31, Jul 2014 - Closed Landfill Draws Growing Environmental Concerns
THREE BROTHERS, Ark. -- A closed landfill, along the Missouri and Arkansas border, has some residents concerned about potential environmental threats. The NABORS landfill is owned by the Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District, which is made up of six counties in northern Arkansas: Baxter, Boone, Marion, Searcy, Carroll and Newton. Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass, who sits on the OMSWD board ...
30, Jul 2014 - Baxter, AR Arkansas man gets 20 years for child rape
MOUTNAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - A Baxter County judge has sentenced a Cotter man to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl. The Baxter Bulletin ( http://bit.ly/1jYlt9x ) reports 63-year-old William Bardin was sentenced Thursday.
29, Jul 2014 - Arkansas official wants to change jail uniform
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - An official in north Arkansas wants to change what inmates wear while jailed in Baxter County. The Baxter Bulletin reports ( http://bit.ly/1lRh0ks ) quorum court member Gary Tennison has written a proposed ordinance about uniforms for inmates.