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  1. Shiloh Museum December Events & Meetings

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    November 27, 2012 by wcobserver

    Shiloh Museum December Events & Meetings EVENTS Holiday Concert  Students from the Will Bush Violin Studio will present a concert of holiday music Saturday, December 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. The students, who range in age from three years old to adults, will perform Christmas hymns and carols, fiddle tunes, and classical music of the season on violin, viola, cello, and guitar. The Shiloh Museum is located at 118 W. Johnson Avenue in downtown Springdale. For more information, call 750-8165.  

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  2. Letter to the Editor: No Laughing Matter

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    November 26, 2012 by wcobserver

    Mitt Romney got a laugh from his audience at the GOP convention when he said, “President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans, (Romney bites his lip, crowd laughs, hoots, whistles) and to heal the planet. (Crowd chuckles) My promise, is to help you and your family.” (Wild, sign waving ovation) It’s a fact that most Republicans don’t buy the science on global warming, so Romney cracked his cynical little joke to an appreciative audience, but how does one justify the notion that ignoring the reality of rising sea levels is helpful to anyone?

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  3. Collins Tapped for Chief

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    November 19, 2012 by wcobserver

    Council Approves Interim Police Chief WC Observer Staff Report West Fork has a new Chief of Police. Well, at least for now. Officer John Collins’ appointment by Mayor HIme as interim chief was approved at the November meeting  by the city council 6-2 (Rossetti and Shafer against). The vote came after some contentious verbal exchanges between the mayor and Mike Nelson who is the current chief until his retirement becomes effective at the end of this year. Nelson is also the alderman-elect for Ward 4.

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  4. Eagle Scout Project in West Fork

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    November 19, 2012 by wcobserver

    Special to the Observer by Jane Bryant Cody Gladdon gathered over forty friends and neighbors on Saturday, November 17 at Heritage Gardens in West Fork to help him complete requirements for his Eagle Scout project. Cody has been planning and organizing his ideas for several weeks. Community members from Fayetteville and West Fork, his Boy Scout troop, and others came together to clean the area, build raised beds, and fill with amended soil. Master Gardeners Frances Hime and Jane Bryant served as supervisor and coach to Cody.

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  5. Be a Videographer

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    November 17, 2012 by wcobserver

    Lake Fort Smith State Park Presents Beginner Video Editing Workshop  Mountainburg, Arkansas – Lake Fort Smith State Park will present a video editing workshop for beginners at the Lake Fort Smith State Park visitor center, 15458 Shepherd Springs Road, Mountainburg, AR on Saturday December 1st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $25. In this workshop participants learn to import photos and video into editing software, sequence and edit video, add transitions, special effects, music, create DVD menus, and burn DVDs of the finished product.

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  6. UPCOMING EVENTS – November 17

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    November 17, 2012 by wcobserver

    BREAKFAST WITH SANTA Skip the lines at the mall! The Friends of the West Fork Library are hosting a Breakfast (and pictures) With Santa  Saturday, Dec. 1st, from 8 to 11 at theCommunity Center in West Fork Breakfast will be pancakes, juice, milk, sausage, and coffee $4 for adults, $3 for children 4 – 12, and $2  for children under 4.

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  7. Winslow Half Marathon Shares Success

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    November 14, 2012 by wcobserver

    WCDC Distributes Winslow Half Marathon and 5k Race Proceeds Special to the Observer from John Ford At their monthly meeting on November 12, the Board of Directors of The Winslow Community Development Council met to review their final report on revenue and expenses from the Second Annual Winslow Half Marathon and 5K Race. This year’s run was held in conjunction with the 30th Annual Winfest Community Music Festival and a well received Community Expo at the finish line in Peak’s Park. Proceeds were earmarked for various non profit organizations benefiting the local community.. Over three hundred runners participated in this year’s race which was by all accounts an unqualified success. The WCDC and numerous local businesses sponsored the event.

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