Janelle Jessen

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Siloam Springs in the top 10

The winner will receive $500,000 for downtown revitalization and will be featured on season 3 of Small Business Revolution — Main Street.

Subscriber onlySiloam Springs is one of the top 10 towns being considered for the TV show "Small Business Revolution -- Main Street Season 3." Continue reading...

Local teachers inspired by New Zealand schools

Subscriber onlyTwo Siloam Springs educators traveled half-way around the world to New Zealand in October to see the country's innovative teaching practices first hand. Now they are looking for ways to implement those ideas at home. Continue reading...

Dustin's Dream to host sixth birthday

n The event will be held Dec. 16 at Community Christian Fellowship.

Subscriber onlyDustin's Dream will be celebrating Dustin Chamberlain's sixth heavenly birthday with a chili supper and baked goods auction at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Continue reading...

KCS Holiday Express to visit Siloam Springs

Subscriber onlyThe Kansas City Southern Holiday Express train, with Santa Claus and his elves on board, will be making a stop in Siloam Springs on Sunday. Continue reading...

Bright Futures organizing Winter Givaway

Local businesses, non-profits and churches collaborated to collect coats and shoes for children in need.

Subscriber onlyIt can be hard for a student to pay attention in school when they don't have a warm coat or a good pair of shoes. That's why Bright Futures Siloam Springs will be providing more than 320 students, from prekindergarten through high school, with coats and new shoes during the second annual Winter Giveaway on Saturday. Continue reading...

Create Your Own Nightscene event planned for Thursday

Subscriber onlyBundle up and break out the fingerless gloves. The Create Your Own Night Scene event, planned for 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, will give aspiring artists of all ages and levels a chance to try making pleinair artwork in downtown Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

Sales tax report

Subscriber onlySiloam Springs sales tax receipts back up in October following a brief dip in September. Continue reading...

CTE advisory board meets with industry partners

Advisory council meets to discuss teaching soft skills to career and technical students.

Subscriber onlyLocal business and industry leaders met with school officials on Thursday to give input on which soft skills they feel students will most need as they enter the work force. Continue reading...

Small Business Saturday brings out holiday shoppers

Subscriber onlyDowntown Siloam Springs was buzzing with activity as local retailers and restaurants took part in the national Small Business Saturday campaign on Nov. 25. Continue reading...

'Half man, half amazing'

Eighty-seven-year-old still works everyday finishing concrete.

Subscriber onlyLast week Lenny Chamberlain was hard at work helping pour a concrete slab for an art studio behind a Siloam Springs home. Continue reading...

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