Local man sentenced for murder

A local man was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday after a one-day trial in Garland County Circuit Court for a 2016 shooting death that reportedly stemmed from ...

Officers promoted

From left, Hot Springs Police Chief Jason Stachey promoted three officers during a ceremony Wednesday morning at City Hall, including Cpl. Frank Sears, who was hired Feb. 5, 1996, to sergeant, and Officer 1st Class ...

OBU library collection earns national award

ARKADELPHIA -- The Arkansas Baptist History Collection of Ouachita Baptist University's Riley-Hickingbotham Library Archives and Special Collections has been honored with the Baptist History and Heritage Society's 2017 Davis C. Woolley Award for Outstanding Achievement in Assessing and Preserving Baptist History.

Suits filed over new abortion restrictions

LITTLE ROCK -- Abortion-rights groups asked a federal court Tuesday to block Arkansas from enforcing new restrictions lawmakers approved this year, including a ban on a commonly used second-trimester procedure that the groups say would make it nearly impossible for many women in the state to have an abortion.

Lloyd's drawing winner

Gwendolyn Edwards, left, is one of three winners of the Lloyd's Lucky 333 sales event held June 1-3. Each winner received $300 by stopping in and filling out a credit application. With him is Charles Utt, a sales representative. Lloyd's Auto Sales is located at 1814 Albert Pike. For information, call 501-623-1717 or visit http://www.lloydsautosales.com.

Florida's Singer hums along in CWS win over Louisville

OMAHA, Neb. -- Florida entered the College World Series last year with eight players taken in the first 10 rounds of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft and was an overwhelming favorite to win its first national title in baseball. The Gators scored three runs in 18 innings and became the first Southeastern Conference team since 2007 to go two games and out.

Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges

WASHINGTON -- Republicans just got a big argument for sticking with President Donald Trump and pushing forward with dismantling former President Barack Obama's health law. And Democrats are struggling to translate the energy of their core supporters into actual election victories.

Arkansas Tech offers free summer institute

RUSSELLVILLE -- Faculty members from the Arkansas Tech University College of Arts and Humanities will provide free continuing education K-12 teacher from around the state for the sixth consecutive summer during the 2017 Summer Teaching Institute.

Thursday Items of interest

Trash and Treasure Sale Friday, Saturday Hot Springs Emblem Club 194 and Elks Lodge 380 will hold a Trash and Treasure Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 132 Abbott Place. All proceeds will benefit their local charities. Items include household goods, clothes, furniture and books.