Posted on: December 2, 2016

Christmas Parade POSTPONED to SUNDAY at 5:30 p.m.

Christmas parade

The Siloam Springs Christmas parade has been POSTPONED until Sunday, December 4 at 5:30 p.m. due to weather concerns. This was a very difficult decision for the Heritage League and for City staff who work with these dedicated volunteers. In order for the ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Update- Missing RoseMarry and Carol Davidson

RoseMarry and CArol Davidson collage

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 Car...

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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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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Missing Baby and Mother

Rosemary and Carol

The Siloam Springs Police Department is seeking information about missing 18-month old daughter Rosemarry Davidson and her 35-year-old mother, Carol Elaine Davidson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Rosemarry and Carol Davidson were last seen in Siloam Springs...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Holiday Safety Tips

holiday cooking tips

As you plan your holiday menus don’t forget about fire safety.
Did you know the holidays are the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double during the holidays. Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal.

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Missing Person


**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)

We have a free drop box in the lobby of PD ...Read on...

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 19, 2016

Pay City Bills with the Xpress Bill Pay App

Xpress Bill Pay APP

Now you can pay your bills with the new Xpress Bill Pay iOS mobile app
We are pleased to announce a new free mobile app that is now available for download from the App Store.

This new app allows you to:- Pay your bills in real-time
- Pay with a cre...Read on...
Posted on: July 18, 2016

City Fuel Farms Saves Big Annually- Updated through June 2016

fuel farm savings

Since the fuel farm came on-line in the second half of 2013, the City has saved over $109,979 in vehicular fuel cost. Savings account from buying gas in bulk.

City staff tracks the number of gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel consumed monthly by the ...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Electric Department Wins Award for Reliability

MESO award

The Siloam Springs Electric Department has been recognized for outstanding reliability and service from MESO (Municipal Electric Systems of Oklahoma) with an index of 99.9923 percent in 2015. Only four cities in the four-state, seventy-eight city region q...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

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

Mayor Van Poucke

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: May 31, 2016

Benton County Satellite Convenience Center Now Open

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Are you a Benton County resident and have items like old furniture, appliances, household electronics, household hazardous waste, scrap metal and more that you need to get rid of? Well, we can help you with a FREE resource.
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Posted on: April 20, 2016

Updated Board of Directors Goals 2015-2016


On July 21, 2015 the City Board of Directors adopted goals in the following topics to accomplish: economic development/downtown redevelopment; planning/zoning/building/code enforcement; finance; parks and recreation; infrastructure. These are the updates....Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

City Electric Department Wins National Recognition for Reliability

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The City of Siloam Springs Electric Department has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2015. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA)—a trade group in Washington, D.C., that repres...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2015

SSPD K9 Fado Receives Ballistic Vest

K9 Officer Fado in vest

Siloam Springs Police Department is excited to announce that K9 Fado has received the ballistic vest awarded to him via a grant through the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Fado’s vest is embroidered with the sentiment “This gift of pr...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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