Local News

Louisiana man sentenced on DTF charges

A Louisiana man was sentenced to nine years in prison Friday following his plea late last year to a federal drug charge stemming from his arrest by local drug task force officers and Hot Springs police.

read more

Visitors spent $111.4 million via HSNP

The National Park Service released a report this week showing that 1.4 million visitors to Hot Springs National Park in 2014 spent $87.6 million in the community, supporting 1,422 jobs in the area, with a cumulative benefit of nearly $111.4 million to the local economy.

read more

Correction

The Around Town feature in Friday's edition incorrectly gave a $10 adult admission price for Garvan Woodland Gardens. The correct admission price for all adults is $15.

read more

Vacant home burns

Hot Springs firefighters work to extinguish a fire that started at the rear of a vacant home located at 105 Texas St. around noon on Friday.

read more

Officers find meth during traffic stop

A 20-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Richard Street and Albert Pike Road and charged with possession of a controlled substance, a felony punishable by up to six years in prison.

read more

Planning for incapacity

What would happen if you were mentally or physically unable to take care of yourself or your day-to-day affairs? You might not be able to make sound decisions about your health or finances. You could lose the ability to pay bills, write checks, make deposits, sell assets, or otherwise conduct your affairs. Unless you're prepared, incapacity could devastate your family, exhaust your savings, and undermine your financial, tax, and estate planning strategies. Planning ahead can ensure that your health care wishes will be carried out, and that your finances will continue to be competently managed.

read more

Sheriff's log

April 23 Krystal L. Ragsdale, 1980 Hamilton Dairy Road, reported a theft of vehicle batteries and tires. Andria H. Barth reported a theft at 5719 Central Ave., No. 22. Missing were a laptop and clothing. Densel Speers, Jessieville, reported a theft at 6841 Highway 7 north. Missing were a stove and refrigerator.

read more

Police log

April 23 Vicky Anderson, 107 Clay St., reported a theft of two tables and chairs.

read more

Final Exam Slam

National Park Community College student Matt Lim, left, heads for the basket as Michael Cruz, marine technology instructor, defends during the school's inaugural Final Exam Slam basketball game Friday between students and staff.

read more

More Stories »