Lovely County Citizen Headlines News from the Lovely County Citizen newspaper in Eureka Springs, Arkansas en-us Transition: Alfred "Tony" Arnold (Oct. 28, 1923-May 22, 2017) Alfred Anthony “Tony” Arnold, of Eureka Springs, was born Oct. 28, 1923 in Pleasanton, Texas son of Anthony and Cecilia (Dylla) Arnold. He departed this life Monday, May 22, 2017 in Fayetteville,... Thu, 25 May 2017 11:34:17 -0500 Chamber working to hire new director The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce has narrowed down the candidates for its open director position. On Tuesday morning, the chamber’s board of directors met to interview and discuss the... Wed, 24 May 2017 16:40:33 -0500 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Wed, 24 May 2017 15:40:33 -0500 What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley “Dani” Not at all. --- “J-Beard” Yes. --- “Heather” I haven’t paid attention. --- “Wayne” I think he was off to a good start, but now, not so much. --- “Dre” As a whole, I do not. I don’t feel he is... Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00:11 -0500 From the Editor: The other f-word Like many women, I grew up leery of using the f-word. I’m not talking about the four-letter word that rhymes with truck. In truth, I come from a family where profanity is used pretty regularly and... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:53:42 -0500 Dispatch Desk May 15 12:23 a.m. — A complainant advised a male and two females being loud and obnoxious and yelling obscenities. An officer responded and spoke with the individuals, who advised they were staying... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:52:26 -0500 Eureka Springs graduates receive nearly $1 million in scholarships The Eureka Springs High School Auditorium was filled with students, scholarships and happy tears at the senior awards ceremony on Friday, May 19. High school counselor Rachal Hyatt said this year’s... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:50:29 -0500 R-1 to C-3: Council agrees to rezone 38 Prospect The Eureka Springs City Council voted on Monday night to rezone 38 Prospect from R-1 to C-3. Planning commissioner Melissa Greene said the planning commission approved the request to rezone the... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:49:29 -0500 HDC approves work at 23 Hillside Ave. The Eureka Springs Historic District Commission approved a new rear deck at 23 Hillside Ave. on Wednesday, May 17. According to the summary of facts, the deck is located over the rear rock garden.... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:48:40 -0500 Locals present plan for medical marijuana dispensary A group of local medical professionals has banded together in an effort to bring medical marijuana to town. On Monday night, the group told the Eureka Springs City Council about its plan to open a... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:48:08 -0500 Parks chairman encourages residents to vote for Leatherwood tax Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission chairman Bill Featherstone hopes residents vote to support the parks department’s 0.125 percent tax in June. Featherstone expressed support for the tax... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:47:26 -0500 Parks commission agrees to buy fireworks for Fourth of July celebration The Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission has good news for those who would like to see fireworks in town on the Fourth of July. The commission agreed on May 16 to spend $4,000 on fireworks... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:46:50 -0500 Keynote speaker Photographers from several states swarmed Eureka Springs over the weekend to participate in the Mid-America Photography Symposium. Scott Robert Lim, an international award-winning master... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:44:47 -0500 Birth announcement Daniel Conley and Kristi Vidler are happy to announce the arrival of their healthy little lady, Evelyn Dahlia Conley, on April 13. Evelyn’s paternal grandparents are Linda Prestage and Dennis Goodner... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:43:39 -0500 Nettles joins newspaper staff Amanda Nettles has joined the staff of Carroll County Newspapers as a summer intern. Nettles began work on Monday and will continue through July. She will be working at both the Carroll County News... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:42:44 -0500 Citizen Forum Dear Editor, Let’s make America a disgrace again. - David Marry Alice in Wonderland explains my angst in the days of Cheetolini (People ask why I call him that: Before his hairstylist got to him, his... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:41:02 -0500 Bridge of Love Photo by Sandy Martin These are just a few of the people who honored the women in their lives on Sunday, May 14, at the Bridge of Love in downtown Eureka Springs. Flowers were placed on the bridge to... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:33:59 -0500 ALE students complete garden project Eureka Springs High School is ending the year with a new feature. ALE students finished working on the Butterfly Garden in the last week of school, a project that took months of research, planning... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:28:17 -0500 Cemetery commission considers future leadership While the Eureka Springs Cemetery Commission is not concerned with people turning over in their graves, it is concerned about the possible turnover of three commissioners next year. Secretary and... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:27:14 -0500 City of Holiday Island? HISID board expresses support for incorporation HOLIDAY ISLAND — A quorum of three members of the Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District Board of Commissioners — Chairman Dan Kees, Nita Holley and Linda Graves — unanimously passed a... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:26:26 -0500 Blue Skies Book Study scheduled for June 6 Blue Skies Book Study will take place from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the undercroft at St. James Episcopal Church at 28 Prospect in Eureka Springs. “Gospel Memories” by Jake Owensby is... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:24:47 -0500 Keep up with weed control in horse pastures FAYETTEVILLE — Most forage plants are not well suited for the grazing behavior of horses, said Dirk Philipp, forage researcher for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Unlike... