May 29th, 2014
West Central Arkansas Planning & Development District (WCAPDD) Executive Director Dwayne Pratt, left, and Sen. Alan Clark, right, present a check for $10,000 to Jeff Short and Will Childers with the Ouachita River Park Commission. The grant will be used to improve the Ouachita River Whitewater Park area. (Photo by Gretchen Ritchey available on the MDR website)
Librarian Shannon Hobbs, left, is ready to help students and their family members who attended Malvern Elementary Schoolâ€™s recent book fair. The book fair offered buy-one-get-one-free offers that ensure students will have plenty of enjoyable reading to do over the summer break. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on the MDR website)
Cleofis Mitchell, age 88, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Mercy Hospital Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Patsy McCoy Harvey Easterly, age 82 of Alexander, Arkansas, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant.
Malvern Elementary School raised a total of $1,583.17 for Relay For Life. Pam Costonâ€™s kindergarten class raised the most in the Hot Spring County mini-relay that was held at Malvern Elementary. They were surprised and rewarded with an afternoon ice cream party. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on MDR website)
Demolition has begun at Malvern High School to prepare for construction of the districtâ€™s new sports arena. (Photo by Ashley Haugland available on the MDR website)
Clifford Lloyd Moore, 87, of Traskwood, passed away May 26, 2014.
Patricia McCoy Easterly, age 82 of Alexander, Arkansas, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant.
Merl Crowder, 92 of Carthage, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 in Fordyce.
R. J. â€śBobâ€ť Miller age 84 of Malvern passed away May 21, 2014.