Documentarians talk about risking lives for work Two documentarians who literally risked their lives to tell their stories on film participated in a fireside chat about their works on Saturday during the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. by Tanner Newton 20 hrs. ago
Water treatment plant improvements near completion The city is preparing to increase the Ouachita Water Treatment Plant's capacity for holding water that's been used to clean the plant's nine filters, awarding an engineering contract earlier this month to enlarge backwash ponds that empty into Glazypeau Creek. by David Showers 20 hrs. ago
Lauray's angel wing mural a 'thank you' Lauray's the Diamond Center has joined downtown Hot Springs' growing mural trend by adding a pair of diamond-like angel wings to the side of its iconic building as a "thank you" to the community. by Tanner Newton 20 hrs. ago
Habitat for Humanity to hold application seminar Garland County Habitat for Humanity will hold its annual application seminar on Nov. 23 for those interested in applying to a house built by the organization. by staff reports 20 hrs. ago
Engine work Hot Springs Radio Control Flying Club member Ed Crahan works on the engine of one of his RC planes Thursday at Cedar Glades Park. 20 hrs. ago
Building permits Oct. 11 20 hrs. ago
(videos) Film Festival enters second day The Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival hosted a discussion on "Filming in High-Risk Situations, Politics, and More" on Saturday 1 day ago
(video) Hot Springs native wraps up 'Is This Seat Taken?' trilogy Hot Springs native Kristin Kaufman released the third and final book in her "Is This Seat Taken?" series Oct. 8, focusing more on stories of challenging times in life rather than just happy times in "Is This Seat Taken? No, I saved it for You." by Cassidy Kendall The Sentinel-Record 1 day ago
Water treatment plant improvements near completion The city is preparing to increase the Ouachita Water Treatment Plant's capacity for holding water that's been used to clean the plant's nine filters, awarding an engineering contract earlier this month to enlarge backwash ponds that empty into Glazypeau Creek. by David Showers
Panel supports pay raise for new teachers LITTLE ROCK -- An Arkansas legislative committee is backing a short-term proposal to increase salaries for new teachers, though some education groups say the state needs to figure out a permanent solution. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Wide gaps in legal protection of LGBT workers Rumors started circulating around the fire station in Byron, Georgia, within a year after the medical treatments began. The fire chief's once-crewcut hair was growing longer, and other physical changes were becoming noticeable. Keeping quiet was no longer an option. by RUSS BYNUM and ANGELIKI KASTANIS The Associated Press
Hotel collapse: 2 leaning cranes felled 'exactly' as planned NEW ORLEANS -- Officials set off thundering explosions that toppled two cranes Sunday that had loomed precariously for days over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, saying their controlled demolition went "exactly" as planned and efforts now would focus on retrieving two bodies still inside the ruined building. by REBECCA SANTANA The Associated Press
College student's killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua hosts trial BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Witnesses have gathered in a small city in upstate New York over the past three weeks to testify in the trial of a man accused of strangling a young nursing student. But there is no jury, no American judge and the man accused is seated next to his defense attorney 2,200 miles away -- in Nicaragua. by Ryan Tarinelli
Hong Kong descends into chaos again HONG KONG -- Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon. by KELVIN CHAN The Associated Press
Boris Johnson faces frenzied week of activity as Brexit deadline nears LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline. by GREGORY KATZ and MIKE CORDER The Associated Press
Simpson to attend inaugural PSA Legacy Law Group recently announced that Brenda Simpson has been selected to attend the inaugural Public Service Academy presented by the Arkansas Bar Association and the Clinton School of Public Service in November and January.
Brookshire to acquire three Cranford's stores Brookshire Grocery Co. and Cranford's Supermarkets have announced they have entered into an agreement under which BGC will acquire three stores in central Arkansas.
Astros, Nationals rely on rotations in World Series Now this is a serious World Series throw-down. by BEN WALKER The Associated Press
Monday's Letters to the editor Day of Prayer
Refugee limits are weakening resettlement in the US President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will cut the number of refugees it will accept to 18,000 in fiscal year 2020, which began on Oct. 1 of this year. by Stephanie J. Nawyn AP's The Conversation
Syria crisis tests Trump's global religious freedom vows The Turkish invasion of northern Syria in the wake of President Donald Trump's troop withdrawal from the region could put to the test Trump's stated commitment to global freedom of worship for religious minorities. by ELANA SCHOR The Associated Press
Religion digest Center for Spiritual Oneness
School board meetings scheduled this week The following school districts have meetings scheduled this week:
Team of the Week Submitted photo
Saturday Datebook Civic clubs Hot Springs Emblem Club No. 194 will have its Great Gatsby Dinner-Dance today at the Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place. Cocktail/social time begins at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:45 p.m. Music by the Jim Cotton Band will begin at 7 p.m. The attire is "Roaring '20s." There will be prizes for the best-dressed couple, best-dressed female and best-dressed male. Tickets are $18. Call Ginger Yates, 501-339-1899, Diann Northern, 501-282-3171, or Beverly Goodridge, 501-841-3643 for tickets or information. Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will have open grill from 5:30-7 p.m. today. A choice of burgers, fries, onion rings, drummies, chicken strips and shrimp baskets will be served. The public is welcome to attend. Call 501-318-1599 or 501-922-2988 for information.
Friday Datebook Civic clubs Elks Lodge No. 380, Abbott Place, will serve a steak dinner today from 5-6:30 p.m. today for $12. Vince Duke will be in the lounge. Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 4369, 817 Hobson Ave., will serve pizza at 6:30 p.m. today. The cost is $7. The public is welcome to attend. Call 501-318-1599 or 501-922-2988 for information. 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.