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Pet of the Week
04/17/14
"Kassidy" (Cat #157) is a beautiful 18-mo old medium size gray & white Siamese mix. She's a great mouser in addition to being a loving personality plus pet. She'd do better in a one pet family. Kassidy has all her shots & is spayed, & can be adopted at the Good Shepherd Animal Shelter, Hwy 62 east of Eureka Springs; open 12-5 every day but Wed; phone 253-9188. ...
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EasterBelles party it up, prepare for annual Easter Parade (04/17/14)
The annual EasterBelles' Easter Parade Poster Autograph Party was held Sunday evening at KJ's Caribe Restaurant and Cantina. The event is intended to generate funding for the Merlin Foundation, specifically aiding women and their transportation needs. Pictured is the 2014 Easterbelles, minus 16 of its members, along with Merlin Lynch, front center right...
Chocolate Festival nets $1,500 for four local organizations (04/17/14)
The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce Chocolate Lovers' Festival 2014 fundraiser checks came in and were divvied out on Friday at the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce offices by Suzanne Kline and Mike Bishop. $1,500 checks were handed out to Eureka Springs School 21st Century After School Care, Clear Spring School, Academy of Excellence and the Eureka Springs Highlander Athletic Booster Club...
Cleaning up at Leatherwood (04/17/14)
Members from 10 congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, coming as far north as Springfield, Mo., and as far south as Jasper, met at the main entrance of Lake Leatherwood on Saturday. The group included kids from 14 to 18 years old, and they worked in tandem with Parks Director Bruce Levine to cut, thin and clear the main entrance brush. ...
Helping find them homes (04/17/14)
Debbie Allen, left, of Blackie's Backyard, visits with Splash, one of the pets awaiting adoption at Go East Young Dog. Adoption coordinator Karen Brooks and Warren Carver, right, brought Splash and Hiram, wearing red donation vests made by June Easton, to the downtown pet shop last Saturday to generate interest in finding homes for rescued pets...
CBWD to hear updates on major projects (04/17/14)
At its quarterly meeting next week, the Carroll-Boone Water District board will hear updates on major projects. The agenda includes updates from consulting engineers McGoodwin, Williams & Yates on the fluoride treatment project. Currently site prep work is being done to lay the foundation for buildings to house fluoride treatment of drinking water, said staff members...
Citizen of the Week

Citizen of the Week
04/17/14
This week's Citizen of the Week is Benard Stevens, affectionately known as "Barnyard." Nominators Jane Stephens and Virginia Hamilton agreed, he is well-deserving of the nomination. He is a retired postal carrier from West Memphis, and he's "81 years young." Stevens goes to the Flint Street Food Bank on Mondays and Wednesdays to find out if anyone needs a ride to and from the food bank. ...

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Margo Elliott
What do you do with a friend who can't seem to end an abusive relationship?


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Michelle Foster

"Sparkle Plenty"

I would let them know that I would help in any way I could.


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Rochelle Bales

"Sugar Pusher"

I'd just be very supportive. They won't leave 'til they're ready to leave.


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Tasha Freeze

"Palm Reader"

I can't ask or tell another what to do. I can encourage and empower with love and understanding, so they find strength to walk away.


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Sunny Applegate

"Sunny Bunny"

If you say you're "tired of hearing it" all you're doing is pushing her further into despair. Be supportive. ... She'll thank you for being her rock.


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Leanne Wingrove

"Silver Goddess"

Lock them in a closet until they remember their self worth and scream uncle! I've been through this with a couple friends!


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Jim Fain

"Herb Guy"

Tell them your concerns w/o preaching. Share your personal experience & be sure to do it all with care/love.

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What do you do with a friend who can't seem to end an abusive relationship?
 Be patient and never stop listening.
 Use tough love; if they don't leave, distance yourself.
 Do everything you can to convince them to leave.

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Hi: 74
Lo: 58
Mon.
Hi: 72
Lo: 46
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