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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 19, 2017
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Rae Ann Fields of Bryant shows the plaque she received as the first recipient of the Landers Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce during its recent winter banquet. She served 17 years as the chamber’s executive director.

Bryant Chamber banquet honors members

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

Those attending the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce’s 44th annual winter banquet Jan. 26 at The Center at Bishop Park might have noticed a few changes from previous banquets. Cheryl Smith, operations manager for the chamber, said there was no entertainment or guest speaker, only the awards. And the awards — known as community commitment awards — included a few new categories, including the Landers Lifetime Achievement Award. Rae Ann ... READ MORE

Saline Memorial to host heart-health-focused 5K By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

BENTON — Many factors contribute to Saline Memorial Hospital operating at its optimum level. The Saline Memorial Health Foundation is one piece of the local health care puzzle that helps the hospital provide compassionate and quality care to its patients. Events such as the Beat Goes On 5K give the foundation the necessary resources to support the hospital.

Chamber honors individuals, businesses CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

MALVERN — The Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 100th anniversary Jan. 26 during the chamber’s 2017 awards banquet at the Malvern Community Center.

Local Jazz Society keeps genre beating through youth, events By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

HOT SPRINGS — The Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area’s most popular costume party is about more than celebrating Mardi Gras in flamboyant style. Proceeds from the party, hosted by the Hot Springs Jazz Society, help provide the resources needed to send music students from around the state to a summer jazz camp at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.