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Pet of the Week
Here's Honey (No. 63). She's a very pretty, medium-size, 17-month-old, cream-colored manx who came to the shelter because of financial problems. Honey is a sweet girl who likes to play and be petted. She gets along well with cats and people and would appreciate being part of a loving home. ...
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Senior Center Menu (08/24/16)
The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center is located at 202 W. Madison Ave. Lunch is served weekdays at noon. Monday, Aug. 29 Lemon caper chicken, green beans with pimento, Harvard beets, whole apple and whole grain roll Tuesday, Aug. 30...
Parks director reports revenue up at Leatherwood (08/24/16)
Income at Lake Leatherwood City Park is doing well this year. Parks director Justin Huss reported Aug. 16 that the revenue at the park is already at 96.3 percent of the annual projections. He explained that the budgeted income is $68,712 and said the park has brought in $66,181 so far this year...
HDC agrees to site visit at 34 Ridgeway (08/24/16)
Jacqueline Froelich will have to wait a little longer before the work at her property on 34 Ridgeway can begin. The Eureka Springs Historic District Commission voted Aug. 17 to wait to approve the work at Froelich's property until a site visit can occur. Chairwoman Dee Bright presented the work, saying Froelich was hoping to replace the entry door and the window. Bright showed the commission photos of the property, which Froelich said was a carriage house in the past...
Cemetery commission seeks to fill second groundskeeper position (08/24/16)
The Eureka Springs Cemetery Commission is getting closer to filling the cemetery's second groundskeeper position. Cemetery superintendent and commission chair Peg Adamson announced at the commission's Aug. 17 meeting that she has received four applications after advertising the second part-time seasonal groundskeeper position...
Pancake breakfast scheduled for Sept. 3 (08/24/16)
The Holiday Island Elks Lodge will host a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at 4 Park Cliff Drive in the Holiday Island shopping center. The breakfast will feature all-you-can-eat pancakes, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, as well as juice and coffee. It will cost $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12...

Citizen of the Week
Phyllis Poe is this week's Citizen of the Week. The interim head of school at Clear Spring School, Poe was nominated by Dori Thomas and Mackenzie Doss. Poe has come out of retirement after five years to help Clear Spring School ensure its future and inspire the younger generation to "find their passion and commitment with the school's educational philosophy and community." Thomas said Poe hopes to water the roots and make a solid foundation at Clear Spring School...

What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

Are you excited about the prospect of having a community center?

Doug Brown


Depends on what they put in there. A trade school would be nice.

Steven McFadden


Of course I'm happy. It makes sense because it gives the kids something to do.

George Merrick


Great idea. Keep the kids off of the streets.

Donna Merrick

"Little Dove"


William Schmahl



Ron Stewart

"Dead Head"

Excellent idea. It's about time someone used their brain.

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