October 17th, 2014
Arthur Denny Corley, 67, of Benton passed away Oct. 16, 2014. He was born Aug. 16, 1947 in Malvern.
A private family memorial service will be held later. Arrangements are by Ashby Funeral Home.
Tommy Watts, age 59, of Malvern, passed away this morning, October 16, 2014,
Keith Kerr, 41, of Webster, Texas, died Sunday, October 12, 2014.
Lilly Olivia Longstreth, infant daughter of Ashley Bright and Richard Z. Longstreth was born October 7, 2014
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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
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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.