CONWAY, Ark.(KTHV)- The state's largest artificial Christmas tree was supposed to be undergoing repairs this summer, but as city employees discovered, the tree and its maker were both left in the dark.
It sounds like a scene from How The Grinch Stole Christmas, but this story isn't pretend.
Conway resident Melissa Fischer Bland says the recent tree trouble has her upset.
"It's sad because you think about the amount of money that was spent on that and then the company says they're going to fix it and so it's like what's the town going to do now?"
After the holidays, the tree went back to its manufacturer in Springdale to fix a problem with sections of the tree not lighting up.
Mayor Tab Townsell says the city recently discovered that Get Lit is no longer in business.
The mayor was out of town Thursday on business, but released this statement to THV: