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Friday, Sep. 4, 2015
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Pet of the Week
Rusty is this week's pet of the week. Rusty is a small, very pretty one-year-old short-haired orange tabby. He's a little shy at first but warms up quickly. Rusty gets along well with other cats, likes peace and quiet and is a really purr-fect companion and friend. ...
Carroll County Community Foundation offers grants for local teachers (09/02/15)
The Carroll County Community Foundation is encouraging public middle school science teachers (grades 5-8) in the county to go to www.donorschoose.org/SIMS before the Oct. 1 deadline to apply for $500 grants that purchase consumable science materials for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) projects through Arkansas Community Foundation's Science Initiative for Middle Schools (SIMS) program...
AG says Ordinance 2223, similar laws are unenforceable (09/02/15)
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued an advisory opinion Tuesday afternoon saying ordinances adopted in Eureka Springs and other Arkansas cities that prohibit discrimination against LGBTs are unenforceable. The opinion was issued in response to a question from state Rep. Bob Ballinger (R-Hindsville) about whether Act 137, which was passed by state lawmakers earlier this year and took effect in July, prevents the enforcement of laws such as Eureka Springs' Ordinance 2223...
Berryville man sentenced to 30 years in sexual assault involving minor girls (09/02/15)
A Berryville man was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Aug. 26 after being convicted of sexually assaulting two minor females. A Carroll County Circuit Court jury found Frank Campbell, 45, guilty on two counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of sexual indecency with a child, all felonies...
Eureka Springs men plead guilty in gun thefts (09/02/15)
Kenneth Elser, acting U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that three Eureka Springs residents have pleaded guilty in connection with the theft of 55 firearms from a Berryville gun store. According to the release, Timothy Brown, 51; Taz G. Bibey, 19; and Andrew T. Davis, 26, each entered a guilty plea to one count of aiding and abetting the theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee before Chief Judge P.K. Holmes III in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith...
Participants sought for Ozark Folk Festival (09/02/15)
Participants are being sought for the 68th Annual Original Ozark Folk Festival will be Wednesday, Oct. 7 to Saturday, Oct. 10. The festival is the longest continuously running folk festival in the country. Participation from the local townspeople is what makes this festival a success...
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