'Getting Ahead' graduation set for Monday

Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic's Bridges out of Poverty "Getting Ahead" program will soon graduate a total of four classes of individuals striving to move from poverty to self-reliance.

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Bridges to Hope attains success

Ninety days after being hired, four graduates of the Bridges to Hope program who were employed by Oaklawn Park have a 100-percent success rate, Oaklawn's general manager, Eric Jackson, said Friday.

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New charges in multiple shooting

The Hot Springs Police Department a short time ago said it had amended the capital murder charge to first-degree murder for both fugitive suspect Stephon Harris and Anthony Camden, who remains in custody at the Garland County Detention Center.

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Condolences, 15 years later

With summer waning and the start of the school year fast approaching, we decided to forego the usual trip to the beach this year, in lieu of a closer destination.

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Mercury originated in Cleveland County

Mercury that spilled from a wrecked car in May, leading to an environmental cleanup that cost the city thousands of dollars, was reportedly stolen from the son of a deceased dentist in Cleveland County.

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FEMA grant to fund fire training simulator

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-District 4, on Monday presented a Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grant of $409,091 to the Hot Springs Fire Department to purchase a live fire training simulator.

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Study says travel-related spending up since 2010

Visitors to Garland County generated $745 million in 2015, and visitor spending in the county generated more than $57 million in tax revenue for state and local governments, according to a new economic impact study released Friday.

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Back the Blue rally set for Wednesday

The Arkansas Municipal Police Association will hold a Back the Blue rally at the Hot Springs Farmers & Artisans Market on Wednesday in conjunction with its annual convention, which is being held in Hot Springs this year.

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Caution urged as lake level drops

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urged caution Thursday as the pool elevation of Lake Ouachita continued to slowly fall due to the open flood tunnel at Blakely Mountain Dam and full-load hydropower generation.

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Storms leave 6.5K without power

Severe thunderstorms packing "hurricane-force" winds left thousands of Entergy Arkansas Inc. customers without power on Saturday, along with washed-out roads and downed trees that hampered some relief efforts.

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