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13th Hole-In-One

Subscriber onlyJohn R Johnson of Bella Vista made a hole-in-one on Jan. 25, 2016, on hole No. 11 at the Highlands Golf Course. He used a five wood to hit the ball 165 yards into the cup. He has had a baker's dozen (13) aces in 60 years of play. Witnesses were playing partners Bob Etien, Richard Wildman and Art Knettle. When asked for a comment, John said 'Cold and windy, playing lousy but the 17th hole was number 11 and got a hole-in-one. A beautiful, sunshiny day after that' Continue reading...

Zebra mussels force quarantine in Mountain Home

Subscriber onlyMOUNTAIN HOME -- Thanks to the alert eyes of a marina and boat transport service, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists intercepted a vessel carrying hundreds of invasive zebra mussels before it could be launched in Norfork Lake. Continue reading...