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Bill Bowden

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Unearthed Civil War shell is blown up; park dismayed

posted: 05/27/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

Bomb squads and historians have been at odds here over the recent discovery of a Civil War artillery shell.

Wonder Valley memories fading, copy of film sought

posted: 05/26/2015 2:41 a.m. Discuss

People are searching for Wonder Valley.

Hill slide blocks off 3 miles of Pig Trail

updated: 05/22/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

A hill slide on Arkansas 23 in Franklin County could close the Pig Trail Scenic Byway for months and affect travel from the north to two music festivals on Mulberry Mountain in June -- Wakarusa on June 4-7 and Thunder on the Mountain on June 26-28.

Gay-bias ban wins in Eureka Springs

posted: 05/13/2015 3:35 a.m. Comments 35

Voters in this tourist town overwhelmingly endorsed its anti-discrimination ordinance in a special election Tuesday.

City set to decide anti-bias law need

posted: 05/11/2015 3:17 a.m. Comments 2

Voters in Eureka Springs will decide Tuesday whether they want to keep a city law that prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender people -- at least for a couple of months.

Plane permit a forgery, says U.S.

posted: 05/08/2015 2:15 a.m. Discuss

A private airplane that crashed on takeoff July 2, 2014, at the Boone County Regional Airport had a forged certificate of airworthiness, an investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.

Kids hurt by seeing too few girls on screen, actress says

posted: 05/06/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Actress Geena Davis wants to change the media world in the next seven years.

Author: State's fix doesn't stop bias toward gays

posted: 04/24/2015 3:22 a.m. Comments 2

FAYETTEVILLE -- After a flurry of national media attention and jousting between the Arkansas Legislature and governor, Arkansas' Religious Freedom Restoration Act still allows discrimination against gay people, a national activist told students at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Downtown tunnel nearly fixed in Eureka Springs

posted: 04/24/2015 3:07 a.m. Discuss

Workers in Eureka Springs have refilled a gaping hole in a parking lot between two historic buildings on Main Street -- The Auditorium, built in 1929, and Carroll County's Western District courthouse, built in 1908.

Top Cherokee stumps in state

posted: 04/22/2015 3:12 a.m. Discuss

The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation worked the crowd Monday night at Mount Sequoyah Methodist Assembly at a "meet and greet" with Northwest Arkansas Cherokees.


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