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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.

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Hot Springs National Park to host National Park Rx Day on Arlington Lawn April 24

Hot Springs National Park will present activities on Sunday, April 24 at 1:00 p.m. in conjunction with National Park Rx Day, a day celebrated across the United States to promote the growing movement of prescribing parks and nature to patients to improve human health.

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National Park Rx Day encourages everyone to start seeing visits to parks and public lands as very important parts of their health.
The program will provide free games, relay races, hula hoops, Indian clubs, sack races and more that also promote Hot Springs National Park’s Healthy Parks, Healthy People initiative. Arlington Lawn will be this year’s site of the first National Park Rx Day at Hot Springs National Park.

National Park Rx Day was created to amplify the visibility and viability of the nation-wide Park Rx movement in parks and communities across the nation; to celebrate existing Park Rx programs and practitioners across the country; to serve as a catalyst to bring together local health providers, park agencies, community leaders, and nonprofits to begin dialogue and momentum to develop their own Park Rx programs for improvement of their communities; and to increase the relevance of parks for all people; how people can connect with parks daily for their improved physical, mental, and spiritual health and create a new generation of park stewards.

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“Nature is good for us, it is a great antidote to a variety of ailments, including obesity, heart disease, and depression,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “A growing number of public health officials now prescribe time in parks for the well-being of their patients. It is becoming a standard medical practice to tell patients to take a hike.”

– National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis

 

For more information, contact Brian Schwieger at 501.620.6703 or brian_schwieger@nps.gov.

Hot Springs National Park is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission to the park is free.  Activities are ongoing unless noted.  For more information about upcoming events, please call the park at (501) 620-6715-6701 or e-mail hosp_interpretation@nps.gov.  Visit the park’s web site at www.nps.gov/hosp or on Facebook and Instagram @HotSpringsNPS for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events.

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