LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Central Arkansans are stepping forward in their efforts to make a trail from Little Rock to Hot Springs a reality, hoping to complete it within the next three...
Repaired Al Capone statue returned to Arkansas bar
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A dapper-dressed statue of gangster Al Capone has been repaired, repainted and returned to an Arkansas bar after a failed attempt to steal the welcoming figure.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — More than 100 pounds (45 kilograms) of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas since two dispensaries opened last month.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The use of inmate labor at the Garland County Detention Center is being questioned by county officials.
County officials said a contract with Trinity Services Group...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Rehabilitation Services says it is ending its residential program in Hot Springs and laying off 120 employees.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man faces a murder charge after sheriff's deputies said they found a body in his car during an April traffic stop.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The first two medical marijuana vendors in Arkansas sold over 26 pounds of the drug during the first few days of sales, the state Department of Finance and Administration...
1 dead, 1 hurt after shooting in Hot Springs
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Hot Springs are investigating a shooting that left a 23-year-old man dead and his father wounded.
Officers were called to a home late Sunday night to...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Construction is now underway on a $100 million expansion at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs.
The expansion was announced shortly after Arkansas voters in...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Two and a half years after Arkansans voted to legalize medical marijuana, qualifying patients could begin buying the product Saturday morning when the state's first...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A second medical marijuana dispensary has been approved to begin sales in Arkansas and is expected to open next week.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The company that originally owned a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer killing 17 people has sold the remainder of its fleet to an Arkansas-based...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials have formally signed off on Arkansas' first medical marijuana dispensary, about one week before cultivators expect to have product ready for...
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say no one was injured after a natural gas line ruptured in Garland County.
The Garland County Sheriff's Office says authorities were notified...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police say a severe thunderstorm has caused flooding, blown roofs off houses and knocked out power in central Arkansas, as officials issued several tornado and flash flood...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after police found the body of a man inside a car whose driver fled from a traffic stop.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Landeskog entered the $150,000 Bachelor Stakes coming off an impressive victory to begin his career.
He came out of it with his first loss Saturday, finishing second...
Garland County jail faces overcrowding in women’s unit
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The Garland County jail has temporarily stopped taking female inmates arrested on or convicted of misdemeanors because of overcrowding concerns.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip — not on a horse — but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.
Arkansas medical marijuana sales set to begin in mid-May
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas are set to begin around May 12 as cultivators plan to begin harvesting the plant in the coming days and regulators finish the approval...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A Hot Springs Village couple will conclude 17 years of Tesla Coil creations and donations to science museums with their 10th coil donation to the Greensboro Science Center...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An additional $3.65 million in tax revenue expected following the passage of a casino gaming amendment could be used to finance Hot Springs' unfunded debt, the city...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed a Hot Springs native to a seat on the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
The governor announced the appointment Tuesday of Meredith Switzer...
Hillary Clinton to give speech at Hot Springs school
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Hillary Clinton will deliver the keynote speech at a commencement ceremony for a gifted and talented high school that she played a role in establishing in...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down another effort to restrict panhandling in Arkansas, citing concerns that a city's ordinance violates the U.S. Constitution.
Arkansas casinos set to begin operations at 2 racetracks
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The wait for Arkansas gambling fans ends next week when casinos at two racing tracks formally begin operations.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock and the El Dorado-News Times have won general excellence awards from the Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors...
Arkansas court to be named for Richardson
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Nolan Richardson's name will grace the court at Arkansas' Bud Walton Arena.
Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek read the resolution Tuesday, shortly before...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Racing Commission has approved full casino licenses for a Hot Springs horse-racing track and a greyhound track in western Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas race tracks could be one step closer to being officially licensed for casino gambling at an upcoming state racing commission meeting.
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — It was a caper Scarface might have sanctioned ... until they dropped him and got collared.
Authorities say two Missouri men snatched a statue of Al Capone from its...
