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MARCH 15, 2018

Clear Spring School Open House Photos on Page 9

n Council endorses new downhill trails

n Eureka Springs juvenile arrested

n Does Eureka need a third taxi service?

Agrees to draft resolution acknowledging benefactor

Student allegedly threatened another middle school student

Council denies application for additional service in town

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March 5 12:26 a.m. — Officers responded to an area hotel for a report of theft. A guest had some items taken from his room. A report was taken. 10:01 a.m. — An officer responded to an alarm at an area business. The front door was open, but the building was secure. No report was needed. March 7 1:48 p.m. — An officer initiated a stop for a traffic violation and arrested a subject for driving on a revoked license. 2:34 p.m. — A facility administrator requested an officer to remove a discharged patient and two family members from the facility. The patient was served a warrant out of the Berryville Police Department and released with a court date. All the parties involved were escorted off the property without further incident. 5:30 p.m. — An officer responded to a report of a dispute between neighbors. An officer spoke to the caller, and information was taken. 5:52 p.m. — An officer responded to a report of speeding vehicles but was unable to locate them. March 8 10:52 a.m. — The animal control officer responded to multiple calls about two large dogs running loose on the historic loop. The ACO made contact with the dog owner and advised them of the leash laws. 3:31 p.m. — An officer responded to a report of a meter needing to be repaired. The meter was repaired. 4:34 p.m. — An officer responded to a report of two male subjects playing music on a bench in front of an area business. The officer advised the subject to move on.

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March 9 1:08 p.m. — A caller advised of a male subject living in a van in a parking lot who has been keeping two large dogs locked up in the van. She advised he had been there for several days. A second complaint was received concerning the welfare of the dogs locked up in the van. Officers checked the welfare of the animals and attempted to make contact with the owner. Maybe he should move his van to a different spot — like down by the river! 5:08 p.m. — Officers spoke to a female subject about a possible violation of a protection order. A report was taken. 11:43 p.m. — Officers responded to a report of a reckless driver and monitored traffic. They did not see a vehicle matching the description given. March 10 4:28 p.m. — An officer responded to a report of a possible erratic driver but was unable to locate the vehicle. March 11 12:12 a.m. — EMS requested assistance with a medical call at an area bar. Officers responded, and everything was under control upon arrival. 12:56 a.m. — A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a subject for driving while intoxicated, implied consent and careless and prohibited driving. 4:25 a.m. — An officer responded to a report of suspicious activity at an area residence and checked the area. All was well. March 12 1:47 a.m. — An officer responded to an alarm at an area business and checked the building and property. The building was secure, and nothing suspicious was found.

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Council endorses downhill mountain bike trails at Lake Leatherwood By Samantha Jones

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The Eureka Springs City Council was all about parks Monday night. The council’s regular meeting kicked off with a presentation from parks director Justin Huss on the new downhill mountain bike trails at Lake Leatherwood City Park, a project funded by the Northwest Arkansas Trailblazers on behalf of Tom Walton. Huss apologized for not communicating with the council when the project came to fruition late last year, saying he knows it was a quick process. “The recent project developments have progressed at an unparalleled pace, and we have not been as effective as we believed we were being in regard to communications,” Huss said. “This is the result of the pace of the project, not any intentional withholding of information.” He was first contacted about the project on Sept. 29, Huss said, and learned how serious the interest was on Oct. 2. The commission approved a cooperative agreement with Walton to build the downhill feature on Nov. 21, also agreeing to complete a heritage inventory at Lake Leatherwood. Huss said the commission is always thinking about the environmental impact on the city’s resources. “A key component from the beginning was the ecological impact,” Huss said. The initial plan had its challenges, Huss said, including the need to purchase part of the property on Miner’s Rock Trail. Today, he said, $600,000 worth of property has been purchased for the project, and the commission has paid nothing for that. Once the project is done, Huss said, 35 acres of land will be donated to the city of Eureka Springs. “Our commission believes we have reacted to an opportunity that has tremendous benefits to our town,” Huss

