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Patriotic display

Jim Carden, of Hot Springs, stands among the nearly 200 American flags he placed in his yard on St. Charles Circle. Carden, who served 35 years in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and in Korea, said Saturday that he is displaying the flags to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Survey helps FLHS develop programs

FOUNTAIN LAKE -- Fountain Lake administrators are set to utilize information provided by local businesses and industries to develop classes and programs at the new charter high school.

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Schools await final details on PARCC changes

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Governing Board approved several adjustments to the new online assessments Wednesday, but districts must wait until the state finalizes the changes before planning for next year's tests.

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Senior Center

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Senior Center, 210 Woodbine, and CHI St. Vincent McAuley Senior Community Center, 5010 Highway 7 north, are operated by CHI St. Vincent Hospital Hot Springs and primarily funded through the Area Agency on Aging of West Central Arkansas.

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ASMSA holds commencement ceremony

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts will hold its 2015 commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. today in Horner Hall at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

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Missing juvenile

Hot Springs police seek the public's help in locating Marcus Johnson, 16, who never returned home after school April 7. He reportedly began contacting family on Tuesday and indicated he may be in the Little Rock area with a subject known only as "Shane." Johnson is 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, and has brown hair and eyes. Call Detective Langley at 501-321-6789, ext. 6717, with any information.

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Members of the military: Planning for retirement

Planning for retirement is an important and sometimes difficult endeavor. As a member of the military, you may have some special opportunities and challenges when preparing financially for retirement. Often, retiring from the military leads to a second civilian career -- and a second retirement.

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