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  1. Eureka Springs sets July 4th fireworks; display to be city's first in 11 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    "We wanted to do something to celebrate because it's not only the United States' birthday but it's Eureka Springs' birthday," said Mayor Robert "Butch" Berry. Concessions will be available beginning at 5 p.m., and the fireworks display will start 9:30 p.m., according to


  2. Man dead after fall at historic Arkansas hotel, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | NWAonline

    A Missouri man died after he fell from a staircase Saturday night at the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, according to a news release. Rescue workers responded after William Thomas of Webb City fell from a staircase shortly after 11 p.m. in the hotel at 75 Prospect Ave., a Eureka Springs Police Department news release said.


  3. LR leaders to decide on asking state to end control of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | NWAonline

    The Little Rock Board of Directors is again diving into the politics surrounding the city's public schools, as it considers formally requesting the state to call for a school board election and return control of the district to voters. When the state Board of Education took over the Little Rock School District more than two years ago, it ousted elected board members.


  4. Eureka Springs man accused of posing as Corps park aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | NWAonline

    A 73-year-old man is accused of posing as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee to threaten campers and order them to evacuate a campsite. On May 26, it was reported to the Baxter County sheriff's office that someone, later identified as James Michael Sloan of Eureka Springs, had rented a cottage at a resort in the county the day before, according to a news release.


  5. Health Center benefit honors woman's workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | NWAonline

    Bettina Brownstein was the evening's honoree. She was bestowed the Brownie Ledbetter Legacy Award for her advocacy work.


  6. Christ of the Ozarks statue is state's reason to stand tallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    In terms of superlatives, it's fair to say that Arkansas generally falls short of ranking near the top among the 50 U.S. states. That's a reason for Arkansans to take pride in Christ of the Ozarks, the skyscraper statue on the outskirts of Eureka Springs.


  7. An Epic UndertakingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | NWAonline

    Courtesy Photo The life and death of Jesus Christ is chronicled for 50 years at the Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs. The production opens for the season tonight.


  8. Eureka Springs police ID woman who died in tubing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 24-year-old Eureka Springs woman who died while inner-tubing in a flooded creek Saturday was identified Tuesday as Montana Widener. Widener, originally from Huntsville, is one of at least seven people who have died since Saturday in flood-related accidents within the state.


  9. Police ID woman killed in Eureka Springs floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    NWA Democrat-Gazette/DAVID GOTTSCHALK Tini Kratchmer , a volunteer with the American Red Cross' Northwest Arkansas chapter, collects information Tuesday from Sandy Crihfield on her front porch at West End Apartments in Fayetteville. Rain and a swollen creek caused flooding at the complex, causing extensive water damage in the apartments and to personal property.


  10. Woman who died while inner-tubing in flooded Arkansas creek identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 24-year-old Eureka Springs woman who died while inner-tubing in a flooded creek on Saturday was identified Tuesday as Montana Widener. According to a news release from the Eureka Springs Police Department, Widener was wearing a helmet, goggles and life vest when she jumped with an inner-tube into Leatherwood Creek, which is basically a drainage ditch along North Main Street.


  11. Search for missing Arkansas children swept away in floodwaters now a recovery process, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | NWAonline

    Two children who were swept away in floodwaters when their vehicle was washed off an Arkansas bridge are not expected to be found alive, authorities said Monday as the search was officially deemed a recovery process. Around 3 p.m. Saturday, the Madison County sheriff's office received a panicked call from a 38-year-old mother who had become stranded in high water with her children, a 4-year-old boy and an 18-month-old girl, according to a news release.


  12. Families, even dogs, can run for MacArthur ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | NWAonline

    The 10th annual MacArthur Park 5K begins at 7 p.m. Friday in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock. Racers will be chip-timed, and awards will be given three-deep by sex and age group.


  13. Northwest Arkansas set to bloom with art, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | NWAonline

    Joel Link, violin; Camden Shaw, cello; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; and Bryan Lee, violin - perform for Artosphe... Eureka Springs is getting ready for its 30th annual Eureka Springs May Arts Festival, spotlighting the Ozark village's visual and performing arts. The ArtRageous Parade officially kicks things off, featuring elaborate floats, art cars, walkers in costume, dancers, musicians, jugglers and dance groups, 2 p.m. Saturday starting at the post office, 101 Spring St., proceeding along Main Street to the Carroll County Western District Courthouse.


  14. Storm throttles chain saw artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | NWAonline

    Twenty-one woodcarvers fired up their chain saws at 9 a.m. Friday after lightning caused an hour's delay at the beginning of the 13th annual Carving in the Ozarks competition. Heavy rain continued to fall, but many of the carvers had set up tents to shield them from the deluge.


  15. Legislation fixes, for now, dual-seat counties' woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | NWAonline

    Rep. Sarah Capp's House Bill 1743 quietly sailed through the Legislature and, for now, resolved a politically-charged issue that leaders in dual-district counties long feared would surface. The counties, which for nearly a century have operated as if they had two county seats, had not been following the law, and the Arkansas Supreme Court last month took notice. 1 comment

  16. FYIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NWAonline

    "Take Me Out to the Ball Game: History of Baseball in Fort Smith" with Billy D. Higgins, associate professor of history at UAFS, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Clayton House museum in Fort Smith. $10. Reservations at 783-3000.


  17. Barbecue, fish, tamales land prestigious honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | NWAonline

    Beginning last fall, the Department of Arkansas Heritage accepted nominations from the public for potential inductees. Then a 12-member committee took on the onerous task of narrowing the list of 300 down to three legendary Arkansas restaurants to include in the first year's class: Jones Bar-B-Q Diner of Marianna, Lassis Inn of Little Rock, noted for its fried fish, and Rhoda's Famous Hot Tamales of Lake Village.


  18. Colorado animals find new homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | NWAonline

    An Arkansas wildlife refuge recently completed a frantic, five-month rescue of 115 big cats, bears and other animals from a roadside zoo in Colorado. Veterinarian Matt Sellers works on a white tiger named Blackfi re on Wednesday at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge near Eureka Springs.


  19. Arkansas man must repay ex-girlfriend $166,000 in investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | NWAonline

    A 52-year-old Eureka Springs man, denounced as a con man by his ex-girlfriend, was ordered on Monday to pay the woman $166,000 to reimburse her for the money she says he swindled her out of over three months last year. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce awarded Nancy Jane Farrell, 56, all that she asked for --$146,000 in losses plus $20,000 in punitive damages to cover her expenses -- after Jeffery Dwight Brown offered no evidence beyond his own testimony to contest her claims.


  20. Ruling puts Eureka Springs ordinance in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | NWAonline

    Eureka Springs can't enforce a citywide anti-discrimination ordinance it has had for two years, said state Rep. Bob Ballinger, a Republican who represents District 97, which includes Eureka Springs. That's because the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a similar ordinance in Fayetteville violated Act 137 of 2015, said Ballinger, who sponsored legislation that became Act 137.


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