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Bill Bowden

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Despite law, city to apply anti-bias rule

posted: 07/23/2015 4:10 a.m. Comments 10

Eureka Springs will continue to enforce the anti-discrimination ordinance it has had on the books since Feb. 10, even though a state law went into effect Wednesday making the local law's legality questionable.

Pig Trail repair set on fast track

updated: 07/22/2015 3:33 a.m. Discuss

It will cost about $1.8 million and require 45,000 tons of rock to shore up a 740-foot section of Arkansas 23 in Franklin County after the foundation under it began sliding down the mountainside in May because of heavy rains.

Buddhist structure emerging in Ozarks

posted: 07/19/2015 3:07 a.m. Discuss

Eight monks buried guns, knives and a bear trap Saturday in the foundation of a Tibetan Buddhist monument in rural Madison County.

Eureka Springs strikes phrase in anti-bias law to help it foil state act

updated: 07/18/2015 5:07 a.m. Comments 9

The words "socioeconomic status" were removed from Eureka Springs' anti-discrimination ordinance Friday to make it less susceptible to a legal challenge after a state law goes into effect Wednesday.

'14 vows by gays in state in limbo

posted: 07/15/2015 4:17 a.m. Comments 2

Same-sex couples who got married in Arkansas in 2014 are in limbo with the Social Security Administration.

James A. Gaston: Tourism pioneer, outdoorsman dies

posted: 07/14/2015 4:19 a.m. Discuss

A man described as the godfather of Arkansas tourism died Monday.

Pastors opt out of performing gay marriages

posted: 07/13/2015 4:41 a.m. Comments 24

Several ministers have told the Boone County clerk that they "would prefer not to" marry same-sex couples and want to be removed from a reference list kept in the clerk's office in Harrison.

State distrusted 'brilliant' Clinton, Bumpers said in '09 interview

posted: 07/10/2015 3:32 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansans had antipathy for Bill and Hillary Clinton from the moment they first showed political aspirations, former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers said in an interview made public Thursday.

Eureka Springs: Raze school

posted: 07/06/2015 4:33 a.m. Discuss

In 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.

Carcasses send signal to vultures: Leave dam

posted: 07/03/2015 3:51 a.m. Discuss

The 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.

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