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Planning district board meets Friday

The board of directors of the West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, following the meeting of the chief elected officials at 6 p.m. at Stephens Park/Blakely Dam in Mountain Pine.

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Transgender students add voices to public debate

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first installment in a series concerning the ongoing debate about transgender rights, particularly the current issue of restroom use. The Sentinel-Record met with two transgender students in the community about their backgrounds and how the public debate affects them.

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Senior Center

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

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Ouachita demand model set for approval

The updated demand model demonstrating the Hot Springs water system and numerous other water utilities' need for Lake Ouachita water has been recommended for approval, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said earlier this month.

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Decorated veteran to keynote ceremony

The true meaning of Memorial Day can be easily lost among the store discounts and people flocking to area lakes or parks to take advantage of a three-day weekend, but the organizers of Monday's annual ceremony have no trouble remembering.

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Hot Springs' finest

Hot Springs police officers celebrate with Hot Springs High School's state championship soccer team following a presentation Friday at the school. HSPD's SWAT team, in conjuction with the local Fraternal Order of Police and Chick-fil-A, donated $2,000-plus toward the purchase of state rings, the 31-member Trojans setting a goal of $5,000. See Page 1B for a story on the event.

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