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Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

The following is a list of yard sale locations in the central Arkansas area:

Changes to School Immunization Requirements Effective 2014-15 School Year

Changes to School Immunization Requirements Effective 2014-15 School Year

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ADH) – Children who will be 11 years of age or older on or before September 1 of each school year will be required to receive a Tdap shot in order to attend public or private school in Arkansas. This new requirement is anticipated to be effective September 1, 2014. Previously a Tdap shot was required for students entering Grade 7. Only one Tdap is required, so children who have already received the shot will not need another. Students who will be 11 years old on or before September 1 will have until October 1 to meet this new shot requirement.

First baby born at St. Vincent Hot Springs

First baby born at St. Vincent Hot Springs


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (St. Vincent) – It didn't take long for the first baby to be born at the newly-named St. Vincent Hot Springs.

Brylee Jo Bates entered the world at 2:39 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1, just 159 minutes after the hospital's name changed from Mercy Hospital Hot Springs. Brylee weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19 inches in length. Brylee was delivered by St. Vincent Hot Springs physician Mary Thaxton, M.D.

She is the daughter of Brittney and Brad Bates of Hot Springs. Brittney has been a co-worker in the St. Vincent Hot Springs Human Resources department for the past five years.

"It's very exciting having the first baby at St. Vincent," Brittney said. "Being an employee for five years, it's very cool to stay in the facility and be that first privileged person to bring a baby into the world in our new St. Vincent hospital.

LINKS: THV11 forecasting, radars and more

LINKS: THV11 forecasting, radars and more

Weather links to hold onto with the possibility of severe weather headed our way: 

 

St. Vincent Completes Purchase of Mercy Hot Springs Hospital

St. Vincent Completes Purchase of Mercy Hot Springs Hospital

Catholic Health Initiatives of Englewood, Colo., and its affiliate, St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock, say they have completed their purchase of Mercy Hot Springs' hospital and physician clinic... Read More

FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (FBI) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public's assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and informational posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 28, are being disseminated to the public and can be found online at the FBI website athttp://www.fbi.gov/wanted/ecap.

First downtown “game plan” meeting scheduled for Mon., March 31

First downtown “game plan” meeting scheduled for Mon., March 31

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (GHSCC) – The first of a scheduled four hearings by the downtown Hot Springs “Game Plan” Task Force will take place at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 31 in the Board of Directors Chambers at Hot Springs City Hall.   The panel will hear presentations from City Manager David Watkins, Fire Chief Ed Davis, Deputy City Manager Bill Burrough, Chief Building Official Mike Scott, Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce President Jim Fram and Visit Hot Springs CEO, Steve Arrison.

The meeting is open to the public and will be televised on the city’s public access Resort Cable Channel 12.  Questions, comments or suggestions from the public may be submitted in writing at the meetings or via a blog set up at the City of Hot Springs web site.  Go to  hotsprings.net and choose City Blog under the Our Community tab.  

The nine community leaders who make up the task force are: