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March 13th, 2014
Maudie M. Combs, wife of the late Alonzo W. Combs â€śGreat Thunderbird,â€ť celebrated her 90th birthday, Feb. 27, with celebrations at the Senior Adult Center, karaoke at Philâ€™s Place and a dinner with her son Mitchell at Cracker Barrel in Benton. Maudie has three children, a son Mitchell (Glenda) and daughters Ruzema Hughes (Johnny) and Capella Combs Demoret; five grandchildren, Mitchell Jr., Michael, Layton, Joanie and the late Valena; four great-grandchildren, John, Carlin, Rachel and Kayla; and one great-great-grandchild, Noah. She looks forward to this spring and planting her beautiful zinnia garden. (Photo submitted)
Pictured at left is Evan Cloud with Blakelyn Riggan. They are the Malvern Daily Recordâ€™s Smile of the Week. Cloud and Riggan assisted the 4-H Auction on Friday by presenting items to the audience. (Photo submitted by Sarah Colson, reporter of HSC 4-H Teen Leaders)
Tuesdayâ€™s warm weather drew children to the Friendship Park on Hwy. 67 for some sliding fun. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website.)
Area firefighters participated in hazardous materials training in the city park Wednesday afternoon, according to Malvern Fire Department Chief Jeremy Harper. The training is a continuing education program designed to give the firefighters hands-on experience that will help them further develop their skills in dealing with hazardous materials situations.
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Tuesdayâ€™s warm sunny afternoon brought families out to City Park. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available ont he MDR website)
Sunny afternoon at the park,
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Carl Hiaasen may be known for his wild-ride and wacky novels, but the righteous and hilarious Miami Herald columnist also does not hold back in his columns. â€śDance of the Reptilesâ€ť is a collection of his biting opinions from 2001 to 2012.
Place of birth? Anderson, Ind.
What town do you live in? Glen Rose
Your Occupation? EMT at Oaklawn racing and gaming and at Guardian EMS
What do you read first in the MDR? Front page news
What is your favorite community service/charity? South Malvern Rural fire department, which I currently volunteer for.Â
See the rest of Freda answers in Saturday's edition.