September 22, 2017

Hurricane relief

Volunteer John Scaramella helps load donated items into a Salvation Army truck on Wednesday at the United Way of the Ouachitas building.

Board OKs voluntary annexations

The Hot Springs Board of Directors unanimously adopted ordinances Tuesday night approving voluntary annexations for two parcels and parts of two others near the Hills at Belvedere on Park Avenue.

Iran: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

UNITED NATIONS -- Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called U.S. President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful ...

Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

MEXICO CITY -- The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her -- a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

Thursday Items of interest

Hosta, shade plant society meets Saturday Ouachita Hosta and Shade Plant Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Garvan Woodland Garden, Magnolia Room, no charge if attending the meeting. Refreshments and a social begins at 9:30 a.m. The speaker will be Madeline Samec, Compton Gardens site manager.