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OBU library collection earns national award

ARKADELPHIA -- The Arkansas Baptist History Collection of Ouachita Baptist University's Riley-Hickingbotham Library Archives and Special Collections has been honored with the Baptist History and Heritage Society's 2017 Davis C. Woolley Award for Outstanding Achievement in Assessing and Preserving Baptist History.

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Officers promoted

From left, Hot Springs Police Chief Jason Stachey promoted three officers during a ceremony Wednesday morning at City Hall, including Cpl. Frank Sears, who was hired Feb. 5, 1996, to sergeant, and Officer 1st Class Zac Rostan, who was hired Sept. 27, 2010, to corporal. Officer 1st Class Eric Wilhite, not pictured, who was hired April 7, 2008, was also promoted to corporal.

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Sheriff's log

June 20 Harvey Hudspeth reported a break-in at 253 Open Banks Road in Arkadelphia. Missing were cameras, a boat motor, marine battery and trolling motor.

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Malvern man killed on Highway 270

MALVERN -- A Malvern man driving a moped was killed Tuesday when he collided with another vehicle on Highway 270 at Del Rio Loop in Hot Spring County, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary released Wednesday.

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Local man sentenced for murder

A local man was found guilty of second-degree murder and sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday after a one-day trial in Garland County Circuit Court for a 2016 shooting death that reportedly stemmed from a dispute over $150.

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Police log

June 20 Karma E. White reported a theft of a license plate at 1819 Albert Pike. Vantriss Long reported a theft of a vehicle at 299 Cedar St.

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Appeal puts water tank project on hold

An appeal filed in protest of the elevated water tank the city plans to locate in a residential area has put the project on hold until the next meeting of the Hot Springs Board of Directors.

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Rotarians bid fond farewell to secretary

Gail Greenberg, the longtime executive secretary of Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club, was given a proper farewell during the club's weekly meeting at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa on Wednesday.

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Powerball

The winner numbers drawn Wednesday night in Powerball are: 14-46-61-65-68 Powerball: 13

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Register for free college funding workshops

Free college funding workshops will be held from 10-11 a.m., 1-2:30 p.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Hot Springs Convention Center, Room 209, 134 Convention Blvd., for students from 8th through 12th grade planning to attend college and their parents or guardians.

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