Taking the plunge

Marlee Mayhood, 6, left, and her brother, Zander Mayhood, 3, take a trip down a waterslide Saturday during the Summerthon event held by Hot Springs police and Hot Springs Animal Services at the shelter, 319 ...

Spanish view

Beverly Carpenter's painting, "Zara, Spain 2014," was recently voted as the Brush Strokes Painting of the Month for June. Carpenter utilized acrylic paints with an oil paint overlay, which allowed her to create more brilliance ...

Meyer: Big Ten level with SEC

CHICAGO -- Ohio State coach Urban Meyer doesn't just believe the Big Ten has closed the gap with the more heralded Southeastern Conference. He is convinced the race is a dead heat already.

Arkansas Democrats rely on political newcomers

LITTLE ROCK -- Paul Spencer teaches politics and government to high school students in Little Rock and for the past several years led a group that's pushed for stricter ethics rules and campaign finance limits. He's never held elected office or appeared on the ballot, but he's now hoping to retake a central Arkansas congressional seat in what had been a reliably Democratic district.

Tuesday Items of interest

HSA Quilt Guild moves location for July The Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild's 5 p.m. Thursday meeting has been moved to the back Fellowship Hall at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 109 Hobson Ave., for July. Join in at 4:30 p.m. for socializing. The program will present round robin demonstrations. Visitors are welcome. Call Polly Orr, 501-865-3017, for information.