxter County Sheriff's Department in Arkansas reported his death. "Brian was an excellent, excellent employee who was committed and dedicated ...

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  20. Training in lake, diver swims too deep, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Jonesboro man died Saturday morning and another was injured in a diving accident at Norfork Lake near Quarry Marina, the Baxter County sheriff's office said in a news release. Brian Malone, 46, was training with a group of divers under the instruction of Todd Reed, who is also from Jonesboro, the release said.

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