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June 13th, 2014
Beginning this month, HSC Health Unit will be hosting after-hour clinics to assist children in getting the necessary immunizations for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.
Immunization clinics will be held:
â€˘ June 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
â€˘ July 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
â€˘ Aug. 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
â€˘ Aug. 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For the rest of the story pick up Friday's edition
Marla Nix of the Ritz Theatre passes free tickets to Jennifer Nelson and Aaron Nelson Thursday morning. Through Aug. 7, the Ritz offers free movies each Thursday at 11 a.m. The summer matinee program is sponsored by Sykes, College of the Ouachitas, Malvern Daily Record, Wal-Mart, State Farm - Mark Cramer and Malvern Nursing and Rehabilitation. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
For the first time ever, a professional bull riding event will be part of Brickfest activities. The event, called the Malvern Tire Co. Brickfest Bull Bash, is presented by Mahindra Tractors of Malvern on Saturday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the Malvern Rodeo Arena. Gates open at 5 p.m.
For the rest of the story pick up June 12, 2014 editions.
United States Magistrate Judge Barry A. Bryant heard testimony from ProMed Ambulance, LifeNet and the City of Malvern at the federal court building in Hot Springs on Wednesday, June 11. Bryant made no decision on ProMedâ€™s motion for preliminary injunction or the City of Malvernâ€™s motion to dismiss. Bryant said he expected to set a hearing relatively quickly, addressing both the injunction and the dismissal requests together.
Malvern resident Diana Reggans was recently appointed by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to the vacant District 5 position on the Hot Spring County Quorum Court after a vacancy was declared when David Smith resigned. Reggans was approved by the court in a regular meeting Tuesday evening and took her seat as Justice of the Peace that evening. Reggansâ€™ appointment will end Dec. 31, 2014.
Recently, Malvern/Hot Spring County Library Regional Director Ashley Parker-Graves presented the libraryâ€™s 2013 Annual Report to the HSC Quorum Court and to the Malvern City Council as mandated by state law. The report covers information collected from January to December of 2013 and was reported to the Arkansas State Library and the federal government.
After numerous sightings of a large cat around the Hot Spring County, an investigation by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officers and Hot Spring County sheriffâ€™s deputies led to an unrelated arrest.
Malvern Elementary School received a $10,000 grant from â€śKeys + Kidsâ€ť Piano Grant Program. Sara Bareilles and the VH1 Save the Music Foundation announced the winners on May 30. MES received a total of $10,000 worth of equipment for their music room. They were awarded a Yamaha NU1 upright hybrid piano, a Yamaha StagePass 600i portable PA system, and a Sure SM58 vocal microphone.
A block of Reyburn Road at its intersection with Babcock was blocked off for street work Wednesday morning as crews worked to relieve draining issues along the sides of the street. Street superintendent Glenn McCloud said the city will also be repairing large potholes caused by water buildup and winter weather. Repair will begin next week, weather-permitting, he said. (Photo by Ronna Pennington available on the MDR website)
Four Malvern Middle School students received recognition from Duke Universityâ€™s Talent Identification Program at the awards ceremony held at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. These seventh grade students took the ACT test along with senior high students from around the nation and scored 21 or above in one or more of the core areas. Nathan Cowling received national as well as state recognition for his achievement. The students are Nathan Cowling, Chance Lund, Zaine Stoecker and Taylor Doddridge. (Photo submitted)