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Friday, Mar. 6, 2015
Note: Regular, ongoing meetings are listed in the section below specific date events, and that section is updated frequently. Many ongoing meetings have special speakers/events; be sure to check that section. MARCH 5 Thrifty...
Pet of the Week
You're invited to visit the Good Shepherd Animal Shelter, where they have 125 homeless dogs & cats, one of which is "Tharaoh" (No. 66), a super nice, medium-size 20 month old short-haired gray tabby, who is very playful and independent. He'll let you know when he wants to be petted and would be a great companion and loyal friend. ...
Community meeting slated on Ordinance 2223 (03/05/15)
A community meeting to discuss Eureka Springs Ordinance 2223 will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at KJ's Caribe Restaurant, 309 W. Van Buren. The meeting originally was scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, but was rescheduled because of expected inclement weather...
We've Got Talent Concert coming up Sunday (03/05/15)
The annual We've Got Talent Concert will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the Aud in Eureka Springs. The event is a showcase for local talent and will demonstrate that Carroll County does, indeed, have lots of talented residents. We've Got Talent is sponsored by the Carroll County Music Group and directed by Jim Swiggart...
Harvey selected for Extension leadership program (03/05/15)
EUREKA SPRINGS -- Heather Harvey of Eureka Springs is one of 22 men and women representing 15 Arkansas counties to take part in LeadAR, a leadership development program sponsored by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service...
Opera in the Ozarks names Preis general director (03/05/15)
Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point has named Dr. Nancy J. Preis its new general director. Preis will start in May, and will be assisted during a transition period by Jim Swiggart, the former general director of Opera in the Ozarks who is currently serving as the interim general director...
Branson-style stage show to perform regularly at Aud (03/05/15)
EUREKA SPRINGS -- A deal to bring a Branson-type stage show to the Aud was agreed upon and signed after the City Advertising and Promotion Commission met in a special meeting with show producer Bob Nichols on Tuesday. A proposed contract was turned down on Feb. 25 after CAPC members insisted on several stipulations that Nichols found unacceptable...
Citizen of the Week
Citizen of the Week
Imagine picking up the newspaper and seeing your photo in a story about another person. Some folks might be hopping mad, but not Richard Bost. Last week's Citizen of the Week feature mistakenly included a picture of Bost rather than the actual honoree. Apparently, the photo was mislabeled in our files. To his credit, Richard took the mistake in stride and was very friendly and good-hearted about it...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Do you think the current controversy over the city's anti-discrimination ordinance will hurt this year's tourist season? Why or why not?
No, a person's sexual preference is no one else's concern.
Yes, because it is already affecting people coming to town.
Yes. It is not fair if people are not treated as equals.
Lance Sterling Estep
Yes. It would bring bad publicity to the city.
No. The tourists don't pay attention to that stuff
Yes. I think the people we attract to this city will disagree with the ordinance.
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