said. “We’re excited about this partnership. We firmly believe this partnership will continue to grow and offer benefits to our community.” Alderman David Mitchell thanked Huss for speaking to the council and said he’d like to thank Walton for helping with the project. “I think we should acknowledge the benefactor and we should be appreciative of that,” Mitchell said. He moved to draft a resolution acknowledging Walton, and alderman Terry McClung asked if Mitchell wanted to take the resolution a step further and endorse the project. Alderwoman Kristi Kendrick thanked Huss for discussing the project but said she still didn’t know the details of it. “I have no idea what this project is. I don’t know where the trails are going,” Kendrick said. “It would be nice to see drawings. There is so much about this project I don’t know.” Mitchell said he just wanted to thank Walton, and Kendrick said she was referring to McClung’s suggestion to endorse the project. McClung stood by that. “I don’t know how you can have one without the other,” McClung said. “It ties in with the tourism and it’s green and it’s low impact. It’s a great fit for us, and I think we need to get behind it 100 percent. I still don’t understand what the resolution is to accomplish.” “My motion was … to acknowledge that benefactor in a positive manner that supported that person in donating this money which will then lead to all that will come from these trails,” Mitchell said. “Is that not also an endorsement of the project?” Mayor Butch Berry asked. McClung moved to amend the motion to endorse the project, and everyone voted in favor of the amended motion except Kendrick. The council moved on to public comments, where more than

15 citizens asked the council to continue to support the parks commission. Later on, Kendrick read a lengthy statement criticizing the parks commission, saying her constituents have told her the downhill trails are being built without proper environmental review and public input. “The parks commission is acting beyond its scope of authority, and not solely in constructing these trails,” Kendrick said. The commission’s legislation says the commission has the authority only over revenues derived from the operation of parks, Kendrick said, requiring the commission to submit quarterly reports and an annual audit to the council. That hasn’t happened recently, she said. The Lake Leatherwood City Park sales tax, renewed last year by voters, had the wrong ordinance number on the ballot, Kendrick said. “This anomaly invalidates the entire tax. This is a very serious error which may require the rebate of all sales tax collected after the initial sunset date,” Kendrick said. She hasn’t been able to find an approved Lake Leatherwood Master Plan, Kendrick said, which dictates how the tax money should be spent. Kendrick said the commission has been taken in a dangerous direction by chairman Bill Featherstone, who serves on the Eureka Springs Community Center Foundation as well. She said the parks commission recently diverted a grant for the Dairy Hollow Trail to build a fitness trail at the community center, saying the commission is using its resources for the community center’s greenhouse program, too. “Mr. Featherstone has not recognized the parks commission’s statutory responsibilities to report to the mayor and city council,” Kendrick said. “He has taken the parks commission beyond its authority and jurisdiction. I believe

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that there is good cause to remove Mr. Featherstone from the parks commission.” Alderwoman Mickey Schneider said she supports how the parks commission has been operating. “They do their thing. We don’t micro-manage, because they’re the specialists. We’re not,” Schneider said. “I will never agree to micro-manage, that’s for sure.” City attorney Tim Weaver said he spoke with the Arkansas Municipal League about the error on the ballot for the sales tax, saying that’s a problem that can easily be fixed with a resolution acknowledging the correct ordinance number. So far, Weaver said, he’s seen no inappropriate behavior from the parks commission. Mitchell moved to refer Kendrick’s statement to Weaver for review, and the council agreed to do so. Mitchell addressed the commission’s relationship to the community center foundation, asking to hear from Huss about the greenhouse project. Huss said the commission had saved $7,500 to built its own greenhouse before the community center received a grant for a greenhouse program. The commission will only staff the greenhouse, Huss said, with the city gardener stopping in for a few minutes each day to check on everything. “We’re starting out with $7,500 savings there,” Huss said. “When you start compounding plant sales, I think that weighs out pretty well.” Mitchell recalled a motion the council approved earlier this year suspending all engagement with the community center foundation until the city could see all financial documents and said this applies to the parks commission too. McClung moved to allow Huss to negotiate with the community center foundation so long as he doesn’t sign any agreement, and the council agreed to do so.


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Elite Company Highlanders’ Cross earns all-state honors as junior By Ty Loftis The Citizen is published weekly on Thursdays in Eureka Springs, Arkansas by Rust Publishing MOAR L.L.C. Copyright 2018 This paper is printed with soy ink on recycled paper. Subscription rate: $57.50/year MANAGING EDITOR: Scott Loftis ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Samantha Jones EDITORIAL STAFF: Kelby Newcomb PHOTOGRAPHERS: David Bell, Tavi Ellis ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVES: Karen Horst, Jim Sexton, Diane Newcomb, Jason Waldon CLASSIFIEDS/RECEPTIONIST: Cindy Worley CONTRIBUTORS: Jim Fain, Beth Bartlett CIRCULATION: Rhonda Worrall Cover Photo by Tavi Ellis OFFICE HOURS: Monday–Tuesday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Thursday–Friday 9 a.m.–Noon Closed Saturday & Sunday

