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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun June 26, 2016
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Bryant’s Evan Lee connects for a two-run home run against Conway during the Class 7A state championship game. Lee is the Tri-Lakes Edition Baseball Player of the Year.

Bryant grad keeps sights set on majors

Bryant alum Evan Lee knows exactly what he wants to be when he grows up. “I have known Evan since he was six-years-old,” Bryant Hornets baseball coach Kirk Bock said. “And even back then, he wanted to be a major league baseball player. “And he has worked for that goal ever since that day.” Lee, who was recently named the Tri-Lakes Edition Baseball Player of the Year, said becoming a professional baseball player is his ultimate goal. “I ... READ MORE

Sheridan pitcher leads team to title win By MARK BUFFALO

Regan Martin took full advantage of being the lead pitcher for the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets during her junior season.

Hot Springs police chief says serving public a ‘calling’ By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

From the time he was 6 years old, new Hot Springs Police Chief Jason Stachey knew he wanted to be a police officer. He chose a university — Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Texas — known for its criminal justice program and returned to his hometown after graduating to begin his public service career.

Carpenter Club sets framework for Habitat home By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

Volunteers are going strong in Saline County to build a home for one of their own. The eighth Carpenter Build of Habitat for Humanity of Saline County broke ground in Partnership Village on June 11. On Tuesday, much of the house’s framework was up as the “Tuesday Crew” cut wood, hammered nails and performed various other carpentry duties.

Area students show works in Young Arkansas Artists exhibit CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Several young artists from the Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area have their work on display in the 55th Young Arkansas Artists exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock.