Lovely County Citizen Headlines http://www.lovelycitizen.com News from the Lovely County Citizen newspaper in Eureka Springs, Arkansas en-us Transition: John William Ernst (June 19, 1931-Feb. 16, 2017) http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2387767.html John William Ernst, of Holiday Island, Ark. was born June 19, 1931, in Platte County, Neb., son of Arnold and Bessie (Kershaw) Ernst. He departed this life Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 in Springdale,... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:16:34 -0600 Transition: Jessilyn Langley (April 26, 1955-Feb. 13, 2017) http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2387234.html Jessilyn Langley, of Berryville, Ark., passed away on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Jessilyn Elaine Langley was born in Dallas, Texas to Jesse & Nell Womack on April 26, 1955. She... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:11:53 -0600 CALENDAR OF EVENTS http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2373700.html Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:30:42 -0600 What do You think? Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386559.html “Ed” No. They can’t guarantee no leaks. --- “Luke” Yes. It is America. --- “Cheyenne” Yes. --- “Five & Dime girl” A resounding no. --- “Mark” Yes, if they can make it work safely. --- “Kim” Yes, I... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:00:33 -0600 From the Editor: Escape to reality http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386558.html This past Saturday was quite the debacle. After cruising in and around Mexico for seven days, Gideon and I were ready to get off that ship. Don’t get me wrong — the cruise was great. It was... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:58:37 -0600 Dispatch Desk http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386557.html Feb. 6 8:42 a.m. — A caller advised of a male subject in a gray hoodie with a white dog hiding under the stairs on the back side of the Old Mill. Officers made contact with the male subject and a... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:57:23 -0600 GSHS Valentine adoption event matches animals with loving homes http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386556.html The Good Shepherd Humane Society (GSHS) played matchmaker this weekend. Some of the eligible bachelors acted like real dogs, but, in this case, that was a good thing. GSHS held a Valentine’s... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:55:50 -0600 Painting a picture: Martin presents May Festival of the Arts events http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386555.html The Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission has a pretty good idea of what’s going to be happening in town during May Festival of the Arts. On Wednesday, Feb. 8, Eureka Springs Arts... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:54:49 -0600 Council considers raising water, sewer rates by 30 percent http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386554.html The Eureka Springs City Council is taking action to prevent the city’s finances from going down the toilet. On Monday night, the council voted to raise the water and sewer rates by 30 percent each.... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:54:00 -0600 Council announces winners of food truck lottery http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386553.html Food trucks will be moving into Eureka Springs soon. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council drew names for the first annual food truck lottery. Property owners interested in having food... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:53:16 -0600 Cemetery commission seeks to expand membership http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386552.html The Eureka Springs Cemetery Commission is looking to add a few more warm bodies to its roster. The commission met Wednesday, Feb. 8, for a special workshop to review the municipal code for the... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:51:58 -0600 Council tables decision on fire department bylaws http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386551.html The Eureka Springs City Council still hasn’t approved the fire department bylaws. Mayor Butch Berry re-introduced the bylaws Monday night, saying the council tabled voting on the bylaws at its Jan.... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:51:21 -0600 Prescription drug drop boxes set up in Carroll County http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386550.html Residents across Carroll County now have access to secure and convenient prescription drug disposal. Region 1 Regional Prevention Provider (RPP) has set up four prescription drug drop-off locations... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:50:34 -0600 Shoes and Krewes: Clear Spring students create Mardi Gras Shoebox Floats http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386549.html Clear Spring School stepped into its first Mardi Gras parade on Thursday without stepping out of the classroom. Dori Thomas, director of admissions and development, said Clear Spring students worked... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:49:23 -0600 School district approved for $109,000 grant for greenhouse http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386548.html Eureka Springs School District Superintendent Bryan Pruitt told the district’s board of directors at its meeting on Monday that the district has been approved for a grant of $109,650 from the state... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:48:30 -0600 Good Shepherd finds homes for six long-term dogs http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386547.html Good Shepherd Humane Society is saying goodbye to some of its longtime residents. Shelter manager Sandra Mittler reported Monday that the shelter recently found homes for the dogs in Minnesota. She... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:47:26 -0600 Citizen Forum http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386545.html I spoke at Monday’s City Council asking that they consider making Eureka Springs a Sanctuary City. Your readers know about how ICE is breaking into people’s homes, deporting Mexicans who have lived,... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:44:25 -0600 Cocktails for a Cause Kick-off picks winners http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386544.html Ten Carroll County nonprofits gathered Thursday, Feb. 9, to choose their month for the 2017 Cocktails for a Cause season. Sponsored by Main Street Eureka Springs, Cocktails for a cause takes place... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:40:15 -0600 Eureka Springs Lions Club to meet second Wednesdays http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386542.html The Eureka Springs Lions Club will now meet once a month at noon on the second Wednesday of every month at Forest Hill Restaurant. