August 27, 2014

Mourners urge action at Brown funeral

ST. LOUIS -- The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown -- recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college.

Allen's truck set ablaze

FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville police are investigating a possible arson regarding the vehicle owned by Arkansas Razorbacks junior starting quarterback Brandon Allen while it was parked overnight at his residence.

Huckabee backs Cotton's bid for US Senate

LITTLE ROCK -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee accused U.S. Senate Democratic leaders of obstruction on Monday as he campaigned in his home state for Republican Tom Cotton, backing a candidate who has the support of conservative groups with whom he's tangled over the years.

Hickory Hill Park to host The Hackets

Hickory Hill Park in Hot Springs, will present a gospel music concert at 7 p.m. today featuring The Hacketts from Dermott. The Hacketts were formed in 1996, and have produced many recordings over the years including, “Our Father’s Songs,” a compilation of all original songs. The group travels throughout Arkansasand surrounding states sharing their music ministry.

New teachers

Hot Springs School District welcomed its new teachers for the 2014-2015 staff. The new teachers and other staff members were recognized during Superintendent Joyce Craft's Back to School Opening Session on Aug. 11.

Annual Alzhelmer's Walk moves to downtown

Teams are well into their fundraising activities for the 12th annual Hot Springs Alzheimer's Walk scheduled for Oct. 4 in Downtown Hot Springs. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the Exchange Street Parking Plaza, then continue along Bathhouse Row, cross to the merchants' side of Central Avenue, ending back at the Exchange Street Parking Plaza for the Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m.