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Stories from Sunday, August 14, 2011

Mammoth Spring Fish Hatchery gaining friends (08/14/11)
At any given time all across America, there are hordes of campers staying at state parks for weeks at a time without buying a camping permit. Mammoth Spring National Fish Hatchery is making way for the campers to stay at the fishery, too. But, there is a catch to the stay-without-pay practice...
Kankey's lawyer tries a third time to get horses returned (08/14/11)
Richard Irby Staff Writer Mountain Home Attorney John Russo is making a third attempt to help his client, Rodney Kankey, regain custody of more than 100 horses seized from his Viola farm in December of 2010 because of animal cruelty allegations. A motion filed in Fulton Circuit Court on July 28 requests that Judge Tim Weaver reconsider a recent decision regarding custody of the horses, or grant Kankey a new trial...
Calico Rock Museum selling bricks (08/14/11)
The first 100 bricks were recently installed at the front entrance of the Calico Rock Museum by local bricklayer Randy Hiles. Since March, the foundation has been selling bricks to help pay for the renovations at the building. "The bricks have been a great way to honor loved ones, former teachers, dear friends or just make a gift yourself," trustee Reed Perryman said...
Hillhigh Resort on the auction block Sept. 14 (08/14/11)
By the end of August, it appears Horseshoe Bend's Hillhigh Resort will close, at least until a September 14 auction is held. In a July 27 notice in the Pacesetting Times classifieds, Jerry Smith, the operator of the resort, announced he was giving up his interest in the property and ceasing operation "no later than August 31."...