November 17, 2018

Ribbon cutting celebration held

After a year of planning and development, phase one of the Northwoods Trail System finally opened to cyclists Friday following a ribbon cutting featuring local and national officials.

Police investigate armed robbery

Hot Springs police are investigating another daylight armed robbery that occurred Thursday, the second this week, this time involving a local variety store, although it is not believed the two are related.


Phil Fisher, left, used a pitching wedge to make a hole-in-one on the 118-yard hole 3 at Lakeside Country Golf Club on Oct. 29. Johnny Kirkley, right, and Tom Stafford were witnesses for the shot.

Eagles end Mountain Pine's playoff run

FOUNTAIN LAKE -- Des Arc proved too much for Mountain Pine to overcome Friday as the Red Devils fell, 49-25, in the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs at Fountain Lake's Allen Tillery ...

Sheriff's log

Nov. 15 Tammy Dodson reported a theft at 113 Delcamp Place. Several items that were not specified were missing reportedly worth a combined $5,000.

The losing side

Dear editor: I could tell which side lost just from reading John Ragland's hate-filled diatribe. He's filled with all this hate because that's who the Democrats are. It's who they have always been they've just changed tactics a little but they've always been the party of hate. Last time, John, there was any hooded white supremacists they were Democrats.

Saturday Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for ...