City of Hot Springs News Releases

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Parks & Trails featured in national newsletter

The Hot Springs Parks & Trails Department garnered the top spot in the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration current e-newsletter, Livability Initiative, with an article on the city's newly-adopted Complete S...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Sculpture events enhance the Arts & the Park Festival

“Mother Nature,” the iconic sculpture fountain gracing the intersection of Central Avenue and Fountain Street in the downtown historic and arts district, will be rededicated in a brief ceremony beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1. The public is welcom...Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Street closing

Fontana Street, from Golf Links Road to Shady Grove Road, will be closed to through traffic for three weeks beginning Saturday, April 25, including overnight hours, for sewer line construction. Signs will be posted, and motorists are advised to seek alte...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Greenway cleanup slated for Saturday

A volunteer cleanup of the Hot Springs Creek Greenway will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 25 as part of the Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup. Registration will be held in the Transportation Plaza near the Farmers’ Market Pavil...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Spring Fling citywide cleanup set for this weekend

Residents can clean out the garage, spruce up the yard, ditch the debris and bring it into the nearest roll off container during the Hot Springs Sanitation Department's annual "Spring Fling" citywide cleanup this weekend on Saturday and S...Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Hot Springs named Tree City USA for 15th consecutive year

The City of Hot Springs was recently named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Hot Springs achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

District Court closing

Hot Springs District Court will be closed on Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24, to allow the judges and clerks to attend an annual conference. The court will reconvene at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 27.

Posted on: April 20, 2015

HSFD training planned at parking plaza

The top floor of the Exchange Street Parking Plaza will be used by the Hot Springs Fire Department for rope training exercises from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, Wednesday, April 22, Thursday, April 23, Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28. F...Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2015

Street closing

Stacy Street, from Cones Road to Ridgeway Boulevard, will have alternating lane closures from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, April 20 until Friday, May 1 for water line construction.

Posted on: April 17, 2015

Two buffalo remain at large

Based on information from the Hot Springs Police Department, the following is an update on the ongoing efforts to locate and secure two of the six buffalo that escaped yesterday morning from Shady Grove Farm, located near Shady Grove Road.

At this time...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

HSPD issues another update on buffalo incident

The Hot Springs Police Department has issued another update on the ongoing efforts to contain approximately six buffalo that escaped this morning from a local farm located near Shady Grove Road:

At this time, three tranquilized buffalo are standing in ...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

HSPD issues another update on buffalo incident

The Hot Springs Police Department has issued another update on the ongoing efforts to contain approximately six buffalo that escaped this morning from a local farm located near Shady Grove Road:

At this time, there are only two unsecured buffalo that r...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

City Board of Directors schedules work session

The Hot Springs Board of Directors will hold a work session immediately following their regularly scheduled agenda meeting which begins at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 in the Board Chambers at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard. Topics discussed during t...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Adult Coed Kickball sign-ups

The Hot Springs Sport Recreation Department will accept registrations for Adult Coed Kickball teams from April 19 until June 19. Each team will play two games Wednesday nights from July 1 through August 12. Two divisions, recreation and competitive, are...Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Lane closings planned

Orange Street, from Woodbine to Pratt Street, as well as Mote Street, from the Vista and Lowery intersection to Huntleigh Drive, will have alternating lane closures from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Friday, April 17 through Friday, May 1 for gas line construc...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2015

City awards bid for sidewalk clearing; work begins tomorrow, weather permitting

The City of Hot Springs awarded the contract today for clearing the debris in front of the “yellow” brick portion of the Majestic Hotel on Park Avenue in the downtown area. Weather permitting, mobilization is planned to begin this evening, with work begin...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

City receives ADEQ approval for sidewalk clearing in front of Majestic Hotel yellow brick structure

Following an official finding of no significant asbestos-containing materials in the area adjacent to the sidewalk in front of the Majestic Hotel “yellow brick” building, the City of Hot Springs obtained approval today from the Arkansas Department of Envi...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

City accepts applications until May 1 for advisory group positions

The City of Hot Springs will accept applications until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 1 for a total of 27 volunteer advisory group positions. Applicants must be registered voters of the City of Hot Springs (unless otherwise specified). Board and commission members...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Hot Springs joins nationwide challenge to conserve water, preserve the environment

Ruth Carney, Mayor of Hot Springs, joins mayors across the country in asking residents to commit to conserving water and cutting pollution by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation -- and in ...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Slow-pitch softball registration

Registration for Men’s Church, Coed Church and Men’s City slow-pitch softball league play is available now through May 15 or until the league reaches capacity. For more information or to register a team or individual, visit the City of Hot Spring’ Sports...Read on...