Another weekend has arrived. Memorial Day weekend is officially the beginning of summer. Ask children what Memorial Day means to them and they’ll frequently say: “That’s the day that the pools open. ” Yet no other observance in America is more somber: It is the day we remember our war dead, pay homage to their sacrifice and
Hot Springs Police were in pursuit of an Acura car who wouldn’t stop for an officer Thursday afternoon around 5:15pm in the 1200 block of Golf Links Road when the driver rear ended a Chrysler 300 traveling on Golf Links. The Acura then went into a lawn and struck a large pine tree. The male
Jeremiah Cernat, 108 Lily Ruth Court, was arrested on service of a warrant for Domestic Battery in the 3rd Degree. According to the report filed with the Hot Springs Police Department, Candyc Cernat, stated that on 5/18/13, her husband Jeremiah, followed her into the McDonald’s parking lot at 3229 Central Avenue, and was able to
Elvis (Tony Witt) will be playing at the Five Star Dinner Theatre on Sunday. Tony is an Arkansas native and an award winning Tribute Artist. Tony has years of experience at his craft and has been compared with other talented tribute artists such as Johnny Harra, Eddie Miles, Doug Church, Shawn Klush and Tony
The Mountain Xpress, a free shuttle bus that takes visitors through the downtown historic and arts district, Convention Center, Hot Springs Mountain and the Mountain Tower, will operate again this year. The bus will run at 30-minute intervals between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from May 25 to September 2.
The big Memorial Day holiday fireworks display on Lake Hamilton will be held at sunset Sunday, May 26, at the Power Boats location on Highway 7 South. The Memorial Day celebration welcomes boaters to observe from the lake itself or from the area around Power Boats. “The Memorial Day fireworks show traditionally kicks
When the state was settled, there were around 2 million acres of prairie. Today, only about three percent of that still exists. The Terre Noire Preserve in Arkadelphia is one of those places. Last week was the dedication of the 360 acre preserve. This is part of the larger Terre Noire Conservation Area which now
Veterans Memorial Day service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Monday, May 27th at 11:00AM. This event is sponsored by the Veterans Organizations of Hot Springs. There will also be a “Memorial Avenue of Flags” at Crestview Cemetary, Greenwood Cemetary and Memorial Gardens Cemetary. The guest speaker of the event is US Representative Tom
Lakeside Baseball Association is offering a 10-day summer instructional program for players from all Garland County schools entering grades 5 through 9. Sessions will be held at the Lakeside baseball field from 9-11AM Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays June 5th through July 12th. General instruction on hitting, pitching and defense will be provided by lakeside High
The 34th Annual Little Miss Arkansas Pageant will be held on May 25th at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The pageant is open to all Arkansas girls from newborns to 17. Entry forms are available at www.littlemissarkansas.com. They are also available at Doodlebug’s Children’s Boutique, Pinkabella Boutique and Party Studio in Hot Springs Mall.
All city offices, except public safety and the airport, will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Residential sanitation collection and Earth Angel will run one day behind schedule (Monday on Tuesday, Tuesday on Wednesday, etc.). Commercial collection, roll off and downtown routes will take place as scheduled. All other services
Lowery Street at the Malvern Avenue intersection will be closed Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24 to perform street repairs due to a gas leak.
