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Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016
Pet of the Week
"Buddy" (No. 30) is a large, handsome, brindle 5-year-old mountain cur/pitbull who lost his home. He's had lots of training, including walking on a leash and obeying the "sit" command. Buddy is very energetic, playful and good with other dogs and people. ...
Cemetery commission plots to fill empty seat, kickstart 'adopt-a-block' program (09/28/16)
The Eureka Springs Cemetery Commission is working to breathe life back into the cemetery. The commission discussed the need to fill the open commissioner seat at its Wednesday meeting. Bob Thomas, secretary and treasurer, said the commission needs to look at what needs the cemetery has before new officers are elected in January...
Commission starts cemetery catalog for Historic Register project (09/28/16)
The Eureka Springs Cemetery Commission is doing its homework for the Historic Register project. At a workshop held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, commissioner Susan Tharp showed the commission the spreadsheet she and Glenna Booth, city historic preservation officer, have been using to catalog graves for the cemetery's application to the National Register of Historic Sites...
Council accepts grant for police protective gear (09/28/16)
The Eureka Springs Police Department will have new bulletproof vests in the near future. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council approved a resolution accepting a $10,000 grant for 10 ballistic vests for the police department. The resolution says the Western Arkansas Planning and Development District (WAPDD) is offering the grant...
School board OKs student transfers (09/28/16)
The Eureka Springs School Board approved two student transfers at its meeting Tuesday night. Superintendent Bryan Pruitt told the board that the two female students, both of whom live in Berryville, are already attending Eureka Springs Middle School but needed official approval from the board...
Historic District Commission approves work at 82 Armstrong (09/28/16)
The Eureka Springs Historic District Commission approved work at 82 Armstrong on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Penny Pemberton spoke on behalf of the property, saying the owners of the Cat House were looking to put an outdoor stage between 82 Armstrong and 95 South Main. ...
Citizen of the Week
Jeff Danos is this week's Citizen of the Week. Danos has been working with other citizens over the past year to bring more programming to The Auditorium. Recently, Danos helped form The Aud Fellows, a group that aims to increase the programs held at The Auditorium. Danos also served on The Auditorium Committee, where he helped form a plan for The Aud to become successful and sustainable...
What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Who do you think won the first presidential debate?
Hillary but I think Trump will win.
Hillary did well but women, wake up.
I didn't watch it but I write in "Willie Nelson" in all elections.
I didn't watch it. I'm on vacation.
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