Fire chief: ACTI closure poses fire, safety hazard With no funding in place to heat, cool and secure the former Army and Navy General Hospital after the first of the year, city officials are bracing for the worst. by David Showers 21 hrs. ago
Ready for takeoff The Sentinel-Record/Tanner Newton Members of the Hot Springs Radio Control Flying Club prepare their model aircraft before taking flight Saturday at Cedar Glades Park in celebration of National Model Aviation Day. Club President David Epperhart said that he was happy with the turnout for the event, which he said was as good as last year's. This was the fifth year for the show. 21 hrs. ago
Second annual Tri-Lakes CASA Spa-Con 2K Fun Run set for September Superheroes of all ages will once again take to the streets of Hot Springs in September for the Second annual Tri-Lakes CASA Spa-Con 2K Fun Run. by Tanner Newton 21 hrs. ago
Annual 'Nutcracker' auditions set for September 7 Hot Springs Children's Dance Theatre Company welcomes dancers of all ages and abilities to its annual "Nutcracker" auditions on Saturday, Sept. 7. 21 hrs. ago
Banding together Brooke Hartsfield helps Mid-America Science Museum's director of marketing, Jim Miller, add rubber bands Saturday to a 300-pound ball that will be used to smash a car and other objects next weekend at the museum. Saturday was the final chance to add to the ball before its 50-foot drop onto a car at the 2019 Summer Science Smashat 3 p.m. Aug. 24. 21 hrs. ago
SWAT team golf tournament to honor former co-commander, raise funds for more training One would never imagine the war on terrorism taking place on a golf course, but in a way that's what's being proposed with the Brian "BK" Keck Memorial Golf Tournament next month, which will also honor one of the Hot Springs Police Department's finest in the process. by Steven Mross 21 hrs. ago
In Service U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Richard A. Midkiff, of Hot Springs, was recently awarded the Army Commendation Medal for his work with Task Force Fortnite at Fort McCoy, Wis. 21 hrs. ago
PEN AND PAINT: Simmons, Stephens exhibit coming to convention center Two prominent Hot Springs artists have teamed back up to bring an exhibit of their work to the Hot Springs Convention Center in October. by Tanner Newton 21 hrs. ago
Fire chief: ACTI closure poses fire, safety hazard With no funding in place to heat, cool and secure the former Army and Navy General Hospital after the first of the year, city officials are bracing for the worst. by David Showers
Ready for takeoff The Sentinel-Record/Tanner Newton Members of the Hot Springs Radio Control Flying Club prepare their model aircraft before taking flight Saturday at Cedar Glades Park in celebration of National Model Aviation Day. Club President David Epperhart said that he was happy with the turnout for the event, which he said was as good as last year's. This was the fifth year for the show.
Flooded Mississippi a threat as hurricane season heats up NEW ORLEANS -- The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies. by JEFF MARTIN JANET McCONNAUGHEY The Associated Press
States increase flood protection efforts amid high disaster costs JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After devastating flooding this year, Iowa put $15 million into a special fund to help local governments recover and guard against future floods. Missouri allotted more money to fight rising waters, including $2 million to help buy a moveable floodwall for a historic Mississippi River town that's faced flooding in all but one of the past 20 years. by DAVID A. LIEB The Associated Press
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Strangers come for miles to mourn woman killed in El Paso shooting EL PASO, Texas -- Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left. by RUSSELL CONTRERAS The Associated Press
Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change CHICAGO -- Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. by SOPHIA TAREEN The Associated Press
From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species GENEVA -- From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting in Geneva to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues including the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup. by JAMEY KEATEN MARIA CHENG The Associated Press
Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fears grew that it could be the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. by RAHIM FAIEZ The Associated Press
Weak global economic growth likely to mean US slowdown, not recession WASHINGTON -- How fragile is the global economy? The U.S.-China trade war is weakening businesses in both countries, Germany's economy shrank in the second quarter, and Britain appears headed for a disruptive exit from the European Union this fall. by CHRISTOPHER RUGABER JOSH BOAK BANI SAPRA The Associated Press
ICE raids raise question: What about the employers? Associated Press by NOMAAN MERCHANT The Associated Press
USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition, 90-81 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- This was a week of wake-up calls for USA Basketball, some provided by unheralded G League players in practice and now more offered up by the Spanish national team. by TIM REYNOLDS The Associated Press
Oklahoma QB Hurts cramming for only year with Sooners NORMAN, Okla. -- Jalen Hurts has had all the answers since transferring from Alabama in January. by CLIFF BRUNT The Associated Press
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Trump uses Israel to fuel partisan fires WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's encouragement and support of Israel's decision to ban two Democratic lawmakers may play well to his political base, but it could endanger the foundations of the U.S.-Israel relationship in the longer term. by Matthew Lee and Zeke Miller AP news analysis
Religion briefs St. Mark's to hold Friends and Family Day
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Lake Hamilton student returns from forum PEARCY -- Lake Hamilton Intermediate School fifth-grader Riley Connell, of Hot Springs, recently returned from Envision's National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM at the University of Denver.
School board meetings scheduled this week The following school districts have meetings scheduled this week:
Items of interest Author to speak at Morning Connection HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- Kathryn Graves will address the Hot Springs Village Morning Connection from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday at Diamante Golf Club, 2000 Country Club Drive.
Saturday Datebook Civic clubs Elks Lodge No. 380, 132 Abbott Place, will have CPR training today at 9 a.m. for Elks. 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. 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.