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Board unsupportive of alcohol proposal

n Four of six directors say they will vote against allowing alcohol at events on city property.

Subscriber onlyEchoing concerns from constituents, city leaders likely won't allow alcohol at special events on city property. Continue reading...

Relocating rodeo grounds exceeds budget

n Estimate is nearly $600,000 higher than the $800,000 city leaders approved for the project.

Subscriber onlyDozens of black Stetson cowboy hats were sprinkled throughout the audience during the city's board of directors meeting on Jan. 16. Continue reading...

Head football coaching search winds down

Applicant pool being narrowed down to “five to eight” candidates with interviews taking place later this month.

Subscriber onlyThe search for a new head football coach at Siloam Springs is winding down and could be wrapped up early next month. Continue reading...

Fire department has 'life-saving' year

n Chief Criner gave the city board a recap of awards and accomplishments in 2017.

Subscriber onlyOf all the statistics fire chief Jeremey Criner shared with the city's board of directors, one stood out above the rest. Continue reading...

Carroll wins runoff election

Former Barnett’s Dairyette owner defeats Mounger 280-148 in special election for city board.

Subscriber onlyReid Carroll didn't have long to celebrate his victory in Tuesday's runoff election to fill a vacancy on the Siloam Springs Board of Directors. Continue reading...

Police chief: City safer in 2017

n Wilmeth cites training and statistics that include less traffic accidents, more cases solved than the previous year.

Subscriber onlySiloam Springs was a much safer place in 2017 thanks to the efforts of the Siloam Springs Police Department. Continue reading...

Board discusses alcohol on city property

n Proposed Ordinance 18-01 would give board authority to allow or deny alcohol at special events on a case-by-case basis.

Subscriber onlyThe Siloam Springs Board of Directors discussed the possibility of allowing alcohol on city-owned property during its regular meeting Tuesday night. Continue reading...

Runoff election on Tuesday

Carroll, Mounger vie for open at-large position on city’s board of directors.

Subscriber onlyEarly voting is underway for a runoff election to fill a vacant seat on the Siloam Springs Board of Directors. Continue reading...

Board to consider alcohol in city parks

First reading of proposed ordinance would permit alcohol for special events.

Subscriber onlyTuesday's first city board meeting of 2018 will feature the first reading of a hot-button topic that came up late last year. Continue reading...

Paving of Fisher Ford Road a long time coming

n Residents said extra traffic to kayak park made it ‘like living in a dust bowl.’

Subscriber onlyWhen Benton County Judge Barry Moehring took office in January, he made paving Fisher Ford Road a top priority. Continue reading...

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