Corps slowly lowers lake level

Lake Ouachita began to slowly drop Tuesday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the flood tunnel at Blakely Mountain Dam to supplement water being released into Lake Hamilton through hydro generation.

Planting party

From left, Jody Sprague, president of the Hot Springs Community Garden Network, Cindy Rogers, executive board member of the Park Avenue Community Association, and Angie Ezekiel, PACA president, install drought-tolerant, indigenous plants in curb bump ...

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

STUTTGART, Germany -- The combat death of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American role in fighting a resilient Islamic State, even as the Iraqis struggle to muster the military and political strength to defeat the militants.

Race fundraiser a success

Dear editor: Led by a strong pre-race registration and a crowd of on-site participants, Get Your Rear in Gear Arkansas, presented by CHI St. Vincent, was a resounding success. On Saturday, March 12, 2016, local event director Nikol Hamilton and the group of over 30 dedicated volunteers put on an event to be remembered in Hot Springs for the 184 runners and walkers. The event raised approximately $18,000 for colon cancer screening and awareness programs ...

Ready Rams

The fourth-grade quiz bowl team from Lakeside Intermediate School earned first place in the Dawson Education Cooperative tournament hosted April 19 at Henderson State University.