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Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2015
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Pet of the Week
Frederic is a small, sweet and very pretty shorthaired black and white 13-month-old kitten who is very friendly to people and other cats. He loves attention and likes to sit on your shoulder and show his appreciation and love. Frederic has all his shots, is neutered. To adopt Frederic, stop by the Good Shepherd Humane Society in Eureka Springs from noon to 5 p.m. any day but Wednesday or call them at 479-253-9188. GSHS has over 100 dogs and cats available for adoption...
Intensive search for missing motorist scaled down- Eyewitness gives first-hand account of driver washed into Leatherwood Creek (04/01/15)
Last Wednesday night, long-time Elk Ranch resident Shirley Evans and her son Carl Bohannan watched in shock as George "Joe" Pyshny's white Ford Explorer flipped off of a low-lying bridge on Highway 187 into Leatherwood Creek just a few yards across from her house during last Wednesday night's storms that swept through Carroll County pummeling the area with hail and heavy rains...
Man arrested in connection with home invasion (04/01/15)
Eureka Springs police arrested one man last Friday and are still looking for four other suspects in connection with the March 18 home invasion on Nova Street that left an elderly man injured. Brock Boren, 23, was taken into custody at the Carroll County Sheriff's Office and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated robbery, battery in the third degree, false imprisonment in the third degree, false imprisonment in the first degree, residential burglary and terroristic threats...
Real time tracking of trolleys now in place (04/01/15)
EUREKA SPRINGS--Trolley riders can now spend less time waiting at trolley stops by accessing their trolley's location, travel direction and speed using the city's new real time tracking system online via computer or smartphone. The system can be accessed from the city's trolley website -- www.EurekaTrolley. ...
STO keeps final ruling in perspective (04/01/15)
Save The Ozarks didn't win the final battle in its campaign to prevent the construction of a high-voltage power line through the middle of Carroll County, but the local grassroots group certainly can claim victory in the war. In a ruling issued last Wednesday, the Arkansas Public Service Commission denied STO's request to be awarded attorney's fees from Southwestern Electric Power Co., and officially removed the case from the commission's docket...
Ballinger's Religious Freedom bill sparks protests, prayers in Little Rock Controversy continues in Eureka Springs as LGBTs are banned from Jesus parade (04/01/15)
As 12-year-old Mia Sims joined a growing crowd for a prayer vigil in downtown Little Rock on Monday evening, the message she hoped to convey to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was simple, "Veto House Bill 1228." About 200 people gathered outside the Governor's Mansion at the corner of West 18th and Center streets, while earlier in the day about 300 gathered at the Arkansas State Capitol, also in protest of the bill...
Citizen of the Week
Citizen of the Week
Imagine picking up the newspaper and seeing your photo in a story about another person. Some folks might be hopping mad, but not Richard Bost. Last week's Citizen of the Week feature mistakenly included a picture of Bost rather than the actual honoree. Apparently, the photo was mislabeled in our files. To his credit, Richard took the mistake in stride and was very friendly and good-hearted about it...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
What does religious tolerance mean to you?
Respect for all.
Leigh Anne Larson
Acceptance, there are many religions but only one God.
Mind your own business and you won't be minding mine. (Hank Williams)
Everyone is entitled to believe as they choose without persecution from any other group or faith.
"Mud St. Hostess"
Not judging people for their life choices, their sins, their race, their appearance or religious beliefs.
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