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May 23rd, 2013
According to U.S. News & World Report, area high schools in Arkansas rated soundly on the list of the top schools in the state.
Sheridan High School, in Grant County, was rated ninth among high schools in the state.
Bismarck High School, in Hot Spring County, cracked the top 20 at 19th and Malvern High School was ranked 31st.
(Pick up a copy of Thursday, May 23 MDR for full story)
Members of the Malvern Police Department and the Department of Corrections Ouachita Unit took part in the Law Enforcement Run for the Special Olympics on Wednesday. The run started at the Valero gas station on Highway 270 (near Walmart) and ended at Doyleâ€™s Corner where Highway 270 splits with Highway 67. (Photo available on the MDR website)
ON THE FRONT â€” HSC schools rate among top in state
What resembled a sea of white water shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning coming down Locust Street behind Food Center was in fact white paint that had been applied to a building the night before which had washed off into the streets.
Where are they now?
They are right here in Malvern, where they should be.
Whatever happened to the band members of the U.S.O. that played for Bob Hope?
Well, they came home, got married and bought a Hemingway Cat.
James Lindsey, born in Malvern, February 21, 1953, at the Alexander Hospital, was in North Dakota when he turned 18 and had to register with the draft board. A general at the Minot A.F.B. in North Dakota knew that Lindsey was a member of the Ben Shaw Trio and he also knew Bob Hope was needing a drummer.
Both Malvern Mayor Steve Northcutt and Malvern Street Department Supervisor Glenn McCloud said the stage being constructed in Malvern City Park is a huge bonus for the park, the citizens of Hot Spring County and tourism, which translates to commerce.
In last weekâ€™s Malvern City County meeting it was discussed that the original cost of the stage at the City Park would be $40,000, not the $20,000 that had been earlier figured.
A mistake in bookkeeping by one the contractors revealed Malvern would need to come up with a extra $20,000 for their part of the stage.
Do you know where your vegetables are from? Inmates at the Hot Spring County Jail now know exactly where their fresh vegetables come from â€” their own garden.
(Pick up a copy of Saturday, May 4 MDR for full story)
Bob Smith taught accounting and math at Ouachita Technical College (now College Of The Ouachitas) from 1988 until 2000. Donâ€™t worry about Smith staying busy in retirement. He has already published one book and has another ready for the press.
Smith, now living in Hot Springs Village, has written a book that he says is a â€śmystery, science fiction novel.â€ť
(Pick up a copy of Tuesday, April 30 MDR for full story)