Training exercise

Hot Springs Fire Department firefighters extinguish a simulated airplane fire at Hot Springs Memorial Field on Wednesday.

One-vehicle wreck

Emergency agencies respond to a single-vehicle crash in the 200 block of Shady Grove Road Wednesday afternoon. Hot Springs police Officer 1st Class Robert Plyler said the driver, a female, 52, lost control while traveling ...

Two earthquakes rattle Italy

ROME -- A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people.

Forever Beautiful offers facial discount for first-time customers

This week Forever Beautiful Clinic in Hot Springs will begin offering a discounted facial to first-time customers for a limited time only. The clinic's esthetician, Veronica Camacho, offers a variety of facials, including the signature Forever Beautiful facial, the Anti-Aging facial, the Sensitive Skin facial, the Men's Rejuvenating facial and more. She gives clients the option to choose from several different facial add-ons to enhance the overall experience and prolong the results of the facial ...

Council opposes issues 6, 7

Dear editor: On the Nov. 8 ballot, we are facing two legislative issues which have the potential for profound negative health impact on the individuals, families and, especially, the children of Arkansas, both now and for generations to come; I refer, of course, to "Medical" Marijuana Issues 6 and 7. These measures are opposed by every reputable health care entity in our state, including the physician members of the Arkansas Medical Association and Family Practice ...

Employee of the Month

Langston Aerospace and Environmental Studies Magnet School Principal Taryn Echols, left, recently presented Angelique Zeigler with a certificate to recognize her as the Trojan Teacher of the Month.

Thursday's Datebook

Civic clubs Oaklawn Lions Club breakfast meetings are held at 6:45 a.m. Fridays at Higdon Square Cafe. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Contact Gerald Murders, president, 624-1096; or Wanda Thorp, secretary/treasurer, for information. Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422. Walnut Ridge Masonic Lodge 390, F&AM, will have a stated meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Lodge Hall, Royal, for regular ...