Tri-Lakes Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 19, 2013
Kelli Albrecht, the director of Workforce Development at National Park Community College in Hot Springs, has lots of work ahead after the state’s insurance department signed a contract with Arkansas’ two-year colleges to train 537 people to help Arkansans who qualify for the expanding government-subsidized health care plan.
At the last minute, the 2013 session of the Arkansas Legislature created the Health Insurance Marketplace, a private insurance option for expanding government-subsidized health care coverage to more than 250,000 additional Arkansas residents. Starting in the fall, special health care guides will gather in libraries and with civic clubs and even go door to door to spread the word about the new plan available under the national Patient P... READ MORE
Good school rankings are a matter of community pride on the state and city levels in Arkansas. A report from Newsweek and The Daily Beast has ranked the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts, in Hot Springs, as No. 13 on its list of America’s Best High Schools for 2013. The school also topped the publications’ list of top Arkansas high schools. The report from Newsweek and The Daily Beast highlights the top-ranked 2,0...
REDFIELD — This is Helen Moseley’s first year to teach at Redfield Middle School — and it will be her last. On May 31, the 75-year-old school will close, and next year, the students will catch the bus to White Hall Middle School. Moseley said teaching at the school in its last year has been special for her. She, like many of the 1,200 residents of Redfield, was a student at the school.
BRYANT — Residents of Bryant who want home-grown tomatoes and strawberries this summer are in luck. They can rent a plot at Bishop Park for $25 to plant anything they wish, said Brandon Griffin, recreation superintendent for Bryant Parks and Recreation. “This is the first year for a community garden in Bryant,” Griffin said. “These plots will feed our community and encourage a healthier lifestyle.” Plots became available to rent on May 6 and ...
These are events scheduled for the Tri-Lakes area, beginning May 16.
Whether it’s tedious late nights at school, interviews that challenge students’ intellect or snapping a variety of photos at a pep rally, students in Margaret Sorrows’ journalism classes at Bryant High School are expected to go above and beyond to excel in their work on student publications.
A group of Hot Spring County residents are afraid the area is losing its history, and they asked a group of young people to help them save it.
John Bailey Hagerty and Tyler W. Hagerty have a lot of things in common — their birthday, their Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America and, soon, their graduation day.
For the past year, the nonprofit organization that puts on Malvern’s biggest annual event has been setting the stage for a big show to draw more people to the 33rd annual Brickfest.
Saline County Shakes, formerly Saline County Shakespeare in the Park, is working hard to prepare for its production of The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, at the end of the month.
In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson set the second Sunday in May as an official holiday, Mother’s Day. It was purposefully referred to in the singular possessive so that people remembered their own mother, not all mothers.