Archive - 2013 - News Article
For many people, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. That means the return of weekend getaways to the beach and the reemergence of the backyard barbecue.
Washington, D.C. â€“ Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) released the following statement regarding Thursdayâ€™s vote on the Farm Bill:
The â€śHeritage Houseâ€ť (118 West 2nd Street in Malvern) will be open Friday and Saturday during Brickfest.
Please visit and pick up copies of The Heritage, the HSCHSâ€™s annual publication.
On July 1 members and guests will enjoy the semi-annual potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Bring a pot and a friend. Questions may be referred to Kinney Black, VP/Program Chairman at 501-337-0796.
The Hot Spring County Extension Homemakers Council will have their annual Brickfest Quilt Show in the Educational Room at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 28 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Quilts of all kinds, shapes and sizes will be available for viewing.
If you have quilts of long ago, new quilts, baby quilts, lap throws, wall hangings, etc., this is your chance to show them off.
Bring your quilts to the Education Room on Thursday, June 27 from 1 until 4 p.m.
Quilts may be picked up Saturday, June 29 from 2 until 6 p.m.
Brickfest Baby Contest will be held Saturday, June 29 at City Park. The event is sponsored by Farmers Bank & Trust.
Early registration is $10 at any Farmers Bank and Trust location or Malvern Chamber of Commerce. Saturday registration is from 8 until 8:45 a.m. and will fee will be $15. Contest starts at 9 a.m.
The Honorable Chris E Williams, currently Circuit Judge of the Seventh Judicial District has finished a 12-year appointment for service as Chairperson on the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.
Judge Williams was appointed by the Supreme Court of Arkansas in July of 2001 for his first six-year appointment and reappointed for a second six-year term beginning July of 2007.
In July of 2012, Judge Williams was elected chairperson of the commission and the JDDC is grateful for his dedicated years of service to the judiciary of the State of Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) â€” The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department says a routine bridge inspection will mean that a lane of Highway 67 at Donaldson will be closed this week.
The department says crews will inspect the Union Pacific Railroad overpass on Highway 67 on Wednesday â€” weather permitting. The work will mean the closing of the northbound lane of the highway in Hot Spring County from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
CADDO VALLEY, Ark. (AP) â€” Authorities in Hot Spring and Clark counties are searching for a 58-year-old woman who disappeared near DeGray Lake.
Deborah Cronn was last seen on Arkansas Highway 7 in Caddo Valley about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The area is on the southern end of the lake near the Hot Spring and Clark county lines.
Hot Spring County authorities say the search was turned over to Clark County.
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) â€” A service will be held Wednesday for a Texas police officer who died after being hit by a truck during a disturbance at a park.
Texarkana police say a suspect was being held Sunday over the death of Officer William Sprague.
Sprague was hurt early Friday responding to a call about fights that broke out as about 100 people were at Grady T. Wallace Park. Police later arrested a man on a charge of aggravated assault of a public servant. The charge could be upgraded due to Saturday's death of Sprague.
There will still be music, food and entertainment, but due to high waters the Remmel to Rockport RegattaÂ float downstream has been called off.
The event is a fundraiser presented by Sykes to benefit the First Step Foundation.
The event will still begin Saturday, June 15, but instead of noon, it will start at 4 p.m. in Rockport whereÂ Smokinâ€™ in Style will serve BBQ at the Whitewater Park along the banks of the Ouachita River and then Tragikly White takes the stage.