October 15th, 2014
VIDEO: SEC Commissioner Mike Slive To Retire In 2015
At a Tuesday press conference, Mike Slive announced that he will step down as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, effective July 31, 2015. Slive is the SECâ€™s seventh commissioner and has held the position since 2002, yet he told SECSports.com that recent health concerns have made him reevaluate his priorities. Slive said, â€śI have been blessed in more ways than I can count and I will have as much passion for this job on my last day as I did on my first."
Mr. Floyd W. Songer, age 87, of Malvern, died Monday, October 13, 2014
Gina Nikkol Thomason, 31, of Malvern, passed away on October 9, 2014 in El Reno, OK. She was born December 28, 1982 to Teresa (Sturdivant) Thomason Carroll and Basil Allen Thomason.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Atkinson Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 until 7:00 pm. Services will be held on Wednesday October 15, 2014 at Atkinson Chapel at 11:00 am with Bro. Andrew Goodwin officiating.
Interment will follow the service at South Fork Cemetery in Gurdon, AR.
Ricky Schales, age 63, of New DeRoche passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014
VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds
The Hot Spring County flu clinic scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24 at the fairgrounds has been postponed due to a delay in shipmet from the flu vaccineâ€™s distributor. The new flu clinic date will be announced as soon as it is rescheduled.
The Arkansas Department of Health recommends getting a flu vaccine wherever it is available and says it is important for pregnant women to get the vaccine. Individuals wishing to get the vaccine at the county health unit should call (501) 332-6972 to ensure it is available.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ Routine bridge inspections will require lane closures on Interstate 30 in Hot Spring County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Crews will be inspecting two adjacent bridges about 5 miles west of Malvern. The work will require closing the eastbound and westbound outside lanes between mile markers 92 and 94.
Loyd A. Lewallen, 18, of Malvern, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014,
VIDEO: Best Seasonal Produce for Fall
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!
Donâ€™t forget to cast your votes in the Malvern Daily Recordâ€™s annaul Pet Calendar Contest. Voting ends Friday, Oct. 17. Each vote costs 25-cents. The top 12 will earn spots in the 2015 calendar. All proceeds benefit the Newspapers in Education program that provides newspapers to local classrooms. See this yearâ€™s contestants on page 12.