September 04, 2015

62-year-old 'mermaid' swims Lake Hamilton

She might not have actual gills, but the self-dubbed "Sunset Mermaid," also known as Jan Gerber of Hot Springs, gave real mermaids a run for their money Thursday morning when she swam Lake Hamilton from ...

Stolen gator found, returned

One of the 13 alligators stolen from the Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo on Aug. 15 was found Wednesday morning and returned, Jamie Bridges, manager of the tourist attraction, said Thursday.

First Friday

Lake Hamilton's Cole Honeycutt (89) runs the ball as Bryan Fields, left, and Nathan Dutton defend during practice Wednesday at Bank of the Ozarks Field. The Wolves welcome Hot Springs to their revamped facilities for ...

HSV author donates latest book to library

Hot Springs Village author John Achor recently donated a copy of his most recently published novel to the Garland County Library, featuring amateur sleuth Casey Fremont in the second of his Fremont mystery series with ...

Commission to investigate Ark. treasurer

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Ethics Commission will investigate portions of a complaint filed against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan last month alleging rule violations in campaign expenditure reporting, use of government resources, hiring and other areas.

'Play ball,' judge tells Brady

NEW YORK -- Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.

Jackson House says 'thanks'

Dear editor: I would like to thank our community for responding to our need for food and donations the past two weeks. It has been an amazing experience to see how caring and concerned people truly are! It has been overwhelming this summer with the needs of families.

Theme Thursday

Staff members at Lakeside Middle School are encouraged to participate in Theme Thursday each week to show students they all work together. The staff was encouraged to support another school last Thursday that holds a special place in their heart. They wore shirts representing schools where they began their careers, schools where a family member or friend attends, their favorite college team, alma maters and more.

Friday Items of interest

Eagles host dinner for Mildred Stagger Today, Fraternal Order of Eagles 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will have an "appreciation dinner" for charter member Mildred Stagger who will be moving to Washington state to be with her son. All members and guests are welcome to come wish her well. Social time will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.