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Pet of the Week
12/11/14
Meet Althea (No. 41) She's a very pretty, medium-size 15-month-old shorthaired brown tabby who is a little bashful at first, but warms up quickly. She loves peace and quiet and is a really great lap cat and a very personality-plus pettable pet. Althea has her shots and is spayed. ...
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The Natural Way: Reconnect to rhythms of life (12/18/14)
In our industrialized world we have not only industrialized ailments but also industrialized/evolved bugs in addition to what was created in the beginning of time. Add to this accidents and chronic dietary deficiencies and you wonder how we do as well as we do. Our bodies are created masterfully. But we do have to take care of them if we expect them to last...
KnitKnackers Put Creative Spin on Sweaters (12/18/14)
In 1999, Jean Razer read an article in Guideposts magazine about the need for sweaters for poor children throughout the world. Having a lot of yarn left over from knitting projects, she sent off for the pattern, knit sweaters and sent them in. The only problem: she had to pay the postage, which was expensive...
Home for the Holidays: New manager, store expand ECHO's reach (12/18/14)
On Oct. 20, Eureka Christian Health Outreach dramatically expanded its thrift store operation by opening a 4,800 square-foot used furniture store. Although the new building, called Home and More, is not visible from the highway, it drew customers from several states looking for furniture at affordable prices. That they found what they were looking for is evidenced by the turnover...
CAPC boasts record collection year (12/18/14)
City Advertising and Promotions Director Mike Maloney said in his Annual Report during last Wednesday's meeting that 2014 "will be the largest collections year in CAPC history." "The CAPC has seen steady collections from the lodging and restaurant industries over the past several months, with October 2014 posting the largest single gain in collections history at 13.4 percent or $154,769," Maloney said in his narrative for the CAPC 2014 Annual Report. ...
City, Transit to provide transportation to Christmas Parade (12/18/14)
The Eureka Springs Transit System and the City of Eureka Springs will be providing transportation to and from this year's Christmas Parade from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Dec.19. The service will also be available for about an hour after the parade. Fare will be one non-perishable food item each way per person, two food items for a round-trip per person, or $2 per per person without a food item. All food items will be split between the Flint Street Food Bank and the Wildflowers Food Bank...
Citizen of the Week

Citizen of the Week
12/18/14
Jacqueline Wolven, executive director of Eureka Springs Downtown Network, is this week's Citizen of the Week. Nominated by Crescent and Basin Park Hotel Manager Jack Moyer, Wolven is dedicated to supporting downtown businesses. "Jackie's commitment to Main Street and her dedication to the Christmas season has successfully extended businesses into December and given an added bump for the retailers of the district," Moyer said. ...

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