Memories of Childhood Christmas Programs
(Submitted Story ~ 12/28/11)
On Dec. 15th, 2011, North Elementary Fourth Grade class presented their musical program entitled "A New World Christmas." My husband and I attended to watch our sweet granddaughter and how the memories flooded back to me. For those of us who get teary-eyed and nostalgic, this was a trip down memory lane for me. ...
McKinneys celebrate 50th
(Anniversary ~ 12/28/11)
Howard and Audrey McKinney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last week. The couple were married Dec. 23, 1961, in Chase City, Va. They raised two daughters, Debbie Ellis of Hammett and Sheila Garrett of Greer, S.C. They have five grandchildren, Nathan Owens, Anna Warden, Kathryn Good, Ashley Gibson and Michelle Payne and six great-grandchildren...
Richert, Cameron to wed
(Engagement ~ 12/28/11)
Steve and Sheryl Richert have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Richert, to Clint Cameron, son of David and Robin Cameron. The groom to be is a graduate of Mountain Home High School. The bride to be graduated from Sweet Grass High School in Big Timer, Mont...
Newsstand prices set to increase
(Local News ~ 12/28/11)
The newsstand price for the Mountain Home News will go up two bits after the first of the year. Beginning with the Jan. 4 issue, the single-issue price of the paper will be $1. "Our costs associated with distribution of the paper have been going up for several years and it's time we get caught up and bring our costs in line with those of other weeklies in the state," Publisher Coleen Swenson said...
Household chemicals linked to truck fire
(Local News ~ 12/28/11)
A combination of household chemicals mixing together was the likely cause of a fire that caused minor damage to a garbage truck Thursday morning. The vehicle's driver was making his weekly rounds when he started to smell smoke and saw flames coming from his vehicle, according to Rachele Klein, a spokesperson with Republic Service, formerly known as Allied Waste...
Orozco's return leads year's top stories
(Features ~ 12/28/11)
The return of Jorge Alberto Lopez-Orozco to Elmore County to face trial in the 2002 murder of a woman and two of her children topped the list of stories for 2011 at the Mountain Home News. Lopez-Orozco was the prime suspect in the murder of Rebecca Ramirez and her children, whose burned bodies were found in a car in southern Elmore County...
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