Laurinda Joenks

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Springdale council OKs land purchase for shelter

The City Council on Tuesday night approved 7-1 buying land on Don Tyson Parkway for the city's new animal shelter.

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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Church partners to build 39 beds

"No kid sleeps on the floor in our town."

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Springdale chooses shelter site

City Council will vote on Don Tyson location

City Council members tentatively decided on a location for the city's new animal shelter. Council members working in committees approved Monday, 5-3, a 10-acre site on Don Tyson Parkway, east of Old Missouri Road.

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Still Lookin' For Love

‘Urban Cowboy’ Johnny Lee plays Grape Fest

Johnny Lee dubs himself the "Original Urban Cowboy." That cowboy performs Aug. 8 in Northwest Arkansas as part of the 120th annual Tontitown Grape Festival.

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Grant to help Springdale serve residents

The city will use $96,000 from Tyson Foods to develop a welcoming plan, focusing on the various cultures in Springdale.

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City begins budget process with public meetings

City leaders have a lot more money to budget for 2019 compared to this year's $50 million budget.

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Nursing home residents speak against shelter site

Three locations still under consideration

Staff of Walnut Grove Nursing Home rolled five residents in wheelchairs into the City Council’s chambers Tuesday night. The residents voiced their opposition to construction of the city’s new animal shelter next door to the nursing home on Don Tyson Parkway.

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Fourth location eyed for shelter

City leaders have another location to consider for a new animal shelter.

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Springdale's Animal Shelter still looking for home

Stray and missing animals are still looking for their future home. City Council members on Monday forwarded for a vote a proposed location for a new animal shelter on Huntsville Avenue.

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City Council OKs tax rebate for Springdale company expansion

An expansion for Springdale company TruTrak Flight Systems is taking off.

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