The 2nd annual Boogie Blast featuring the FLOW Tour Competition is rolling into Magic Springs. The competition will be held on Sunday, May 26 from Noon to 6 p.m. Practice and registration is Saturday, May 25, 5 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to Noon. There are two divisions, Bodyboard and
The newest attraction, Splash Island, is set to debut on Saturday, May 25. It will be more than four stories tall and feature 10 water slides, a bucket that dumps 1,000 gallons of water every 10 minutes and dozens of ways to get wet and stay cool. It also features bubbler jets, water wheels,
Deputies say a man was killed when fell off a construction beam in Hot Springs. It happened about 1:30 Thursday afternoon at a construction site at Amity Road and Highway 7 South. Lt. James Martin with the Garland County Sheriff’s Department says the reason the man fell off the beam is not completely clear, but
Magic Springs Concert Series “Collective Soul” 8PM, Saturday, May 25th at theTimberwood Amphitheater. Hailing from the city of Atlanta, Georgia, Collective Soul shot to international fame with their 1993 release Hints, Allegations and Things Left Unsaid, and their mega #1 hit “Shine.” The album was a collection of Ed Roland’s demos that spread quickly through
Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston would like to remind everyone that the deadline for assessing your personal property is May 31, 2013. Assessments determine how much your property tax bill will be. “Property taxes are vital to our counties and communities, without timely assessments counties may miss out on funding,” says Commissioner Thurston. These
When a tornado hit Arkadelphia in 1997, many residents thought it would be a good idea to have a safe place people could go–to seek protection from a storm. Seven years later, that place is complete near Peake Elementary. Completed in 2004, the Arkadelphia Community Safe Room sits on Pine street right next to Peake
Makers of the movie “Greater,” about Razorback lineman Brandon Burlsworth, are looking for extras for scenes of the movie to be shot at War Memorial Stadium. Shooting will take place from Monday June 3rd through Saturday the 8th. 800 people are needed to fill sections of the stands. Extras will be needed from 6pm until
Riverfest 2013, presented by Verizon/Nokia Siemens Networks for the fifth consecutive year, will be held May 24-26 along the Arkansas River in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. The state’s largest festival will feature top headline musical acts and many exciting extras at no additional cost. Previously announced headline acts include Daughtry, Sugar Ray,
Sheriff’s Department Needs Your Help Identifying 3 Subjects Involved In Burglary And Theft In Alice Ln. Area
The Garland County Sheriffs Department are asking for your help identifying 3 individuals involved in a Residential Burglary and Theft of Property. The suspects are possibly driving a White Chevrolet Tahoe. Anyone with information on these individuals should contact the Garland County Sheriff’s Department at 501-622-3690 or the 24hour tip-line 501-622-3674 Address/Location Garland County Sheriff’s
Jeremy Brassford, 360 Lakeland Drive, was charged with fleeing after officers pulled him from his wrecked and burning vehicle following a high speed chase through the residential streets of South Hot Springs. Officer Mitchell with the Hot Spring Police Department reported observing a red Ford Explorer disobey stop signs at the intersection of Greenwood
An accident on Central Avenue Wednesday afternoon ended with one man being arrested and another man being taken to the hospital. According to a witness, a Cadillac DTS pulled out of the Auto Zone at 3364 Central and collided with a Mercedes driving south. The Mercedes came to a stop in the inside north lane while
Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) and Hot Springs, Arkansas native Adam Lee Brown unfortunately lost his life while serving his country in the mountains of Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom on March 17, 2010. A proud son, devoted husband, loving father, and ultimately a true warrior, Brown is best described by his family, friends,
Magic Springs Water and Theme Park will honor active and retired military members with a military ID with complimentary admission Saturday through Monday. The military family rate of $34.99 applies for up to four family members present with the person receiving free admission. Presentation of colors and taps will be performed about 9:30AM Saturday and
Magnet Cove State Champion Lady Panther Softball Team On The Ticket Sports Show Today At Noon-(Watch Live 12:00-1:00)
Coach Brian Nivens and several of his senior Lady Panthers will be live on “The Ticket Sports Show” today from noon-1:00PM. The Panthers won their first ever 2A softball state championship Saturday. The state title was Magnet Cove’s first in any sport since the football Panthers won the 1970 Class B football crown. Click on the left sidebar.
Shawn Gordon of Russellville, Ark., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 12 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Arkie Division tournament on Greers Ferry Lake. For his victory, Gordon earned $3,545. “I had a fantastic practice on Friday,” said Gordon. “My practice day was actually better than my tournament day, but it
The Hot Springs Lions Club will meet at 6:15PM on the first, second and third Thursday of each month at the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Call Morris Cash at 623.7723 for more information.
A group for cancer patients, families and friends, meets from noon-1:00PM today in Mercy Cancer Center. Please call Mercy Cancer Center at 622.4730 for more information.
Sharon Seventh – Day Adventist Church will host a free health assessment and consultation with Dr. Ferdinand Roda from 2:00PM- 6:00 PM Sunday at Webb Community Center. The Assessment will include cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI.
