Posted on: March 28, 2017

Volunteer Opportunity Scheduled at City Lake

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The City of Siloam Springs and Ozark Off-Road Cyclists (OORC) will host a volunteer clean-up at City Lake on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. The organizations are asking for volunteers to assist in the cleanup. Volunteers will be picking up t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Fire Department Uses Technology to Streamline Burn Permits

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The Siloam Springs Fire Department has implemented a new interactive online burn permit request procedure. Previously, citizens who wanted to burn were able to call Siloam Springs Dispatch and request a burn permit. This option is still available.

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Burn Permit Form
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Library Celebrates One Year Anniversary

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The City of Siloam Springs recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the new Siloam Springs Library. A newly constructed 18,5000 square foot, $4.7 million dollar building opened March 7, 2016. The four-year journey to a new library involved feasibil...Read on...

Visit the Library's webpage
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Siloam Springs Museum Opts to Stay Home

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The Siloam Springs Museum board of directors announced today that the museum will remain at its current location, 112 N. Maxwell Street, one block east of Broadway, in the downtown historic district.

Over the past eighteen months, the board has carefully c...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Spring Clean Up Set for April 10

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Mark your calendars for Spring Clean Up- April 10. This free City service enables residents to purge items that won’t fit in their home trash roll-off carts.

Clean Up starts  April 10, but residents' pick up day will correspond to t...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

City Working Towards Improved Sidewalks

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The city government of Siloam Springs took a significant step toward making-improved and more connected sidewalks a reality last week.

The Board of Directors, at their regular meeting Feb. 21, voted unanimously to adopt the city's Sidewalk and Tra...

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Sidewalk and Trail Connectivity Master Plan
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Library to Serve as Exhibition Venue for Art Competition

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The City of Siloam Springs Public Library is pleased serve as the exhibition venue for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition hosted by Congressman Steve Womack. The Library will display art from Monday, April 17-Saturday, April 22 and will also entertain...

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Competition details
Posted on: February 2, 2017

City Lake Improvements Ground Breaking Ceremony

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The City of Siloam Springs held the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Lake improvements on Monday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m.  These improvements will make City Lake a destination for outdoor enthusiasts, families and visitors from all over the ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

New Fire Department Deputy Chief Begins Work

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John Vanatta, most recently of Chesterfield Township, Michigan, began his employment with the City of Siloam Springs as the Deputy Fire Chief on Monday, January 9, 2017. He is currently focusing on creating a training program for the year and working to d...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Board Meetings Move to New Platform

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Beginning in early-mid February, the City of Siloam Springs will switch platforms for broadcasting Board Meetings online. Viewers will be able to stream Board Meetings and Planning and Zoning Meetings through Granicus, the chosen service.
Additionally, ...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Severe Weather Prep 101

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How should YOU prepare for severe weather?

  • Gather information throughout the day from a variety of sources. Redundancy in weather information gather is a good thing.
  • Weather radio programmed to Siloam Springs area
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Siloam Alert
  • Technology- website, soci...
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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Pedestrian Crossing on Mt. Olive

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The City of Siloam Springs has installed a new pedestrian crosswalk system on Mt. Olive street, just north of Alpine, as part of the Mt. Olive Street improvements project. This new crosswalk signal will allow pedestrians to safely cross the street at this...

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Additional Info on HAWK system
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Siloam Springs City Lake to Become Regional Attraction with Planned Improvements

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The City of Siloam Springs Board of Directors unanimously adopted the master plan for City Lake, which includes partnering with Ozark Off Road Cyclists (OORC) to bring much needed improvements to the property. With a variety of topography and ecological s...

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Channel 5 (KFSM) news story
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Update: RoseMarry and Carol Davidson (Missing Persons Case)

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 The active investigation into the disappearance of 18 month old RoseMarry Davidson and her mother Carol Elaine Davidson, age 35 continues. It has been over a month since RoseMarry and Carol Davidson were last seen in Siloam Springs on Saturday, ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Sex Offender Violation/Violación de Delincuente Sexual

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The Siloam Springs Police Department is attempting to locate registered sex offender Jesus Guerra date of birth December 20th, 1994. A felony arrest warrant has been issued for Jesus Guerra for failure to comply with registration and reporting requi...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Update- Missing RoseMarry and Carol Davidson

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The Siloam Springs Police Department continues seeking the public’s assistance for information pertaining to the welfare of 18 month old RoseMarry Davidson and her mother Carol Elaine Davidson, age 35. It has been 16 days since RoseMarry and Carol Davidso...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Siloam Springs and NWA Named Top 4 Water Sports Destination in the Country

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It doesn't necessarily surprise us to see our region listed as top destination to visit. However, we were pleasantly impressed to see that NWA and Siloam Springs getting the recognition we deserve as a top destination for water sports.

A recently published...

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About Journalist Jenny Willden
Posted on: November 15, 2016

Missing Person

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**Update** The vehicle Carol Davidson was driving has been found but neither Carol nor Rosemary Davidson have been located. They may have been in the Lookout Tower Road east of Siloam Springs during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 13, 2016. Th...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

National Drug Take Back

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National Drug Take Back, October 22nd 10a.m. - 2p.m. at the Lobby of the Siloam Springs Police Department. Safely get rid of any unused/expired/unwanted pharmaceutical drugs (prescription or over the counter)

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

SSPD Awarded Grant from Arkansas Highway Safety Office

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The Siloam Springs Police Department has received a $21,000.00 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant. The grant is made possible by funds from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Arkansas State Polic...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Clown Sightings in Siloam Springs

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Over the past few days, Siloam Springs residents may have heard rumors or seen social media postings about clowns that are threatening or harassing people. As of release time, there has been one investigation opened by Police related to a disturbing socia...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

SSPD Assisted in Traffic Control for Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper

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The Siloam Springs Police Department sent a detachment of officers to attend funeral services of Fallen Deputy Bill Cooper. SSPD units also assisted in providing traffic control along the processional route. Rest in Peace Brother. Read more »

Posted on: August 10, 2016

A word from the Chief

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It is with a heavy heart that I post this open letter to the officers of our jurisdiction, the brothers and sisters of our profession and to the residents of our city. Today, an Arkansas brother of our thin blue line paid the ultimate sacrifice, another h...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Former Mayor M.L. "Moose" Van Poucke Passed Away

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The City of Siloam Springs would like to pay our respects to M.L. Van Poucke, Jr. , “Moose”, who passed away last night. He respectfully served the City of Siloam Springs as Mayor from 1979-1980 and again from 1989-2008. Mayor Van Poucke was extremely ded...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015

Basin 5 Project Nears Completion- Phase 1

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City crews are nearing completion of phase 1 of the Basin 5 sanitary sewer infrastructure project after months of work. This project has impacted residents along University Street, Garret and Maple. The completion date is this project is January 2016.
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