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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Information about the Municipal Election- Dates, Polling Places, Candidates

Siloam Springs City Hall front entry doors

The Siloam Springs municipal election for positions 5, 6, and 7 is Tuesday, August 11, 2020. 

If no candidate receives the majority of votes cast in the primary, the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be the nominees for th...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/7/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 8/7/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0b-ky1rYw4 

>47028 yesterday, up 1011 cases 

>Up 1,011 new cases to 47,028 

>Up 9 hospitalizations to 523 

>Up 6 d...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

City Response to EO 20-43 and Reports of Noncompliance

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To the Residents of Siloam Springs, 

As most of you probably know, Governor Hutchinson has issued Executive Order 20-43 which mandates that everyone in Arkansas wear a face covering over the mouth and nose in all indoor and outdoor environments wh...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 8/5/2020 Press Conference- Information about Target Dates

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Governor Hutchinson 8/5/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ln-5P-LM-6w 

>Dr. Jose Romero named the permanent cabinet level Secretary of Health for Arkansas.  

Yesterday- 45,381, u...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/30/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/30/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdTMXDybMD8 

>Up 791 new cases to 41,559 

>Down 4 to 504 hospitalizations 

 Up 8 to 442 deaths&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/29/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/29/2020 COVID Press Conference 

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id2a23ihu4U 

>Press conference live from Russellville.  

>$10 million provided for WIFI access points ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/28/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID 7/28/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pACCoaY_Ro 

>Up 734 new cases to 40181 total cases 

>Up 12 to 501 hospitalizations 

>Up 20 to 428 deaths 

>Top count...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/27/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 07/27/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ev3_cOXBQI 

>Need effective online education in additional to in room instruction. Need better internet coverage. $10 million for WIFI&a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Siloam Springs Kayak Park Closed Due to Executive Order 20-43

four people on a raft at the Siloam Springs Kayak Park

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park is closed until further notice from Governor Hutchinson’s Executive Order 20-43. https://governor.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/executiveOrders/EO_20-43.pdf   

Executive Order 20-43 ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/24/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpvet_il-Fo 

>Up 990 new cases to 37,249 total cases 

>We must work together to change the curve. Social distancing and wearing...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/23/2020 COVID Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzXuUXmtGcY 

>Solomon Graves- announced to be Secretary of Corrections.  

>Cases- increase 1,013 to 36,259 

>1,008 in c...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/22/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/22/2020 COVID Press Release 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm_rLbHmNDM 

>Adding 125 jobs at the La-Z- Boy facility in Siloam Springs. All the workers were wearing masks at the Governor&rsquo...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/21/2020 COVID Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/21/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiDIIlJ0QB8 

>Cases in 24 hours- up 728 cases- 122 in correctional facilities, 606 community cases 

>17 additional hos...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/20/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 7/20/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fiFfst3Lq3A 

>Today is the first day of the statewide mask mandate- must wear a mask: if they are exposed to a non-household member and&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/17/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/17/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoTaVdC0yKU 

>Economic crisis- state unemployment rate has declined again from 9.6% in May to 8% in June. National average is 11%. 

>&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Hutchinson Executive Order Requiring Face Masks

Graphic of the seal of the office of the Governor

See the Executive Order as the original PDF

 

EXECUTIVE ORDER PURSUANT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY CONCERNING COVID-19, AS DECLARED IN EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-37, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REQUIRING FACE COVERINGS

WHEREAS: An outbreak of coronavirus...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/16/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference- Mask Mandate

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/16/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sk3NOo84PDQ 

>STATEWIDE MANDATE FOR FACE COVERINGS that will begin Monday, July 20.  

>Face coverings mandate goes int...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/15/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/15/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtrgrYdejyk 

>Walmart announced today that they will require customers to wear masks in Walmart stores and Sams Clubs&am...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/14/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/14/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s69u_pJHG4w 

>Governor discussed the state strategy to reduce the spread of the virus, save lives and safely reopen the economy and get people back...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/13/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/13/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pf2DMXuu9s 

>Masks- What we are in total agreement on is masks is the one tool we have to reduce the spread of the viru...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/10/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/10/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNZTiabC5D0 

>Yesterday 26052 up 751 cases to 26803 

>751 new cases- 149 in correctional, 602 in community 

>5,847 a...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/9/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rrzU1zVtuc 

-Yesterday we had 25,246 cases; up 806 new cases to 26,052 

-Second highest day of new cases since the pandemic ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/8/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/8/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gthhfI0Id64 

-Yesterday 24,512; up 734 cases to 25,246 

-4th highest day of new cases at 734 

-Of the 734 new cases 104 correc...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/7/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 7/7/2020 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmWmUIioBd4 

-Yesterday 2,4253; additional 259 cases to 24,512 

-236 were community cases, 23 in correctional facilities&...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/6/2020 Press Conference

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The Governor announced the new testing goal for July is 200,000. He also announced two contracts for more contact tracers.