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:24:24 -0500 American Legion to have Memorial Day Service May 29 The American Legion Walker-Wilson Post 9 of Eureka Springs will be holding its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 29 at 10:30 a.m. The service will be held at the American Legion building... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:23:44 -0500 North Arkansas Regional Medical Center receives Site Excellence Award North Arkansas Regional Medical Center was awarded the Site Excellence Award at the eighth annual AR SAVES Conference held in Hot Springs on May 11. NARMC was one of four hospitals in Arkansas to... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:23:03 -0500 Rotary Student of the Month Raschelle Edmondson, daughter of Christie Edmondson and granddaughter of Larry and Marilynn Wolfinbarger, is the Eureka Springs Rotary Club’s Student of the Month for April.  Edmondson, a senior at... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:22:09 -0500 ESPS and HDC celebrate Arkansas Historic Preservation Month The Eureka Springs Historic Preservation Society and the Eureka Springs Historic District Commission presented awards to local homeowners and groups on Monday, May 15. The preservation society gave... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:21:45 -0500 Middle school students end the year with performance of Aristocats, Jr. Eureka Springs Middle School students performed Aristocats, Jr. on Thursday, May 18, at the high school auditorium. Sixth-grade students, Syeney Morreo, Joa Murray, Corbin Danos and Koda Smith all... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:20:58 -0500 Seussical, Jr. performance scheduled for Thursday, Friday The Eureka Springs High School Drama Department and the elementary school music program will perform Seussical, Jr. at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26, at the high school auditorium.... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:20:13 -0500 Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge to host Blues Weekend June 15-18  From June 15-18, Eureka Springs Blues Weekend and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge are teaming up to host a plethora of seasoned award-winning blues artists and modern blues newcomers. Events will... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:19:50 -0500 Clear Spring School Graduate Photo by Matt Newcomb B’Elanna Ellen Powell will be graduating from Clear Spring School at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 25, at the school. Wed, 24 May 2017 11:18:52 -0500 Memorial Day Service scheduled for May 29 The American Legion Walker-Wilson Post 9 of Eureka Springs will hold its annual Memorial Day Service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the American Legion building located at the intersection of... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:17:45 -0500 Senior Center Menu The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center is located at 202 W. Madison Ave. in Berryville. Lunch is served weekdays at noon. Monday, May 29 Closed for Memorial Day Tuesday, May 30 Chef’s... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:17:11 -0500 LOOKING BACK Photo courtesy of Eureka Springs Historical Museum In honor of graduations taking place across the area, here are a few photos of graduations that took place in days gone by. In the year 1880, there... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:16:16 -0500 Local students honored at Harding Drew Howerton of Berryville and Grace Windle of Eureka Springs have been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Harding University in Searcy, the school announced in a news release.... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:15:21 -0500 Holiday Island Community Church to start new Bible study June 9 Frank Wick will begin a new Bible study at 10 a.m. Friday, June 9, at the Holiday Island Community Church’s Fellowship Hall. The study will run for approximately one hour each week. Everyone is... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:14:56 -0500 Art in Opera group show starts in June The ninth annual Art in Opera group show will take place at Opera in the Ozarks Theatre at Inspiration point at nightly performances from Friday, June 23 to Friday, July 21. The artwork is inspired... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:13:08 -0500 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: If something goes awry, all is not lost. It’s simply misplaced. Look for your ambition under the sofa, and check the medicine cabinet for your courage. Whatever you do, leave the bottom drawer... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:11:33 -0500 The Natural Way: Reduce your drug burden I’ve written about the travails of using prescribed/OTC drugs for reducing acid reflux (GERD, heartburn) several times. This group of drugs is very commonly used daily and is in fact one of the... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:10:57 -0500 Ozark Mountain Revival to perform June 4 Ozark Mountain Revival, a nine-member gospel bluegrass band, will be playing at Faith Bible Church in Holiday Island at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 4. Faith Bible Church is located in the Holiday Island... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:08:42 -0500 Retail development workshop scheduled for June 8 Winrock International and the Eureka Springs Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Development will be hosting a retail development workshop from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the Eureka... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:08:13 -0500 Carroll County libraries win NASA grant for science programming The Carroll and Madison Library System (CAMALS) has been selected through a competitive application process to be part of “NASA@ My Library,” an initiative to engage public audiences nationwide in... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:07:49 -0500 Incredible Edible and wood studio opening slated for June 4 Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA) offers a chance to play with your food at the Incredible Edible event from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 4. The event will be hosted in conjunction with the... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:06:14 -0500