City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: September 16, 2014

Lane closings

HOT SPRINGS -- The eastbound turn lane on East Grand Avenue at Malvern will be closed from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17. The westbound turn lane at the same intersection will be closed that afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. Both closings are for tree ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Intersection closing

HOT SPRINGS -- The intersection of Hobson Avenue and Linwood Street will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday, September 17 for a water line construction project.

Signs will be posted. Motorists will need to seek an alternate route during closing....Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Clark Street closing

HOT SPRINGS -- Clark Street, between Oaklawn and Henderson Street will be closed to through traffic from 8 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17 for tree removal. Traffic traveling on Henderson Street can expect intermittent delays.

Flaggers will be on...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

City employees participate in Day of Caring

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HOT SPRINGS -- City of Hot Springs employees cleared vines and undergrowth around the Charitable Christian Medical Clinic as part of United Way's recent Day of Caring. From left: Shawn Davis, Nathan Neighbors, Tonya Cochran, Larry Merriman, Ruthie...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

HSPD Officer Shawn Lowrey receives 2014 AACP Officer of the Year award

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From left: Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, Hot Springs Police Department Officer First Class Shawn Lowrey and HSPD Police Chief David Flory.

HOT SPRINGS – Officer First Class Shawn Lowrey of the Hot Springs Police Department was honored as ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Airport hosts monthly art exhibit

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The public is invited to an opening reception featuring the works of Traditional Art Guild Artists Jan Briggs and Pat Langewis from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 20 in the terminal building at Hot Springs Memorial Field, 525 Airport Road. The collec...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is October 11

HOT SPRINGS -- Garland County residents can bring items to the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 11 to the Garland County Fairgrounds at 4831 Malvern Avenue (Highway 270 East) for safe, free disposal of un...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Entries now being accepted for 2014 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade

HOT SPRINGS -- Area groups, businesses and organizations are encouraged to begin preparing their float entries for the 2014 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 8 in downtown Hot Springs. The application dea...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2014

Street closing extension

HOT SPRINGS -- The Shady Grove Road closing from East Belding through Vista Street has been extended until Friday, September 19 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.

Signs will be posted, and motorists will need to seek an alternate route during closure.Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Hot Springs Friends of the Parks receives donation

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Cutline for attached photo: Pictured from left, Charlie Bobus, Dewayne Smith, John Bright and Celita Phillips of City Plumbing, Heating & Electric, Parks and Trails Director Jean Wallace and Dr. John Simpson, Ted Carrithers, Ned Skoog and Ken Freeman ...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

City website earns nationwide honors

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Attached photo, from left to right: Public Information Assistant Jeff Fields, Mayor Ruth Carney, City Manager David Watkins, and Public Information Director Terry Payne.

HOT SPRINGS – The City of Hot Springs earned top nationwide honors for its new we...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Hot Springs, AR to host workshop on developing a Complete Streets policy

Hot Springs, AR — Hot Springs officials and residents will meet with representatives from Smart Growth America on September 17 and 18, 2014 as part of a free, grant-funded technical assistance program. Hot Springs’ Plan 2030, its recent comprehensive plan...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

Brown bat tests positive for rabies

HOT SPRINGS – A brown bat picked up last Thursday from the 200 block of Market Street was sent to the state health laboratory and has tested positive for rabies.

Pet owners are reminded to vaccinate all dogs and cats at least four months old against r...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2014

Street closing updates

HOT SPRINGS – The Valley Street closing from Maurice Street to East Grand Avenue has been extended until Friday, September 26.

The Shady Grove Road closing through Friday, September 12 has been updated to include Shady Grove Road between East Belding t...Read on...

Posted on: September 4, 2014

Reserve Street lane closing

HOT SPRINGS – The westbound lane of Reserve Street, from Spring to Laurel Street will be closed beginning on Monday, September 8 through Wednesday, September 17 for a water main project. Westbound traffic traveling to Reserve Street from East Grand Avenue...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

“Seeds of Peace” Community Observance on Sept. 20

Hot Springs - “Kindness Matters,” the community observance event in celebration of the International Day of Peace, will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 20 on the Hot Springs Creek Greenway at Orange Street near the Farmer’s Market Pavilio...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Community Development Block Grant fiscal year 2015 funding applications

Hot Springs - The City of Hot Springs will open the competitive application period for an estimated $430,000 in fiscal year 2015 HUD funding at the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 4 in City Hall Boa...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

City advisory group openings

HOT SPRINGS -- The City of Hot Springs will accept applications for volunteer positions on 17 advisory boards and commissions until 5 p.m. on Friday, September 19. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs unless otherwise specified...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

Airport hosts monthly art exhibit

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The public is invited to an opening reception featuring the works of Traditional Art Guild Artist Betty Christensen from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 16 in the terminal building at Hot Springs Memorial Field, 525 Airport Road. The collection will rema...Read on...