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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Pet of the Week
"Natasha" (No. 147) is a small, very beautiful 11-month-old short-haired calico. She's a little shy at first but warms up quickly. She's super sweet-natured, loves treats and likes to hang out in her carpet-covered cave. She's a real sweetheart who appreciates having attention. ...
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Planning commission recommends council deny CUP request (05/25/16)
The Eureka Springs Planning Commission has handed down its final decision on the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) request at 23 Elk St. On Tuesday night, the commission voted to recommend that the Eureka Springs City Council deny Kathy Martone and Gary Toub's CUP request for a one-unit bed and breakfast at 23 Elk St. Chairman Steve Beacham explained that the commission couldn't approve or deny the request because commissioners already voted against it on April 12...
Council to consider selling White Street Fire Station (05/25/16)
White Street Fire Station could be up for sale soon. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council voted to draft an ordinance allowing the sale of the property. The council also voted to draft another ordinance rectifying encroachments between the station and nearby property. The fire station is not staffed...
ES board votes to repair gym floor (05/25/16)
A wet floor sign is not going to be enough to solve the moisture problem Eureka Springs' gym floor is having. The Eureka Springs school board voted to accept an $18,000 bid from Gym Masters Basketball Courts to strip, sand down and air out the high school gym floor at its May 23 meeting...
ESPD investigating school employee (05/25/16)
The Eureka Springs Police Department has opened an investigation of an employee of the Eureka Springs School District. Superintendent Bryan Pruitt confirmed Tuesday that an investigation is ongoing regarding an employee. He said he couldn't give more details on the matter because of the investigation...
Community center foundation closer to fundraising goal (05/25/16)
The Eureka Springs Community Center Foundation has raised more than half of its $200,000 goal. Foundation chair Diane Murphy reported Friday that the foundation has raised $155,000 in pledges and donations. "We are super excited about that," Murphy said. "So now we are officially in the downhill stretch here."...

Citizen of the Week
Jacob Hager was the valedictorian of the Eureka Springs High School Class of 2016, with a grade-point average of 4.1. The son of David and Ruth Hager, he plans to attend the University of Arkansas Honors College in the fall to study computer science. Congratulations to Jacob Hager, our Citizen of the Week for May 26, 2016...

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What are your plans for the summer?

Rose Schuler


Babysitting Raschelle's baby.

Alison Wolfinbarger


Dance recitals and lots of swimming.

Haley Milawski

Go to the lake and work.

Raschelle Edmondson


Going camping, finally getting a driver's license, turn in application for Myrtie Mae's and parenting my son.

Tylier Bond


Working and running cross country to get in shape.

Hunter Grogan


Work and work out.

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