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LATEST NEWS

Council votes to consider Community Center as meeting site, but wait…

At Monday evening’s Eureka Springs City Council meeting, aldermen voted to move forward with drafting a lease based on the most recent proposal from...

City waiting for AG opinion on property transfer

Mayor Butch Berry told council Monday that the idea of the school district giving the old high school property to the city had come...

Council to decide of Norris St. property

At the Oct. 23 council meeting, it was first learned there existed a copy of a lease between Dr. Charles Beard and the Hospital...

CAPC budget season in full swing

The City Advertising and Promotion Commission continued its line-by-line budget preparation for 2018 at the Nov. 8 meeting, and Executive Director Mike Maloney provided...

Booths replacing cars in hopes of enhancing shopping season

Mayor Butch Berry told aldermen Nov.13 he had been approached by Main Street Eureka Springs Director Jacqueline Wolven about creating a Holiday Night Market...

Gunnels Tours franchise protracted

The group tour franchise currently operated by Joe Gunnels Tours, and up for renewal, was extended by city council for two years. Director Ken...

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DON'T MISS....

SeptembersEnd in the middle of November

September’s end heralds the change of seasons, falling leaves and dropping temperatures, but in this case brings the dropping of your favorite tunes at...

Love letter to the gods of Ska-Rock

Lou Dog is a tribute band to Sublime, the legendary Ska Punk band from California that spent a decade making music starting in the...

Opinions

Diamond Injustice

Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. Benjamin Franklin Plains All American (PAA) and Valero...

Big fun on White Street

Editor, My husband and I visited your wonderful town the week of October 30. We’ve been there several times and always enjoy ourselves, but this...

Hike in sewer-water bills hard to swallow

I personally supported the proposed the one percent sales tax increase to pay for shortfalls in the amount needed to pay for the city’s...

Diamond Fairy Tales

It would be so nice if something made sense for a change. Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland The Diamond petition is based on fairy tales....

Who’s to blame?

One year ago today the presidential election in the United States caught a lot of people by surprise. Some voters were disappointed, some incensed,...

Columns

The Pursuit of Happiness

My old pal, Ernie, has retired to a small house in Laos and is living under some palm trees with a real pretty woman...

Hognobbing

FAYETTEVILLE – Since last winter, Bret Bielema has operated under the notion that he would only have room for 14-16 new additions in the...

The Nature of Eureka

We are Springs The reason Eureka Springs exists is because Eureka is springs. In Cutter’s Guide to the Eureka Springs of Arkansas (Cutter and Trump, St....

The Pursuit of Happiness

The poet Robert Bly’s family farm connected to my maternal family’s farm out on the western edge of the Minnesota prairie. Robert’s father Jacob...