March 25th, 2014
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.
Robert Manning Jones, age 82, of Bryant passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Melvin Richard Brown, age 86, of Bauxite formerly of Malvern passed away March 22, 2014.
Lillie Jane Moore Scott, age 65, of Malvern passed away at Baptist Health Center of Hot Spring County on March 22, 2014.