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January 29, 2015

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Powerball

The winner numbers drawn Wednesday night in Powerball are: 12-24-35-36-49 Powerball: 1

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Suspect in 2013 murder sentenced

The second of three suspects charged in connection with the 2013 stabbing death of a 71-year-old Jessieville man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty in Garland County Circuit Court.

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Ambassador of the Year

Serethia Crawford, left, and Bryan Smith, right, outgoing chairman of The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce board, present Glendora Bright with the 2014 Ambassador of the Year Award during the chamber's annual meeting & awards banquet Jan. 22 in Horner Hall at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

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ASMSA recognized by state House, Senate

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas House of Representatives and the Arkansas Senate recognized the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts during their respective sessions on Tuesday.

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Arego's Got Talent

Lake Hamilton High School senior Amy Arego, second from left, was presented the first-place trophy from the Garland County's Got Talent competition on Jan. 3 at Fountain Lake High School.

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Suspicious person call prompts brief lockdown

A report of a suspicious-looking person prompted a brief lockdown at Langston Aerospace and Environmental Magnet School Wednesday afternoon, but it was "just a precaution," and no one matching that description was located, Hot Springs police Cpl. McCrary Means said.

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Waterline project closes Main Street

Main Street, from Albert Pike Road to Greenwood Avenue, will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. today through Feb. 6 to re-lay a water main. Main Street will remain open over the weekend.

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JPs table sheriff's request

Garland County Sheriff Mike McCormick's proposal to narrow the responsibilities for two division captains by adding a leadership position to the sheriff's department's organizational matrix met with resistance during Tuesday night's Human Resources Committee meeting.

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Navarro repeats as Spelling Bee champ

MOUNTAIN PINE -- A.J. Navarro, a seventh-grade student at Lakeside Middle School, won the Garland County Spelling Bee for the second straight year Wednesday morning to qualify for the state spelling bee.

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Quiz Bowl winners

Centerpoint sixth-grade Gifted and Talented students recently won the Dawson Educational Cooperative Quiz Bowl Tournament at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, with 12 schools participating.

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Bridge work, paving cause road closures

Weston Road, from Eagle Loop to approximately 400 feet south of Parker Point, will remain closed to through traffic until 9 a.m. today for completion of paving due to drainage improvements.

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