March 5th, 2014
Phil Clem was honored â€“ and the subject of some good-natured kidding â€“ at the Hot Spring County Medical Foundationâ€™s annual toast and roast. Hospital administrator Sheila Williams said the event was just a little short of a total sell-out. The event raised more than $6,200 through its silent and live auctions, she said. Williams did not have the total earned through the eventâ€™s ticket sales at press time.
Eula Clark Watson, 91, of Bryant passed away March 1, 2014.
Stella Eason Williams passed away suddenly at Integris Hospice after a brief illness in Edmond, Oklahoma on February 28, 2014 at the age of 97.
Barbara S. Gibson Meshki, 57, of Hot Springs went to be with her Lord and Saviour on March 2, 2014.
Ruth K. Sanders, age 85, of Hot Springs passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at her home.
Waldo Gustafson, 92, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2014.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK â€” Due the inclement weather that has blanketed the state, the Arkansas Activities Association state basketball tournaments have been moved back a day for five classifications.
The Boys & Girls Club basketball games provide light moments for the fans. (Photo by Eric Moore available on the MDR website)
Parents often look in on their children while the kids are sleeping. Kids often look peaceful while asleep, and parents enjoy seeing them getting their needed slumber. However, some kids can struggle when it comes to getting their necessary rest.
This past weekend, I participated in my final winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C. These meetings allow governors to come together to share ideas and discuss issues that our states face collectively. As you might expect, other governors approached me about the ground we have broken on health care in Arkansas, both with our Payment Improvement Initiative and with the Arkansas Private Option.