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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Pet of the Week
"Adele" (No. 242) is a beautiful, medium-size 17-month-old fawn colored Plott Hound/boxer mix who was rescued. She's a good girl who gets along great with other dogs and kids, and she has a sweet personality. She walks well with a harness and would very much appreciate having a home. ...
ES students perform '101 Dalmatians Kids!' (05/18/16)
School is almost out, but a few Eureka Springs Middle School students have been too busy rehearsing for "101 Dalmatians Kids!" to think about anything else. "Everyone in my family is coming," fifth-grader Audrey Myers said on Monday. "I'm a little nervous."...
Eureka Springs School Menu (05/18/16)
Monday, May 23Breakfast: Cook's choice Lunch: Cook's choice
Tuesday, May 24Breakfast: Cook's choice Lunch: Cook's choice
Wednesday, May 25School is out for the summer
Youth meets innovation ES students excel at engineering competition (05/18/16)
For the second year in a row, the Eureka Springs High School engineering team placed third at the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) state competition. TEAMS is an annual competition for middle and high school students designed to help them discover their potential for engineering. Katy Turnbaugh, who advises the team, explained how the competition works. She said it's split into three components: a multiple-choice test, an essay section and a hands-on task...
Parks commission agrees to raise boat rental rates (05/18/16)
The rental rates for boats and kayaks at local lakes are on the rise. On Tuesday night, the Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission agreed to raise the rates. Parks director Justin Huss explained that it make sense to raise the rates because the department just purchased new boats. He added that the updated rates reflect the rates at other parks...
ESPD raises money for school bus camera (05/18/16)
One Eureka Springs School District bus route just got a little safer. On Tuesday, Eureka Springs Police Chief Thomas Achord and Lt. Al Frost announced that the police department raised $3,500 to install a new camera on the school bus that experiences the most traffic violations. Achord explained that Frost started the process after researching statistics on how many drivers pass a stopped school bus...
Citizen of the Week
Morgan Skylar "Sky" Smith is this week's Citizen of the Week. Sky was nominated by her mother Jessica Smith, who explained how her daughter prevented a kitchen fire by alerting her of the fire. "The next thing I know is that she is yelling, 'Mama, there is smoke in the kitchen!' " Jessica Smith said. ...
What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
What do you like to do on a rainy day?
Go for a run, I like the morning mist.
I guess work.
Eat Imo's Pizza and watch Lord of the Rings.
Stay in and watch TV.
Set at home and read books.
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