September 30, 2016

'Red brick' demolition

A high-reach excavator operator for DT Specialized Services Inc. of Tulsa, Okla., begins the demolition of the Majestic Hotel complex's "red brick" building on Thursday. A mister was placed on the Whittington Avenue side of ...

Trial sought in HSCC property tax dispute

Citing concerns about the effect on other country clubs, the Garland County prosecutor's office filed a motion Wednesday to set aside the mediation order entered in the Hot Springs Golf and Country Club Association's property ...


Konnie McCarthy, 60, of Conway, returns the ball during a 2016 Arkansas Senior Olympics table tennis match at First Church of the Nazarene on Thursday. The games continue through Sunday.

Jessieville reps update Rotary

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Administrators from the Jessieville School District spoke to the Hot Springs Village Rotary Club during a recent meeting, giving an update on programs and possible ways to help the students.

Governor: Medical 'pot' would hurt businesses

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas' governor and lieutenant governor said Wednesday that legalizing medical marijuana would hurt the state's efforts to keep and attract businesses, as the two Republicans targeted a pair of ballot measures that they contend would prevent companies from maintaining drug-free workplaces.

Mullenix promoted to facility operations manager

Pam Mullenix, an Oaklawn team member for more than 15 years, has been promoted to facilities operations manager, a newly created position necessitated by the continuous growth and complexity of the Oaklawn operation. Working closely with Plant Superintendent John Hopkins and Director of Operations Jason Milligan, Mullenix will now provide lead direction to maintenance, technical maintenance, racing and gaming housekeeping and racing and gaming security.

A vote for honesty

Dear editor: Studies have found that, on average, the brains of liberals have greater volume in a region known as the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC). This area has been linked to several functions, including conflict detection, which enables us to regulate our behavior by identifying discrepancies between instinctual, habit-driven impulses and our actual intentions. So whether you're swerving to dodge a deer in the road or hesitating to eat that rotten grape in the bowl, ...

Trojans of the Month

Trojans of the Month at Langston Aerospace and Environmental Studies Magnet School are nominated based on students who show the most Trojan pride through Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support behavior expectations. Trojans of the Month for August were front, from left, Ciara Wilson, Keyron Harvey, Samuel Barrientos and Taylor James, second row, from left, Michael Pentecost, Auri Espinoza, Jaylan Gray, Luke Duvall and Jailynn Shine, and back, from left, Paola Calderon, Giovanni Soto, MyLeah Brown ...

Friday Item of interest

Free vegetarian classes at Bonnerdale SDA BONNERDALE -- A free vegetarian cooking school by Kyong Weathersby will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bonnerdale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 709 Adventist Church Road, Bonnerdale. Weathersby is seen on television and has authored eight cookbooks.