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March 10th, 2014
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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.
The Hot Spring County Quorum Court will meet Tuesday, March 11 in the Hot Spring County Courthouse at 6 p.m. for its regular scheduled meeting.
The Malvern City Council meets Monday at 7 p.m. in the city hall courtroom with several items on the agenda, including a vote on an ambulance franchise agreement with LifeNet. If approved, the franchise agreement will make LifeNet the cityâs exclusive ambulance service provider.
Will your clocks be confused this weekend? Many clocks as well as people will be somewhat confused this weekend as we enter into Daylight Saving Time.
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Weather delays state tournament games
This weekend is going to be busy with several events. First, will be the 4-H Annual Auction on Friday night beginning at 7 p.m. Everything will be up for bid from T-shirts to quilts to fertilizer to vacation trips. Just about every business in the area will have been hit up for goodies and you will get to bid on them. Best of all, you know itâs going to a good cause. For a couple of months, the 4-H kids have been going around to local businesses and getting gift certificates to restaurants, hotels, clothing stores, feed stores and grocery stores.
On Tuesday, March 11, residents of the City of Rockport will go to the polls to vote for or against the issuance of bonds by the City of Rockport in the principal amount not to exceed $3 million for the purpose of financing betterments and improvements to the wastewater treatment and collection system of the city.
The Hot Spring County 2014 primary candidates have been filed.
The primary election will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Those winning in the primary will run in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Early voting will begin on Monday, May 5.
Phil Clem was honored â and the subject of some good-natured kidding â at the Hot Spring County Medical Foundationâs annual toast and roast. Hospital administrator Sheila Williams said the event was just a little short of a total sell-out. The event raised more than $6,200 through its silent and live auctions, she said. Williams did not have the total earned through the eventâs ticket sales at press time.