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July 9th, 2014
Rockport voters passed their bond issue in the Tuesday, July 8 election. The final vote was 74-44.
Instructor Marcos De La Oâ€™ (far left) oversees a group during Life Saving Education Centerâ€™s CPR class at Malvern/HSC Library on Tuesday, July 8. (Photo by Ashley Haugland)
A few of today's highlights â€”
â€” City sales tax collections are up; A&P committee asks for agenda time
â€” Easley sets trials, callbacks
â€” Cast your Best of Ballot
â€” Federally funded program targets energy providers
â€” CADC and St. Paul UMC team up for Youth Summer Food Program
â€” Recipe Scene â€” Oven Fried Catfish
â€” August at Crater of Diamonds Park
â€” Scarbrough pleased with teamâ€™s effort
â€” Malvern hosting James King Memorial 7-on-7 Tournament today
â€” Malvern Little League eliminated in district tournament
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Have you cast your ballot in the Malvern Daily Record's annual "The Best of Hot Spring County" competition? The annual awards honor area businesses, agencies and individuals for their commitment to service, quality and overall excellence. "When a business or individual wins in our Best of Hot Spring County competition, it means their customers recognize their efforts and their expertise," said MDR Publisher Richard Folds.
PINE BLUFF â€” On Monday, July 7, Simmons First National Corporation announced plans to donate the Delta Trust & Bank (â€śDelta Trustâ€ť) branch located in Eudora to Southern Bancorp Bank, a rural-focused Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Arkadelphia.
MALVERN (AP) â€” Prison officials say an Arkansas death row inmate has died at a hospital after falling ill.
Department of Correction spokeswoman Shea Wilson says 61-year-old Joe Louis Dansby died Monday night at a Malvern hospital. Wilson says Dansby had been ill for much of the past year and was being housed at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit medical facility.
Wilson says Dansby was taken by ambulance to the hospital on Monday night because of vomiting and difficulty breathing. He was pronounced dead shortly after 10:30 p.m. Monday.
BISMARCK â€“ Seeing a healthcare provider will be a little easier and a lot closer to home for residents in Bismarck when the new Baptist Health family clinic there begins seeing patients on Monday, July 7. The clinic will be a service provided by the local hospital, Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia.
Baptist Health Family Clinic-Bismarck (BHFC-Bismarck) will be located at 6679 Highway 7 next door to US Bank and will be open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Science Club was held at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Library Thursday, June 26 and they made Oobleck. Matthew Taber (standing) gave the kids a lesson in fluid dynamics and explained the basic states of matter and their physical properties. Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid. It acts like a liquid when being poured, but like a solid when a force is acting on it. It is made out of a mixture of corn starch and water. Oobleck gets its name from the Dr. Seuss book Bartholomew and the Oobleck. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on MDR website)
The Magnet Cove School District recently received a grant for $20,000 from West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District (WCAPDD). The grant will assist the Magnet Cove School District with renovations of the baseball field and purchase new equipment. The WCAPDD General Improvement Fund grant program is to provide funding for community and economic development projects within a 10-county service area. Rep. David Kizzia, left, and Dwayne Pratt of the WCAPDD, right, present the grant check to former superintendent Gail McClure and Coach Robert Webb.
Left to right: Ethan Jyles, Whitt Frazior and Leo Herrerra show off their brick cars for Brickfestâ€™s Brick Car Derby held Saturday, June 28. Winners from the Brick Car Derby, and other contests, will be printed in the MDRâ€™s special Brickfest Follow-Up section on July 12. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on MDR website)