Eureka Baptist Church, in conjunction with Mercy Hospital will sponsor a free Family Health Awareness Month health fair from 8:00AM until noon on Saturday. Please wait until after the screenings before eating to receive more accurate reading. Information will be available. Call willie Wade, 501.881.0929 or Rose Charles at 501.528.3472 for more information.
NOTICE OF CANCELLATION THE PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE & SAFETY COMMITTEE REGULARLY SCHEDULED FOR MAY 20, 2013 AT 5:30 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
A two car accident occured Wednesday afternoon shortly after 1:30pm at the intersection of Central Avenue and TV Hill Road. A Ford Ranger pickup and a Nissan Altima collided in the intersection. Lifenet responded to the wreck but no one required treatment. Both vehicles had to be towed.
ASMSA student chosen for international language program HOT SPRINGS — Victoria Ly, a senior at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship to study Mandarin Chinese in China this summer. Ly, who is from Jonesboro, will spend more than
As part of the Arkansas Educational Television Network’s (AETN) commitment to the Arkansas Department of Education, educators and administrators across the state, AETN has created a specialized website to complement the Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS). The ADE created TESS to ensure high-quality instruction and instructional leadership that will impact teaching, learning and student
Henderson State’s Zac Zdanowicz and Jordan Wright were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association Central Region First-Team. The team is selected by the Central Region coaches from the Great American Conference, Northern Sun Conference and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Wright set a singled season record and tied the career record for saves in
HOT SPRINGS — Terry Street, from Golf Links Road to Barkley Street will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 for street repairs and drainage improvement. Signs will be posted. Motorists will need to seek an alternate route during closing.
Lane closing notice HOT SPRINGS – One lane of West Belding Street, from Charteroak to Carson streets, will be closed on Thursday and Friday, May 23 and 24 and again from Monday, May 27 until Friday, May 31 for gas line construction. Signs will be posted, and motorists are advised to use caution when traveling
Randell S. Johnson, 213 Vivian Street, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Intoxicated – Second Offense, and Refusal to Submit. Officer Hammons, with the Hot Springs Police Department reported that while on routine patrol in the 800 block of Spring Street, he observed a gray Dodge vehicle drive
Prayers For Oklahoma, Hot Springs Salvation Army Sends Mobile Feeding Kitchen To Devastated Area (Watch Video)
Rescue operations are winding down a day after a killer tornado more than a mile wide flattened hundreds of homes and two schools in an Oklahoma City suburb. The powerful storm, topping the National Weather Service scale for tornadoes, cut a swath of devastation through Moore, a town of 55,000, destroying the Plaza Towers Elementary
An eighteen wheeler was involved in a single vehicle accident near the intersection of the Martin Luther King Expressway and Albert Pike Tuesday morning around 9:45am. The truck, a Peterbilt owned by CFT Inc. of Portland, Tennessee, was taking the westbound exit off the expressway to Albert Pike when it lost control in the curve and
William Brad Talley, 278 Buckthorn Street, Mt. Pine, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threatening, Battery in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief, and Criminal Attempt to Commit Rape. According to the report filed with the Hot Springs Police Department’s Officer Clem, officers were dispatched to the Sonic Drive-in, 3022 Central Avenue, in reference
May 2013 Oklahoma Tornado – Guidance on Giving and Donations The following document provides guidance on how people can help in the wake of the devastating tornadoes that hit Oklahoma. Note that this guidance is directed at non-locale gifts and volunteers, outside the immediate impact area. At no time should Salvation Army units encourage personnel
The Garland County Human Resource Committee met for a Special Meeting on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:30PM. Chairman Thomas Anderson, JP2 called the meeting to order and John Milosovich, jail consulant with Voorhis Associates opened his presentation with Sheriff’s Office Briefings. A website was developed to concentrate attention for anything pertaining to the
May 10 Linda Peterson vs. Douglas Peterson. May 13 Cynthia Frierson vs. Curtis Frierson. Rebecca J. Cook vs. Ernest M. Conway. May 15 Sara Marie Rivera vs. Michael Rivera. Mary Jane Barracks vs. Shawn Fernand Barracks. May 16 Brook Akin vs. Shelby Akin.
