July 17th, 2013
Wanda Joanne Barnes, age 78, of Malvern passed away July 16, 2013 at HSC Medical Center.
Claudette Owen Cox, age 71, of Malvern, died Monday, July 15, 2013 in the Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” Pulaski County authorities have arrested a man for the strangling death of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area.
Officials say 36-year-old James Clyde Martin is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Robbin Gore.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Martin confessed to striking Gore and fatally strangling her with a belt.
Officials say the body was dumped in woods near the Dixon Manor Mobile Home Park.
A fisherman found the body on Friday. Relatives told authorities that Gore hadn't been heard from since July 4.
JONES MILL â€” A disturbance was reported to the Hot Spring County Sheriffâ€™s Office Friday afternoon at the Remmel Dam Landing in the Jones Mill area.
Deputies on the scene said a fight between two men had heated to the point that one hit the other with a baseball bat.
The men apparently didnâ€™t know each other but got into a confrontation near the pier on Lake Catherine
Tonight, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be played and I am having a real hard time caring about it.
For one, why is the game played in the middle of the season? That doesnâ€™t give you an accurate representation of who the best players in the league are for the current season.
Also, why play the game at all?
For the full story, see Tuesday's Malvern Daily Record
Sydnie Kinsey 67, of Hot Springs passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013.
Ashley Elisabeth Marie Heinzen, age 22 of Malvern, died Monday, July 8, 2013
Miley Banks, age 92, of Malvern, died Thursday, July 11, 2013
Jane Parriett, 78 of Leola, passed away July 12, 2013.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” Drought conditions are returning to Arkansas as hot, dry weather settles into the state.
Data released Thursday by the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 18 percent of the state is now in a moderate drought and more than 75 percent of the state is considered abnormally dry. A week ago, only 13 percent of the state was considered abnormally dry, with the rest of the state reporting no drought conditions at all.
The areas covered in the moderate drought classification include Madison, Newton, Searcy, Johnson, Pope and Van Buren counties in the north.