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Pet of the Week
This super nice dog is Wilbur (No. 60). He's a large, handsome 1-year and 10-month-old tri-colored hound mix whose owner could not keep him. Wilbur is very well-mannered, happy-go-lucky and very playful. He's also housebroken, walks well on a leash and has no behavior problems...a great addition to any family. ...
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Snow Village and Train Exhibit continues Dec. 9 (12/07/16)
The Snow Village and Train Exhibit continues in Eureka Springs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. This year, it will again be located at the Gaskins Switch Village of shops located on Highway 62 East. This privately owned Snow Village and Train Exhibit takes you back to a 1930s to 1950s landscape of small-town America. It comprises more than 600 buildings, accessory pieces and trees, along with three Lionel 0 scale trains, and a Lionel 0 Scale trolley...
Parks director reports action-packed month (12/07/16)
The Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission was pretty busy in November. "To call the last month and a half action-packed would be an understatement," parks director Justin Huss said Nov. 29. "Multiple projects are underway, and our participating in the recent IMBA World Summit was a tremendous success. We are preparing for a winter for projects and improvements that will produce another record-breaking year in 2017."...
GSHS board address cost of new kennels (12/07/16)
The dogs at Good Shepherd Humane Society need new kennels, but they come at a price. According to GSHS president Jay Fusaro, that price is pretty steep. Fusaro reported Nov. 30 that it will cost $1,000 per kennel, saying it won't be easy to raise the money for all the new kennels...
GSHS president announces Board Challenge (12/07/16)
If you're looking to donate to Good Shepherd Humane Society, this month is the perfect time to do so. GSHS president Jay Fusaro announced the Board Challenge on Nov. 30, saying members of Good Shepherd's board have put up $4,000 of their own money for a donation match until the end of the year. ...
Good Shepherd thrift store revenue up in October (12/07/16)
October was a good month for Good Shepherd Humane Society. Interim treasurer Rosemary Fusaro reported Nov. 30 that the Doggie Thrift Stores brought in $17,225.47 in October, bringing thrift store revenue to $187,990.42 for the year so far. The amount of revenue in October, Fusaro said, is the most she's seen since being involved with Good Shepherd...

Citizen of the Week
Pat Kasner is this week's Citizen of the Week. Kasner is the president of Flint Street Fellowship, a food bank that offers food, clothes and fellowship all week long. The food pantry is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and free lunch is served from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.ma. Tuesday and Thursday. Free clothing is available during these hours from Monday to Thursday. For more information on what Kasner does at Flint Street, visit www.FlintStreet.org...

What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

What was the best Christmas gift that you ever received?

Rebecca Hopper

"Becca Boo"

Pair of ruby earrings.

Guy Holmes

"Pizza Guy"

A Camaro.

Cianna Leu


Big fluffy chair.

Hollie Poynter


Chi straightener for my hair.

David Jones


Guitar. I'm a musician.

Paul Leo

"The Lion"

Home with my family last year.

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