Lovely County Citizen News News headlines from the Lovely County Citizen newspaper in Eureka Springs, Arkansas en-us Library offers display of miniature creations until April 17 The Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library will host “Moments in Time,” an event featuring a display of miniature magical creations, every day until Monday, April 17. The miniatures are created by... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:21:25 -0500 Wildflowers Christian Chapel to raffle off Easter basket Wildflowers Christian Chapel is selling tickets for an Easter basket that will be raffled off in April. Tickets are available from Wednesday, March 29, to Friday, April 14. They can be purchased at... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:56:10 -0500 Eureka Springs Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration to be held April 22  A celebration of both Arbor Day and Earth Day will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will be held in downtown Eureka Springs on First Street next to the Downtown Native... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:55:39 -0500 Council considers third proposal for water, sewer rate increase After Monday night’s Eureka Springs City Council meeting, citizens have three proposals for water and sewer rate increases to consider. Mayor Butch Berry presented the third plan, saying he believes... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:53:54 -0500 Council considers holding special election for parks tax Eureka Springs citizens could have the opportunity to vote in a special election later this year. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council read a proposed ordinance establishing a special... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:53:11 -0500 Parks commission agrees to destroy 2011 financial documents The Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Commission agreed on Tuesday, March 21, to destroy financial records from 2011. Office manager Dove Bolerjack explained that the commission is legally allowed... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:52:29 -0500 Ragsdell resigns from CAPC Charles Ragsdell has resigned from the Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission. Mike Maloney, executive director of the CAPC, reported March 24 that Ragsdell’s position has been... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:51:53 -0500 CAPC events coordinator addresses city-sponsored entertainment at workshop The Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission had a new face at it workshop on Wednesday, March 22. Andy Green, recently hired as the commission’s events coordinator, spoke at the... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:51:25 -0500 GSHS to show off new facility at adoption event April 1 After a year of work, Good Shepherd Humane Society is almost done building its new meet and greet room. Shelter manager Sandra Mittler reported at the board of directors meeting on Wednesday, March... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:50:36 -0500 Carroll County orchestra unites beginner, experienced musicians for spring concert The Carroll County Community Orchestra has grown an ensemble of beginner and experienced musicians for its spring concert. The spring concert is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in the... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:49:39 -0500 Opening the bids WCCAD receives three bids for ambulance service The Western Carroll County Ambulance District Commission has a decision to make. On Thursday, March 23, the commission opened three bids from local organizations hoping to receive a contract to... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:48:47 -0500 Allegiance CEO presents hospital renovation plans to city officials Allegiance Health Management could be making a major change to the Eureka Springs Hospital in the near future. Rock Bordelon, Allegiance CEO, told the Eureka Springs Hospital Commission on Monday... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:48:00 -0500 Plea deal: Butler pleads guilty, receives 21-year sentence A Eureka Springs man who had been scheduled for trial beginning Monday on charges including first-degree murder instead pleaded guilty to lesser charges last week in an agreement with prosecutors.... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:46:32 -0500 Quilts of Valor: Local veterans honored for service in Vietnam The Quilts of Valor Foundation warmed the heart of a Carroll County veteran on Friday, March 24, at Cornerstone Bank in Berryville. The Benton County VFW Post 3031, the Comanche Indian Veterans... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:45:26 -0500 Wildflowers Church plans Easter Sunrise service Wildflowers Church on Highway 62 West, one mile east of the Eureka Springs city limits, will hold a Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m on Easter Sunday, April 16. The service will be followed by breakfast... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:40:21 -0500 First Amendment Parade scheduled for April 15 The First Amendment Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15. The parade celebrates First Amendment rights, including freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press and the... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:39:52 -0500 Eureka Springs Soccer Club to host Spring Jamboree April 1 The Eureka Springs Soccer Club will host its Spring Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m at the City Leatherwood Ballfields. Saturday, April 1. There will be youth soccer games, arts and crafts for sale and... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:39:21 -0500 Dedicated students Submitted photo These are three of the students who pitched in to repair the Leatherwood Ballfields on Monday, March 27, in preparation for the Eureka Springs Soccer Club Spring Jamboree on Saturday,... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:37:47 -0500 Senior Center Menu The Carroll County Senior Activity and Wellness Center is located at 202 W. Madison Ave. Lunch is served weekdays at noon. Monday, April 3 Beef enchilada, Mexican rice, black beans and tropical... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:37:04 -0500 Conversation, Cheesecake and Songs of Social Change slated for April 5 Conversation, Cheesecake and Songs of Social Change will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Caribe/The Cookey. “Bard Insurgent” Tom Neilson will perform. There will be desserts,... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:36:23 -0500 LOOKING BACK In the 1800s, indoor plumbing was not the norm and certainly not in Eureka Springs. Therapeutic bathing was available at 35 bathhouses built near the springs. They were plain, wooden buildings,... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:34:43 -0500 Holiday Island Art Guild to meet April 4 Local artist and author Jody Stephenson of Studio 62 will speak at the Holiday Island Art Guild meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Holiday Island Clubhouse, Room A. Stephenson will be... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:32:46 -0500 Don’t Stop Ball-ieving scheduled for April 6 Don’t Stop Ball-ieving, a Berryville High School senior capstone project, will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Bobcat Gym. A group of three seniors called One in Christ are asking for... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:32:21 -0500 Holiday Island Community Blood Drive slated for April 3 The Holiday Island Community Blood Drive will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 3, at Elks Lodge No. 1042 at 4 Park Cliff Drive in the Holiday Island shopping center. There will be a... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:31:57 -0500 Eureka Springs Gallery Association sponsoring Yard Art Contest The Eureka Springs Gallery Association is sponsoring a Yard Art Contest during this year’s May Festival of the Arts. The art will be displayed in the historic core. A team of celebrity judges will... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:31:32 -0500 Helping Hands: Loaves and Fishes receives $15,000 for backpack program Loaves and Fishes can keep providing nutritional meals for Berryville and Green Forest students thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Blue and You Foundation. A press release from the organization says... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:30:45 -0500 Carroll County Health Unit to celebrate National Public Health April 3-7 The Carroll County Health Unit of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) will observe National Public Health Week Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 7. The public is encouraged to visit the... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:29:57 -0500 Higher temperatures to continue into spring Temperatures have been higher than average in 2017, and that trend will continue this spring. Amy Jankowski, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Tulsa, Okla., said... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:29:15 -0500 Ozark Regional Art Council to host ES artist for April exhibit Ozark Regional Arts Council will host Eureka Springs artist Barbara Robinson for its April exhibit at the Vada Shield/Arkansas State University at Mountain Home from April 3-28. A reception in... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:23:00 -0500