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Friday, July 1, 2016
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 1 All...
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. JUNE 15 Zumba...
Pet of the Week
This large, beautiful 18-month-old red pit bull mix is "Lilly" (No. R77). She's a sweet-natured pet who likes to chase cows. She's very trainable and loves to play in water. Lilly has her shots and is spayed. She's adoptable at the Good Shepherd Animal Shelter on Highway 62 east of Eureka Springs. The shelter is open from noon to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday and Wednesday. Call the shelter at 479-253-9188 for more information...
Senior Center Menu (06/29/16)
The Carroll County Senior Activity & Wellness Center is located at 202 W. Madison Ave. in Berryville. Lunch is served weekdays at noon. Closed for holiday Baked chicken, wild rice, buttered squash, cinnamon spice apples and raisin cookie Barbecue ribs, zucchini and tomatoes, wheat roll and fresh fruit...
Council puts out fire safety concerns on Washington Street (06/29/16)
Despite fire safety concerns, the parking situation on Washington Street won't be changing. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council took no action to restrict parking on the street. Alderman David Mitchell lobbied for the street to be converted into a no-parking zone, saying the parking situation could pose fire safety problems in the future. He spoke about the issue at the council's June 13 meeting, where he presented a letter written by fire marshal Jim Kelley...
Missing money: 2 CCSO deputies resign after failing polygraph tests (06/29/16)
Two Carroll County Sheriff's Office deputies resigned their positions earlier this month after a Harrison man alleged that approximately $800 in cash was stolen from him after a traffic stop. Deputy Justin Snyder and Cpl. Janet Galland submitted their resignations on June 2, after being advised that polygraph examinations administered by an Arkansas State Police investigator indicated deception by both deputies when they were asked about the missing money...
Planning commission denies CUP application at 38 Prospect (06/29/16)
The Eureka Springs Planning Commission's regular meeting became heated Tuesday night when attorney Tim Parker spoke on behalf of his client, who owns a grandfathered B&B at 38 Prospect. Parker addressed the commission during a hearing for alleged violations of the Eureka Springs Municipal Code regarding conditional use permits, saying his client has been repairing the property to get it ready for business. He presented a list of repairs his client has done on the property to illustrate this...
Election commission considers vote centers in county (06/29/16)
Voting could become more accessible for Carroll County residents if the county election commission decides to move forward on proposed vote centers. County clerk Jamie Correia said a vote center combines multiple precincts and allows residents to vote at any polling site within the county. To make the switch to voting centers, she said, the commission will have to draft an ordinance and have it approved by the quorum court...
Citizen of the Week
The Eureka Springs Community Center Foundation board is this week's Citizen of the Week. Connie Featherstone nominated the foundation, which includes Diane Murphy (pictured), Glenn Crenshaw, Jack Moyer, Al Larson, Fatima VanZant, Jean Elderwind, Blake Lasater and Bill Featherstone. For three years, Connie Featherstone said the board has met every Friday morning for two hours to work on making the community center a reality...
What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
The 4th of July is Monday.
What freedom are you most grateful for?
Freedom of expression of art.
I get to choose what I want to do, what makes me happy.
Freedom of speech.
I'm grateful I can come and see my family for the summer.
That idiots like Donald Trump can run for president.
I am thankful for the freedom of people from all backgrounds to be themselves.
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