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 7/6/2020https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBNepPVvUGI-Saturday reported 587 new cases-Sun...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 7/3/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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John Wilkerson, general counsel for the Arkansas Municipal League says, “by not wearing a mask you pose a direct threat to your community”, regarding the model ordinance.The Governor worked with the Arkansas Municipal League to create ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/2/2020 Press Conference

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Arkansas saw the single highest day of new cases since the beginning of the pandemic with 878 new cases bringingthe  total number of cases to 22,075; 6,098 being active cases.

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Pres Conference July 2, 2020https://www.yo...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/1/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 7/1/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsaPOp8fTic 

-If people don’t wear masks, we will not be able to have sports this year. We wear our masks to reduce the spread of th...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/30/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/30/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyw7xPCqGZg 

-Yesterday we had 20,257 up 520 cases to 20,777 cases 

-Down 10 to 290 hospitalization 

-Up 5 deaths to...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/29/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/29/2020 Press Conference  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC6i7wDA6AE 

-Received 15,000 N95 masks from PPE procurement and FEMA 

-Concerned with compliance with social distancing an...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/26/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson’s Friday press conference revealed Arkansas’ highest number of community cases to date with 669. The NW health area also has 43% of the hospitalizations in the state and 44% of ICU admits. There are 42 ICU beds avai...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/23/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/23/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YG5jolJLQk 

-Yesterday 16,083 cases, additional 595 cases to 16,678 cases 

-595 new cases- 212 in correctional facilities, community cases- 3...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/22/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/22/2020 Press Conference  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1FZvHJaOns 

-Yesterday 15,561 up 522 cases to 16,083 

-5,063 active cases 

-Of the 5,063 active cases= 106 nursing...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/19/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/19/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hthOTBUw0hQ 

-Unemployment rate has declines in May. State numbers went down 1.3% in May with 9.5% unemployment rate. There are 46,378 employ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/18/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/18/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOqGsef7XKM from Ft. Smith 

-Yesterday 13,606 cumulative cases, added 322 cases 13,928 

-Of the 322 cases- Washington 46, Benton 33, ...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/17/2020 Press Conference

Governor Hutchinson Press Conference Update graphic

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/17/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMfkHtXuUs0 

-Yesterday 13,191 case, up 415 cases to 13,606 

-35 in correction facilities- 380 community cases 

-4,4...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/16/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson 6/16/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfjVR7lRaFU 

-12,917 cases yesterday, additional 274 today to 13,191 

-Up 8 hospitalizations to 214 

-Up 6 deaths to...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/15/2020 Press Conference

Governor Hutchinson Press Conference Update graphic

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMFmg42uHEM 

“We are at an important time in terms of this pandemic. We obviously have a significant increase in cases in NWA and we...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

3% Service Charge for Credit/Debit Cards Reinstated June 12

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We appreciate your cooperation during this difficult time, especially in regards to City building closures and restrictions. On April 11, the City suspended the 3% service fee for payment of City utility bills with credit/debit cards.

The service 3% servic...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/12/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/12/2020 Press Conference  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTEemkPirUM 

-Yesterday had 10,860; up 731 cases in 24 hours to 11,547 cases 

-3,764 active cases&nbs...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/11/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/11/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbZlXePtme8 

-Yesterday 10,368, additional 448 to 10,816 cases cumulative 

-448- 4 in corrections, 444 community ca...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/10/2020 Press Conference- Arkansas Moving to Phase 2 Monday, June 15

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Governor Hutchinson announced at today’s COVID-19 press conference that Arkansas will move to Phase 2 Monday, June 15. However, he states that we are "not out of the woods" and that people need to continue to do what they can to keep t...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/9/2020 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/9/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plfKJTj_cyg 

-9,740 cases yesterday, today added 340 cases for a total of 10,080 cases 

-340 cases- 34 in correction...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 6/4/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/4/2020 Press Conference 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhXfqkRgNPw 

-Yesterday 8,067, additional 358 to 8,425 cases (only 2 from correctional facilities) 

-Deaths increased by 9 to...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Governor Hutchinson 6/2/2020 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Hutchinson COVID-19 6/2/2020 Press Conference  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8HEjHL7SOw  
-State Revenue Report: May- up $80 million over the revised forecast 
-May 3.4% below state revenue compared to last year. &...
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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

The Siloam Springs Virtual Library is Always Open

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While the Library may be closed, our digital resources are always available.

Thousands of e-books and audio books are available through Arkansas Library to Go.  https://lib2go.overdrive.com/

Magazines and audio books are available through RBDigital...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Wastewater Treatment Plant Team Featured

Men walking at the Wastewater Treatment Plant

One of the things that we don't talk about often is the wastewater treatment plant. Most people don't think about what happens down line from their drains and toilets. We rely on an incredibly talented team to make sure our wastewater is safely treated. H...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Outdoor Warning System Testing Changes Days

Siren

The City of Siloam Springs will change the days of outdoor warning system to the first Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. beginning December 2. “Historically we have tested sirens on the first Friday of every month. We’re going to change...

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Latest City of Siloam Springs News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Benton County Solid Waste Satellite Convenience Center Dates and Hours Change

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The Benton County Solid Waste Satellite Convenience Center changed dates and hours of operation to the first and third Saturday of every month from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. beginning November 1, 2019. The Convenience Center is located next to the Transfer S...

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