City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

Student sister city travel applications due Dec.19

Completed applications must be submitted and postmarked no later than December 19, 2014 for student travel to Hot Springs’ sister city, Hanamaki, Japan.

The Hot Springs National Park Sister City Foundation will sponsor a trip for Garland County student...Read on...

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Brownfields assessment grant informational meeting set

An informational meeting on the 2015 Hot Springs Brownfields Assessment grant application will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9 at the Hot Springs Transportation Depot, 100 Broadway Terrace.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) d...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2014

Parks & Trails hosts downtown holiday music and Christmas Memories

Two holiday events hosted by the Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department are scheduled to take place in the next two weeks. Beginning Monday, November 24, at the downtown lighting ceremony, Adair Park will come alive with holiday lights and music. Thi...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2014

Closing Notices

Adams Street, from Chelsea to Seneca, will be closed to through traffic Friday, November 21 for tree removal and right-of-way and shoulder work.

The merge lane on Whittington Avenue, from Cedar Street to Central Avenue, will be closed until Friday, No...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2014

Street closings

Valley Street, from Maurice Street to East Grand Avenue, is closed to through traffic 24 hours a day until Friday, November 21 for gas line improvements.

The closure of Weston Road, from Eagle Loop to approximately 400 feet south of Parker Point, is ex...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2014

Entry deadline extended for 2014 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade

The 2014 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade entry deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. on Monday, November 24. The parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 8 in downtown Hot Springs.

The official parade entry form, including parade rules, is...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2014

Board of Directors budget work session

The Hot Springs Board of Directors will hold a budget work session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 in the Parks Conference Room, 111 Opera Street.

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Spa 5K/10K detours announced

The public’s patience is appreciated as detours are announced for the 33st annual Spa 5K/10K race, hosted by the Spa Pacers on Saturday, November 22. The public is encouraged to stop and cheer on the runners. Travel will be slow during the race, and moto...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2014

Seaport adds new Cessna Caravan to fleet; holds open house at HOT


SeaPort Airlines announced today that it will take delivery of two of three new Cessna Caravans being acquired for the company’s fleet by the end of the year. SeaPort’s Chief Executive Officer, Rob McKinney, will accept the new aircraft at the Cessna Airc...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Oaklawn Rotary announces Christmas Parade Grand Marshal


Dr. Sally Carder, recently-retired National Park Community College President, has been named Grand Marshal for the 2014 Oaklawn Rotary Christmas Parade, announced Ron Kelsay, parade chair.

A native Arkansan from Grant County, Carder graduated from Prat...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Closing Notice

Garland Avenue, between Central and Linwood avenues, will be closed to through traffic daily from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for three weeks beginning Tuesday, November 4 for water line construction.

Signs will be posted, and motorists will need to seek an al...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2014

Mayor Carney signs Milken Institute Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge

Hot Springs Mayor Ruth Carney recently pledged to improve the lives of older adults and to enable older residents to improve lives across the age spectrum by signing the Milken Institute’s Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor’s Pledge. The pledge, part ...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

City accepts applications for 2015 CDBG project funding

The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until Friday, November 28 for an estimated $430,000 in 2015 Community Development Block Grant funds. Applications for eligible neighborhood revitalization, new affordable housing, and infrastructure to sup...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2014

City receives 21st consecutive award for financial reporting excellence

For the 21st consecutive year, the City of Hot Springs has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2013 comprehensive a...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...