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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
AUGUST 19 HI public forum on strategic planning The Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District will hold a special meeting forum on strategic planning for the district, based on a Board of Commissioners retreat held April...
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Pet of the Week
This handsome, medium-sized 1-year old red heeler mix is "Red" (No. 85). He has a great personality, obeys commands and walks well on a leash. He's an affectionate pup who needs a place to run. Red could be your loyal companion and best friend. Red has all his shots and is neutered. ...
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Residents receiving Publishers Clearing House scam calls (08/13/14)
HOLIDAY ISLAND -- Who wouldn't be excited to hear they had won big money in the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes? But they had better make sure it really is PCH calling before they look for the prize patrol car and the big check. Carroll County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Jerry Williams, Holiday Island deputy, alerted the community recently to a phone scam involving PCH...
Eureka's after-school program to continue without state funding (08/13/14)
EUREKA SPRINGS -- Although the Eureka Springs School District was not selected for another five-year funding cycle of the state's 21st Century After-School Program, the school board voted at a special meeting Tuesday night to continue it with district funds and support from parents...
City will pursue grant for Lake Leatherwood pavilion, playground (08/13/14)
The Eureka Springs City Council unanimously agreed Monday on a resolution authorizing Parks Director Bruce Levine to pursue a state grant to help fund a new pavilion and playground at Lake Leatherwood. The grant would pay half of the project's estimated $150,000 cost, with the remaining balance funded through the city's existing 1.8 percent sales tax...
Welcome to the Underground: Volunteers revamp bath house (08/13/14)
By Jennifer Jackson JJackson.Citizen@gmail.com Cobwebs. Dark corners. A stone passageway that leads nowhere. That's what people on the Downtown-N-Underground Tour find when they go down the stone steps into what was the first floor of the Basin Spring Bath House...
Believe It or Not: Church to hold fundraiser for bell tower (08/13/14)
Rod McGuire already knew that his church's unusual bell tower had been in "Ripley's Believe It or Not!". But he had never actually seen the cartoon panel featuring the tower, which the church is in the process of repairing. So he had an idea: Why not call Ripley's and ask? When he did, he was surprised what he learned...
Citizen of the Week

Citizen of the Week
Our Citizen of the Week for Aug. 14 is David Renko. David is a shining example of what is great about Eureka Springs. He is a seemingly tireless advocate for our town. In his work at Progressive Trail Design, he builds, designs and speaks to the public about recreational trails in an environmentally responsible manner. He also serves as director and spokesman of the Fat Tire Festival...

What do YOU think?

What do you think Eureka Springs should do to improve its economy?

Janet Chupp

"Busy Girl"

Be nice to everyone, tourists and locals!

Matt Davis

"Stone Ninja"

Make sure the SWEPCO line does NOT go through and ruin the view.

MeiLi Cuisine

"Master Chef"

The city needs to do more promotion of the businesses and remove parking fees.

Kevin Rooney

"Razorback Fan"

It needs to attract and welcome new businesses for growth, instead of only local business.

Andrew Arnold

"Dallas Dude"

The city needs to support local businesses so they can survive and maybe reduce the number of restaurants.

Christina Limon

"Sunset Hippie"

Seems like money is being wasted on some unnecessary improvements at times.

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What do you think Eureka Springs should do to improve its economy?
 Be inclusive of tourists AND locals
 Prevent SWEPCO transmission line
 Remove parking fees
 Promote and support businesses
 Be more budget-conscious

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