Business owners, sheriff's deputies spread Christmas joy The children living at COMPACT Hillcrest Children's Home and Ouachita Children's Center this holiday season had something to smile about on Sunday thanks to the generosity of a group of small business owners in the area. by Grace Brown 5 hrs. ago
3D creation helps raise funds for Our Promise Two Lakeside Middle School students used a 3D printer to create a house-shaped donation box to help raise funds for the Our Promise Cancer Resources House. by Grace Brown 8 hrs. ago
Kettle Drive off to slow start; donations needed With Christmas fast approaching, The Salvation Army of Hot Springs officials are concerned their annual Red Kettle Campaign seems to be off to a slow start so far. by staff reports
With blockbuster effects, Peter Jackson brings WWI to life NEW YORK -- Peter Jackson has used digital wizardry to conjure J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth and King Kong's 1930s New York, but he has now -- in perhaps his most acclaimed film -- employed all his technical powers to bring to life the Western Front of the first World War. by JAKE COYLE The Associated Press 8 hrs. ago
Help arriving for sewer plant Improvements to the third layer of treatment at the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant expected to be put out for bid next year will help the plant's effluent comply with state and federal standards during heavy rain events, the city said. by David Showers 8 hrs. ago
Christmas for Kids event brings toys, joy to children For over 30 years, Garland County youths have gotten an early Christmas present with the Christmas for Kids event. For some, it will be the only Christmas they receive this year. by Tanner Newton The Sentinel-Record 1 day ago
Blood drives planned today, throughout week Arkansas Blood Institute will conduct blood drives at the following times and locations this week: 1 day ago
Business owners, sheriff's deputies spread Christmas joy The children living at COMPACT Hillcrest Children's Home and Ouachita Children's Center this holiday season had something to smile about on Sunday thanks to the generosity of a group of small business owners in the area. by Grace Brown
Building permits Dec. 10 Final Touch Roofing Inc., 103 Ross Meadow Court, $13,425, tear off and reroof. Final Touch Roofing Inc., 105 Oak Bend St., $9,997, tear off and reroof. Robert Angell, Robert Angell Remodeling, 115 Scully St., $3,730, tear off and reroof. Keith Lynchard, Keith Lynchard Roofing and Home Improvements, 615 Willow Bend Circle, $10,700, tear off and reroof. Keith Lynchard, Keith Lynchard Roofing and Home Improvements, 206 Scully St., $8,700, tear off and reroof. Keith Lynchard, Keith Lynchard Roofing and Home Improvements, 104 Southview Circle, $6,300, tear off and reroof. Keith Lynchard, Keith Lynchard Roofing and Home Improvements, 616 Willow Bend Circle, $11,400, tear off and reroof. Dec. 11 Little Italy, 228 Cornerstone Blvd., $40,000, interior remodel to include electric and plumbing. Tina Carlsen, 808 Hobson Ave., $500, needing a certificate of occupancy for a new business. Monroe Loy, Real Stone Inc., 102 Edgewood St., $1,500, installing a handicap ramp. Dec. 12 Damon Johns, 201 Hillcrest St., $2,000, adding a new deck. Elmer Gomez, 304 Alcorn St., $1,500, bringing a house to code, which includes plumbing, electrical and mechanical.
Trump pushes for health law replacement after lawsuit ruling; rules to stay for now After a federal judge ruled that the Barack Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for now. by The Associated Press
Arkansas lawmakers eye more abortion restriction next year LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas' predominantly Republican Legislature is preparing to take up new abortion restrictions when lawmakers convene next month, even as the state's past efforts to restrict the procedure remain caught up in legal fights. by ANDREW DeMILLO The Associated Press
Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space DENVER -- After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile. by DAN ELLIOTT The Associated Press
Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight LOS ANGELES -- When a wildfire burned across Big Sur two years ago and threatened hundreds of homes scattered on the scenic hills, thousands of firefighters responded with overwhelming force, attacking flames from the air and ground. by BRIAN MELLEY The Associated Press
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action KATOWICE, Poland -- Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them. by FRANK JORDANS The Associated Press
Over 200 nations at climate talks back universal emissions rules KATOWICE, Poland -- After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming. by FRANK JORDANS The Associated Press
Make these two maneuvers in time for tax bill savings Saving for retirement is a good idea, of course, but if you time things right and do your homework, some of your nest egg could also do double duty as a tax shield. Here are two simple savings maneuvers that tax pros say could also lower your tax bill -- if you make them in time. by TIM OREM The Associated Press
TownePlace Suites by Marriott now open in Hot Springs Marriott International's TownePlace Suites opened a new 88-suite hotel in Hot Springs on Friday at 120 Desai Patel Court. The hotel is owned and managed by Honest Hospitality No. 2 LLC.
Going down memory lane at Caddo Hills Stepping inside Caddo Hills' basketball arena Friday night, I instinctively looked to see if my mother was sitting in the usual place.
Trojans victorious in 2nd tournament game in Benton BENTON -- Hot Springs won a second game in three days on Saturday to finish a perfect 2-0 in the Benton Classic. by Staff Reports
Train wreck a-comin' The Democratic Party had a good midterm last month, by any reckoning. by Bradley R. Gitz
Younger Self vs. Older Self Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. The next day the internet was abuzz about a report by USA Today that found Murray had made anti-gay tweets when he was 14 years old.
Award winners Submitted photos Joseph Smith and Roy Byers Jr., are pictured with their families as they accept the Young Men Academy Against All Odds Achievement and Stipend from Tony Hines and Dennis Brunson of the Delta Kappa Kappa Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The stipend is awarded to eighth- and ninth-grade male students each month, nominated by staff for leadership and service qualities.
Chess stars Submitted photo The Cutter Morning Star Elementary School fourth grade chess team attended the Fourth Grade Dawson Education Cooperative Chess Tournament on Dec. 4 at Henderson State University. The team includes Isabella Brumley, Spencer Caldwell, Garrett Duncan, Noah Fendley, Aiden Files, Victoria Hale, Arleigh Hendrix, Jesse Sierra, Carson Weldon, and Amberlyn Wilkerson. Team members who placed include Carson Weldon in third place and Isabella Brumley in fourth place.
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 at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information.
Friday 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 at noon, 6 p.m. (two meetings -- one man, one woman) and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information.