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Pet of the Week
06/22/16
"Sam" (No. 23) was a stray. He's a beautiful, medium-size, short-haired, gray 2-year-old. He's very lovable, enjoys being petted and has a super sweet personality. He'd be a wonderful companion for someone who cares. Sam has all his shots and is neutered and is available for adoption at the Good Shepherd Animal Shelter on Highway 62 east of Eureka Springs. The shelter is open from noon to 5 p.m. every day but Tuesday and Wednesday. Call the shelter at 479-253-9188 for more information...
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'A champion for anyone in need' Merlin Foundation founder, Merlin Leach, dies at 71 (06/22/16)
Carroll County lost one of its most dedicated advocates for the health and safety of children last week. Dr. Merlin Leach, the founder of the Merlin Foundation, died Wednesday, June 15. He was 71. Leach founded the Merlin Foundation with his wife, Anita Engert, in 1993 as a way to provide assistance to victims of child abuse, rape and domestic violence in the Ozark Mountain region of Northwest Arkansas. ...
School board extends deadline on community center agreement to Aug. 1 (06/22/16)
The old Eureka Springs High School building was once again the primary topic of discussion for the Eureka Springs School Board at its meeting Tuesday night, as board members discussed a proposed lease-purchase arrangement with the Eureka Springs Highlander Community Center Foundation...
Summer reading program keeps minds and bodies active (06/22/16)
The Carnegie Public Library in Eureka Springs is opening doors and books for kids and teens this summer. Library director Loretta Crenshaw said the library's summer reading program offers a variety of events and activities to keep kids' minds and bodies active while school is out. She said the library has two levels of programming: one level for kids in fifth grade and under and a teen level for kids going into fifth grade or older...
Friends remember Joyce Zeller (06/22/16)
Eureka Springs alderwoman Joyce Zeller died on Monday, June 13. She was 84. Zeller served on the council for many years and intended to continue running for her seat. At a book signing Sunday afternoon, Zeller said she had heard rumors she would be leaving the council once her term was up...
Fatal crash: 2 dead, 1 in custody after weekend accident (06/22/16)
A traffic accident Saturday night on Highway 62 west of Eureka Springs left two people dead and another in jail facing charges of negligent homicide. A preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police says 44-year-old David Magee and 45-year-old Marquita Magee, both of Barnsdall, Okla., died after another driver crossed the center line and struck their motorcycle...

Citizen of the Week
06/22/16
David Bell is this week's Citizen of the Week. The staff photographer for Lovely County Citizen and Carroll County News, Bell spent part of Father's Day taking photos of families at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. He's a father himself, but he took time on Father's Day to capture the love other families shared together. Happy Father's Day, David! You're a good one...

What do you think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

What big name act would you like to see in The Auditorium?

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Dalton Evans

"Dalton"

Blake Shelton


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Larry Horner

"William"

Led Zeppelin


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Rainy Ridenoure

"Rainy"

Kid Rock


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Raylee Knight

"Raylee"

Ed Sheeran


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Whitney Honey

"Drippin' Honey"

Ozzy Osbourne


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Stormy Ridenoure

"Stormy"

Travis Tritt

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