Never again

" ... Ensure that this never happened again." Those words, spoken 17 years ago by Kenneth Mascagni, a Shreveport attorney representing two survivors of the 1999 sinking of the "Miss Majestic" on Lake Hamilton, haunted my thoughts Thursday night as I watched the tragedy unfold on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.

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Visit Hot Springs outlines reasons for request

The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission earlier this week outlined its reasons for requesting an election in September on a proposed bond issue to construct a new exhibit area at Mid-America Science Museum.

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Entergy resolves most of county's outages

After dealing with additional outages and a substation failure on Saturday, Entergy Arkansas Inc. crews by Sunday afternoon had resolved most of the service disruptions that started in Garland County Friday afternoon following a series of strong thunderstorms.

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Bond proposal would fund exhibition gallery at MASM

The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission on Monday will consider asking the Hot Springs Board of Directors to call a special election for Sept. 11 on a $2 million bond issue to fund construction of an exhibition gallery at Mid-America Science Museum.

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Fatal apartment fire ruled arson

A Hot Springs man was charged with capital murder and arson Thursday afternoon for allegedly intentionally setting Tuesday's fatal fire at Polo Run Apartments, 126 Manor Lane, Hot Springs police said.

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Local man charged with 2,000 counts of child pornography

A local man who was arrested for embezzling funds from a local company in December was charged with 2,000 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child on Friday after pornographic material was allegedly found on his former work computer, according to city police and court records.

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