May 30th, 2014
Wednesday, May 28 the Magnet Cove School Board held a special meeting in the central office board room at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of filling vacant positions within the school district. With all members in attendance, the board voted unanimously on the following applicants: Caroline Nail as elementary principal, Taylor Revels as secondary English teacher for grades 7th and 8th and Quinton Revels as elementary teacher for 5th grade. Superintendent Gail McClure reported that all positions are now filled.
Jonny Long of LifeNet, above, checks supplies in one of the companyâ€™s four ambulances that are to be stationed in Malvern officially on Sunday, June 1. LifeNetâ€™s temporary location is at 1503 East Page, the former Howard Real Estate building, pictured at right. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
A pair of peewee football camps are planned to begin next week.
The first is the Little Indian Football Camp at Poyen High Schoolâ€™s sports complex.
The Little Indian Football Camp will be held Monday, June 2 through Wednesday, June 4 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. each day.
The camp is for students who will be in kindergarten through seventh grade in the 2014-2015 school year.
For the full story, see the Friday, May 30 edition of the Malvern Daily Record.
The Malvern National Bank-Malvern Country Club 4-Ball golf tournament will be held today, May 30, through Sunday, June 1.
At 5:30 p.m. today, the Malvern Country Club will hold the two-man shootout.
The 4-Ball tournament will begin at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 and at 8 a.m. on Sunday, June 1.
Pick up a copy of the Friday, May 30 Malvern Daily Record for the full story.
Ruby Vanderhoof Dixon, 97, of Mena passed away May 28, 2014.
Kevin H. Coble, 51, passed away May 27, 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.