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Garland County Library Solar Eclipse Recall

Do not use Library supplied solar eclipse glasses the eclipse glasses provided by the Garland County Library are not recommended for reviewing the eclipse on Monday, August 21 visit www.garlandcountylibrary.com for more info

Press Release (Homicide)

On August 7, 2017 at approximately 8:48 p.m., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to a shooting at the Valero gas station, located at 1201 Central Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found Derek Antonie Duvall laying in the parking lot on the south side of the gas station. Mr. Duvall, age 29, from Hot Springs had been shot once in his chest. CPR was administered to Mr. Duvall until LifeNet arrived. Once on scene, LifeNet personnel took over CPR, but were unsuccessful in resuscitating Mr. Duvall.
The shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Valero, near the gas pumps. After being shot, Mr. Duvall ran a short distance and collapsed near the south side of the Valero. No suspect information is available at this time.
Detectives have interviewed multiple people and are following up on investigative leads. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789.

PRESS RELEASE

Homicide Update
On July 16, 2017, at approximately 1:15 a.m., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls, reporting shots fired outside of Boot Scooters, located at 421 Broadway. Upon arrival, officers found Timothy Martin, age 37, deceased inside a 2007 Infinity G35. Mr. Martin’s vehicle was parked on the side of Broadway Street across from Boot Scooters. At the time of the shooting, Boot Scooters was open for business.

HSPD detectives are continuing their investigation, conducting follow-ups and interviews. This homicide does not appear to be random and it is believed Mr. Martin was individually targeted.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789.

Press Release Shooting

On July 8, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., Hot Springs Police responded to the area of Hobson and Second Streets in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located Darryl Lavell Williams, 23, of Hot Springs. Mr. Williams was found on the sidewalk near the intersection of Hobson and Second Street. Mr. Williams had visible gunshot wounds to his upper left arm and upper left torso. Responding officer’s rendered aid to Mr. Williams until LifeNet arrived. Mr. Williams was transported to St. Vincent hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently listed in stable condition.
Detectives with the Hot Springs Police Department continue to investigate this case and follow-up leads. No suspect(s) have been identified and no arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information concerning this shooting is asked to call the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789.

Press Release

Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa Purchased by Sky Capital Group

HOT SPRINGS – A statement from Hot Springs City Manager David Frasher:
“Today’s announcement regarding the historic Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa signals a continued commitment to the future of Hot Springs by the business community. We are eager to welcome Sky Capital Group to our city and work with them as they prepare Hot Springs’ greatest landmark for its 100th anniversary.”