Rams, Trojans team up in showcase against Higashi Members of both the Lakeside Rams and the Hot Springs Trojans will join together to take on members of the Hanamaki Higashi baseball team from Japan today at 1 p.m. as part of the Sister City Program. by James Leigh 13 hrs. ago
HS teen arrested for alleged stabbing A Hot Springs teen was arrested Thursday evening on a felony battery charge for allegedly stabbing a 22-year-old man twice in the chest while the two were arguing early Tuesday. by Steven Mross 13 hrs. ago
(videos) Simms off to fast start as new Hot Springs principal The new principal of Hot Springs World Class High School, Kiley Simms, says she wants her students to be able to find part of their identity in their school. by John Anderson The Sentinel-Record 13 hrs. ago
Majestic Park one step closer to construction The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission has received 60 percent of the construction plans for Majestic Park and expects to begin construction by late January or early February, Visit Hot Springs CEO Steve Arrison said Friday. by Cassidy Kendall The Sentinel-Record 13 hrs. ago
Hanamaki students experience American culture, baseball Over the past week, two groups of students from Hanamaki, Japan, have been in town getting a taste of not just Hot Springs, but also the American way of life. by Tanner Newton 13 hrs. ago
(video) 'The Nutcracker' today at LakePointe The Hot Springs Children's Dance Theatre Company's production of "The Nutcracker" continues today at LakePointe City Church. 13 hrs. ago
Community participates in annual Festival of Stars Toy and Donation Drive Toys, blankets and other items were collected Friday during the annual Festival of Stars Toy and Donation Drive held at various locations across the state, including the Southern Bancorp location at 4138 Central Ave. 13 hrs. ago
Police log Dec. 5 Tavarious Briggs reported a break-in to a vehicle at 310 Potter St. Missing was money. Ace Glass reported a theft of tools and a battery at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, 2705 Central Ave. David Shelton and Rayan A. Porter reported a break-in to a vehicle at 100 Omega St. Missing were a pink wallet, ID and debit card. 14 hrs. ago
Majestic Park one step closer to construction The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission has received 60 percent of the construction plans for Majestic Park and expects to begin construction by late January or early February, Visit Hot Springs CEO Steve Arrison said Friday. by Cassidy Kendall The Sentinel-Record
(video) 'The Nutcracker' today at LakePointe The Hot Springs Children's Dance Theatre Company's production of "The Nutcracker" continues today at LakePointe City Church.
Court won't prohibit judge from hearing AG's cases LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the state attorney general's request to prohibit a judge who demonstrated against the death penalty from handling any cases involving her office. by ANDREW DeMILLO The Associated Press
Federal court realigns eastern Arkansas district offices in cost-cutting effort LITTLE ROCK -- The federal court in eastern Arkansas is reshuffling its district offices, a cost-cutting effort that will draw criminal jury pools from areas closer to where the crime took place. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Officials list pot vape brands reported in US outbreak NEW YORK -- Health officials investigating a nationwide outbreak of vaping illnesses have listed, for the first time, the vape brands most commonly linked to hospitalizations. by MIKE STOBBE The Associated Press
Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty in helpful-homeless-man scam THE ASSOCIATED PRESS by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New Ukrainian leader heads to high-stakes meeting with Putin MOSCOW -- For new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a summit meeting with Russia, France and Germany marks a decisive moment in his push to end more than five years of fighting with Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern part of his country. While the Kremlin may share that objective, there are fears in Ukraine that Zelenskiy, a political novice, could give up too much. by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and YURAS KARMANAU The Associated Press
Pension strike brings travel chaos for a 2nd day in France PARIS -- Frustrated travelers ran into transportation mayhem across France for a second day on Friday, as unions dug in for what they hope is a protracted strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to redesign the national retirement system. by THOMAS ADAMSON and MSTYSLAV CHERNOV The Associated Press
Uber weighs next steps after jarring sexual assault report NEW YORK -- A day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year while using its service, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant and whether its plans to improve safety go far enough. by CATHY BUSSEWITZ and TOM KRISHER The Associated Press
US firms still finding workers despite low jobless rate WASHINGTON -- American businesses have complained for years that they can't find the workers they need to fill available jobs. November's robust hiring gain suggests that at least some have found a way to do so. by CHRISTOPHER RUGABER The Associated Press
Hogs look to stretch win streak to nine FAYETTEVILLE -- Not since the University of Arkansas won a national championship in basketball during the 1993-94 season have the Razorbacks won their first nine games. by Bob Holt
Nighthawks blow past Stars Freshman Joe Ramey, of El Dorado, and Terry Clardy Jr., of Conway, combined for 47 points as the Nighthawks cruised to a 124-74 win over South Arkansas Community College Thursday night in The Kettle for National Park's fourth-straight win. by STAFF REPORTS
Saturday's Letters to the editor Kudos to a giving community Dear editor: I have lived in Hot Springs about three months now. Since I arrived I keep reading in The Sentinel-Record about so many individuals, organizations, and various entities giving, giving, giving! They serve so many diverse cross-sections of our community, and in so many different ways, that it just jumps off the pages. What a giving, altruistic, and compassionate community I now live in. I consider myself so lucky to live here.
Thursday's Letters to the editor Impeachment parody Dear editor: If Donald Trump and Joe Biden were both seen in the vicinity of precious gems in Ukraine (Hunter accompanying his dad) and after their departure, two gems worth millions were missing (we'll call them gem "A" and gem "B"), investigators were sent to the U.S. to search their residences.
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Student in custody after shooting at Milwaukee-area school MILWAUKEE -- A police officer shot an armed male student in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school Monday morning after the teenager pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said. by GRETCHEN EHLKE IVAN MORENO The Associated Press
Prince Andrew's accuser asks UK public for support LONDON -- Prince Andrew suffered fresh scrutiny Monday night when the woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with him when she was 17 asked the British public to support her quest for justice. by GREGORY KATZ The Associated Press
Saturday Datebook Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily at 8 p.m.; at 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; at noon Monday through Saturday; and at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The speaker meeting is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Step meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday. At 6 p.m. Friday is the men's and women's meeting. All meetings are held at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.
Friday Datebook Civic clubs Sarah Rebekah Lodge No. 11 will meet at 7 p.m. today at High Rise Circle on Spring Street. Elks seafood buffet will be served from 5-6:30 p.m. today at the Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place, for $12. Diamondhead Lions Club bingo games are held at 6 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month at Diamondhead Country Club. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food and adult beverages available. Call 262-4470 for information. Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., is having a fish fry 5:30-6:45 p.m. today. There will be fried or grilled catfish, beans, hush puppies and fries. The cost is $7 per person. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 501-318-1599 or 501-922-2988.