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March 25th, 2014
Millions of people across the globe suffer from diabetes, a term used to describe a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood pressure resulting from the bodyâ€™s cells not responding properly to insulin and/or inadequate insulin production. According to researchers at Australiaâ€™s Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, if the spread of type 2 diabetes continues at its current rate, there will be roughly 439 million adults with diabetes across the globe in the year 2030. Though some cases of diabetes cannot be prevented, a healthy lifestyle can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
A driverâ€™s failure to dim his bright lights led to the confiscation of four small bags of crystal methamphetamine. The driver and a passenger fled the scene on foot and at press time had not been located, according to a report from the HSC Sheriffâ€™s Office.
The Magnet Cove School Board has selected Danny Thomas to replace retiring Gail McClure as superintendent.
Lidia Ivy gets in some practice time playing catch after school on Tuesday. The Ouachita Elementary first grader is a member of the Zero Tolerance 06 team. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
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 sunny afternoon brought families out to City Park. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available ont he MDR website)
Phil Clem was honored â€“ and the subject of some good-natured kidding â€“ at the Hot Spring County Medical Foundationâ€™s 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 eventâ€™s ticket sales at press time.
The Boys & Girls Club basketball games provide light moments for the fans. (Photo by Eric Moore available on the MDR website)
Parents often look in on their children while the kids are sleeping. Kids often look peaceful while asleep, and parents enjoy seeing them getting their needed slumber. However, some kids can struggle when it comes to getting their necessary rest.