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Eureka Springs junior Garrett Cross has joined elite company, as he has joined Reggie Sanchez and Nick Bower as the third Highlander player to become a Class 2A all-state basketball player as a junior. “It’s very special,” Cross said. “My teammates and my coaches helped me through it all, which made it much easier for me.” Cross led the Highlanders in points and assists. He was also the second-leading rebounder on the team. Eureka Springs coach Brian Rambo said Cross had a tremendous season. “I don’t know how many times coaches came up to me and raved about how well he handles the game,” Rambo said. “A perfect example is when we got knocked out of the regional tournament. The team that we would have played called and asked me about Jacksonville Lighthouse, but he made sure to say No. 10 is tremendous. They raved about how he never turned the ball over. How he controlled the tempo of the basketball game. We have been fortunate enough to have guys in our program who can score, shoot and pass, but Garrett’s understanding of the game is tremendous. He is an extension of me on the court and that is a tremendous asset to have.” While the award is given to the individual player, Cross knows it wouldn’t have been possible without his teammates. “I got my teammates involved and assisted well,” Cross said. “But one of my main focuses was scoring when we needed it most.” The Highlanders lost in the first round of the 2A West/Central regional tournament. Cross has higher expectations than that next year. “We need to get better offensively and find a way to put the ball in the hole,” Cross said. “We have some kids that are coming up who can help us do that and we just need to work together as a unit.” Rambo believes Cross can help the team get better offensively heading into his

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Eureka Springs’ Garrett Cross attempts to save a loose ball from going out of bounds in a game against Green Forest. Cross earned all-state honors as a junior this season.

senior season as well. “We were on an elite level defensively,” Rambo said. “We only gave up 40.8 points per game. That was second in Class 2A behind Marked Tree. But our Achilles’ was we didn’t shoot the ball at a high level and we are going to address that in the offseason. We are going to shoot the ball all we can. Garrett understands that he is a big point guard, 6-4, 190 pounds. But his Achilles’ is he doesn’t shoot at a high percentage. If guys come out and have to guard him, he can use his strength to go by you and create for himself and others. That’s when the whole thing opens up.” Despite the disappointing loss at the end of the year, Cross said there were plenty of special moments to look back on. He had a

triple-double against Alpena and scored 36 points against St. Paul. “Coach told me I was the first player he had ever coached who got a triple-double,” Cross said. “That St. Paul game was pretty fun. And the Berryville and Green Forest games are always a pretty special rivalry. I love playing against those teams.” Cross hopes he can make the list once again next year, along with some of his teammates as well. “I am going to have to get better at my ball-handling and shooting,” Cross said. “I’m going to have to improve my athleticism. Jump higher. Get stronger and shoot the ball better. I think my dribbling is better, but I still need to work on that. Defense, too, in terms of lateral quickness.”


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What do

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Citizen Opinion by Cindy Worley

Do you think the Eureka Springs City Council is effective?

Stephen Rodgers “Stevie” Yes.

Michael Shulman “Mickey”

Tom Sinclair

Zamaroth

Pretty much.

No, they do not promote the city’s business properly.

“Orville”

Joseph Steinman “Joey”

Yes, considering No. it is a city council visiting from the planet Zergon.

“Zam the Wizard”

Bruce Plummer “Bruce” No.

Citizen Survey Do you think the Eureka Springs City Council is effective? m Yes m No m I’m not sure Go to www.lovelycitizen.com and weigh in. Vote by 9 a.m. Wednesday

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Samantha Jones is associate editor for Carroll County Newspapers. Her email address is Citizen.Editor.Eureka@gmail.com.

Happy birthday, Melody!

