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Interact Club presents checks

The Eureka Springs High School Interact club presented two checks on Monday, May 2. The first was a $2,000 check to Samaritan’s Feet. Cathy Handley from the Eureka Springs Rotary Club noted that before school starts in August there will be a shoe giveaway to students in need of a new pair of shoes. In addition, with the help of other donors, a Samaritan’s Locker will be established for students who may need new shoes anytime during the school year.
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Hostetlers named county’s Farm Family of the Year

Kevin and Teresa Hostetler, along with Kenyon and Josie Hostetler of K&K Farms, were recently selected as the Carroll County Farm Family of the Year by Arkansas Farm Bureau. Selection as Arkansas Farm Family of the Year is based on efficiency of production, conservation of energy and resources, leadership in agricultural and community affairs, home and farm improvement and home and farm management.
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ESHS drama students set to present ‘Wizard of Oz’

Local residents are encouraged to follow the yellow brick road to the Eureka Springs High School Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14, as the ESHS Drama Department presents The Wizard of Oz. Under the direction of Rick Mann, more than 30 ESHS students will present the Young Performers Edition of the musical, an abbreviated, 90-minute version featuring Emma Hutchins as Dorothy, Hayden Williams as Tin Man, Kat Robinson as Scarecrow, Conner Henson as the Cowardly Lion, Hannah Kelley as Glinda, Jacob Eastburn/Thomas Hayden as The Wizard and Joa Murray as the Wicked Witch.
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PEO Scholarship

Berryville High School senior Alyssa Lee has been selected as the Chapter A, Eureka Springs, recipient of a $2,500 PEO Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Pictured from left to right are Nancy Werbitzky, Ann Ferrill, Terry Eilskov, Alyssa Lee, scholarship committee chair Margie Bullock and Chapter A president Sallie Pittman. Submitted photo
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Williams honored by DAR chapter

Suzanne Williams, historic preservation chair for Abendschone Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, received an award for 30-plus years of volunteer work in historic preservation. Williams researched and published her book Nebraska and the CCC: Young Men at Their Best, preserving the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Nebraska. Other volunteer work in Eureka Springs include her research for the Eureka Springs Cemetery, her work at the Eureka Springs Historic Museum and her research for the annual historic calendars published by a local bank. Pictured from left to right are acting regent Terri Herman, Williams and recording secretary Margaret Scobee. Submitted photo
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Hard work pays off for ESHS senior

Mackenzie Loudermilk didn’t have much luck finding a prom dress during a shopping trip to Branson with her mom on March 22. “Didn’t find one that day,” the Eureka Springs High School senior said. She certainly didn’t mind. Especially after receiving some big news on the drive home that quickly overshadowed any concerns about a dress.
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