CHI St. Vincent names physician president of Hot Springs market CHI St. Vincent on Monday welcomed Dr. Doug Ross as the new president of its Hot Springs market, which includes the hospital he considers his home. by Beth Reed 23 hrs. ago
City hopes shutdown ends soon The partial shutdown of the federal government hasn't had a significant effect on City Hall, but City Manager Bill Burrough said municipal services could be affected if the funding impasse extends into next month. by David Showers 23 hrs. ago
WHITE HORSE: Woman charged in drug sting pleads guilty A woman arrested last year as part of Operation White Horse, a drug sting by the local drug task force targeting heroin dealers, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to felony charges in Garland County Circuit Court. by Steven Mross 23 hrs. ago
HS, LH look to break 5A-South tie Just three games into the conference season, only two teams remain undefeated in 5A-South action, but only until the Hot Springs Lady Trojans play host to the Lake Hamilton Lady Wolves tonight at Trojan Fieldhouse. by James Leigh 23 hrs. ago
Yellville singer/songwriter featured at poetry reading Yellville singer/songwriter Randy Aufdem-Brinke will be featured this week at Wednesday Night Poetry at Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Ave. 23 hrs. ago
State lawmakers focus on ethics, tax cuts on opening day LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas legislative leaders want to clean up the Capitol's image in the wake of an ongoing corruption scandal and Gov. Asa Hutchinson is pushing for another cut in the state's income taxes as lawmakers gather Monday to kick off the 2019 legislative session. by ANDREW DeMILLO The Associated Press 23 hrs. ago
Solid waste board to meet Wednesday Solid waste board to meet Wednesday 23 hrs. ago
Police log Jan. 11 Mabel Ross reported a break-in to a vehicle at 1601 Albert Pike. Missing were two cellphones, a debit card, ID and money. Edward Pope reported a theft of a license plate at 4799 Central Ave. Nikki P. Schoenfeld reported a burglary at 212 Laser St. Missing were food and drinks. 23 hrs. ago
State lawmakers focus on ethics, tax cuts on opening day LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas legislative leaders want to clean up the Capitol's image in the wake of an ongoing corruption scandal and Gov. Asa Hutchinson is pushing for another cut in the state's income taxes as lawmakers gather Monday to kick off the 2019 legislative session. by ANDREW DeMILLO The Associated Press
Solid waste board to meet Wednesday Solid waste board to meet Wednesday
Bill would add conditions for medical pot LITTLE ROCK -- An Arkansas lawmaker has proposed adding 40 more conditions that would qualify patients to use medical marijuana in the state. by The Associated Press
Arkansas lawmakers focus on ethics, tax cuts LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas legislative leaders want to clean up the Capitol's image in the wake of an ongoing corruption scandal and Gov. Asa Hutchinson is pushing for another cut in the state's income taxes as lawmakers gather today to kick off the 2019 legislative session. by ANDREW DeMILLO The Associated Press
Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests, addressing an extraordinary question that has haunted his presidency and shows no sign of going away. by DARLENE SUPERVILLE JONATHAN LEMIRE The Associated Press
Trump points to farmers as benefiting from wetlands rollback WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump pointed to farmers Monday as winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country, describing farmers crying in gratitude when he ordered the change. by ELLEN KNICKMEYER The Associated Press
Congo's surprise election result could face challenge KINSHASA, Congo -- Congo appeared on the cusp of its first peaceful transfer of power with the surprise victory Thursday of opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi, despite clear signs that a rival opposition leader actually won in a landslide. by MATHILDE BOUSSION The Associated Press
UK lawmakers rebuff May as she tries to salvage Brexit deal Associated Press by JILL LAWLESS The Associated Press
Remember virtual reality? Its buzz faded at CES 2019 NEW YORK -- Just a few years ago, virtual reality was poised to take over the world. After decades of near misses, the revolution finally seemed imminent, with slick consumer headsets about to hit the market and industries from gaming and entertainment to social media ready to hop on the bandwagon. by MAE ANDERSON The Associated Press
Harper promoted to senior VP Community First Trust recently announced the promotion of Cindy Harper to the position of senior vice president of Trust Administration, according to a news release.
Sooners QB, A's pick Murray declares for NFL Draft Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, declared himself eligible for the NFL Draft on Monday. by Cliff Brunt The Associated Press
With team in tailspin, Anderson presses on Forty years after wearing a Razorback uniform, Sidney Moncrief received a hero's welcome Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.
Stagecraft won't win shutdown battle for Trump WASHINGTON -- Military salutes. Heaps of contraband. Oval Office optics. by Catherine Lucey AP news analysis
Tuesday's Letter to the Editor Southern border walls Dear editor: I haven’t written in a while due to my “burn out” concerning the present political environment. There is just so much hate and anger that I can stand from both sides and I’ve reached my limit. Life is way too short to stay irritated all the time. I’ll bet others feel the same way.
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Religion briefs Bible prophecy seminar continues through February
National Park College announces fall '18 honor roll The National Park College Office of Student Affairs has released the dean's and president's lists for the fall 2018 semester.
Continuing education award Submitted photo P.E.O. Chapter CY of Hot Springs Village sponsored and presented a Program for Continuing Education Grant to Lillian Alderman, second from left, in the amount of $1,400. Alderman will graduate with a master's degree in school counseling from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in December 2019. The P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education was created to provide need-based grants to women in the U.S. and Canada whose educations have been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to support themselves and their families. Alderman was presented the grant by Glenda Reed, left, committee chairman, Jeannie Nelson and Bettie Ann Harwood, committee members.
Items of interest Vegetarian Supper Club meets Monday
Best friend doesn't share woman's desire for intimacy DEAR ABBY: I have been best friends with "Mickey" for about five years. We spend every day together and go out to dinner/movies/events, etc. He sleeps over at my house, and I cook for him almost every night. by Abigail Van Buren