Airport renovations expected to top $2M

New construction and ramp improvements totaling more than $2 million are expected to take place during the next 18 months at Hot Springs Memorial Field, Airport Director George Downie said Friday.

New programs

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge speaks Saturday at the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association conference at Embassy Suites Hot Springs -- Hotel & Spa.

Special swimmers

Luke Thomas, of Jessieville, competes in a race during the Aquatic Special Olympics Friday at the Hot Springs Family YMCA.

Allen sharp in Red-White scrimmage

FAYETTEVILLE -- After last spring's Red-White intrasquad game it seemed Razorbacks fans spent half the summer griping about the Arkansas offense in general and quarterback Brandon Allen in particular.

Bean works on Outreach Day

FORT SMITH -- Alyssa Bean, of Hot Springs, was one of more than 80 students to participate in Lion Community Outreach Day April 11, a yearly event where University of Arkansas-Fort Smith students work community service projects across Fort Smith.

Engagements

Applegate - Kogut Huey and Rhonda Applegate, of Jessieville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Marie Applegate, to Brandon Edward Kogut, of Jessieville, son of Bryan and Bette Kogut and Bevery Ellison, of Hot Springs Village.