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The brand new Hot Springs airport in 1947, when it was still named for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin.
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Hot Springs Airport Once Held ‘Name of Shame’Lock Icon

Hot Springs Memorial Field was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1947 to honor Arkansans who fought and died in World War II. But originally, cronies on the City Council had named the airport for Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin. read more >
More than 60 years ago, the Majestic Hotel’s two main buildings were a prominent Park Avenue fixture in Hot Springs. A combination of neglect and fire led to demolition. City officials are brainstorming on possibilities for the property.
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Majestic Death Looms Over Spa City

The destruction of the Majestic Hotel left an indelible scar on the psyche of Hot Springs officials and residents. read more >
Hot Springs boosters hope a change of ownership will finally bring home a much-needed renovation for the Arlington Hotel.
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New Arlington Hotel Ownership Arrives in Hot Springs with New ControversyLock Icon

Aesthetic concerns at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa have escalated into public safety concerns and put its developer Al Rajabi on the clock. read more >