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  1. Humanists sue over Baxter County nativity scene. Looks like another winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    NATIVITY SCENE LAWSUIT: A federal lawsuit challenges Baxter County's decision to allow Rick Spencer to put a Nativity scene on the Baxter County courthouse lawn, but not displays from a humanist group. The Baxter Bulletin reports 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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  2. Disclaimer can't stop Nativity lawsuit in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    A disclaimer posted with a Nativity scene at an Arkansas courthouse did not protect Baxter County officials from a federal lawsuit. The American Humanist Association and a local resident filed a lawsuit Tuesday saying the display is an improper endorsement of religion and asking that the creche be taken down.

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  3. Sheriff: Level 3 sex offender moves to Baxter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Office said they want residents to know a sex offender is living in the county. According to a news release, James Meryl Clark, 65, is a level 3 sex offender.

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  4. 3 arrested after search warrant executed near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    ... 0,000 and bond for Simpson and Gilley was set at $30,000 each. All three are from Mountain Home and are in the Baxter County Detention Center. Copyright 2014 KAIT . All rights reserved.

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  5. Who won the Christmas War?Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Spero News

    Who is winning the 2014 Christmas wars? Neither the pro-Christmas nor the anti-Christmas side can claim victory - so far it looks like a draw. When it comes to erecting a nativity scene on public property, the pro-Christmas side can claim victories in Grand Haven, Michigan; Cherokee County, Texas; Baxter County, Arkansas; The anti-Christmas side can claim victory in Maury County, Tennessee; Portsmouth, Virginia; North Augusta, South Carolina; Jay City, Florida; Orange County, Florida; Piedmont, Alabama; and Dallas, North Carolina.

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  6. Both Sides Prevail in Christmas WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Christian Newswire

    Who is winning the 2014 Christmas wars? Neither the pro-Christmas nor the anti-Christmas side can claim victory--so far it looks like a draw. When it comes to erecting a nativity scene on public property, the pro-Christmas side can claim victories in Grand Haven, Michigan; Cherokee County, Texas; Baxter County, Arkansas; Brookville, Indiana; Ogden City, Utah; Austin, Texas; Utica, New York; and New York City.

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  7. Mountain Home Man Killed When Truck Goes off Road into RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | FOX16

    The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is investigating a one vehicle traffic accident that has taken the life of a Mountain Home man. The accident was reported shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Sunday after a river guide on the Norfork River called 911 to report he had found a truck had run off County Road 63 at Norfork and was overturned in the water.

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  8. 4 killed in wrecks on state roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Mountain Home man was found dead and his truck overturned in the water Sunday, according to the Baxter County sheriff's office.

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  9. Mountain Home man dies in crash into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    NORFORK, Ark. - The Baxter County Sheriff's Office says a Mountain Home man was killed when he crashed his pickup truck into the Norfork River.

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  10. Mountain Home man dies after truck runs into riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A Mountain Home man died early Sunday morning in a traffic accident after his truck ran off a road in Baxter County, the sheriff's office said.

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  11. Police: Suspect used U.S. Postal Service to receive drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - Baxter County deputies arrested a Mountain Home woman after drugs were delivered to her home by a mailman. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said a package believed to have drugs inside was delivered to a home on Mallard Point Road by the U.S. postal service.

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  12. Cotter man arrested for attempting to steal changeRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - Baxter County deputies arrested a man for attempting to break in to a change and ice dispenser machine at the Midway Carwash. According to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery, Dennis Ryan White, 31, caused $1,470 worth of damage while attempting to break in to the machines.

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  13. Baxter County Courthouse creche is back, with a disclaimerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    The Nativity scene that Mountain Home lawyer Rick Spencer has erected for years on the Baxter County Courthouse lawn as a tribute to his wife is back. The Baxter Bulletin reports.

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  14. Star or asterisk? Nativity scene has disclaimerRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    A nativity scene at an Arkansas courthouse will feature an additional element this year: a disclaimer saying the county had nothing to do with it. The Baxter Bulletin reported Wednesday that the Baxter County Quorum Court voted to point out that private residents -- and not the local government -- are responsible for a display featuring the baby Jesus and his family.

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  15. Baxter County man arrested for possessing and pawning stolen propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Mountain Home man has been arrested on charges related to an October burglary. According to Baxter Sheriff's Department, the man stole a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck, 50 feet of copper wire, a 42 inch television, and a jewelry box containing assorted jewelry, among other items on Oct. 26. During the investigation, police discovered Amos Joseph Duquette pawned the television.

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  16. Yellvillle construction worker arrested for stealing on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Department arrested a Yellville man in connection with the theft of a gun, ammunition and prescription pills on Thursday. On Tuesday, a victim told deputies a work crew installed flooring in his home.

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  17. Romantic getaway brought to an end by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Mountain Home couple's stay at Bull Shoals Lake Resort was abruptly brought to an end because they were not allowed to be there. The resort owners told police they found the couple living in a cabin on Oct. 29 after returning from an out of town trip.

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  18. Yellville Man Arrested for Stealing Gun, MedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | FOX16

    The Baxter County Sheriff's Office has arrested Jesse Glenn Zurcher, 19, of Yellville in connection with the theft of a handgun, ammunition, and some prescription pills from a residence on Baxter CR 139 that was reported on November 18. The victim told deputies that a work crew was at his home to install flooring. The victim noticed that one of the workers was acting suspiciously, including making several trips to the bathroom where the prescription medications were kept and adjacent to a bedroom where the handgun and ammunition were kept.

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  19. Probation Home Visit Leads to 3 Arrests in Baxter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | FOX16

    Three people have been arrested after a probation home visit in rural Mountain Home led to the discovery of drugs and weapons. The Baxter County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 8 this morning at the home of Thomas Earnest Harvey, 58, on County Road 56. During this search, officers reported finding methamphetamine , drug paraphernalia , and firearms, all of which were seized and taken into evidence.

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  20. Probation home visit nets three arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KAIT-TV

    BAXTER COUNTY, AR - Three people were arrested following a probation home visit in Baxter County. According to Sheriff John Montgomery, the visit and search was conducted at the home of Thomas Harvey Thursday morning at 699 CR 56. During the search Montgomery said officers found over a gram of meth, drug paraphernalia and firearms.

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