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Craving companionship

Craving companionship

What does an older adult who lives alone want most for dinner? The answer may surprise you.

According to new research, an overwhelming majority of seniors say that having someone to share their meals with makes those times more satisfying for them.

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

Corps concerned with rising number of deaths at its parks

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The U.S.

Full moon kayak tour

Full moon kayak tour

Park interpreters from Lake Catherine are giving a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the lake in a whole new way.  On Saturday, August 13, full moon kayak tours are being given out on the lake in Hot Springs.  Fees include use of the kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets and a $15 admission fee.  You must pre-register and pay at the visitor center.  For more information, you can call the Lake Catherine State Park Superintendent at 501-844-4176.

Sara Evans in concert

Sara Evans in concert

Sara Evans is visiting the Timberwood Amphitheatre as part of the Magic Springs' Pepsi Concert Series. 

Evans, known best for songs like "Born to Fly", "Suds In A Bucket", and "Perfect", is performing on August 6.  Admission is free with paid admission to the park. Tickets cost $10 for VIP reserved seating and $5 for regular reserved seating.  For more information, visit www.magicsprings.com.

9-11 Memorial Ceremony to be held at State Capitol

9-11 Memorial Ceremony to be held at State Capitol

9-11 MEMORIAL CEREMONY

ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL, Little Rock, September 11, 2011

The Procession will begin at 13:00 hrs  (Procession Group will meet at 12:00 hrs at front of Central Fire Station 624 Chester St). Ceremony at Capitol will be at 14:00 hrs and conclude at 15:00 hrs.

To R.S.V.P. call 501-851-1337 x200 or email gglenn@maumelle.org.

DHS launches new agency website

 DHS launches new agency website

In an effort to make services, programs and initiatives easier to access and understand, the Arkansas Department of Human Services has created a new website for the agency.

Once on the new site, users will find maps and directions to county offices, information about dozens of programs, a portal to apply online for public assistance, additional resources and much more.

The new site, http://humanservices.arkansas.gov, launches Monday. People visiting the old site http://www.arkansas.gov/dhs will be redirected to the new page.

Hot Springs Village Community Foundation Grants Teen Challenge!

Hot Springs Village Community Foundation Grants Teen Challenge!

On Thursday June 16, Executive Director of Teen Challenge of Arkansas, Tim Culbreth, was presented with a grant check from the

Hot Springs Village Community Foundation.