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May 30th, 2014
ProMed Ambulance filed a motion for preliminary injunction in federal court around noon on Friday, May 30, in hopes of preventing the implementation of LifeNet as the cityâ€™s exclusive ambulance provider. ProMed also filed a â€śBrief in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction,â€ť a â€śSummons in Civil Actionâ€ť to the City of Malvern and LifeNet, Inc., and a â€śVerified Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, and Preliminary and Permanent Injunction for Damagesâ€ť which asks the federal court to declare the cityâ€™s contract with LifeNet null and void.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2586 held their installation of officers on Tuesday, May 20. They were sworn in by the state officer as: Commander Robert Lafond, Veteran Service Officer Membership Chair Nelson Bailey, Adjutant Nathan Turner, 1st Year Trustee Boyd Johnson, Quartermaster David Baum, Junior-Vice Commander Tom Arnold, Judge Advocate Randy Buie, 3rd Year Trustee Mark Korsmeier, 2nd Year Trustee Wendell Dawson. Not pictured are: Sr. Vice Commander Bryan Chaney, Chaplain James Brown and Surgeon General Kelly Smoke. (Photo submitted)
Pictured at left: Members of the Malvern Area Kiwanis honored the following 4th grade students as Terrific Kids by having an Ice Cream Social: (Mrs. Black) Samantha Walters and Jett Jones; (Mrs. Blaschke) Ayush Adhvaryu and Emily Smith; (Mrs. Jones) Madison Huckaby and Tyson Cooper; (Mrs. Longworth) Cameron Bailey and Kailee Kendrick; (Mrs. Schultz) Bradley Cooper and Destiny Harper; (Mrs. Watson) Emma Wallace (absent) and Jace Kitchens.
Doug Little was at the Senior Adult Center to deliver meals recently. Little has been a Meals on Wheels delivery volunteer for three years. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
Wednesday, May 28 the Magnet Cove School Board held a special meeting in the central office board room at 5:30 p.m. for the purpose of filling vacant positions within the school district. With all members in attendance, the board voted unanimously on the following applicants: Caroline Nail as elementary principal, Taylor Revels as secondary English teacher for grades 7th and 8th and Quinton Revels as elementary teacher for 5th grade. Superintendent Gail McClure reported that all positions are now filled.
Jonny Long of LifeNet, above, checks supplies in one of the companyâ€™s four ambulances that are to be stationed in Malvern officially on Sunday, June 1. LifeNetâ€™s temporary location is at 1503 East Page, the former Howard Real Estate building, pictured at right. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
West Central Arkansas Planning & Development District (WCAPDD) Executive Director Dwayne Pratt, left, and Sen. Alan Clark, right, present a check for $10,000 to Jeff Short and Will Childers with the Ouachita River Park Commission. The grant will be used to improve the Ouachita River Whitewater Park area. (Photo by Gretchen Ritchey available on the MDR website)
Librarian Shannon Hobbs, left, is ready to help students and their family members who attended Malvern Elementary Schoolâ€™s recent book fair. The book fair offered buy-one-get-one-free offers that ensure students will have plenty of enjoyable reading to do over the summer break. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on the MDR website)
Malvern Elementary School raised a total of $1,583.17 for Relay For Life. Pam Costonâ€™s kindergarten class raised the most in the Hot Spring County mini-relay that was held at Malvern Elementary. They were surprised and rewarded with an afternoon ice cream party. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on MDR website)