ast year on March 17, I went shopping with a friend in downtown Eureka Springs for Melody Rust’s birthday. She turned 42 that day. By that time, we had been close friends for a year. We met in 2016 when I took over day-to-day operations at Lovely County Citizen, where she worked on page design in the back room. She was so talented, and she constantly encouraged me to do my very best. She was the kind of person who brought the best out of everyone. When we lost her last Thanksgiving, I felt as if my heart had been ripped out. All her loved ones know that feeling. She was such a warm, kind person. She lit up the whole world. Over the past few months, my world has been noticeably bleaker without her in it. I miss her, to say the least. I miss her laugh and her effortless affection. I miss talking to her on the porch, watching her play with her dog and hearing her curse with abandon. Her life was full of adventure. She embodied adventure. She’s the only person who could convince me to jump off a cliff. When you were around her, you just knew everything would be OK. She knew how to comfort. She cared about people like no other. She’d be 43 this Saturday, but my mind is stuck on March 17, 2017. I picked out a pair of earrings and some colorful socks for her at a shop downtown. Then, we bought two birthday cards and a cupcake. I called her around 3 p.m. asking if we could drop by. She sounded so excited to see us. I could hear her smiling through the phone. About 30 minutes later, we pulled up to her house and saw her sitting on the porch. Images of her doing everyday things like that are burned into my memory: her sitting on the porch smoking a cigarette, her ambling into the office at 7:30 a.m. and her standing at the refrigerator in mismatched pajamas asking if we’d like

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anything to drink. She always answered the phone with an emphatic “Hey, you!” and ended the call with a little laugh. “Love you,” she’d say. “OK, bye-bye.” On her birthday last year, she greeted us with her patented “Hey, you!” We handed her gifts over, and she said it was the birthday of cupcakes. She’d already been given some cupcakes by her family, she said. I’ll never forget sitting on a bench near the kitchen window Samantha Jones and watching her eyes light up as she saw what was in the bag we gave her. Her daughter would probably steal the socks, Melody said, because she loved colorful socks. She loved her daughter so much, and she was the best mom. Every time I’d compliment her art or singing or design work, Melody would say her daughter was much better than her. She was so proud of her. She once told me she felt so lucky not just to be a mom, but to be a mom to her kid. I’d say her daughter was pretty lucky, too. This Saturday, I’d give anything to sit on the porch with her again. We wouldn’t have to do anything. Just being with her would be enough. She could calm you through her presence alone. Like the rest of her loved ones, I’ve been missing her calming spirit these past four months. I don’t think I’ll ever stop missing her. Happy birthday, Melody! I miss you every day, and I’m awe-struck at how lucky I was to be your friend. You’re still with me — with everyone you loved — every single day. Love you. OK, bye-bye.

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Do you think the United States should have a president for life? m Yes: 2.5% (2 votes)

m No: 97.5% (78 votes)

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CALENDAR of events Send calendar entries to Kelby Newcomb at CCNNews@cox-internet.com. The calendar is reserved for events sponsored by non-profit entities, benefits for non-profits and free events. First priority will be given to organizations providing a public service, such as rural fire departments, schools, churches, hospital auxiliaries and services for senior citizens or veterans. Submissions should be timely. Calendar listings should not be more than 30 days in advance of the event. The calendar is sometimes edited to fit the available space in the print edition. See the full calendar online at www.LovelyCitizen.com.

March 17: Community Fun Fair

The Eureka Springs Community Center has announced a Highlander Alumni Community Fun Fair to be held from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at 44 Kings Highway. The event will kick off spring break week and will include games such as wiffle ball, tic tac toe, bean bag toss, bocce, washers and a soccer game on the lawn. The fair will also be a fundraiser for the community center, and an admission will be charged at the gate. A silent auction will be set up in the gym with donations from local stores.

March 18: EUUF Service

Rabbi Rob Lennick will present “Why the Right Despises the Idea of Utopia, and Why the Left Better Take Heed” at the Eureka Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (EUUF) at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 18, at 17 Elk St.

March 19: Metafizzies Meeting

The Eureka Springs Metaphysical Society (Metafizzies) meeting will feature a group discussion on spiritual topics at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Heart of Many Ways at 68 Mountain St. All are welcome.

March 19: Transfiguration Study Group

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meets from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays at the OM Sanctuary at 266 CR 3027, starting on Monday, March 19. Transfiguration is the embodiment of light and love, and the group will work to understand the current initiation and transfiguration Mother Earth is undergoing and how they can add their assistance to this process. For more information, call Maya Costley at 802-244-0650.

Vietnam veteran Vela Giri will speak about his radio program “Soldier’s Heart” on KPSQ 97.3, which discusses issues of veterans who suffer from PTSD, depression or reintegration problems, at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at 17 Elk St. The program airs at 3 p.m. every Saturday.

March 22: Issues on Aging

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Eureka Springs First Methodist Church will sponsor an Issues on Aging event at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the fellowship hall. This free workshop will be presented by Circle of Life Hospice and feature their Five Wishes booklet on how to complete a living will. A free booklet will be given to everyone who attends.

