September 23, 2018

First responders receive opioid overdose training

Garland County is one of five areas of the state with the highest number of opioid-related fatalities, classifying it as a "high need" area, Criminal Justice Institute Director Dr. Cheryl May said Tuesday, and first responders are now being equipped to treat overdoses.

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Truck found partially submerged

Several emergency agencies spent much of the day Monday attempting to remove a pickup truck that was partially submerged in Gulpha Creek near Essex Park Golf Course.

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Gas station owners robbed at gunpoint

Hot Springs police recovered an undisclosed amount of money that was scattered about the Crawford Drive area Monday afternoon after two suspects allegedly robbed the owners of a gas station at gunpoint.

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Appeal to public fills food pantry shelves

Shortly after reaching out to the community for assistance in restocking the shelves of its food pantry, The Salvation Army received support by the carload, according to Jeanie Saunders, social services director.

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Salvation Army seeks food donations

The shelves of The Salvation Army's food pantry have grown increasingly barren each day, to the point that a diminutive selection of canned beans and vegetables was nearly all that remained on Thursday.

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