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ProMed sues city, LifeNet

May 31, 2014

By
Ronna Pennington

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 city’s exclusive ambulance provider. ProMed also filed a “Brief in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction,” a “Summons in Civil Action” to the City of Malvern and LifeNet, Inc., and a “Verified Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, and Preliminary and Permanent Injunction for Damages” which asks the federal court to declare the city’s contract with LifeNet null and void.

May 30th

Wilson Student Council and homerooms help tornado victims

May 30, 2014

The Wilson Intermediate School student council hosted a change collection in each homeroom and raised $817 for tornado victims in the Vilonia and Mayflower areas. They voted to add money from their club's treasury to round the number up to $1000.

For more details, see page 1 of the Saturday, May 31 MDR

Anderson promoted to lieutenant colonel in U.S. Army Reserves

May 30, 2014

ProMed sues city, LifeNet

May 30, 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 city’s exclusive ambulance provider. ProMed also filed a “Brief in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction,” a “Summons in Civil Action” to the City of Malvern and LifeNet, Inc., and a “Verified Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, and Preliminary and Permanent Injunction for Damages” which asks the federal court to declare the city’s contract with LifeNet null and void.

VFW Post 2586 Officer Installation

May 30, 2014

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)

Malvern Area Kiwanis Terrific Kids

May 30, 2014

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.

Delivering meals

May 30, 2014

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)

Magnet Cove hires Nail as elementary principal

May 30, 2014

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.

LifeNet prepares for Sunday switch

May 30, 2014

Jonny Long of LifeNet, above, checks supplies in one of the company’s four ambulances that are to be stationed in Malvern officially on Sunday, June 1. LifeNet’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)

May 29th

Whitewater Park grant

May 29, 2014

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)

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