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Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
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Autumn, a large, very pretty 15-month-old brindle heeler mix is this week's Pet of the Week. She's extremely active and playful, very neat and very trainable. She's not too friendly with other female dogs and children, so she would be better as a single pet. ...
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McDonald's employees fight fire (02/10/16)
Fast-thinking McDonald's employees tackled a brush fire next to their restaurant last Friday afternoon. A discarded cigarette started a fire in the row of bushes next to the drive-through. The dry conditions allowed the fire to grow quickly and the flames started to climb the wall to the roof's eave. ...
Help for county Obama approves governor's request for federal assistance (02/10/16)
Carroll County got some good news from Washington, D.C., on Friday as President Barack Obama approved Gov. Asa Hutchinson's request for a federal disaster declaration after severe weather and flooding hit Arkansas in late December and early January...
Mayfield to speak at One Billion Rising event (02/10/16)
Carroll County Sheriff Randy Mayfield will be the featured speaker at this year's One Billion Rising Revolution in Eureka Springs on Saturday, Feb. 13. "Domestic violence is a community-wide issue to be addressed by the community as a whole," Mayfield said. "The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has been at the forefront of fighting domestic abuse. We appreciate the volunteers, the prosecutors and the courts who have all stepped up to help abuse victims."...
Shelter making improvements, will re-open March 21 (02/10/16)
The Board of the Good Shepherd Humane Society (GSHS) met Jan. 27 to set priorities and vote on items related to the much needed changes at Carroll County's no-kill shelter. The shelter was closed Jan. 24 after newly hired manager Rachel Brix brought multiple concerns to the attention of the board. ...
Aldermen vote to increase fire and EMS fees (02/10/16)
Eureka Springs aldermen voted in Monday night's city council meeting to increase fees for fire and EMS services. Ordinance 2238 amends section 2.44.09 regarding charges for fire and EMS services. Aldermen voted 5-0 Monday to approve the ordinance on its first reading...

Three female deputies find home with CCSO
By Samantha Jones CCNNews@cox-internet.com ~ 02/10/16
Cpl. Janet Galland's biggest weapon is the way she relates to people. Galland, who joined the Carroll County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) as a supervisor late last year, believes communication is just as important as physical strength. Male officers, Galland noted, have more raw physical strength than women...

What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

Are you feeling positive about this year's tourist season?

Marinel Hayes


Definitely so, this month and last month business has been good for being the off season.

Rocky Hayes



Charla Willson


Yes, everyone come to the new Stonegate Lodge.

Amelia Pena


Yes, I am because the hedgehog says so.

Sean Collins


Yes, because global warming will bring more people, that is why we had a nice winter.

Crystal Roberts

"Grub N Pub Queen"

I sure hope so.

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