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Eureka Springs: Raze school

Little interest shown in saving once-innovative structure

Subscriber onlyIn a city famous for its Victorian architecture, the proposed demolition of an institutional-looking 1951 building has provoked preservationists, but there's been little public outcry to save it. Continue reading...

Carcasses send signal to vultures: Leave dam

Subscriber onlyThe number of vultures roosting on and near Bull Shoals Dam has dropped from about 300 to 40 since June 22, when three vultures were shot and their corpses hung on structures there, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday. Continue reading...

City finds licenses now legal, no rush

Subscriber onlyThere were four people in line Saturday when the Carroll County Courthouse opened at 9 a.m. to issue marriage licenses for four hours. Continue reading...

Again, gays get state licenses

Will obey law, AG, governor declare

Subscriber onlyCounty clerks across Arkansas began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states can't prohibit same-sex marriage. Continue reading...

Gays Ecstatic; Governor Says State Will Obey Court Ruling

County Clerks Begin Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Subscriber onlyGay and lesbian Arkansans rejoiced Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled states can't prohibit same-sex marriage and Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the state will obey the ruling. Continue reading...

Vulture killings a last resort

Dead birds used to shoo hundreds

Subscriber onlyThree vultures were shot Monday and hung on structures at Bull Shoals Dam in an effort to shoo away hundreds of vultures that have started staying there year round. Continue reading...

Sheriff opts for less formal duds

Logan County deputies to wear oxford top, jeans or khakis

Subscriber onlyThe Logan County sheriff's office is ditching its uniforms. Instead, most of the time, deputies will be wearing dark jeans or khaki pants with a white shirt during the day or a black shirt at night. Continue reading...

Prophet off-limits on signs

Firm’s co-owner cites ‘crazy stuff’

Subscriber onlyCartoons of the Prophet Muhammad won't be on display again on billboards owned by Bright Signs of Harrison. Continue reading...

In bias-law fight, city says Municipal League help unlikely

Subscriber onlyIf Eureka Springs decides to file a lawsuit against the state over Act 137, it will likely have to do so without the assistance of the Arkansas Municipal League, Mayor Robert "Butch" Berry said. Continue reading...

Billboards hijacked to display cartoon of prophet

Subscriber onlyCartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad were up for a day this week on billboards in Marion County. Continue reading...

Its anti-bias ordinance in limbo, Eureka Springs seeks legal advice

Subscriber onlyEureka Springs is considering legal action to keep enforcing its anti-discrimination ordinance after a state law goes into effect next month. Continue reading...

Renovation smooths ride on historic span

$108,000 puts new wood under wheels

Subscriber onlyOne of Arkansas' historic bridges has reopened to vehicle traffic after being closed for three months for renovation. Continue reading...

Black bears journey to towns

Males usually out for an easy meal

Subscriber onlyEvery spring, adolescent male black bears wander into Arkansas cities looking for food. They're the nomads of bear society, kicked out of their dens to make room for the next litters and looking for easy meals. Continue reading...

Fulbright aide, mentor to Clinton dies at 89

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansan who advised three prominent U.S. senators for a quarter of a century has died. Continue reading...

Fulbright aide, mentor to Clinton dies at 89

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansan who advised three prominent U.S. senators for a quarter of a century has died. Continue reading...

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