Local News

Blue Moon to close

Blue Moon Gallery will close its azure-colored doors on Sept. 30 after more than 17 years of doing business in downtown Hot Springs.

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Accident injures one

One person was injured in an accident involving multiple vehicles around 12:30 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Albert Pike Road near the Crystal Hill Road intersection. The driver of this Mercury Grand Marquis was transported to a local hospital.

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New officers

Hot Springs Police Chief David Flory, right, swears in new police officers Michael Summitt, left, and Jonathan Smith during a pinning ceremony at the Hot Springs Police Department on Friday.

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Saturday's police log

Aug. 21 Timmi Beth Ridgeway reported a theft of a cellphone, medication and a credit card at 120 Nickels St. Markita Boyce reported a break-in to a vehicle at 301 Autumn St. Missing were an Arkansas ID, a disability card, air compressor, toolbox, and a tire. Tabitha Bomer reported a break-in to a vehicle at 760 Spring St., in which a toolbox, first aid kit and mace were taken. The toolbox and first aid kid were later recovered.

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First Ladies' dresses to end public display

LITTLE ROCK -- Inside a dimly lit glass case at the Old Statehouse Museum in Little Rock, the dress Louvenia Wallace Donaghey wore to her husband's inauguration as Arkansas' 22nd governor in 1909 stands alone.

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Ballot positions drawn

The Garland County Election Commission drew ballot positions for the Nov. 4 general election Friday at the election commission office. The races below have the certified candidates arranged in the order they will appear on the ballot. Candidate names are also how they will appear on the ballot.

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State Briefs

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.

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