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Laurinda Joenks

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George family helps city buy land for park expansion

The C.L. George and Sons family made it possible for Springdale officials to purchase land that would add to the area of the city's downtown park bearing a family member's name.

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Jumpin' on the trail train

Committee prioritizes projects for Springdale

SPRINGDALE -- Dean LaGrone spends about an hour each day on the trails in and around town.

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Springdale's animal shelter site open for comment

SPRINGDALE -- The City Council has set a session for residents to ask questions and leave comments about two proposed sites for the new animal shelter. The session will run from 5 to 7 p.m. May 3 in the Council Chambers on the first floor of the City Administration Building at 201 Spring St.

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Springdale senior citizen needs considered by council

The four senior citizens sat around a table with very intent looks on their faces. Alice Taylor, Jim Gideon, Martha Tankersley and Katherine Whitlow were engaged in a game of dominoes Tuesday morning at the Springdale Senior Center.

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Springdale considers camping along Razorback Greenway

Riders might soon have a place to lay their heads after a long day on the trail.

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Meeting to seek feedback on Springdale road work

SPRINGDALE -- The city has scheduled a public meeting Thursday to receive feedback from residents on potential street improvement projects totaling up to $85 million.

Springdale panel reviews bond report

SPRINGDALE -- A pre-pricing report showed members of the City Council that the face value of refunding and improvement bonds would be $205,519,868 -- the total amount the city can borrow, said Wyman Morgan, the city's director of administration and finance

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Public to comment on road plans

SPRINGDALE -- The city has scheduled a public meeting Thursday to receive feedback from residents on potential street improvement projects totaling up to $85 million.

Council approves rezoning for Springdale apartment complex

A proposed apartment complex zoning request was approved by the City Council, 6-0, Tuesday.

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Stage stop in time

City considers future of historic property

We kept traveling all day and night ... our way during Friday afternoon and evening being through an extremely dusty, hilly and stony road ... This brought us to Callahan's, but twelve miles from Fayetteville ... We greased our wagon, changed horses and got some breakfast -- all in an incredibly short space of time -- after which, we set out for Fayetteville.

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