Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu October 2, 2014
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

The room was packed for the start of the job fair at the Garland County Library.

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Hundreds look for work at library’s job fair in Hot Springs

There was a line forming at the Garland County Library in Hot Springs on Saturday afternoon. All ages of people, some dressed in business suits and some in shorts, stood in the lobby and outside the front door holding file folders, photocopied papers and, in some cases, their children. At 1 p.m., people began to enter the Gordonelle Williams meeting room at the library for the second annual job fair at the location. Within 10 minutes, m... READ MORE


HSU march raises awareness of violence against women

ARKADELPHIA — A group of several dozen men — students, faculty and administrators — marched together through the Henderson State University campus on the evening of Sept. 25. The march might have been at a noticeably slower cadence than usual because most of the men were wearing women’s shoes.


    Passing up my chance for stardom

    I blew my chance for 15 minutes of fame. Out of the blue, I got an email from a woman named Caesar, who said she was with The Steve Harvey Show. He’s a comedian, an actor, an author and the host of Family Feud, in case you don’t know who he is. This woman told me she had found a column online that I’d written about my husband’s driving making me crazy. She wrote that she found it “pretty amusing.” She wondered if that was still a proble... READ MORE


    Bryant man wades in to make Arkansas better for ducks, people

    If you are into duck hunting and live in the Tri-Lakes region, you have probably encountered Bob Butler somewhere along the way. The Bryant resident is the senior regional director for Ducks Unlimited for central and southern Arkansas. For 15 years, he had been driving thousands of miles around The Natural State helping local chapters of the the organization widely known as DU raise money for the conservation of the waterfowl flyways th... READ MORE


    Hunting a good excuse to spend time together in the outdoors

    Having six sons who enjoy the outdoors, I’ve always regretted I was never financially able to join a hunting club where we could enjoy the camaraderie always present in a camp atmosphere. Many hunters, especially deer hunters and duck hunters, join with fellow sportsmen to lease or buy land for a club. This provides a focal point for their hunting activities. Some have clubs with bunkhouses, a kitchen/dining hall and even, in some cases... READ MORE


    Lasagna-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

    If you’ve never experienced the magic that is spaghetti squash, this is the recipe to kick off your new fall obsession. It’s called spaghetti squash for a reason, after all, and these tender strands of squash make a remarkable stand-in for our favorite pasta dishes. In this recipe, the mild-tasting squash is getting a lasagna makeover. Mozzarella, ricotta, meat sauce — the works. It’s a bowl of hot-baked goodness that you get all to you... READ MORE



    Oct. 2 Watercolor Class BENTON — A watercolor class for adults of all skill levels will be held at 6 p.m. at the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. This is a first-come, first-served class for up to 30 participants. All supplies will be provided. For more information, call (501) 778-4766. Village Genealogical Society Meeting HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Village Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. in Room 6 of the Coronado Community Cente... READ MORE