May 20th, 2014
Three Hot Spring County schools held commencement exercises over the weekend. Above, left, Poyen graduate Destiny Hoyle visits with her dad Bobby and other family members before the ceremony. Center, Ouachita High school graduates have a silly moment before their processional begins. Right, Malvern High School graduates were ready to enter Summit Arena to receive their diplomas. (Photos by MDR staff available on the MDR website)
Richard H. West of Malvern, AR born July 13, 1941 passed May 12, 2014.
Donna Gail Davidson, 67, of Malvern passed away May 17, 2014.
Kenneth Leo Draper, 68, of Malvern passed away May 16, 2014.
Kenneth L. Draper, 68, of Malvern passed away on Friday May 16, 2014.
David Leroy Edmonson, 66, of Glen Rose, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.
Glenn Thomas Paine, 43, of Malvern, residing in Hot Springs passed away in the early morning on May 8, 2014.
In 42 days, Malvernâ€™s City Park will be in full swing with people, arts, crafts, music, bull riding and more.
When Summit Bank opens on Monday, it will officially be Bank of the Ozarks, but local customers should not expect to see many visible changes, according to Brian Coston, president of Malvernâ€™s Summit Bank.
The first Wednesday of each month is now when Malvern residents will hear the cityâ€™s early tornado warning alarms. There was a test done on Thursday on the siren at Carmichael Street and it is in working order, as are the other sirens in the city which are maintained by the Malvern Fire Department, according to Fire Chief Jeremy Harper. This alarm system has been in place since the late 1980s to early 1990s, he said.
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