EMS Week

Briar Jackson, a 911 dispatcher, fills his plate with slices of beef brisket at the annual EMS and first responder appreciation dinner at LifeNet, 220 Ouachita Ave., on Wednesday.

Bicyclist killed; vehicle flees scene

A 52-year-old Hot Springs man was killed Wednesday night after the bicycle he was riding in the 3300 block of Highway 70 west was struck from behind by a vehicle that fled the scene, according ...

2018 Conventions of Jehovah's Witnesses begin

NEW YORK -- Jehovah's Witnesses launched their annual convention series on Friday. The theme this year is "Be Courageous!" The conventions will be held at venues in 180 different lands, including from 9:20 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. June 1-2 and 8-9, and 9:20 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. June 3 and 10 in the Governor's Hall at the Statehouse Convention Center, 1 Statehouse Plaza, Little Rock.

Stock market games

Logan Tipton, Ashton Patrick and Jesus Minjarez attended the Stock Market Game awards luncheon hosted by Economics Arkansas at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Their team participated in the Stock Market Game over a 12-week period and placed second out of 74 teams in the region and 25th out of 2,509 teams statewide.

Long hours, high debt doomed marriage man can't let go of

DEAR ABBY: I was divorced seven years ago. My ex-wife, "Annie," and I were married almost seven years and had what I thought was a great relationship. Then we bit off more than we could chew financially. I began working long hours to get us out of the pit, which created distance between us until divorce became inevitable. We tried working things out five years ago. It failed.