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Learning to the beat

Zinse Agginie, of Little Rock, shares a story with students in Kirby Calcagno's class at Fountain Lake Elementary School Monday morning during a program sponsored by Arkansas Learning Through the Arts.

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Sheriff's log

Jan. 19 Tamara Johnson reported a theft at 3205-B Marion Anderson. Missing was a license plate. Jan. 20 Von Talbot reported a theft at 399 Woodview Lane. Missing were two statues.

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Bomb threat prompts lockdown of LH school

PEARCY -- A bomb threat received at Lake Hamilton Middle School shortly before 11 a.m. Monday prompted a lockdown of the middle school campus while emergency personnel searched all the buildings, and students were evacuated to another location.

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Committee endorses 24-hour fuel tanks

Justices of the peace advanced an appropriation request last week for new fuel tanks county employees would have 24-hour access to at the Garland County landfill and road department.

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Branson act heads to Woodlands

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Branson sensation Doug Gabriel will bring his family's show to a performance in Hot Springs Village set for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in Woodlands Auditorium, 1101 DeSoto Blvd.

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Statewide honors

Hot Springs Village resident Court Mathey, right, was recently presented the 2016 Arkansas Faces of CASA Award by Garland County CASA Board President Gabriel Fisher. Mathey was being recognized for his work on behalf of children and families across Arkansas.

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HSV Rotary spotlights local service contributor

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Members of the Rotary Club of Hot Springs Village take pride in the Rotary International motto, "Service Above Self." As a group, the club is involved in worthy causes like maintaining the Veterans Memorial outside the Ponce de Leon Center, and cleaning up community roadsides during Village Pride Week.

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Candidate withdraws from board race

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Two candidates, Bobby Bledsoe and J. Michael Medica, submitted applications and were certified to be placed on Hot Springs Village's board of directors election ballot. However, Bledsoe recently withdrew his application, so Medica will fill the open board seat, in accordance with the bylaws.

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Police log

Jan. 20 Richard Gibson reported a theft of a license plate at 1900 Malvern Ave. James Worthey reported a burglary at 110 Garens St. Missing were four firearms.

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