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Alec Robert Johnson, a 23-year-old rural Mountain Home man, is in Baxter County jail following his arrest Wednesday on multiple charges related to the break-in of vehicles and theft of contents.
Following is a question-and-answer session, focused on a couple key Twin Lakes Area economic issues, with Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday: Q: For businesses contemplating a move to the Twin Lakes Area, transportation infrastructure -- roads and air service -- are a concern.
Epoxyn Products, a Hamilton Scientific company and a leading manufacturer and fabricator of high-performance work-surface solutions for research, educational and health-care laboratory environments, today announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Mountain Home, creating 50 new jobs.
Terry Berry transferred property in Baxter County to Coal Creek LLC; $84,750. Barry L. and Billie J. Chase transferred property in Baxter County to FBO Raymond Darmody Jr. and Secured Futures, Pooled Special Needs trust; $106,000.
Today is Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2013. Sunrise today is 07:15:05 a.m. and sunset is 4:56:35 p.m. The temperature at Baxter County Airport at 5 a.m. is 42 F with 55 percent humidity,.
There were 21 defendants sentenced to jail time. Those cases are reported here: Justin Allen Cockrum, 25, Mountain Home, sentenced to 10 days in jail to be served concurrently and fined $75 for driving on a suspended driver's license, fourth offense.
The following Saturday, Sept. 7, 1946, was Alma Messick's 17th birthday. She worked in Mountain Home.
Clean-shaven, wearing a red shirt, tie and gray suit, child rape suspect William Leon Bardin was in Baxter County Circuit Court on Thursday, making his first public appearance in the case before Circuit Court Judge Gordon Webb.
Baxter County has been declared a disaster area, according to the office of Judge Mickey Pendergrass.
Baxter County Adult Education will be open today. Students previously scheduled to take the GED test on Wednesday will test today.
Today is Dec. 11, the 346th day of 2013. Sunrise today is 07:12:27 a.m., and sunset is 4:55:21 p.m. The temperature at Baxter County Airport at 5 a.m. is 16 F with 67 percent humidity.
Due to the weather, the following events have been canceled or rescheduled: * The Christmas Wish Center will be closed today * Baxter County Health Unit will be closed today * Bull Shoals City Court set for today has been canceled.