April 29 Justin Mark Zuber, breaking or entering, second-degree battery. John Ray Zuber, breaking or entering, second-degree battery. Jarred Scott Walton, aggravated robbery. David Lynn Hensley, fleeing. Kayla Marie Johnston, unauthorized use of another person’s property to facilitate certain crimes, possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia. Larry Douglas Tyler Jr., breaking
National Park Community College will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Business offices will open at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28th and the campus will be operating on its regular summer schedule.
Hot Springs detectives need to ID this subject. In reference to a breaking/entering and use of a stolen ATM card. Contact Det. Lampinene at 321-6789 ext 6717.
The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts will hold its commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Summit Arena at the Hot Springs Convention Center. There are 97 students in the Class of 2013. Three seniors will speak during the ceremony. Student Government Association President Sorena Lo of Paris will
As high school seniors wrap up their semesters many already have their minds made up on where they’re going next. If you haven’t there may be a school you missed. It’s a top ten college in the nation that you’ll find only in Arkansas. Tucked away in the Hot Spring County town of Malvern, Arkansas,
The Arkansas Activities Association announced the head coaches and coaching staffs for the 2013 Arkansas Army National Guard/Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Baseball, Softball and Soccer games on June 18-19, 2013. UCA associate athletic director Darrell Walsh welcomed the members of the AHSCA, the 2013 All-Star coaches and media representatives during the morning
The Community Development Advisory Committee will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 in the City Hall Board Chambers, 133 Convention Boulevard. Items for discussion include revisions to the Fiscal Year 2013 Request for Release of Funding, results of the Citizen Participation Survey, term limit expirations, vacancies, and requests for applications.
HOT SPRINGS – Due to inclement weather, the Columbia Hills Street closing from Central Avenue to Mangum Street will be closed to through traffic Wednesday, May 22 for street repairs. Signs will be posted. Motorists will need to seek an alternate route during street closing.
Ricky Provence of 346 North Hill Street, Amity, AR was arrested on May 19 by the Garland County Sheriff’s Office for FAILURE TO COMPLY TO COURT ORDER , FAILURE TO APPEAR and CHILD SUPPORT. He has a court date of June 4th.
Jeremy Bassford of 360 Lakeland Drive #19, Hot Springs National Park was arrested on May 18 by the Hot Springs Police Department for FLEEING IN VEHICLE and HOLD FOR SEARCY POLICE DEPARTMENT. He has a court date of May 28.
Donald Dixon of 938 Whittington Avenue #22, Hot Springs National Park was arrested on May 19 by the Hot Springs Police Department for PUBLIC INTOXICATION, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, FAILURE TO APPEAR and FAIL TO PAY. He has a court date of May 28.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau has two new interns this summer, giving the college students an opportunity to gain real-world experience. Ethan Branscum, son of David and Jody Branscum of Marshall (Searcy County), is the intern for the Organization and Member Programs, Governmental Affairs, and Commodity and Regulatory Affairs departments. He
Feeding America CEO to Visit Arkansas Foodbank Bob Aiken, president and chief executive officer of Feeding America, the nation’s No. 1 domestic hunger relief charity, will visit Little Rock onThursday, May 23, to meet with executives from the six Feeding America food banks in Arkansas and other regional food bank executives. The
Lamar Aaron McKenzie, 401 Neptune Street, was arrested on charges of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Criminal Mischief in the 1st Degree, Breaking or Entering and Criminal Attempt to Commit Theft over $5,000. Shortly before 11pm Sunday night, officers with the Hot Spring Police Department were dispatched to the Spring Hotel, 135 Central Avenue in referenced
The Little Lady Reddie Volleyball Clinic begins the camp season on June 5th through June 7th and is for those campers in grades 1 through 6. The clinic will begin each day at 9 a.m. and will end at Noon. The clinic is designed to teach the skills of volleyball, with campers getting to play
Michelle Stone, an Animal Control Officer for the city of Hot Springs, along with the rest of the staff, are eager to show potential new pet owners the varied choices up for adoption at the Hot Springs Animal Shelter. There are over thirty dogs, ranging from German Sheppard’s, pure bred Rat Terriers, Huskies of all