Rain doesn't dampen crowds at state finals

Thursday's opening of the state high-school basketball finals at Bank of the Ozarks Arena was the seventh-best attendance since the championships began in 1993, Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs, said Friday.

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'Challengers' explores black candidates' history in city

A former city alderman has released a new book that profiles 63 black candidates who filed for political office in Hot Springs from 1954 to 2010, and the local chapter of the NAACP is challenging other chapters to document black political involvement in their own communities.

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What treasures await?

Hot Springs is finally getting the recognition it deserves as the birthplace of spring training for Major League Baseball.

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Hot Springs 'then and now'

If you're a fan of looking at old photographs of Hot Springs landmarks, but always wondered what became of them, then the Garland County Historical Society has got an early Christmas present headed your way.

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A Thanksgiving for our community

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the citizens of Hot Springs and Garland County, following the storms that moved through the area, leaving thousands without power, and the promise of more bad weather this weekend.

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Naramores release statement on son's death

Division 2 Garland County Circuit Court Judge Wade Naramore and his wife, local attorney Ashley Wright Naramore, said Friday that they are patiently cooperating with law enforcement and the special prosecutor investigating the hot-car death of their son, Thomas, in July, and asked for the public's patience with the investigation, as well.

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Service of 'hope, healing' planned

The tragic death of Thomas Naramore last Friday coupled with other tragedies in the community have prompted St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 228 Spring St., to host a nondenominational Community Service of Hope and Healing today at 6 p.m.

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Not too late to keep New Year's resolution

It seems a little late to be discussing New Year's resolutions, but I wonder how many of our readers made the obligatory pledge to lose weight and exercise this year, and how many have already slipped back into their old habits.

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Program linked to increase in visitors

A recently released National Park Service report shows visitation to Hot Springs National Park increased in 2013 compared to 2012, and the park's superintendent says that is evidence of the success of the leasing program on Bathhouse Row.

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