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Mayor Rossetti Responds to Sewer Crisis

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April 19, 2014 by wcobserver

[WCObserver received this "Letter to the Editor" April 19, 2014. It was also  sent to the local newspaper and social media sites.] April 18, 2014 Waste Water Treatment Plant and Pipeline to Fayetteville Treatment Facilities On April 11 I received a phone call from Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).  This phone call was a verbal issuance of an Emergency Order of the Director to cease all unpermitted discharges into the West Fork of the White River.  Butch Bartholomew and Robert White, the engineer from McClelland Engineering, presented two solutions to ADEQ to solve the problem.  One was to control the flow

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WF Council Minutes April 2014 (unapproved)

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April 15, 2014 by Steve Winkler

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Below are the unapproved minutes for the April Council Meeting. No audio recording is available for this meeting.

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Easter Festival Fun for All

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April 13, 2014 by Steve Winkler

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-By Michele Winkler -The Fourth Annual Easter Festival on April 12, 2014 looked like a great success.    Scores of children with families and friends gathered at the Frank Wenzel Community Center on this beautiful spring day to play games, hunt Easter eggs, get subtle environmental lessons and much more.

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Every Week in Winslow, Arkansas

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April 12, 2014 by Steve Winkler

The WCObserver visited Winslow April 12, 2013. Nothing special happening, just another Saturday morning out on the edge.

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Sewage Overflow Photos – April 2014

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April 11, 2014 by Steve Winkler

-By Leslie Scates- This evening, April 10, 2014, I took a little stroll down to the wastewater overflow leak that has been mentioned in the news lately. I wanted to see it for myself in order to form my own opinion about it instead of listening to what was being said about the situation. The trip was eye opening to say the least! I took out my IPhone and immediately took pictures to document my trip and what I was seeing. These are those pictures.

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Freeman Hosts Benefit Fair

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April 6, 2014 by wcobserver

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-By Michele Winkler- About fifteen vendors and crafters joined together in raising money for the American Cancer Society today at the West Fork Community Center.  Among the participants, there were at least two locals.  Carol Harris supported this event because of her personal experience with her husband.  She has made handy aprons with pockets that can also be buttoned to make a bonnet. At her booth there was also peach jelly from her daughter who lives in Springdale.

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West Forkians Chill for Charity

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March 31, 2014 by wcobserver

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-By Steve Winkler- Teeth chattered and hearts pounded for the fifty-two registered Polar Plungers who took a dip in the West Fork of the White River Saturday, March 22 to raise money for the Special Olympics. One of the largest crowds seen in Riverside Park lined the shore to cheer the photograph the Plungers. The charity event, sponsored by the West Fork Police Department, caught the attention of the community quickly. The total raised was $4,902. “We’re really proud of the way the community got behind this event,” said West Fork Police Chief John Collins

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