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Monday, Oct. 5, 2015
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Pet of the Week
Cali is this week's Pet of the Week. She's a beautiful, medium-sized, short-haired 14-year-old declawed calico. A typical senior, she likes people, peace and quiet and appreciates being petted. She'd be the purr-fect pet for an older household. Cali has her shots and is spayed. ...
Report: Injured firefighter's airpack was faulty (09/30/15)
A mechanical failure is to blame for an incident in which a Eureka Springs firefighter was critically injured in an August house fire, according to an investigative report released by Eureka Springs Fire & EMS. Firefighter Rod Wasson was injured on Aug. 29 while battling a fire in a trailer on Grand Avenue. Initial reports indicated that Wasson's facemask or airpack regulator may have become dislodged during the incident, but the investigative report says Wasson's airpack failed...
Mitchell seeks answers on water meter upgrade project (09/30/15)
Eureka Springs Alderman David Mitchell during Monday night's city council meeting once again requested information on the amount of revenue the city's public works department anticipates to receive from the water meter upgrade project and how much water rates have increased this year...
Flag dedication (09/30/15)
Tavi Ellis Photo Members of American Legion Post No. 9 in Eureka Springs dedicated a flag for Jim Lemon last Thursday at the Riverlake Outdoor Center. Lemon died of cancer caused by exposure to Agent Orange in the Vietnam War. Thursday was the fifth anniversary of his death. Before he died, Lemon's wife, Linda, promised her husband that she would erect a flag at this location in his honor. The soldiers who performed the ceremony also performed the military honors at Lemon's funeral...
Cops, businesses stay busy during Bikes, Blues, BBQ (09/30/15)
Eureka Springs hotels and motels were booked solid as bikers rolled into town last Thursday through Sunday for the annual Bikes, Blues and BBQ Rally, keeping law enforcement and emergency workers busy. Eureka Springs Police Chief Thomas Achord said his officers worked hard making sure everyone was safe during the rally while keeping a welcoming atmosphere for the bikers...
Art, fundraising come together Hungry Bowl tickets still available (09/30/15)
The founders of The Hungry Bowl, a project that combines art and fundraising to feed the hungry in Carroll County, are gearing up for the second annual event. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at Eureka Springs High School...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Are you having problems with vultures on your property and if so, what should be done to remedy the problem?
No, haven't noticed any.
No, not a problem at the Birdcage.
No, just two kids.
No, haven't noticed any, leave them alone, it was their home first.
I've seen them but I didn't know that they were a nuisance.
Are you talking about the vultures who come by and steal the cigarette butts?
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