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Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
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Pet of the Week
Fivel, a very sweet, medium-sized, 4-year-old shorthaired Russian Blue lookalike is this week's Pet of the Week. Fivel is a little shy at first, but warms up quickly. He loves to help people, sweep and mop the floor and also loves to be kissed on top of the head...
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge opens new habitat Duke the tiger gets a new, spacious home (08/26/15)
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is inviting the public watch Duke the Tiger be released into his new habitat at 10 a.m. this Saturday. Duke is an 18-year-old male tiger who arrived at TCWR in 2012. He was one of 34 big cats that were relocated to TCWR in 2012, when their 72-year-old owner could no longer take care of them due to failing health...
Scholarship recipients named (08/26/15)
Allan Gamill, Morgan Crawford and Katie Peterson have been chosen as the 2015 recipients of the Rising Star Scholarship. The scholarships, given personally by Jack and Rachael Moyer, are presented annually to a staff or family member of the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa or the 1905 Basin Park Hotel to further his or her education in their chosen industry...
Public comments sought on proposed alternatives to Butler Hollow Project (08/26/15)
CASSVILLE, Mo. -- Mark Twain National Forest's Ava-Cassville-Willow Springs Ranger District is looking for additional feedback on the proposed Butler Hollow Project. The general project area is about six miles south of Cassville, Missouri, near Roaring River State Park...
Program established to feed ES students (08/26/15)
Last week, Barb Tenan had an especially difficult day at work. Tenan, the child nutrition director for the Eureka Springs School District, had to give several students a peanut butter and jelly sandwich instead of a hot meal. These students owed money for previous lunches, Tenan said, and couldn't have a hot meal until they paid...
Ozarks Chorale holiday rehearsals begin Sept. 8 (08/26/15)
If the joy of the holiday season makes you want to sing, we've got just the group where you can share your voice. The Ozarks Chorale, now in its 21st season, will hold its holiday registration and first rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Eureka Springs Middle School Cafeteria. No auditions are necessary and local singers of all ages are encouraged to participate. A music registration fee of $20 will be collected that evening...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Do you think the city should allow a limited number of food trucks to operate downtown?
Yes, instead of going to find a restaurant, they would be fun and convenient.
Yes, because I like tacos.
Yes, food trucks are faster than restaurants.
No, it will be counterproductive to bring food trucks in, not fair to the restaurants.
No, it's very rough. Food trucks destroy the tax base. They will hide what they make. They are a passing phase.
Yes, it encourages the free enterprise spirit. I think they would be a fun addition to the town.
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