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Pet of the Week
This is Noel (No. 129), a small, beautiful 5-month-old grey muted tabby who was one of a Christmas litter. She's a little shy at first but warms up quickly. She likes people and needs a little attention to bring out her loving personality. Noel has her shots and is spayed. She's waiting to be adopted 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 479-253-9188 for more information...
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Sports Calendar (04/27/16)
Soccer Bergman at Eureka Springs, 5 p.m.
Soccer Eureka Springs at Prairie Grove, 5 p.m.
Baseball Berryville at District Tournament, TBA Soccer Lead Hill at Eureka Springs, 5 p.m.
Planning commission denies permit request (04/27/16)
The Eureka Springs Planning Commission voted against granting a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for a one-unit bed and breakfast on Tuesday night. The commission held a public hearing on the issue before discussing it, where many residents spoke for and against issuing the CUP...
Mayor moves to rein in city spending Institutes freeze on 'non-operations essential expenditures' (04/27/16)
Mayor Butch Berry has declared a freeze on certain city spending. Berry issued a memorandum on Monday, April 18 placing a freeze on "all non-operations essential expenditures." The memo lists some of the expenditures affected by the freeze, including: new hires, as well as replacement hiring; pay rate increases; travel, conference, training, education, tuition and professional dues and fees; professional services; uniform purchasing; and maintenance on both buildings and equipment...
'Cry of the Peacock' slated for April 29 and 30 (04/27/16)
The Eureka Springs High School drama department will perform "Cry of the Peacock" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30. On Saturday night at 6 p.m., the Eureka Springs sophomore class will host a barbecue chicken dinner fundraiser. The play's subject matter is sensitive and isn't recommended for children under 12. The dinner will cost $10, and the play will cost $5. For more information, call Donesa Mann at 870-480-6464...
Berry addresses proposed 2 percent sales tax (04/27/16)
Mayor Butch Berry responded to several concerns about his proposed 2 percent retail sales tax Monday night. Berry proposed the idea at the Eureka Springs City Council's April 11 meeting. He said the proposed tax could potentially generate $1.2 million in annual revenue, with $200,000 allocated to The Auditorium and the remaining $1 million going to water and sewer improvements...

TRANSITION: John "Jack" Murphy, III (July 7, 1939-April 11, 2016)
John "Jack" Mark Matthew Murphy, III of Holiday Island , formally of Illinois, was born on July 7, 1939 in Chicago and lived in West Chicago, Wayne, St. Charles, Batavia and Naperville, Ill. for 65 years of his life. He was called home into the arms of his Lord on Monday, April 11, 2016...

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This weekend is Yards and Yards of Yard sales. What will you be looking for?

Nick Tofuri

"New Delhi Nick"


Del One

"One Led"

Martin Guitar

Stacee West



David Sheaffer



Jorge Martinez


Cool vintage furniture.

Sarah Angela


A hammock.

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