March 24: Kite Festival

KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs will sponsor the 28th annual Kite Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy high-flying fun for the whole family at this free event. Bring your own kite or make one onsite with the experts at KaleidoKites. There will be food vendors, music, games, giveaways and more. Standard admission applies to tour the Refuge. For more information, call 479-253-5841 or visit TurpentineCreek.org.

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March 25: EUUF Service

The Holiday Island Fire Department Auxiliary will hold its luncheon and business meeting at noon Tuesday, March 27, at the Clubhouse ballroom at 1 Country Club Drive. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. for social visiting, and lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $8 for lunch and $12 for dues. Reservations must be made by Friday, March 23, by calling Mary Ingelhart at 479-981-1887.

March 27: Kings River Watershed Partnership

The Kings River Watershed Partnership will hold its annual general meeting at the community room of Carroll Electric Cooperative in Berryville at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27. The meeting is open to all who have an interest in maintaining the health, safety and beauty of the Kings River as it flows through Madison and Carroll counties. Jon Stein, an

aquatic biologist for Game and Fish, will be the speaker. Ray Warren will update attendees on water testing efforts and the annual river clean-ups scheduled for this year. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For more information call 438-5537.

March 28: Ladies of Faith

The Ladies of Faith will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Kings Hill Pioneer Church at 63 Kings Hill on Highway 62, half a mile west of Kings River bridge. Lorie Blackburn, formerly one of the pound sisters, will be the guest speaker and share her testimony on what God has done for her. For more information, contact Margo Pryor at 870423-9399.

March 30: Passover Seder Meal

The First Christian Church at 763 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs will hold a Passover Seder Meal at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30, and the public is invited to attend. The evening will be full of awesome food and good education about Passover. There is no charge, but there will be a free will offering taken to defray the cost of the Seder foods. The church asks that guests RSVP by calling 479-253-8015 to let them know how many will be attending.


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Juvenile arrested over alleged threat Congratulations By Scott Loftis and Samantha Jones CarrollCountyNews@cox-internet.com

A male juvenile was taken into custody last week after an investigation into an alleged threat at Eureka Springs Middle School. Chief Deputy Maj. George Frye of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said the juvenile was arrested after a CCSO investigation. The investigation began after the middle school requested an officer

to report a threat made over Facebook on Friday, Feb. 23, according to the Eureka Springs Police Department. “We conducted our investigation, and as a result of that investigation obtained a warrant for the juvenile,” Frye said. Frye added that the juvenile appeared before Carroll County Circuit Judge Scott Jackson and was released on house arrest. Eureka Springs Superintendent Bryan Pruitt said earlier that the school contact-

ed the Eureka Springs Police Department after one student threatened another on social media. The threat was not against the school itself, Pruitt said. “This was not a threat directed toward the school, but we still wanted to do an investigation,” Pruitt said. “We include the police on that, because it was a threat from one person to another. In this day and age, you can’t ever leave any loose ends.”

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The 25th Annual Eureka Springs St. Patrick’s Day Parade will roll through downtown at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17. The parade will feature the Krewe of Barkus, the Eureka Springs All Star Kazoo and Free Form Marching Band and many more Eureka Springs characters. Everyone in green is welcome! Floats, trucks, groups and walkers are invited. Interested parade participants can fill

out the entry form at www.kaptains.org The Eureka Springs Kaptains Klub will step out as the Krewe of Blarney and host the parade. This year, the Krewe of Blarney has selected Green Forest Mayor Charles B. Reece as 2018 Grand Marshal. This year, the Krewe of Blarney has selected Elizabeth Loudermilk as the 2018 Eureka Springs Colleen. Louder-

milk is a senior at Eureka Springs High School. She is president of the Rotary Interact Club, a member of the drama department, an ECHO volunteer and a lifelong musician. This year she discovered a love for sports and joined the soccer and volleyball teams. In May, she will join three generations of Eureka Springs graduates and celebrate by attending college to study medicine.

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Cocktails for a Cause

Photos by Tavi Ellis

Main Street Eureka Springs hosted Cocktails for a Cause benefiting Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge on Thursday, March 8, at the Cathouse Lounge.

Dennis Alexander and Penny Sullivan smile for a sweet snapshot.

Bethen Campbell serves up cocktails benefiting the big cats this community loves so much.

At the Cathouse Lounge, Mark Ingram, Steve Holifield, Jim Holt and Kenn Woodard get ready to order another round.

These Eureka women all support the refuge, Cocktails for a Cause and Main Street Eureka Springs.

