February 06, 2016

Fishing for trout

Mark Pedlar, of Hot Springs, fishes for trout on Lake Catherine in his kayak earlier this week. Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 54.

Entergy Park fun

Brooke McMahan, 3, of Hot Springs, plays on the equipment at Entergy Park on Tuesday. McMahan was at the park enjoying the sunny skies and mild temperatures with her father.

Unresponsive woman found in ditch

A 25-year-old Royal woman was found lying in a ditch Friday morning near the Garland County Detention Center and was transported by ambulance to CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, according to a report released Friday.

Helping Quapaw House

The United Methodist Outreach Board recently provided a $1,000 grant to Quapaw House Inc. in support of its client services for adults and adolescents struggling with alcohol and chemical dependency. Accepting the grant was Teri ...

State leaders endorse Rubio

LITTLE ROCK -- Two Arkansas congressmen and the state's lieutenant governor backed Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, throwing their support behind the U.S. senator from Florida two days after former Gov. Mike Huckabee ended his White House bid.

A Tax Haven is ready for tax season

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Kearney carnival

Former Hot Springs quarterback D'Andre Hood, sitting center, signs his national letter of intent to play wide receiver for Nebraska-Kearney on Friday. Joining Hood at his ceremony were seated, from left, Cory Givens, mother Ulonda Frazier, grandmother Reva Frazier and uncle Christopher Frazier, Anthony Johnson, Hot Springs coach Chris Vereen and Amos Gray. Hood was the signal caller during Vereen's first Trojan season in 2010, becoming a first-team all-conference selection at receiver for NAIA Bacone ...

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.