January 27th, 2015
Students gathered at an assembly to hear Abby Braswell, project manager for the Malvern Middle School EAST Code Green Recycle project. She spoke to fellow classmates during the assembly to promote their new recycling initiative. (Photo by Lexi George)
Here's a brief look at what we've got planned for this week's MDR:
â€˘ Quorum court
â€˘ Armed robbery at Caddo Valley c-store
â€˘ School News
â€˘ Mystery Person & "Where's This?" contests
Didn't pick up an MDR this week?
Then you missed:
* Charges dropped to manslaughter
* Wilson basketball
* The health department gets a makeover
* Kristi Parker Norris Award winner - Terri Bryant
VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars
The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.
Bank of the Ozarks working on the signs at the office on East Paige Street
UPDATE: 1/24/15, 5 p.m. - Law enforcement officers reportedly have a person of interest in mind in the incident, but no arrests have been made. The soft lockdown at CMS continued until about 2:45, according to one report.
Malvern Jr. High vs. DeQueen
8th Grade Girls: DeQueen 20, Malvern 14
8th Grade Boys: Malvern 21, DeQueen 7
9th Grade Girls: DeQueen 50, Malvern 21
9th Grade Boys: Malvern 51, DeQueen 35
Looking back to Jan. 22, 2008
The Malvern HIgh School Marching Band participated in the Martin Luther King Parade in downtown Malvern on Main Street. Both the senior and junior basketball teams from Glen Rose had victory as well as the Malvern Lady Leopards while Malvern Leopards failed to get a win. Noted photographer Ray Scott visited Malvern and gave a program at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Library. Triple "B" Farm & Feeds had a sale on Cattle Cubes.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. PRESIDENT CAPITALIZES ON RECOVERY
Obama's State of the Union address uses economic successes to leverage his position over the GOP which now fully controls Congress.
2. OBAMA OVERSELLS "RISE" FROM THE RECESSION
AP'S Fact Check finds that seven years after the downturn, household income hasn't yet recovered and the job market is adding low-paying jobs.
3. YEMEN'S PRESIDENT HELD 'CAPTIVE'
Poyen 7th grade girls against Cutter Morning Star. Poyen won 25-6.