Miranda Smith, Turpentine Creek’s hospitality coordinator, thanks everyone for coming and invites the community to attend the upcoming 28th Annual ‘Art with an Altitude’ Kite Festival, held at the refuge.


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Clear Spring School’s Open House

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Photos by Tavi Ellis

Clear Spring School held its Open House on Saturday, March 10.

First- through third-grade teacher Rigdon Irvin is excited to meet potential new students and their families.

Students Clyde Hutchison (center), Riley Mounsey and Arah Diggs perform a ‘Talk Show’ of their own making, all about daily life at Clear Spring School.

Welcome to Clear Spring School’s Open House event.

Fourth- through sixth-grade teacher Jenny Oogle welcomes parents into her classroom during Open House.

Some enthusiastic fun with floor cushions causes Riley to wear her earmuffs as eyewear.

Visitors Trenton and Savanna Ross test out Staff members Pamela Bolerjack and Pam Greenway set out the playground equipment. a lovely spread of healthy snacks.


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Council denies application for third taxi service in town By Samantha Jones Citizen.Editor.Eureka@gmail.com

The Eureka Springs City Council doesn’t see a need for another taxi service in the city. On Monday night, the council heard from Billy Deathridge of Ambassador Transportation Services about his desire to operate a taxi in Eureka Springs. Deathridge said he’d only want to put one car in the city, saying he’d hire a local person for the job. Alderwoman Mickey Schneider asked him how thoroughly he researched the city before coming to the meeting. “Well, I really haven’t,” Deathridge said, saying he grew up in Berryville and is familiar with the area. “Running Ambassador four years now, I’ve had numerous calls asking for a taxi service, for someone to come pick them up here.” Alderwoman Kristi Kendrick said she’s opposed to monopolies and would vote in favor of the additional service. Schneider said she’d like to hear from David White and Anthony McBridge, who run the two existing taxi services. Mayor Butch Berry said the council was just focused on hearing Deathridge’s application. Alderman Bob Thomas asked city attorney Tim Weaver why the council was asked to decide on this, saying the council doesn’t have to approve all business licenses. It’s because the council needs to issue a certificate of need for an additional taxi service, Weaver said. Alderman Terry McClung recalled when McBride submitted his application and said the council approved it even though White said there wasn’t a need for it. “I don’t think we can say no to this one on

that same basis,” McClung said. “If there’s not a need, then they won’t hang around. That’s just kind of how that goes.” Alderman David Mitchell said he’s opposed to monopolies but doesn’t see a need for another taxi service in town. Kendrick said the application itself presumes there is a need. It’s up to White and McBridge to show up at the meeting and speak up, Kendrick said, and they hadn’t done that. Schneider pointed out that McBride spoke during public comments at the beginning of the meeting and said both men were present. The council agreed to hear from them, starting with White. “I think the repercussions of having another one … it’s been bad for the town,” White said. “This ain’t worth it. It doesn’t create good will. It doesn’t make your cab driver the best member of the chamber of commerce when you don’t treat them with the respect they’ve earned.” “I agree 100 percent,” McBride said. “The business, to me, isn’t there for a third taxi service.” Schneider moved to deny the application, and everyone agreed except Kendrick and Melissa Greene. Also at the meeting, the council voted to draw up an assessment of what it would cost to renovate the downstairs area of The Auditorium for a permanent city meeting space. “Any plans we have for the gym would be ADA-accessible,” Thomas said. The council’s next regular meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, March 26, at The Auditorium.

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ES board considers hiring resource officer By Kelby Newcomb CCNNews@cox-internet.com

The Eureka Springs School Board is considering hiring a school resource officer (SRO). Superintendent Bryan Pruitt said the board began discussion on the subject at its Monday meeting in light of the recent school shooting in Florida and the arrest of a Eureka Springs student over alleged threats. The Eureka Springs School District does not currently have a SRO and has relied on patrols and support from the Eureka Springs Police Department (ESPD). “The city has been really gracious and helped us out a lot, but we’re looking into adding a SRO,” Pruitt said. “We’ve been fortunate and want to give a lot of thanks to the ESPD because they’ve been really gracious and watched over us.” He continued, “But we feel like maybe

at this point in time we need to pitch in and do our part as well. The board really just took this as a first reading, and we will have that on the agenda next month to act on it. We’re discussing adding a SRO to enhance our security.” Also at the meeting, the board voted to approve the Licensed Personnel Policy, Classified Personnel Policy and Board Policy. “Those are recommendations from the Arkansas School Board Association,” Pruitt said. “They send out a template of recommendations for those polices each year, so we just approved those to be added into our policy.” The board also voted to accept the resignation of Roseanna Dodrill, effective at the end of the school year. The board’s next regular meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, at the administration building.

