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April 29th, 2014
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Kizzia announces campaign for state representative, Cox announces
The Glen Rose School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in the High School Library. The purpose of this meeting is the ongoing selection of the new superintendent.
Concerned citizens are encouraged to attend.
Malvern and Hot Spring County escaped damaging storms over the weekend, unlike the destruction a Sunday night tornado brought to Vilonia and Mayfllower. Barbara Key, administrative assistant to the Hot Spring County Judge, confirmed that Monday morning reports from personnel across the county indicated no local damage.
David Kizzia, 42, announced his campaign for State Representative today. Kizzia, serving in his first term as State Representative, said his campaign would focus on making state government more responsible and accountable, helping businesses preserve and create jobs, protecting our local hospital and strengthening our K-12 and junior college education.
â€śIt has been a great honor to serve the people of Malvern, Hot Spring County and Garland County. Iâ€™m running to ensure my son will have a first rate education that prepares him for the jobs of the future,â€ť Kizzia said. â€śWe must all do our part to continue growing our local economy, looking for new, innovative ways to draw on our manufacturing know how, so our children can plant their lives in Hot Spring and Garland counties as we have,â€ť Kizzia said.
Ernie Cox is the incumbent candidate for Hot Spring County Coroner. Â He was born and raised in Hot Spring County and graduated Malvern High School. Â After completing 1 1/2 years at Henderson State University, Cox was drafted into the US Army, serving two years as a medic, Chaplainâ€™s assistant and on the Whitecoat Project of USAMRID (United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases). With an Honorable discharge, Cox returned home to Malvern and worked eight months as an EMT for Hot Spring County Ambulance Service.
The Lions Club meets every Tuesday at Western Sizzlin. For more information, contact President Shanna Stuckey at 501-467-1586.
Current City Attorney James Lucas Graham has announced his candidacy for the Malvern City Attorney position and will be running against Cecilia Ashcraft for the Democratic nomination in the May Democratic Primary. Graham has served as Malvernâ€™s city attorney since January 2013, and owns and operates the Graham Law Firm in Malvern. Graham previously gained experience in the areas of municipal law and governance while working for the Arkansas Municipal League and while serving as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Little Rock.