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Police log

April 24 Jordan Hollyfield reported a burglary at 709 Main St. Nothing was noted missing in the report. Phillips 66, 201 E. Grand Ave., reported a theft of beer.

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Sheriff's log

April 24 David Briggs, of Jessieville, reported a theft of a vehicle at 3371 Highway 7 north. David Briggs, of Jessieville, reported a theft of a vehicle at 710 Tall Timber Road. Shannon Davis reported a burglary at 5303 Airport Road. Missing were two televisions, a safe and gaming console.

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Director protest

A protest against District 5 City Director Rick Ramick preceded the Hot Springs Board of Directors' agenda meeting and interviews with candidates for Hot Springs mayor on Tuesday at City Hall.

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Reddie repeat

Playing on his home course, Henderson State senior Drew Greenwood helps the Reddies win the Great American Conference men's golf title for the fourth consecutive year Tuesday at Hot Springs Country Club.

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Jessieville, Lakeside, Centerpoint recognized at ASPA

A Jessieville High School senior, Lakeside High School's broadcasting program and the yearbook staffs for both schools, as well as Centerpoint High School, were handsomely rewarded for their efforts this year during the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association's annual meeting last week.

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Dobby Day delivery

Sarah Rivera, Ouachita Children's Center case manager, displays items donated by the community for the inaugural Dobby Day Sock and Underwear Drive Tuesday. The drive is named after the character of Dobby in the "Harry Potter" series of books and movies.

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Mounted patrol honors horse

ROYAL -- Past and present members of the Little Rock Police Department Mounted Patrol paid homage to a hoofed friend at Lake Hamilton Equine Associates Tuesday morning.

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Helping children

The Rotary Club of North Garland County/Scenic 7 recently received an update on the growing attendance and programs available to area youths at Cedar Mountain Boys and Girls Club. Its director, Susan Clark, left, and Resource Development Coordinator Sarah Burns, right, were introduced by April Program Chair Liz Mathis. The club served 37,000 meals and snacks in 2016, and many children take home "backpack meals" to supplement nutritional needs over breaks and holidays.

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Village beauty

Members of the Village Pines Garden Club have been digging in to revamp the gardens at Balboa Pavilion. Led by member and landscape designer Kathy Edmondson, participants were able to make good use of a warm and dry spring morning. Staff of the Property Owners Association also helped by hauling away the old and overgrown shrubs and bringing in a load of mulch.

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Computer Club holds meeting, drone demo

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- The Computer Club of Hot Springs Village will hold its monthly meeting this week, and a demonstration on drones next week. The public is welcome to attend both, and there is no charge for either event.

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