Stone County Newswire

Stone County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 17 of 17 in Stone County, AR

  1. 24 hours in Mountain ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    M ountain View, the seat of Stone County, is a small Ozark town - population 2,876 - that holds some of the biggest folk music events in the state and the country. Each year, in April, it hosts the Arkansas Folk Festival, which is attended by tens of thousands, according to estimates.

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  2. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... man, was shot and killed by Jim Branscum, a farmer and deputy sheriff, at Arlburg, in the western part of Stone county, late yesterday afternoon. Branscum surrendered to the sheriff and was placed in jail, pending his preliminary hearing. Branscum ...

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  3. Two Arkansans charged in sex assault of boy, 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    An Independence County woman who police say was an accomplice in the sexual assault of a 3-year-old boy was charged with two counts of rape, being an accomplice to the assault and intimidating a witness, authorities said. Gadel Shai Bigham, 21, of Batesville, told Stone County investigators that she was in a room when Mark Wayne Martin, 21, of Stone County, sexually assaulted the toddler, an arrest affidavit filed in Stone County Circuit Court indicated.

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  4. Man, 21, charged in sex abuse of boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | NWAonline

    Authorities charged a Stone County man with rape and sexual indecency with a child after investigators said the man admitted to sexually assaulting a 3-year-old boy. Mark Wayne Martin, 21, is being held in the Stone County jail in Mountain View in lieu of a $100,000 bond.

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  5. Stone County man accused of raping toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - A Stone County man is accused of raping a toddler. According to a news release from the Stone County Sheriff's Office, deputies received an allegation of sexual abuse involving a 3-year-old boy.

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  6. Second arrest made in rape case, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - Two people are now in custody in connection with the rape of a toddler, Stone County authorities said Tuesday. According to a news release from the Stone County Sheriff's Office, deputies received an allegation of sexual abuse involving a 3-year-old boy.

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  7. GR8 Job: Knife maker wins in reality showRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR - A Stone County knife maker was recently successful in winning an episode of a History Channel show, based on his hobby. Shawn Ellis of Mountain View won Season 4, Episode 14 of the show "Forged in Fire."

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  8. Cartwright named director of Arkansas Extension ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... has been associate director-Agriculture and Natural Resources for extension. Cartwright was raised on a farm in Stone County, Ark., and earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a PhD in Plant ...

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  9. 2.6 magnitude earthquake reported in Region 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    STONE COUNTY, AR - Some people in Region 8 may have felt a little bit of shaking Saturday evening. A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was reported in Stone County around 5:20 p.m. The epicenter was about 9 miles southwest of Mountain View.

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  10. Separate wrecks kill 4 people across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 40-year-old man died after the vehicle he was driving traveled off an Arkansas highway and struck a tree Wednesday, according to the Arkansas State Police. About 8:45 a.m., Joshua Kellams of Mountain View was traveling east on Arkansas 14 in Stone County when he lost control of his 2002 Ford, police said in a preliminary crash report.

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  11. Sheriff: man arrested after claiming drugs were his at campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - A sheriff says a man was arrested after authorities investigated a report of illegal drug activity at a campground. Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds stated in a news release that John Vernon Webb, 47, of Mountain View was arrested on Saturday.

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  12. Sheriff's office to conduct Operation Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - Officials with the Stone County Sheriff's Office said they're planning to conduct a child support warrant roundup in the days leading up to the Mother's Day holiday. According to a press release from Sheriff Lance Bonds, Operation Mother's Day involves investigators and deputies from the uniformed patrol and criminal investigation division.

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  13. 1 killed, 2 injured in vehicle collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - One woman was killed and two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Stone County. Dorothy Fore, 79, of Gepp died following the crash, according to Arkansas State Police.

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  14. Mountain Home woman killed in Sunday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    STONE COUNTY, AR - An Arkansas woman died Sunday in a single-vehicle crash in Stone County. Ashley K. Mrsny, 24, of Mountain Home was northbound on Highway 5, north of Optimus, around 1:44 p.m. when her 2008 Toyota ran off the roadway and overturned, according to an Arkansas State Highway Patrol crash summary.

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  15. Snow, sleet forecast for north ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    ... of snow on the ground will likely be in north-central Arkansas around Jasper in Newton County, Mountain View in Stone County and Mountain Home in Baxter County. Marlene Mickelson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Memphis, said ...

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  16. Woman arrested after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR - A 34-year-old woman faces aggravated assault and felony fleeing charges after she reportedly led Stone County deputies on a chase, with a 10-year-old child in the car. Kristen Dannette Walls was arrested Sunday in Mountain View, Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds said.

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  17. Barking dog leads searchers to missing teen hikerRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    STONE COUNTY, AR - Dog is not only man's best friend, but the best friend to a teenage hiker who went missing and was later found. A 17-year-old hiker and her dog went missing from her family Sunday around 6 p.m., according to Stone County Office of Emergency Management Coordinator Glen Crymes.

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