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June 20th, 2014
Brickfest is just a week away and things are falling into place, according to Brenda Weldon, music coordinator of the festival. Weldon put to rest rumors about any uncertainties regarding funding for scheduled entertainment. â€śSykes is the presenting sponsor as the biggest donor to the festival,â€ť she said. In addition to monetary donations, Sykes has also provided volunteers who will help with parking and other festival responsibilities, she said.
Resident Engineer Tim Baber (right) of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, presents Hot Spring County Judge Bill Scrimshire with a plaque from the Arkansas Asphalt Pavement Association in recognition for quality asphalt paving for two county roads in Region 5, CC Road and Amity Road. Local company Martin Marietta provided the labor and materials for the jobs and the county did the prep work. (Picture by Mi Vaughn available on the MDR website)
Above: Farm Bureau claims adjuster Michael McCrary (center) of Malvern was named the 2014 District Two Adjuster of the Year during the 61st annual Farm Bureau Claims Conference June 5 in Hot Springs. Forrest Fletcher (left), district two claims manager, and John Bonner (right), vice president of claims, presented the award to McCrary. The award is given annually to the adjuster in each of the nine claims districts who shows the most proficient job skills, outstanding leadership, professionalism and dedication during the previous year. (Photo submitted)
Malvern Superintendent Brian Golden, back center, recently recognized the May Students of the Month at the school board meeting. Students recognized include Cheyenne McWhirter (kindergarten), Dustin Farber (first grade), Fatima Flores (second grade), Briana Crews (third grade), Ben Capes (fourth grade), Anthony Beard (fifth grade), Piper Bailey (sixth grade), Laura Beth Russell (seventh grade), Will Smith (eighth grade), Christian Morgan (ninth grade), Katelyn Kratz (10th grade), Sebastian Romero (11th grade) and Maya McGhee (12th grade). (Photo submitted)
On Monday morning, Animal Control Officer Darren Finley helped the Malvern Police Department remove a bear from a tree on Earnest Street. Finley stated, â€śIt was about 180 pounds, a 2-year-old black bear.â€ť Finley said they used sedation and a rope system to get the bear out of the tree. Generally, he said, black bears are fairly docile. â€śTo me they are not a danger as long as you donâ€™t get in between mama and cubs,â€ť Finley added.
For the rest of the story pick up a copy of today's MDR. Tuesday June 17.
How to manage back pain, No-bake desserts make the perfect end to a gathering
See page 5A in the Saturday, June 14 MDR
Hiking can be enjoyed by even novice outdoor enthusiasts, Seine fishing is fun way to view marine life, Preserve natural habitats for wildlife
See pages 13A and 14A in the Saturday, June 14 MDR
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.