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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 16, 2018
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

The third annual Spa-Con, presented by Visit Hot Springs and the Garland County Library, will begin Friday at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Pictured, from left, are volunteer Jonathan Westmoreland, Visit Hot Springs special events manager Bill Solleder and Visit Hot Springs special events coordinator Erin Baber.

Fandom diversity a plus for annual Spa-Con

HOT SPRINGS — Jonathan Westmoreland has been attending comic conventions since the 1980s, and he said they always try to do two things — either base the event on the location of the convention or set it around a certain theme, which “kind of limits things.” “This is not a con about one thing, and that is one of its biggest strengths,” said Westmoreland, who has been a volunteer for the annual convention in Hot Springs for all three year... READ MORE

Young Players to present Disney’s Newsies the Musical CAROL ROLF

BENTON — The story of the historical newsboy strike of 1899 in New York City will come to life beginning Saturday, when the Young Players present Disney’s Newsies the Musical at the Royal Theatre in Benton. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 22 and 29; and at 2 p.m. Sept. 16, 23 and 30.

Superhero Fun Run set to benefit CASA By SAM PIERCE

HOT SPRINGS — Don your cape, and join the race to help protect those who are the most vulnerable.