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Pet of the Week
"Chantilly" (No. 69) is a small, very pretty cream-colored 26-week-old who was one of a litter of six and thereby very sociable (people, dogs and other cats). Chantilly likes to be petted and enjoys bird watching. She's a very sweet-natured little girl who would love to be your pet. ...
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Sweet collaboration White Street neighbors establish candy bank for Halloween (10/19/16)
Halloween on White Street has grown into quite the event over the years, with families from all over the county trick or treating in the neighborhood. To keep costs down this year, neighbors Mark Hughes and Jerri Stevens have created a candy bank. Hughes explained that the neighbors will be accepting candy donations up until Halloween to supplement the candy they give out. He said three drop-off stations have been established, including Oscar's Cafe, Regalia Handmade Clothing and Ermilio's...
Pathway to the future: Crescent Hotel opens new Crescent Trail Spur (10/19/16)
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa left its footprint on the new trail system Wednesday with the official opening of its Crescent Trail Spur. The new trail leads from the top of Crescent Mountain down to Harmon Park. Bill Featherstone, chairman of the Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission, said the Crescent Trail Spur is a key part of what will soon become the Harmon Park Loop, a 1.4-mile loop that includes the Crescent Trail, Spring Garden, King Street and Harmon Park. ...
CAPC approves market fund request for tour of homes (10/19/16)
The Eureka Springs Preservation Society's annual tour of homes will get by with a little help from the CAPC this year. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission approved a market fund request to support the annual event. Dee Bright, president of the preservation society, explained that the group needed $2,000 to promote the tour of homes...
Alleged bank robber in custody Suspect arrested after holdup in Eureka Springs (10/19/16)
A 19-year-old Berryville man was arrested Friday in connection with the robbery earlier that day of a First National Bank branch in Eureka Springs. According to the jail intake log, Hunter Cody Chafin is charged with aggravated robbery and failure to pay...
CAPC workshop revisits 10-year plan for The Auditorium (10/19/16)
The Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission isn't done discussing the 10-year plan for The Auditorium yet. At a workshop Wednesday, Oct. 12, commissioner Terry McClung brought up the repairs needed at The Auditorium. McClung recalled when Mayor Butch Berry talked about the repairs, saying these repairs should be reflected in the commission's plan for The Auditorium. ...

Citizen of the Week
Eureka Springs Mayor Butch Berry is this week's Citizen of the Week. Berry was nominated by Dori Thomas for making the final decision to shut down traffic on the historic upper loop during Halloween. This is the first year traffic has been restricted in and around White Street on Halloween. Access will be limited to local residents and those with a lodging or dining destination...

What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

Election day is approaching. How do you plan to vote for the sales tax increase?

Crystal Roberts



Theresa Snook


No. We will lose business.

Glenda Chapa

"The Good Witch"

Hell no.

Justin Holland



Brenton Brazzell


No. Taxes are too high as it is.

Jonathan Batcheller


No. Of couse not.

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