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RAZORBACK GIFT SHOP Is looking to hire someone to work from 10am-6:30pm. Must be able to work weekends, able to help with freight and light cleaning. A love of animals is a must-we have cats and dogs at work. Please apply in store at 579 W. Van Buren, ES.

FLORA ROJA COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE & APOTHECARY- providing affordable healthcare for the whole community. Sliding scale fee. $15-$35 per treatment with an additional $15 paperwork fee the first visit only. You decide what you can afford to pay! Francesca Garcia Giri, L.Ac, 479-253-4968. 119 Wall Street. www.florarojaacupuncture.com THE EUREKA SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET **We are accepting applications for new vendors. Come visit us for fresh fruits, vegetables, fresh baked goods, soaps, jellies, meats, and hot breakfast! In addition, the Saturday Market will now have beef, pork, turkey, chicken and eggs! We have some great vendors here, come on down. Winter Schedule: Thursdays & Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Community Center, 44 Kingshighway. (location of old High School) THE GOOD SHEPHERD HUMANE SOCIETY Will hold its monthly board meeting on the 4th Wednesday of the month. For the months of March, June and September the meetings will be held at 5:30 pm. The location will be at the Good Shepherd Humane Society Meet and Greet room .

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Inn of the Ozarks ARE YOU GOOD With People? Can you sell? Are you good with your hands? Do you show up for work? If so, I may need your help. New Business Downtown, The Sandcastle, text RBW 479-244-7829 BLUE SPRING HERITAGE CENTER Now hiring Gift Shop Attendants & Garden laborers. Dependable people please call (479) 244-6418 CAN-U-CANOE RIVERVIEW CABINS Part-time and Full-time Housekeeping positions available. Great place to work, flexible hours/schedules. Must have cell phone/transportation. $12/hr. 479-253-5966 COOK WANTED FOR IMMEDIATE Hire. Previous experience a plus. Please apply in person at New Delhi Cafe, 2 N. Main

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THE EUREKA SPRINGS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS Is seeking a part-time Iron and Wood Studio Coordinator who is flexible, dependable, knowledgeable and safety oriented. Paid Position. Full job description and instructions to apply at www.essa-art.org

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Commercial for Sale CENTER OF OLD DOWNTOWN 3,800 sq.ft. 4 rental spaces on 3 levels. Located between Spring St. & Main St. 479-253-8700 OWN SOME EUREKA Excellent Opportunity. Turnkey Restaurant/Bar. Great Location and Parking. Unlimited Potential, Under $100K. Owner Financing, WAC. 479-903-0699

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Apply in person at either hotel GREEN ACRE LODGE Has Immediate Openings for a CNA and Housekeeper. Call 479-530-3779 or bring resume to 89 Hillside Dr., Holiday Island. LAKE SHORE CABINS At 2174 Mundell Rd. is looking for a dependable experienced part-time Housekeeper. Open year round, good pay, year end bonus, vacation pay. Call Donna 479-244-5091 or Apply at office between 9am-5pm daily. PART-TIME/FULL-TIME CUSTOMER Service, Sales and general store duties. Baking experience a real plus. Must be available weekends. Apply at 5 Spring St. Ellen's Patisserie. IMMEDIATE HIRE! PART-TIME/ON CALL EVENT STAFF AT THE AUDITORIUM The AUD is now accepting applications for the following positions: Ushers, Ticket Takers, Door Guards, Security, Concessions, Housekeeping, Stage Hands. The work is on call/part-time as needed. No guarantee of a minimum work schedule. For application form and more information, please visit www.TheAud.Org Or call 479-253-7333

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ANDY STEWART/OZARK PAINT COMPANY: Specializing in interior painting. Also exterior, decks and pressure washing services available. Call 479-253-3764. DEBRA REID, LCSW Psychotherapy. Most insurances accepted. Call for appointment 479-244-7784. Sliding scale fee for cash payments. HANDYWOMAN. Veteran Owned. Inside & out. Repairs, renew, cleanup, hauling, lawns, more. References 479-253-7147/870-505-6570. Visa/MC/Paypal. FB/@handymanservicesarkansas. HOMETOWN CARPET CLEANING Professional Residential/Commercial Carpet Cleaning, Area Rug Cleaning, Tile & Grout Cleaning, Upholstery Cleaning, Pet Odor Removal & more! 479-418-3406

