Burst pipe floods LHHS

PEARCY -- Water from a burst pipe in the auditorium affected about a quarter of Lake Hamilton High School, district officials learned Monday morning.

Former courthouse employee arrested

The former administrative assistant for County Judge Rick Davis, who left her position at the end of May, was arrested alongside her husband Friday after they were allegedly found in possession of narcotics near the ...

HSPD chief speaks of advancements

Just two months after being named the new Hot Springs police chief, Jason Stachey is already looking at ways to work with neighborhoods to cut down on street-level drug transactions and blighted properties.

Familial art

Beverly Dallas was recently voted as Village Art Club's July Artist of the Month. Her acrylic piece was painted on sheet music of the song "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." She created it for her ...

Official induction

Arkansas Officials Association Committee member James O'Neal, of Hot Springs, left, presents Ned Skoog, also of Hot Springs, with a commemorative plaque for being inducted into the AOA Hall of Fame during an honorary banquet ...

Sheriff's log

July 21 Shawn Shackleford, 152 Mimosa Point, reported the theft of a ring. July 22 Michael Collins, 145 Monica St., reported a theft. Missing were a bag and hand tools.

Oaklawn's marketing team brings home nine awards

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming's marketing department received nine Romero Awards during the closing ceremonies of the Gaming Marketing & Technology Conference in Las Vegas, bringing its total to 52 awards, which also includes honorable mentions, over the last seven years. Oaklawn was competing in the large gaming property category for just the second time as a result of its 2015 expansion, which increased the competition exponentially.

Cubs get closer Chapman from Yankees

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees on Monday, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Storm response 'ridiculous'

Dear editor: I'm writing about Entergy's response timing to Silver Street here in Hot Springs after Thursday's storm (July 14). During Thursday's storm, a transformer went out on Silver Street, knocking out power from Mellersh to Nazarene Baptist Church. We called Entergy, no response. Second time, no response. What kind of response timing is this while we're sitting in our houses waiting with no power and no air, sweating and nearly suffering?

Pre-K Consortium

The Garland County Pre-K Consortium announced 120 additional prekindergarten slots for local families July 7 at The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. The Cutter Morning Star, Fountain Lake, Hot Springs, Jessieville, Lakeside and Mountain Pine school districts worked with the Dawson Education Services Cooperative in Arkadelphia to write a consortium application to the Department of Human Services' Arkansas Better Chance early childhood program. Members of the consortium, from left, include state Rep. Laurie Rushing, ...