News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2019

Lane Closure: blocks 100-300 of Central Avenue early Thursday

The inside lanes of Central Avenue, blocks 100-300, will be closed from 3-6:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, for removal of the hanging flower baskets. 

Motorists should use caution while traveling in the area. Orange traffic cones and safety ...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Bayou and Emerson points area residents to undergo temporary water suspension

The 200 block of Bayou and Emerson points area residents will experience water service suspension from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 for water main installation. Customers may experience cloudy or milky water at the faucet after wate...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Hot Springs Christmas Parade Now Accepting Entries

The Oaklawn Rotary Club of Hot Springs is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Christmas Parade on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in historic Downtown Hot Springs.  The theme of this year’s parade is “The Music of Christ...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2019

City of Hot Springs' solar power plant project to be the largest by any Arkansas city to date

The City of Hot Springs anticipates saving more than $30 million on electricity costs over the next 30 years after the Board of Directors unanimously approved at their meeting Tuesday, September 17, 2019, what will be the largest solar municipal project i...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Street closure: Convention Boulevard

Convention Boulevard will be closed between Malvern Avenue and Vine Street from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 for the CASA Spa-Con Superhero Fun Run.

Traffic signs will be in place, and motorists are advised to use caution and s...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

City of Hot Springs gets $450K in 2019 CBDG funding

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has authorized $450,010 in fiscal year 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for the City of Hot Springs.  These funds enable the City to support projects that include the...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

City issues burn ban

The Hot Springs Fire Department has issued a burn ban, effective immediately, for all areas within the City of Hot Springs. The ban is based on the potential hazard associated with low humidity and elevated winds. All open burning is prohibited, and all b...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Hot Springs’ Intracity Transit extending weekday hours of service

In response to requests from riders and public transit advocacy groups, the Intracity Transit Department with the City of Hot Springs will begin extending weekday hours of service by two hours beginning Monday, September 16, 2019. This will affec...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2019

September Compost Giveaway

The City of Hot Springs Utilities Department is pleased to bring back free compost loading in the month of September at the Compost Facility, 318 Davidson Drive.

This event was hosted last year with great success. “It allows us to move out old m...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2019

HSPD launches ‘Cool Down Hot Springs’ anti-violence campaign

The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) is launching a campaign against violence – “Cool Down Hot Springs” – to follow up on the Community Roundtable hosted by Police Chief Jason Stachey on August 7, 2019.

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City of Hot Springs News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Community Roundtable hosted by Hot Springs Police Department

The conference room at the Hot Springs Police Department was full with community leaders concerned about the prevalence of violent crimes in our nation and passionate about finding actionable ways to prevent incidents in our city at a Community Roundtable...

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City of Hot Springs News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Official HSPD Release: Chappel Hill Road Shooting

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 11:20 a.m., the Hot Springs Police Department received a 911 call in reference to shots fired in the 300 block of Chappel Hill Road. Upon arrival, officers located Zachary Burks (30) of Hot Springs, armed with a pistol....

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Hot Springs Police Department
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Official HSPD Release: Lakeside Firearm Investigation

On September 5th, 2019 at 11:30 am, the Hot Springs Police Department was notified that an employee of Lakeside High School had self-reported that they had brought a firearm onto the campus. Lakeside School District is currently conducting their own inter...

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Hot Springs Police Department
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Official HSPD Release: Operation Summer Sweep

Law Enforcement Agencies along with the 18th East Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office united on September 4, 2019 through September 6, 2019, for Operation Summer Sweep. The purpose of the three-day operation was to verify sex offende...

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Hot Springs Police Department
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Official HSPD Release: Portland Street Homicide Update

The reward for information leading to the arrests and convictions of those persons responsible for the murder of Kenneth Kelly Jr, which took place on 6/13/19 at approximately 1:30PM at 200 Portland St, has been increased to $2000.

At least two black male...

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Hot Springs Police Department