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Thursday
April 24, 2014

Coming down

A construction worker uses an excavator to demolish the former Regions Bank parking deck between Malvern Avenue and Broadway on Wednesday.

Area team readies for DI finals

Students from St. John's Catholic School are gearing up for their trip to the Destination Imagination Global Finals in May in the team's first year of competition.

Plant sale Saturday

Garland County Master Gardeners will host its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hot Springs Farmers Market, located close to the Transportation Depot.

LH teams post needed sweep

PEARCY -- Wednesday proved a big day for two struggling teams from the same school. Bolstering their tournament-seeding possibilities, Lake Hamilton's softball Lady Wolves and baseball Wolves used strong pitching and offensive breakouts to sweep ...

State briefs

Arkansas Tech trustees select new president RUSSELLVILLE -- The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees has selected a Massachusetts university official as the next president of the college in Russellville.

Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

BEIRUT -- Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.

Model, talent auditions coming to HS

The Modeling Association of America, Int. Inc. is the founder of the concept of the modeling and talent convention, an idea that has seen extensive growth since 1960. The primary goal of MAAI is to bring together talent and present them at a showcase. This year's event will be held in Miami Beach in June. Professional modeling and talent agents, casting directors, scouts and managers attend in search of new faces.

LH teams post needed sweep

PEARCY -- Wednesday proved a big day for two struggling teams from the same school. Bolstering their tournament-seeding possibilities, Lake Hamilton's softball Lady Wolves and baseball Wolves used strong pitching and offensive breakouts to sweep conference games against visiting Texarkana. Karli Herron, allowing only a sixth-inning unearned run, worked around seventh-inning trouble to cap a five-hitter, the Lady Wolves winning 5-1 with RBI hits from sophomore Jordan Collier and freshman Cindyl Hearne in a four-run ...

Dear editor: Some questions

Dear editor: Excellent letter by Bill Drews! There are other questions I'd like answered as well. How can the Quorum Court pass an ordinance that says we have to listen to loud, thumping "music" in our homes that makes it impossible to have a conversation, sleep or hear the television before 10 at night? I believe your right to hear that loud noise ends where my right not to hear it in my home begins!

Commissioned!

The Bible speaks a lot about fruit bearing. Adam and Eve were told to be fruitful and multiply. Noah was told to be fruitful and multiply. Jacob was told to be fruitful and multiply. God told the prophet Jeremiah that He would send the Righteous Branch so that God's people would be fruitful and multiply. The gospels mention fruit 38 times, three by John the Baptist and the rest by Jesus. The New Testament speaks ...

State briefs

Arkansas Tech trustees select new president RUSSELLVILLE -- The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees has selected a Massachusetts university official as the next president of the college in Russellville.

Plant sale Saturday

Garland County Master Gardeners will host its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hot Springs Farmers Market, located close to the Transportation Depot.