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May 15th, 2013
The identification of the two bodies discovered Friday on Spot Efird Road has officially been released.
The body of Robert Walton and Anna Walton were discovered when two teenagers headed to the woods Friday afternoon to check their deer lease in their truck and located what appeared to be two bodies.
(See Thursday, May 16 Malvern Daily Record for full story)
Tonight at 6 p.m. in the Hot Spring County Courthouse the Hot Spring County Quorum Court will hear the final reading of the proposed hospital tax special election bill.
Bill No. 13-14 is an ordinance providing for the levy of a 1/2 cent sales and use tax within Hot Spring County for hospital and related healthcare facilities.
Bill No. 13-15 is an ordinance calling for a special election in Hot Spring County on the question of levying a county-wide 1/2 cent sales and use tax for hospital and related healthcare facilities.
(See full story in Tuesday, May 14 MDR)
Where are they now?
They are right here in Malvern, where they should be.
Whatever happened to the band members of the U.S.O. that played for Bob Hope?
Well, they came home, got married and bought a Hemingway Cat.
James Lindsey, born in Malvern, February 21, 1953, at the Alexander Hospital, was in North Dakota when he turned 18 and had to register with the draft board. A general at the Minot A.F.B. in North Dakota knew that Lindsey was a member of the Ben Shaw Trio and he also knew Bob Hope was needing a drummer.
Both Malvern Mayor Steve Northcutt and Malvern Street Department Supervisor Glenn McCloud said the stage being constructed in Malvern City Park is a huge bonus for the park, the citizens of Hot Spring County and tourism, which translates to commerce.
In last weekâ€™s Malvern City County meeting it was discussed that the original cost of the stage at the City Park would be $40,000, not the $20,000 that had been earlier figured.
A mistake in bookkeeping by one the contractors revealed Malvern would need to come up with a extra $20,000 for their part of the stage.
ON THE FRONT â€” City Park Stage is taking shape in time for Brickfest
Do you know where your vegetables are from? Inmates at the Hot Spring County Jail now know exactly where their fresh vegetables come from â€” their own garden.
(Pick up a copy of Saturday, May 4 MDR for full story)
Poyen School District Superintendent Jerry Newton said, â€śEvery student and parent should have the opportunity to choose what is right for them.â€ť
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed a new School Choice Bill, Act 1227 of 2013 into law in April.
The old School Choice bill is now at the Court of Appeals in St. Louis, Mo., although it may not be relevant since the new bill has been signed into law.
(For full story pick up a copy of Thursday, May 2, Malvern Daily Record)
Bob Smith taught accounting and math at Ouachita Technical College (now College Of The Ouachitas) from 1988 until 2000. Donâ€™t worry about Smith staying busy in retirement. He has already published one book and has another ready for the press.
Smith, now living in Hot Springs Village, has written a book that he says is a â€śmystery, science fiction novel.â€ť
(Pick up a copy of Tuesday, April 30 MDR for full story)
CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (AP) â€” Several scenic areas and wild turkey habitats in Arkansas and the southern United States probably would not exist without the efforts of a local biologist.
Dennis Daniel, 60, of Jamestown, just south of Clarksville in Johnson County, has spent his life working in the restoration and conservation of wildlife with the National Wild Turkey Federation and U.S. Forest Service. In addition to Arkansas, his conservation efforts have taken him across the country to wildlife and forest areas in Kentucky, Mississippi, Georgia and South Carolina, among others.
Chairman of the Board of the Lono-Rolla Volunteer Fire Department Jack Sulton is hanging up his firefighterâ€™s hat, or whatever it is firefighters hang up when theyâ€™re retiring.
After serving as Chairman of the Board for 32 years and working with the department, Sulton, 88, said it time to hand the duties to someone else.
(Pick up a copy of Thursday's (2/28) MDR for full story)