Omaha Beach beats Game Winner in Rebel 2nd division
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Omaha Beach edged 1-2 favorite Game Winner on Saturday in the second division of the $750,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn after Long Range Toddy staged a neck upset in the...
Students hold a mock trial in new diversion program
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Teen Court, the latest diversion program introduced to the juvenile court system, held its first mock trial on a recent February night in preparation for the actual...
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Leaders in Hot Springs are taking suggestions for the redevelopment of the former Majestic Hotel site, which was ravaged by fire five years ago.
National Park College works with SAU to offer 4-year degrees
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A community college in Hot Springs is teaming up with a university in south Arkansas to offer bachelor's degrees to students beginning this fall.
Death penalty waived in Hot Springs triple slaying
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Court documents show that prosecutors have waived the death penalty as a sentencing option for a Hot Springs man accused of fatally shooting three people in 2017.
National Park College to prioritize student, community needs
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Being a community college all comes back to what the students and community need, National Park College President John Hogan said recently.
Hogan, speaking to Oaklawn Rotary Club's regular weekly meeting at The Hotel Hot Springs & Spa, updated Rotarians on Phase One of the college's master plan, which is well under way.
Subsidy permits CCMC to offer dental care to the uninsured
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic hosted an open house recently to celebrate its newly updated oral hygiene program thanks to a $10,000 grant from Delta Dental and the Hot Springs Area Community Foundation.
Pocket Community Theatre rebounds after multiple burglaries
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — After a string of burglaries threatened to freeze the Christmas production at the Pocket Community Theatre, volunteers and donors stepped up to ensure the show went on, and now the newly elected board president hopes to keep the momentum going for the rest of 2019.
Hand-sewn stuffed animals console traumatized kids
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — For children at the site of tragedies and traumas, not much is certain, but many in the Hot Springs area will have a plush friend to help them through the tough times thanks to the ER Toys program via the Women's Welcome Club of Hot Springs.
Arkansas sheriff’s marine patrol struggles with funding
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Maintaining boats and equipment donated to the Garland County Sheriff's Department's marine patrol is becoming more cost prohibitive with each passing summer since the nonprofit that purchased them dissolved in early 2014, Sheriff Mike McCormick told the Garland County Quorum Court in October.
Arkansas students build donation box with 3D printer
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — 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.
Students Brionna Mattingly, 13, and Reese Vines, 13, spent about two and a half weeks working on the project in their EAST class at Lakeside Middle School. After four different trial runs, they finally finished it and handed it over to the Debutante Coterie.
Arkansas commission gives preliminary OK to 2 casino rules
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Racing Commission has given tentative approval to two new regulations dealing with casino gambling after voters agreed to legalize them last month.
The commission must develop rules for the licensing and operation of up to four new casinos, which can be located at existing racetracks in Hot Springs and West Memphis, and at new sites in Jefferson and Pope counties.
Northwoods Trails in Arkansas has strong opening
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — About a month after its grand opening, the Northwoods Trails have seen constant activity that's not expected to slow down anytime soon, according to the trail coordinator.
Traci Berry, trail coordinator for the Northwoods, said the steady visitation prompted the need for increased parking to accommodate trail users.
Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs to expand in 2019
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Expansion plans by the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs include groundbreaking on a 7,000-square-foot free-standing exhibition hall within a few months.
The Sentinel-Record reported Sunday that groundbreaking ceremonies are expected in March. Museum Executive Director Diane LaFollette says the complex should open on Labor Day weekend.
Arkansas man sentenced to life for killing 3-month-old son
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing his 3-month-old son.
The Sentinel-Record reports 38-year-old James Antonio-Carlos Page pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder for the 2015 death of Zayden Page.
Death penalty sought for Arkansas woman in double slaying
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Prosecutors in Arkansas plan to seek the death penalty for a Hot Springs woman charged in the stabbing deaths of her mother and her daughter.
The Sentinel-Record first reported the court documents showing Garland County prosecutors will ask for the death penalty for 46-year-old Melissa Ann Galey if she is convicted on capital murder charges in the case.