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Services Offered CHIMNEY WORKS - Complete chimney services: sweeps, repairs, relining, and installation. Call Bob Messer. 479-253-2284 FANNING'S TREE SERVICE Bucket Truck 65' reach. Professional trimming, stump grinding topping, removal, chipper. Free estimates. Licensed, Insured. 870-423-6780, 870-423-8305 HANDYMAN HOME REPAIRS & REMODELING Carpentry, drywall, decks, tile. One call does it all. We do small jobs. Bonded. Serving NWA since 1977. Bob Bowman. 479-640-5353 TOM HEARST Professional Painting and Carpentry Painting & Wood Finishing Trim & Repair Carpentry Drywall Repair & Texturing Pressure Washing 479-244-7096 TREE WORK - Skilled tree care: trimming, deadwooding and removals. Conscientious, professional arborist and sawmiller, Bob Messer 479-253-2284 SIMPLICITY COUNSELING LICENSED Respectful Therapist with 30 dynamic success yrs. Depression, Anxiety, Trauma/Grief, Addictions, Sleep, Moods, etc. Effective Couples Therapy also. That real therapy that will improve your experience from now on. "It's your time" Call today (479) 244-5181

For Rent 1BR/1.5BA COZY FURNISHED Cottage on 10 acres near Beaver Dam. $650/mo includes water. Shared electricity, Wi-fi. Washer/dryer. References, first/deposit. 479-981-2777 1BR FURNISHED APARTMENT. Clean, Quiet, shared laundry, all non-smoking, Bills paid, $600/mo.+deposit. 479-696-9299. 1-BR NEW REMODEL Available. See facebook Mountain View Apartments Eureka Springs photos. Call/text 479-244-5440 between 10am-6pm. Deposit same as first month. Utilities included. Pets ok. 4B LEATHERWOOD DUPLEX 2BR, $550/mo.+utilities. Available April 1st. References. No pets. 262-496-5025 or Don 479-253-7255

NEED HELP? CALL BILLY! Commercial or Residential. Deck Refinishing, Power-washing, Leaf removal, Carpentry, Painting, Light construction, Gutter cleaning, Yard clean-ups, etc. 479-244-5827

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LOOKING BACK Photo courtesy of Eureka Springs Historical Museum

This iconic museum holds a special place in my heart, as I remember spending so much of my childhood there. Unfortunately others only know this as the ‘vacant building across from the Razorback Gift Shop.’ But in the past, it was affectionately known as Miles Musical Museum. Floyd Miles brought his wife, Martha, and daughters Joni and Marlene to Eureka Springs in 1946, after leaving a career at General Electric in Chicago as head auditor and personnel manager. Eureka was suffering from the depression and World War II at the time. Miles started making his mark on the failing tourist town almost immediately. Not knowing what he was going to do, Floyd first entered the real estate market, and opened one of the first gift shops in Eureka Springs. He got involved in other ventures as well, such as re-opening

Onyx Cave, and the purchase of the old hospital building. Later he opened another gift shop on U.S. Highway 62, now known as the Razorback Gift Shop. The Dairy D’Sert, where Bombadil’s is now located, was another of his many business ventures. Sometime in the mid-1950s, Floyd began collecting musical instruments, just as a hobby, and by 1960, he figured he might as well open a museum. There were two rooms to start, but as Floyd’s collection grew three more rooms were added in 1968, 1975 and 1983. Items in his vast collection included a variety of string and brass instruments, drums, organs, standard and player pianos, music boxes and calliopes and many, many other items. His most beloved was a Circus Calliope, which was always the grand finale of every Eureka Springs parade. Miles Musical Museum was one of seven museums written up in 1995,

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ing with the ladies touring his museum.’ His most beloved Circus Calliope led his funeral procession. Unfortunately, his collection could not stay together, and was auctioned off in 1997. But the family kept Floyd’s Circus Calliope, and the building still is owned by the Miles family. — Stephanie Stodden, Museum Operations Manager

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Unique investment opportunity. Four two bedroom apartments with one parking space for each unit. Private decks for each unit. Two up and two down. Within walking distance to Eureka’s historic downtown. Units are easy to rent. Roof is only three years old. 2 newer heating systems and four new hot water heaters. Some newer appliances. This type of property is rarely available in Eureka Springs.

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Eureka Springs Free Weekly Newspaper

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