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Entertainment committee sanctioned by council

Pigs, transients, fireworks, and an entertainment district were the four highlights of the Eureka City Council meeting Monday night. All aldermen were present with another...

Homelessness not against the law

Transients, or homeless people, were another topic council discussed with the police chief on Monday. Brian Young said he encountered a transient who told...

Downtown is free game for fireworks

Aldermen Melissa Greene and Mickey Schneider asked council to vote for an amendment to the fireworks ordinance to omit historic downtown primarily to prevent...

Contemporary design in historic area approved

Michael and Melissa Brooks had to make major changes in their plans to gain approval from the Planning Commission two weeks ago. Last week,...

Methodists flip a house into a dream come true

Two excited young boys and their grateful Mom moved into the Methodist-ECHO house just in time for the 4th of July holiday. After their...

Iron sculpture depicts earliest settlers

Local artist Cheryl Rutledge is of Cherokee and Choctaw descent, and recently offered the Parks Commission an art sculpture to honor the indigenous people...

Constables on Patrol

July 1 10:17 a.m. – Officer took a theft report at a residence. 11:25 a.m. – A Parks worker reported vandalism to the Harmon Park restrooms. 3:28...

It’s the best place, it’s the worst place

Every Saturday morning, my wife and I host an open jam session in Berryville Square during the Farmers’ Market. (The farmers arrive early; we...

Just Peace

“Hope is a garden Of seeds sown with tears, Planted with love Amidst present fears.” - Mattie Stepanek Mattie, a young peacemaker and poet, wrote about peace and hope....

ISawArkansas

Years ago we took off for a Willie concert in Little Rock but ended up in Texas. It was because one of us had...