March 27th, 2014
The sunny weather earlier in the week encouraged people to get outdoors to enjoy the start of Spring. These folks enjoyed a day of Spring Break by fishing at the Ouachita River boat ramp. (Photo by Mi Vaughn on the MDR website)
The sound of squealing tires was heard just before a loud boom, the house shook and everything fell, according to a resident of a mobile home on Wine Dot Road.
Virgile Boshears Jr., 88, of Malvern, died March 26, 2014.
1944 â€” St. John's, coached by Joe Lapchick, cruises by DePaul 47-39 to become the first back-to-back winner of the National Invitation Tournament.
Kayla Williamsâ€™ bunt single in the bottom of the ninth inning propelled Henderson State to a double-header sweep of Ouachita Baptist in the Southern Bancorp Battle of the Ravine, Tuesday at Dee White Field in Arkadelphia.
On Friday, the Ouachita Warriors baseball team hosted the Bismarck Lions in the Herb Russell Tournament and came away with a 10-0 shutout win in five innings of play.
Logan Kirksey, 5, (center), along with his mother, Carrie Sexton, receive a donation of $325 raised by his Hot Spring County Dubmankinâ€™s Badboyz baseball teammates (Dante Reed, Malaki Asher and Kinnin Dobbs). Logan was diagnosed with Ewingâ€™s Sarcoma on Feb. 7 of this year. He is undergoing 14 months of chemotherapy treatment at Arkansas Childrenâ€™s Hospital in Little Rock. (Photo submitted)
Looking Back to March 26, 1990 â€” these items were featured in the Malvern Daily Record:
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is recalling 174,000 dolls because the toy can overheat and potentially burn consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that the "My Sweet Love / My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Baby Doll" has a circuit board in its chest that can overheat, causing the surface of the doll to get hot and burn someone.
Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of incidents, including two burns or blisters to the thumb.
Consumers should stop using the product, remove the batteries and return them to any Wal-Mart store for a refund.