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Pet of the Week
If you'd like to have a pettable, loving pet, "Velma" (No.14) is for you. She's a beautiful, medium-hair, gray 18-month old who is a little shy at first. She's quiet, reserved and gets along well with other cats. Velma is a very lovable companion who has all her shots. ...
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First Brew (10/15/14)
Katrina Pumphrey, co-owner with Michelle Ogden of the Ozark Mountain Taproom, draws the first beer, an Applewood Stout from Apple Blossom Brewing in Fayetteville, for the first customer at their second taproom on Pine and Spring, which opened last Friday. Called Brews, it is open noon to 10 p.m. daily, also serves coffee and tea, and will have light fare and longer hours in future...
Zombie Crawl and Day of the Dead Parade (10/15/14)
Zombie makeup and fake blood will be all the rage on the evening of Saturday, Nov. 1, when Eureka Springs experiences its Third Annual Zombie Crawl and Day of the Dead Parade. A creeping parade procession of funeral hearses, doomsday vehicles, Halloween floats and post-mortem street performers will lead the hungry horde of the undead. New for this year is a very special Zombie flash mob performance coordinated by Melonlight Dance Studio...
Hanson seeks open Quorum Court seat (10/15/14)
Sheri Hanson not only shares a birthday with music legend Buddy Holly. She was born on the same day, in the same year, at the same hospital in Lubbock, Texas. Hanson shared that piece of trivia at a candidate meet and greet night in September. What Hanson is running for: Carroll County Quorum Court representative for District 2, one of the rural districts. Although the office is called Justice of the Peace, it's not about marrying people...
Give Me Grace, Lord: Songwriters Bring Family Stories to Stage (10/15/14)
Songs about family, hard times and perseverance made the cut at the Ozark Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Contest, held Saturday in the lower level of the Auditorium. The contest, which drew an audience of 65, featured five finalists, who each had 15 minutes to sing three original songs...
Movie night at the Aud (10/15/14)
The Eureka Classic Movie Association is pleased to announce its next movie, "Gone with the Wind," which will be shown at Eureka Springs Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19. A 1939 classic, the movie features Vivian Leigh, Clark Gable, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Havilland. The movie is based on Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning novel of the same name...
Citizen of the Week

Citizen of the Week
Our Citizen of the Week, Alison Taylor-Brown, was nominated by Valerie Fondetti. Alison is the director of The Village Writing School, and you probably know her for her weekly column, "Village View" found here in the Citizen. "Writing is art," Fondetti said. "Alison contributes to the art of writing by giving writers emotional support, professional advice and encouragement."...

What do YOU think?

By David Blankenship
What is folk music?

Charles Ragsdell


America's best music

Mary Jo Rose


An old art form that is timeless, and I love it

Ryan Ely


Down-home, good-feelin' music

Rick Julich


Old-time roots music

Debbie Sonnen


Sunday dinner, talking about politics and grandma

Janie Davis

"24 months and counting"

Good folks like Peter, Paul and Mary

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