August 14th, 2014
The Malvern Daily Record is seeking teachers and sponsors to participate in the newspaperâ€™s annual Newspapers in Education (N.I.E.) program. Each school year, the MDR, with the help of community sponsors, sends about 75,000 newspapers into area classrooms, according to MDR Publisher Richard Folds.
The Hot Spring County Quorum Court met Tuesday, Aug. 12 in regular session and approved several bills and resolutions. Among those, justices of the peace voted unanimously to transfer funds from the Unappropriated General Fund to a sheriff's department account. The funds transferred are actually from a check received from Gallagher Bassett insurance for damage to a 2008 Dodge Charger used by the sheriff's department.
Magnet Cove School District will welcome a new superintendent for the 2014-2015 school year, Danny Thomas. The Magnet Cove School Board convened earlier in the year to look for prospective replacements for former superintendent Gail McClure, now retired. After much deliberation, on March 19 the board decided on Batesville native Danny Thomas.
Read the full story on the front page of the Thursday, Aug. 14 MDR.
The Bismarck Lions were on the field Wednesday, Aug. 13 to prepare for their opening game against Spring Hill on Sept. 5.
In today's MDR:
Magnet Cove welcomes new superintendent
Quorum court approves transfers and positions
MDR seeks teachers, sponsors for NIE
Columnist Ann Ashcraft's Senior Activity Center News
Looking back to 1989
Smile of the Week
Shorewood Hills UMC celebrates 65 years
Bismarck golf wins again, stays perfect this season
MSD to begin drug testing
Bismarck football practice pics
Pics from around the city and county on "Our Community" page
Charles Walter Perkins, 65, of Centerton, died August 13, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville. He was born October, 1, 1948
Jack Gullett, age 84, of Malvern passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs. He was born March 10, 1930,
Claudia Mann Mason, 100, of Malvern, died August 13, 2014, at her home.Â She was born in Malvern on May 12, 1914
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The Magnet Cove School District will be conducting active shooter training for staff as well as law enforcement and other emergency personnel from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15 on the Magnet Cove campus.
There will be numerous law enforcement and emergency vehicles on campus this day. This is a proactive safety measure the district is taking to train employees and emergency responders, and should not cause concern for anyone seeing these vehicles or personnel on campus.