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PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — One student was injured and an Arkansas school district placed on lockdown Monday morning, authorities said, following a reported shooting at a junior high school.Watson Chapel School District said the situation was “contained" and in a Facebook post the district said…

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Earlier this month Judge Ben Barry, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Arkansas, ordered that a five-member water board be organized to oversee the Perla Water Association. The board has been organized and is effective today. 

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 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday lifted most of the safety restrictions it placed on businesses to curb the spread of coronavirus, and said he'll end a mask mandate next month if the state's test positivity or hospitalizations are low.Hutchinson announced the …

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During a meeting of the Hot Spring County Solid Waste Board Monday, the board directors voted to hire a new SWA administrator. The board voted to appoint Ray Cook as administrator with Director Jerry Dodd abstaining. 

There is the potential for mandatory forced outages in the next few hours if the demand does not decrease, and customers across the state should be prepared to have controlled outages for what we hope will be no more than 60 minutes per customer until the power demand is reduced. Limiting th…

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A meeting of the Hot Spring County Solid Waste Authority that was scheduled to take place today has been canceled. 

To help individuals who are prone to wander, the Hot Spring County Sheriff's Office has utilized a solution—"Project Lifesaver." This program is designed to help residents who may have Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, mental dysfunction disorders as well as others with Down Syndrome or Autism.

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According to the latest update from the Arkansas Department of Health, three additional COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Hot Spring County. The total is now 65 with 59 being confirmed and six being probable.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light a issue that local officials said they have known about for quite some time–the lack of broadband access in rural areas. Hot Spring County Judge Dennis Thornton said while in office this issue has been a big focus, and he is extremely excited to ann…

The Malvern City Council will have its regular monthly finance/agenda meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. via teleconference through the Teamup Microsoft web app online.

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During the Hot Spring County Quorum Court meetings Tuesday, justices of the peace were each given a few minutes to discuss issues that need to be addressed in their districts.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sarah Sanders, Donald Trump’s former chief spokeswoman and one of his closest aides, announced Monday she’s running for Arkansas governor, vying for political office even as the former president’s legacy is clouded by an impeachment charge that he incited the deadly …

Recently, the Magnet Cove School Board members met for a construction meeting held with the architect, construction manager, and all subcontractors for the new elementary school. The construction process for the new Magnet Cove Elementary school project continues to progress while the 2020-2…

A Malvern resident and Bismarck native is celebrating her 100th birthday today. Novella (Shuffield) Hardage was born to Herman and Era (Thomas) Shuffield on  Jan. 15, 1921, in Marcus, in western Hot Spring County. 

The "Fingers Crossed for 2021"  is  the approach and motto the Arkansas Blood Institute has been taking into the new year to help save lives during blood drive events hosted in several local school districts in Hot Spring County.