February 21, 2017

Staying cool

Garland County sheriff's Deputy Richard Huffman and his K-9 partner, Aton, show off Aton's new "cooling vest," donated to the GCSD by the Hot Springs Kennel Club. The vest provides safety and comfort for Aton ...

Breakfast Lions ready for annual Chili Day

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- The Hot Springs Village Breakfast Lions will host the 40th annual Chili Day fundraiser on March 11 in the Coronado Community Center, 150 Ponderosa Way. The lunch service will run from ...

Noted author presents to Village Writers' Club

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Noted writer, publisher, speaker, teacher and presidential diarist Janis F. Kearney will present the program, "Writing Our Lives: Rediscovering Lost Memories," to the Village Writers' Club at 1 p.m. Monday in Room 6 of the Coronado Community Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane.

'Bathroom bill' could upend Arkansas session

LITTLE ROCK -- Two years ago, a bill blasted by critics as anti-LGBT upended the final days of a legislative session that Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson had hoped to focus on tax cuts and health care reform. A plan by GOP lawmakers to push for a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people means the Legislature is about to dive into a reprise of that battle.

Counselor delegation

Lake Hamilton School District counselors, front, from left, Jennifer Lyle, Allison Spraggins and Melissa Allen were recently greeted by state Rep. Bruce Cozart, R-District 24, back, left, and state Rep. Mickey Gates, R-District 22, when they met with the House and Senate Committee on Education in Little Rock as part of the Arkansas School Counselor Association.

Wife whose husband fights dirty may need a clean break

DEAR ABBY: Because I had a promiscuous past prior to getting married, it was understandable that my husband and I have gone through some rough patches. It's been three years since our wedding, and he still can't let it go sometimes. A recent argument just escalated into his calling me a whore and stupid. We have a beautiful little girl together, so it's not like I can just up and go whenever I want.