Board to look at water resolution

The Hot Springs Board of Directors on Tuesday will consider whether to accept a joint resolution that the Garland County Quorum Court adopted on July 13 as a compromise to the city's water connection policy.

Country Club Village to host 'Superfood for Super Seniors' event

As Americans of all ages continue to discover the positive impact of healthy eating on active aging, seniors in Hot Springs, are welcome to a "Superfood for Super Seniors Event" from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday to learn more about the ways that certain foods can improve their overall wellness and daily quality of life. The event will be held at Country Club Village and is just one element of the community's annual Wellness ...

Afghan gov't hopes to divide and conquer Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man's name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. Meanwhile the Afghan government believes it can seize on the Taliban leadership crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than ...

Reflections: Two immortal mothers

Gentleman Bob Case's mother lived 92 years. Bob cherishes her life and stories ... and character. Many stories Case's mother told him centered on her own mother, Case's grandmother whom Bob clearly knows though he never met. She lives to this day and almost certainly will live forever.

Saturday's 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.