Mostly peaceful crowd turns out for demonstration

A demonstration in support of Confederate monuments held Saturday in Hot Springs National Park drew, at its peak, between 350-400 demonstrators and counterprotesters and resulted in only a handful of arrests, mostly for disorderly conduct, ...

Soak up the sun

Local schools and teachers are gearing up to enable students to be fully engrossed in the country's first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 38 years.

Wolf drive

Hunter Carpenter, 7, a second-grader at Lake Hamilton, drops off nonperishable food Friday during a food drive held before the school's maroon and gold football scrimmage. The food drive benefited the Lake Hamilton Parent Center Food for Kids Backpack Program. Lake Hamilton Spirit Squad members were collecting some of the most-needed food items for the center.

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host, dies

LOS ANGELES -- Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91.

Financial adviser joins Bobby Brown staff

Bobby Brown, of Bobby Brown Private Wealth Advisors, announced that Brooke Dodd, financial adviser, has joined the group. "Brooke Dodd comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last 10 years at another financial firm where she was first a sales assistant and then became a financial adviser," states the press release.

Trainor deserves 'job well done'

FAYETTEVILLE -- From his start in the 1980s as a student assistant in the University of Arkansas sports information department into now his seventh season as the Razorbacks associate athletic director for public relations, Kevin Trainor has done outstanding and calmly understated work.

Saturday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.