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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 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. JANUARY 27...
Pet of the Week
Joslyn (No. 50) is a beautiful, 18-month-old shorthaired orange tabby. She's a little shy but very sweet, enjoys peace and quiet and gets along well with other cats. She will sit beside you to be petted and proves to be a lovable little girl. Joslyn has her shots and is spayed. ...
Book Signing (01/22/15)
Eureka Springs artist Zeek Taylor signed copies of his book 'Chimps Having Fun,' on Saturday at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The book is a collection of Taylor's chimp paintings, each with a unique name and story. Pictured with Taylor are (from left) Eve Finkbeiner, 6, Ash Finkbeiner, 4, and Ivy Patrick, 10, the daughters of writer Desiree Finkbeiner of Rogers. ...
Eureka school board extends superintendent's contract (01/22/15)
The Eureka Springs School Board in a very short executive session on Thursday extended Superintendent David Kellogg's contract for one year. Kellogg was hired with a two-year contract by the board on June 18, 2013. His previous position was as superintendent for the Cossatot River School District in Polk County. Kellogg replaced fortmer superintendent Curtis Turner, who announced his resignation in May 2013...
CAPC chairman: Court ruling means CAPC and chamber can't merge (01/22/15)
Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotions Commission Chairman Charles Ragsdell said during last Wednesday's meeting that a recent ruling by a Pulaski County judge barring municipal appropriations to chambers of commerce is another reason "why the CAPC and the chamber cannot merge"...
Parks to seek grant funding for trails (01/22/15)
Last year, the Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission received grant awards totaling $150,000 on behalf of the city, according to the Parks and Recreation Director's report. The projects awarded are the Spring Garden Trail, the restoration of the Historic Harmon Park Log Building and the building of a 100-person capacity pavilion at Lake Leatherwood City Park...
Putting two paws forward: Grassroots animal advocacy group partners with local law enforcement (01/22/15)
Tuesday morning, members of the Ozark Animal Alliance sat down with Thomas Achord, Eureka's police chief and Jimmy Evans, animal control officer, to discuss creating a partnership to help improve the lives of local animals and bolster public safety...
Citizen of the Week
Citizen of the Week
Pat Lujan, co-owner of Out on Main Gallery and gardener for Eureka's Parks and Recreation Commission, is this week's Citizen of the Week. Lujan applied for the job because he is a "crazy" gardener who is dedicated to keeping alive the gardens that DonE Allen designed and maintained for 11 years. Lujan has been a driving force in the Eureka Springs Downtown Network's efforts to keep pocket gardens in the downtown area in shape, and adopted a planting bed at the park on North Main...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Do you have any ideas for the new Mayor's task force for economic development?
Let the tour buses back.
Dance classes for adults and children at different places.
Cooking workshops focusing on regional recipes and 1 day art classes.
Explore different options and see what sticks.
Advertise special and seasonal promotions.
Bring in big business.
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