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Petition to halt water procurement presented

A petition for an initiated ordinance to halt the city's efforts to acquire additional water from DeGray Lake, unless approved by voters, was presented to the Hot Springs city clerk's office Thursday morning.

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Car recovered

Emergency personnel pull a Ford Escort out of Lake Hamilton Thursday night in the 100 block of Bull Bayou Road. Witnesses said the driver drove the Escort off Bull Bayou Road into a yard, "did some doughnuts," and the vehicle went into the lake, Garland County sheriff's Capt. Shelby Terry said.

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CMS accepting GT nominations

The Gifted and Talented Educational Program at Cutter Morning Star School District is in the process of identifying students in grades 4-12 for the school year 2014-15.

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'Mardi Gras or Bust'

Sam Laird, right, has completed his design of the "roadside signs" advertising the Crystal Chimes Chorus' annual fall show "Mardi Gras or Bust," which will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Woodlands Auditorium.

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Auxiliary guest

Hot Springs Village VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 10483 President Laurie Herman, left, recently welcomed VFW Ladies Auxiliary Department of Arkansas Secretary Karlene Beams of Hot Springs Post 2278 to its meeting this past month.

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Motorcyclist injured

Hot Springs police Officer 1st Class S. Stillian works the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Albert Pike Road in front of Auto Zone that sent a motorcyclist to the hospital late Thursday afternoon.

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Friday's Sheriff's log

Aug. 23 Kathryn Goins, Bauxite, reported a burglary at 362 Haymeadow Lane. Missing was a hot water heater. Aug. 24 David Stewart, 600 Northshore Road, reported a break-in to a vehicle. Missing were money and sunglasses.

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