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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Note: Regular, ongoing meetings are listed in the section below specific date events, and that section is updated frequently. Many ongoing meetings have special speakers/events; be sure to check that section. JULY 27 Sugar...
Pet of the Week
Neo is this week's Pet of the Week. Neo is a large, handsome, 19-month-old brown and white Hound mix who is extremely playful. He likes to fetch and is very energetic and affectionate. He's good with other dogs and also trained for a leash. He would make a very nice pet who would show his appreciation for having a real home. ...
Cox provides low-cost broadband to local low-income families (07/29/15)
Cox Communications is promoting a program to offer high-speed Internet at reduced rates to low-income residents of Eureka Springs, Berryville, Green Forest and Holiday Island. Cox's promotion came on the heels of President Barack Obama's July 15 announcement of a pilot program intended to close America's digital divide by offering low-cost broadband services to low-income families in certain cities...
Consultants recommend $2 million in improvements to Holiday Island golf (07/29/15)
A consulting firm hired by the Holiday Island Suburban District Board of Commissioners has recommended more than $2 million in improvements to the district's golf operations at Holiday Island Country Club. The findings were discussed at a public meeting on July 21 at the country club...
Improvements scheduled for Passion Play, Magnetic roads (07/29/15)
By the end of summer, driving in Eureka Springs will be a bit easier. The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a $200,476.60 bid from Hutchens Construction Co. of Cassville, Mo. to resurface Passion Play Road and Magnetic Road. The project is funded through the State Aid Road Program, which provides $20 million annually from the state motor fuels tax to assist counties with projects of their choosing...
Meeting focuses on alternatives to Butler Hollow proposal (07/29/15)
CASSVILE, Mo. -- Public comments at a July 23 meeting appeared to favor two of four alternatives proposed for the U.S. Forest Service's planned restoration project in the Mark Twain National Forest. The Forest Service initially proposed the "Butler Hollow Project" in November 2014. The initial proposal called for the prescribed burning of more than 17,500 acres in southwest Missouri, with the goal of improving the health of the forest's ecosystem and providing recreational opportunities...
Jonathan Stalling to perform at the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library (07/29/15)
Eureka Springs native Jonathan Stalling and Chinese musician Zhao Huan will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 in a free event at the Friends Room in the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library Annex. Stalling will read poetry and Huan will play his music in the performance, "Between US, a Night of Chinese Music and English Poetry," which is a tribute to the duo's friendship and love of the arts and their respective cultures...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Do you think bringing more film and arts festivals to Eureka Springs will bolster the local economy? If so, why and what genre of film makers should the city attract?
Yes, I would like to see documentaries of Eureka Springs history.
Yes, a documentary about Eureka Springs would be cool.
Yes, more documentaries.
Yes, film festivals about outsider art and profiling different people who live here.
Absolutely, other cities have gotten a good response from film festivals, look at Sundance.
If done properly, it would be cool if a different genre were done every month.
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