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Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Pet of the Week
This week's Pet of the Week is a tri-colored 7 year-old rat terrier who was one of seven terriers brought to Good Shepherd Humane Society by a breeder who was going out of business. Jack is a little shy at first but adapts quickly. He gets along with everyone, is very playful and likes to be petted. ...
Eureka Springs police, fire chiefs say distracted driving is leading cause of accidents (07/01/15)
On June 6, a semi-truck struck David Stettenbenz's motorcycle near the intersection of Highway 62 and Rock House Road in Eureka Springs, killing Stettenbenz immediately. A police report from the Eureka Springs Police Department notes that the driver of the semi-truck, Basheer Dalati, reported traveling toward Eureka Springs and not noticing the sharp right-hand corner until he was turning. Dalati was driving 45 mph, the report notes...
ES student competes at national SkillsUSA conference (07/01/15)
You don't have to win first place to be successful. For Kyle Rains, a sophomore at Eureka Springs High School, that is certainly true. Rains competed in masonry at the national SkillsUSA conference in Louisville, Ky., last weekend and placed 26th out of 32 high school competitors. Saying he was one of the youngest competitors there, Rains noted that this trip marked a couple of firsts for him...
Yards and Yards of Yard Sales slated Aug. 7-8 (07/01/15)
The summer session of Yards & Yards of Yard Sales will take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at locations citywide. In the event of bad weather the event will take place the following Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14-15. Your junk is someone's treasure; make the most of your efforts by signing up and getting your spot on the official YYYS Map that is distributed throughout the town on the weekend of the sale. ...
BV man arrested after alleged crime spree (07/01/15)
A Berryville man was arrested Saturday after an alleged crime spree including allegations of kidnapping, assault, terroristic threats, theft and drug charges. According to the Carroll County Detention Center intake log, 30-year-old Jeffrey Matlock was booked on charges of robbery, kidnapping, theft, aggravated assault, possession of a controlled substance, possession of firearms by a certain person, fleeing and possession...
Eurekans celebrate Supreme Court ruling by marching in NWA Pride parade (07/01/15)
"Finally, they got it right." Those were the words Sandy Martin's 14-year-old goddaughter said when she heard about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last Friday that legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. The next day, several Eurekans, many of whom have been integral in the fight for equal rights for LGBTs in Arkansas, declared victory while they marched down Fayetteville's Dickson Street in the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade...
What do YOU think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley
Do you think the U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will help tourism in Eureka?
Yes, it will bring more people to town.
I do. People come for the eclectic community feel.
I hope the heck so.
Probably. I think it will.
I absolutely do. People have the right to be with whoever they want to.
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