Local News

Police log

June 27 Wal-Mart, 1601 Albert Pike Road, reported a theft. Missing were a razor, razor blades and a light.

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Fresh from the farm

Doug and Brenda Kratz with SK Farms of Malvern display some of their produce for sale Tuesday evening at the Historic Downtown Farmers & Artisans Market, located at 121 Orange St.

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Park service gets its goats

Hot Springs National Park is testing the use of goats for park maintenance, namely the removal of unwanted plants. The herd of goats, which was released into the park at 11 a.m. Tuesday by Stafford Goat Rental of Vilonia, is part of the park's effort to exterminate invasive foliage from the park's wooded areas. The goats will live in a three-acre fenced-in area in the park for the next five weeks, where the effectiveness of their plant consumption will be measured. The arrangements for the goats were made possible by the efforts of the Exotic Plant Management Team, donator Craig Young and Environmental Stewards as well as the park's Geological Resources and Youth Programs divisions.

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Sheriff's log

June 24 Nancy Addison, 724 Weston Road, reported a breaking or entering. Missing were a radio, speakers, a key and life jacket. June 27 Christy Ward, 567 Highway 128, reported a theft. Missing was a 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe.

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Children's center to host Fun Fair

Members of the community have been invited by Ouachita Children's Center to enjoy its first Family Fun Fair, featuring youth-focused activities and information about substance abuse prevention.

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ASBTDC announces July programs

ARKADELPHIA -- The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Henderson State University has announced several programs to be offered in the first two weeks of July.

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HSFD encourages fireworks safety

As the Independence Day weekend nears, the Hot Springs Fire Department reminds the public that it is illegal to possess, sell or discharge fireworks within city limits, according to Hot Springs Fire Prevention Code 15-7-3.1.

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Retiree bonuses boost MP budget

MOUNTAIN PINE -- Early retirement incentive pay to 10 employees is meant to help save the Mountain Pine School District almost $400,000 over the next three years.

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