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:37:50 -0600 Sweet Treat http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386541.html Photo by Tavi Ellis These hungry third-graders at Eureka Springs Elementary School are enjoying a special ice cream treat as their reward for showing significant growth on the interim ACT Aspire... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:37:06 -0600 LOOKING BACK http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386540.html Photo courtesy of the Eureka Springs Historical Museum Anna Lund’s story began in Sweden. She and her 10-year-old son, Hugo, immigrated to America in 1874 and were naturalized citizens by the time... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:35:02 -0600 ES School Menu http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386539.html Monday, Feb. 20 No school Tuesday, Feb. 21 Breakfast: Mini cinis, cereal and strawberry banana yogurt, strawberry Pop Tarts or chocolate or powdered mini doughnuts, dried cranberries, juice and milk... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:34:34 -0600 Senior Center Menu http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386538.html The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center is located at 202 W. Madison Ave. in Berryville. Lunch is served weekdays at noon. Monday, Feb. 20 Closed Tuesday, Feb. 21 Popcorn shrimp,... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:34:01 -0600 Foreign film festival continues with showing of ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Feb. 17 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386537.html The Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will continue its foreign film festival with the acclaimed Colombian film “Embrace of the Serpent” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Library Annex Friends... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:33:36 -0600 Birds and Breakfast program scheduled for Feb. 25 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386536.html Hobbs State Park Conservation Area will host its third annual program series Birds and Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the visitor center on Highway 12 east of the Highway... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:33:12 -0600 University of Arkansas recognizes local students http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386535.html The University of Arkansas has announced its graduates for the fall 2016 semester. The graduates include Daniel Kinsey and Amber Lenser of Berryville, Brianna Freeman of Eureka Springs and Derek... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:32:27 -0600 Community center foundation raises $11,052 to open the gym http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386534.html  The Eureka Springs Community Center Foundation’s Dining Around Town fundraiser was a success. Event facilitator Fatima VanZant, explained that the community came out to 12 restaurants over three... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:32:02 -0600 Check presentation http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386533.html Submitted photo Linda Hager of Cottage Inn Restaurant and Krewe du Kork and Cné Breaux present a check to Clear Spring School for the Krewe du Kork’s benefit dinner. Altogether, the dinner raised... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:29:35 -0600 Good citizens http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386532.html Submitted photo The Abendschone Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently presented the 2017 DAR Good Citizens awards to seniors from four local schools. The awards included... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:28:18 -0600 Soccer Club spring sign-ups slated for Feb. 22 and 25 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386531.html The Eureka Springs Youth Soccer Club will have its spring sign-up and registration for new and returning players from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, and from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb.... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:27:20 -0600 Five & Dime Drama Collective to present ‘Dance of Deceit’ May 7 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386530.html Five & Dime Drama Collective will present its first full-length play, “Dance of Deceit,” by local playwright Tom Gorsuch at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at The Auditorium in Eureka Springs. Larry Horn will... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:26:14 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386528.html Aries: If wishes were horses, drunken texts would be half-mad centaurs galloping across your living room. Do all your wishing and stupidity outside, because some things will never come out of the... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:24:15 -0600 The Natural Way: Get your heart in check http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386526.html Although regular cholesterol tests have helped doctors to check for heart attack risk in many patients, we all know of people with normal levels who have had a heart attack. I know of people with... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:23:41 -0600 CAPC launches Made in Eureka Springs campaign http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386521.html The Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission has launched a new campaign. Called “Made in Eureka Springs,” the campaign features all things made here, from products to experiences and... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:20:44 -0600 Dances of Universal Peace scheduled for Feb. 17 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386520.html Dances of Universal Peace will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 17 Elk St. in Eureka Springs. The dances are simple and joyful moving meditations that... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:20:12 -0600 Holocaust survivor to speak at local church Feb. 18 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386519.html Holocaust survivor Ann Loufi will share her experiences as a child in Nazi Germany and a Poland prison camp at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Kings Hill Pioneer Church. For more information, call... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:19:50 -0600 Ladies of Faith to meet Feb. 28 http://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/2386518.html The Ladies of Faith will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Best Western Gazebo Restaurant in Eureka Springs. Julie Clark will speak on how God healed her from cancer. There will be a brunch... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:19:21 -0600