March 25th, 2014
Millions of people across the globe suffer from diabetes, a term used to describe a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood pressure resulting from the bodyâ€™s cells not responding properly to insulin and/or inadequate insulin production. According to researchers at Australiaâ€™s Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, if the spread of type 2 diabetes continues at its current rate, there will be roughly 439 million adults with diabetes across the globe in the year 2030. Though some cases of diabetes cannot be prevented, a healthy lifestyle can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
In an open letter to the Hot Spring County community and to the members, volunteers and friends of the HSC Museum, Janis West, director of the museum is announcing a fundraiser that will coincide with Arkansas Heritage Month in May.
The Arkansas Girls Wrestling team recently had a good performance at the War of the Roses Southern Region Championship.
The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is in the books â€” how does your bracket look?
The cityâ€™s contract with LifeNet was signed by Malvern Mayor Steve Northcutt on Wednesday, March 19. The contract grants exclusive service rights to LifeNet ambulance service, making it the sole provider of ambulance services within Malvernâ€™s city limits starting June 1.
A driverâ€™s failure to dim his bright lights led to the confiscation of four small bags of crystal methamphetamine. The driver and a passenger fled the scene on foot and at press time had not been located, according to a report from the HSC Sheriffâ€™s Office.
HSC Museum Director Janis West (center) is collecting antique and family recipes for a fundraiser that will coincide with Arkansas Heritage Month and the museumâ€™s open house in May. West and Virginia Cardin (left) and Sharon Nesbitt (right) will be accepting recipes and/or cookbooks that are important to your family and heritage. The state theme this year is â€śCome to the Table, Celebrating the Flavors of Arkansas.â€ť To read more, see the full feature story in Lifestyles on page 5A. (Photo by Sharon Smith available on the MDR website)
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A devoted Christian and loving wife and mother, Christine Brown, 62, of Hot Springs Village, AR, went to her eternal home in heaven on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Hot Springs, AR.
Catherine Lucas Hancock Spray, 86, passed away on Saturday March 22, 2014.