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Semi Truck Slams into Town Square Fountain in Amity

AMITY, Arkansas - On any given day, opening the mail can be the most exciting thing to happen in Amity, Arkansas. "[It's] just a small, rural community," Martha Robertson says just before tearing open an envelope from behind the counter at her auto parts store.

KARK - 2018-12-11 03:24:00

Family Holds Candlelight Vigil for Missing Rison Man

RISON, Ark. -- It has been more than 100 days since anyone has seen Timothy Poss. He was last seen in Hot Springs, Arkansas, back in September. Investigators are continuing their search for him, and the family held a candlelight vigil Saturday night in his hometown of Rison, praying for a safe retur

KARK - 2018-12-16 00:59:00

Going down memory lane at Caddo Hills

This article was published today at 3:00 a.m. Stepping inside Caddo Hills' basketball arena Friday night, I instinctively looked to see if my mother was sitting in the usual place.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-12-17 07:00:00

Lake Hamilton fends off Star City at Wolf Arena

PEARCY -- In at game where both teams combined for 13 points in the first quarter, Lake Hamilton managed to come out on top as the Lady Wolves held on for a 51-49 win over Star City Friday night at Wolf Arena.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Arkansas gets big 2nd half

FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas women's basketball Coach Mike Neighbors didn't panic when his team got off to a slow start Sunday against Prairie View A&M and neither did his players.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-12-17 02:10:59

Pike County murder suspect pleads not guilty

The Pike County man charged with first-degree murder last week pleaded not guilty Monday in Pike County Circuit Court during his formal arraignment. Phillip G. Bates, 36, who has a Hot Springs address but apparently resides in the Glenwood area, is accused of killing Roy VanSlyke of Glenwood on Nov.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 13:58:16

El Dorado cheerleaders take third

HOT SPRINGS – El Dorado competed in the 4A-6A State Cheerleading Championships Saturday at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The Wildcat cheerleaders finished third. El Dorado, which was fifth going into the finals, scored 95.10 to place behind state champion Shiloh Christian (96.20) and runner-up

EL DORADO NEWS-TIMES - 2018-12-16 05:00:00

Salvation Army Bell Ringer Says He Hasn't Been Paid for Hours Worked

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.- A Salvation Army bell ringer in Hot Springs is in a tight spot right before the holidays. He was supposed to get paid on Monday but so far he's still waiting and he's not the only one.

KARK - 2018-12-14 23:31:00

Child's Lost Note to Santa Prompts Search to Fulfill Wish

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- With Christmas about a week away kids are rushing to get their letters to Santa, but one fell short in the Natural State. During Thursday's rain, Susan Watkins found a wayward message in a pasture at her Hot Springs horse farm.

FOX16.COM - 2018-12-16 03:32:00

Christmas for Kids event brings toys, joy to children

This article was published today at 3:00 a.m. For over 30 years, Garland County youths have gotten an early Christmas present with the Christmas for Kids event. For some, it will be the only Christmas they receive this year.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Man arrested in motel room raid sentenced to 8 years

A local man caught with meth and crack cocaine when Hot Springs police raided his motel room earlier this year was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Six apply for Lake Hamilton School District superintendent

PEARCY -- The Lake Hamilton School District had received six applications for the superintendent's position as of Friday afternoon, said Superintendent Steve Anderson, who plans to retire at the end of the school year.

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Baby sitter given jail sentence for theft, abandoning child

A woman formerly of Hot Springs who abandoned an infant she was baby-sitting and stole $1,200 worth of items from the residence before fleeing to Oklahoma has been sentenced to two years in prison.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-12-14 02:56:49

Couple Pays it Forward at Hot Springs Animal Adoption Event

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - A local couple is showing their holiday spirit by paying it forward at an animal adoption event. Hot Springs Animal Services held its first ever "Home for the Holidays" adoption event last week.

KARK - 2018-12-14 23:05:00

Hot Springs insurance executive pleads guilty to $3.5 million fraud scheme

U.S. Attorney DAK Keys has announced a guilty plea by former insurance executive, Berry Roland Bishop, 67, of Hot Springs in a bank fraud scheme involving more than $3.5 million.

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2018-12-14 22:00:00

Suspects wanted in multiple Hot Springs vehicle break-ins

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KATV) — The Hot Springs Police Department is calling on the public for help to identify suspects who are accused of breaking into multiple vehicles and using some of the victims' stolen property.

KATV - 2018-12-13 16:21:37

Two parades, twice the fun!

Dec. 3, saw the start of the Christmas season for both Garland and Saline Counties. The Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade in Hot Springs, and the Saline County Christmas parade in Benton, brought lots of residents out, despite the frigid temperatures, to celebrate the season with music, fun and floats

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2018-12-14 22:04:00

Centex Man Sentenced For Raping and Drugging of Girls

A man with a history in Central Texas is heading to prison after being convicted on multiple counts on Monday. KWTX's Alex Cano reported that Bobby Ray Lockett, Sr., 56, of Hot Springs, Arkansas was convicted on two counts of aggravated sexual assault after drugging and raping two girls back in May

KTEM NEWSRADIO 14 - 2018-12-13 21:36:33

Arkansas looking at 2019 forward Dischon Thomas of Phoenix

LITTLE ROCK -- Mike Anderson and his Arkansas coaching staff have not been bashful in their pursuit of size, length, and versatility in the 2019 recruiting class, and Dischon Thomas (6-9 forward, Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix) is one of the prospects the Razorbacks are currently in the process of evalua

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-12-14 14:29:00

Pike County picks veteran lawman as new sheriff

In the runoff election to determine the Pike County Sheriff’s race held last week, Travis Hill defeated Roger “Bimbo” Flemens 1,212 to 893. Hill was victorious in every precinct in the county excep for Newhope.

SWARKANSASNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 13:50:46