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Schools ‘steady as she goes’

Eureka Springs School District continues to take the steps necessary to maintain a successful school year. Last month’s school board meeting was entirely online....

John Evans “Jake” Seymour Dec. 17, 1986 – Dec. 31, 2020

John Evans “Jake” Seymour was born Dec. 17, 1986 in Jonesboro, Ark., to Amy Cunningham and John Seymour. He moved to Eureka Springs in...

Clifton “Cliff” Davis July 1952 – Dec. 31, 2020

Clifton “Cliff” Davis made his last wildly inappropriate and probably sarcastic comment on Dec. 31, 2020. Cliff was born and immediately dubbed “my favorite child”...

Jeffrey Max Filbeck Jan. 1, 2021

Jeffrey Max Filbeck, 63, of Holiday Island, Ark., formerly of Liberty, Mo. passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2021 with his wife Kim, his...

Jeanne Marie Riggins Petter Dec. 27, 1933 – Jan. 2, 2021

Jeanne Marie Riggins Petter, 87, of Eureka Springs, Ark., passed away on Jan. 2, 2021. Jeanne was born on Dec. 27, 1933 in Silver...

Linda Ann Bibb May 4, 1947 – Jan. 4, 2021

Linda Ann Bibb of Holiday Island, Ark., was born May 4, 1947 to Leonard and Frieda (Masamella) Rhodes in Bakersfield, Calif., and passed away...

Burning turns trash into a hazard

Mark Dewitz, chef and vendor at the Saturday White Street Farmers’ Market, was given a metal barrel to burn trash when he bought his...

Politics trumped by perseverance

Last week’s Independent included an article about the retirement of Circuit Clerk Ramona Wilson after 22 years in office. For most of those years,...

HavingREELFun

Hello there, hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. These days have been brisk, to say the least, but it has not stopped the fish...

Esoteric Astrology as news for week Jan. 13 – 19

Uranus Direct – the week for history books  On January 14, Thursday, the day after the first new moon of the new year, Uranus, planet...