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'Eureka Springs'

9th annual Ozark Mountain Music Festival in Eureka Springs is next weekend

Housed on multiple indoor stages at the cozy and historic Basin Park Hotel, amid the preserved Victorian architecture of downtown Eureka Springs, the 9th annual Ozark Mountain Music Festival promises four days of wintertime bluegrass, folk and roots music from over 20 groups and solo artists.
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Graphic nonfiction illuminates a dark story from Crescent Hotel’s past

Fayetteville artist Sean Fitzgibbon’s graphic nonfiction book “What Follows Is True: Crescent Hotel,” tells the story of Norman Baker, a huckster from Muscatine, Iowa, who advertised the place as “an unusual institution,” a place “where sick folks get well” and where cancer could be cured without operations, radiation or other painful procedures. In reality, victims were treated with mixtures including hydrochloric acid and carbolic acid, their bodies shuttled out of the morgue in the dead of night.
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A monolith makes a stop in Eureka Springs?

A monolith reportedly made an appearance in Eureka Springs. But it didn't stay long.

To market, to market: Farmers are selling again

With an assist from the University of Arkansas’s Division of Agricultural Cooperative Extension, we’ve compiled information on some of the many markets in Arkansas.
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Released prisoner suspected of bringing coronavirus to Eureka Springs

A parolee sent to Eureka Springs is blamed for failing to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19 and sreading the virus to someone else.

Carroll County District Judge Tim Parker resigns over court favors

Carroll County District Judge Tim Parker resigned in the last days of his term last year and has agreed that he can never be a judge again following an investigation by the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. Allegations against him included giving preferential treatment to women defendants in return for sexual favors.
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Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge opens veterinary clinic

Smith is president and co-founder of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, an exotic wildlife sanctuary federally licensed and regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture. Located in Eureka Springs, this non-profit organization currently has 57 large natural habitat enclosures ranging in size from 5,000 sq. ft. to 20,000 sq. ft. in which more than 60 exotic and native cats, six black bears, one grizzly bear, and a variety of other animals reside.

Eureka Springs woman fights SWEPCO, wins $4.2 million refund

A complaint to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by a Eureka Springs resident, Martha Peine, has produced a $4.2 million refund by SWEPCO to electric customers.
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Closeted no more: A story from Eureka Springs

StoryCorps, the website devoted to using human stories to inspire a more compassionate world, has posted a story today about a couple in Eureka Springs — Dick Titus and Zeek Taylor.

Eureka Springs shines on the Daily Show

Here's your link to the Daily Show visit to Eureka Springs and its look at the city's anti-discrimination ordinance.
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Daily Show episode filmed in Eureka scheduled to air tonight

Eureka Springs residents are hearing that a segment filmed in that city for Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" is scheduled to air tonight, barring anything in the news that might bump the segment from the show.

Eureka Springs moves to clarify civil rights ordinance

The Lovely County Citizen reports on a special Eureka Springs City Council meeting to amend a new civil rights ordinance to make it less subject to challenge as being in conflict with a state law meant to prevent cities from extending civil rights protections to gay people.
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