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Powerball

The winner numbers drawn Wednesday night in Powerball are: 8-12-15-35-50 Powerball: 32

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Head-on collision

Emergency personnel from the Hot Springs fire and police departments assist LifeNet employees as they prepare to transport a patient following a two-vehicle collision that occurred around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 4100 block of Central Avenue near Files Road.

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Board OKs compromise

The Hot Springs Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday night to authorize directors Randy Fale and Becca Clark to present a proposed compromise regarding water issues facing the residents of Garland County to the bilateral Community Water Committee.

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Sheriff's log

March 3 Lesley Overholser, 101 Timber St., reported a burglary. Missing was prescription medication. Cathryn Herron, Mountain Pine, reported a burglary at 3822 Mountain Pine Road. Missing were a CD player, television and electric cook top.

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Woman charged with 3 counts of forgery

A Hot Springs woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of second-degree forgery, a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail.

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New parade mascot debuts

The First Ever World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee unveiled the newest addition to the parade family, Hoddy O'Springs, on Wednesday.

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Highway 70 widening meeting set for Lonsdale

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will hold a public involvement meeting from 4-7 p.m. March 12 in the Ten Mile Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1755 Church Road, Lonsdale, to present and discuss proposed plans to widen Highway 70 from Highway 128 in Garland County to Interstate 30 in Saline County.

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Nominations sought for forestry leaders

The Arkansas Urban Forestry Council is accepting nominations for individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations for its 2015 awards program, which recognizes contributions to community forestry in the state, through Friday.

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State park museum offers glimpse of White River's history

Outdoor writer and photographer Corbet Deary is featured regularly in The Sentinel-Record. Today, Deary writes about Lower White River State Park Museum. When the White River is mentioned, a lot of folks, including yours truly, automatically think of cold, crystal-clear waters cutting their way through the Ozarks. Premier trout waters also come to mind, and rightfully so, as anglers travel from abroad to try their hand at coaxing this much-pursued species from its bountiful waters.

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Detention center visit

Centerpoint seventh grade Gifted and Talented students recently visited Garland County's juvenile court and detention center. The field-based learning trip was in conjunction to their current study of Conflicts: The Court System.

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Journey to Japan

Emily Gentiles plays a song on the flute during the Journey to Japan event at Gallery Central on Tuesday, which benefited the Hot Springs National Park Sister City Foundation Student Scholarship Fund.

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