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South Pike County School District to take county’s offer to supply campus cops

The board voted last week to enter into a tentative agreement, which has not yet been finalized, with the PCSD for use of an officer for 10 months per year. There is currently a verbal agreement among South Pike, Kirby and Centerpoint districts for the district to pay $50,000 per year for an officer

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 17:25:51

Hope Arkansas man sentenced to over 10 years in federal prison for drug trafficking

EL DORADO — Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Lacortney D. Sanders (aka “Supreme”), age 36, of Hope, Arkansas was sentenced today to 121 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of M

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-06-22 15:00:00

Tackett named Volunteer of the Year by Miss America board

Patty Tackett, of Hot Springs, was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Miss Arkansas Board of Directors at the Miss Arkansas Pageant held in Little Rock at Robinson Auditorium.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Search for Runaway Girl Last Seen at Magic Springs

The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) says Rochelle High, 16, is originally from the Oklahoma City area and is not believed to have any local ties.

FOX16.COM

Parolee arrested for allegedly assaulting 72-year-old mother

Steven Brian Cole, 40, of 1182 Mountain Pine Road, was taken into custody shortly before 2:30 p.m. at his residence and charged with second-degree domestic battery, punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

SENTINEL-RECORD

Payout for Hot Springs' ousted city manager set at $223,312

City Attorney Brian Albright said Tuesday that David Frasher agreed to receive the payment in two installments, with the first to be disbursed later this week and the second after the first of the year, instead of in the lump sum stipulated by his January 2016 employment agreement.

ARKANSAS ONLINE

MS school building project on schedule

In its regular meeting for June, the MS board also heard from Jason Holsclaw, a senior vice president in the public finance department of Stephens, Inc.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 17:23:05

15-year-old missing from home in Hot Springs

The Garland County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding Owen Barthel, 15.Barthel was last seen in the area of his home on Walker Court in Hot Springs June 18. He could be wearing black shorts, a dark blue shirt and black shoes.If you have any information regarding his whereabouts please conta

THV11.COM

Lockesburg man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for receiving child pornography

TEXARKANA — Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Nathan Karl Thomas, age 25, of Lockesburg, Arkansas was sentenced today to 360 months in federal prison followed by ten years of supervised release on two counts of Receipt of Child Pornography.

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-06-21 20:00:00

Hot Springs Child Care Center to hold Fun in the Sun Color Run

Inspired by The Color Run, known as "the happiest 5,000 meters on the planet," the Hot Springs Child Care Center will host its inaugural Fun in the Sun Color Run Saturday.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Underwater drone takes Arkansas Game and Fish research to new level

MALVERN, Ark. (KTHV) - Research for the Arkansas Game and Fish is about to get easier, thanks to a new device that allows them to go places they haven't been before.

THV11.COM - 2018-06-21 22:56:47

Hot Springs police searching for runaway teen

Rochelle High, 16, reportedly ran away from the Hillcrest Children's Home on Saturday while they were at Magic Springs. (Photo courtesy: Hot Springs Police Dept.)

KATV

Hope man receives 121-month federal sentence for meth distribution

Lacortney D. Sanders, 36, of Hope was sentenced Monday to 121 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release on one count of distribution of methamphetamine.U.S. District Court Judge Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in El

MAGNOLIAREPORTER.COM

Off the Streets, Into the Boxing Ring...But Out of the Gym

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- For decades, retired Hot Springs police captain Willie McCoy has mentored young boys through his love of boxing. By getting kids in the ring, he says he's keeping them off the streets.

FOX16.COM

Sheriff's office issues BOLO for missing Hot Springs teen

GARLAND COUNTY (KATV) —The Garland County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help locating a missing 15-year-old.Officials say Owen Barthel was last seen in the area of his home on Walker Court in Hot Springs on Monday. Barthel may be wearing black shorts, a dark blue shirt, and black shoes.I

KATV

New Winner's Circle for Oaklawn Park

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming will be busy with several other projects in preparation for the 2019 race meet. Those improvements include restaurant updates, improved air conditioning, and three new stable barns.

KARK.COM

Hot Springs man charged with year-ago slaying

HOT SPRINGS -- A 21-year-old Hot Springs man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder for a slaying more than a year ago.Authorities had arrested Demetrius Tyree Perry in April 2017 for the killing of 32-year-old Charles David Hill but that second-degree murder charge was dropped two m

NWAONLINE.COM

Carjacking, shooting spree in WA injures two; gunman killed

One of the victims, a man, was airlifted to a hospital, according to a police spokeswoman, Laura Wohl. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor.

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW

Homeowner reportedly catches burglar in act; suspect arrested

Tyler Pierce Gildner, 28, who lists a Caroline Acres address, was taken into custody shortly before 6:30 p.m. and charged with a felony count of residential burglary, punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

SENTINEL-RECORD

WA Walmart shooting: Citizen 'took his gun and shot the suspect'

One of the victims, a man, was airlifted to a hospital, according to a police spokeswoman, Laura Wohl. The other, a 16-year-old girl, suffered an injury believed to be minor.

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW