May 6th, 2014
The Magnet Cove Lady Panthers are the defending Class 2A state champions, but they had a hard time picking up the district tournament win against Poyen on Saturday.
After the two teams traded leads in the game, Magnet Cove pulled away for a 13-9 victory at Poyen.
The Lady Indians went up in the first inning 4-0, but Magnet Cove answered back in the bottom half of the inning with five runs of their own.
In the bottom of the second inning, the Lady Panthers added two more runs to take a 7-4 lead and appeared to be pulling away.
The Magnet Cove Panthers baseball team came away with the 5-2A District title on Saturday, but it wasnâ€™t easy.
The Panthers defeated the hosting Poyen Indians 5-4, but Magnet Cove trailed for 6 2/3 innings of the game.
Magnet Cove was trailing 4-0 by the time the Panthers finally got on the board.
In the bottom of the fifth inning, Gavin Porter hit a single to give the Panthers a base runner. But two outs later, it appeared as if this inning would go the same way the previous four had.
The Malvern Leopards entered the 7-4A District Tournament on Friday as the No. 4 seed, needing just one win to advance to the regional tournament.
Unfortunately for the Leopards, they were unable to get that win, falling 8-4 to Nashville at the tournament held at Ouachita Baptist University at Arkadelphia.
The Leopards were behind 6-0 before they got their first run in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Nashville added two more runs in the top of the fifth inning to take a commanding 8-1 lead.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, May 6 edition of the Malvern Daily Record.
Roy Lee Luster age 68 of Malvern, AR died Monday, May 5, 2014 at his residence.
Annice Marie Eldridge White, age 77 of Sherwood, Arkansas, died Friday, May 2, 2014 at her home after a brief illness.
Annice Marie Eldridge White, age 77 of Sherwood, Arkansas, died Friday, May 02, 2014 at her home after a brief illness.
Hot Spring County Election Commission recently received a grant from the County Voting System Grant Fund in the amount of $15,212. The grant was used to purchase an ES&S Model 650, an easy-to-use, high-speed central paper ballot counter and vote tabulator that supports a full range of jurisdiction sizes and ballot complexities.
This is Part Two of a three-part series featuring the Malvern and Hot Spring County candidates and the speeches they gave at a recent political rally. Part One was published in the Wednesday, April 30 MDR
In the political rally held Friday, April 25, candidates running for office in the May primary and the November general election were on hand to present their ideas and to introduce themselves to the community.
Malvern Mayor Steve Northcutt says he will take no action regarding the completed investigation of several allegations about Malvern Street Department Superintendent Glenn McCloud. Northcutt said the investigation stemmed from a letter sent to the Arkansas Municipal League by a â€śdisgruntledâ€ť former street department employee who had been terminated. Northcutt said he asked Malvern Chief of Police Donnie Taber to conduct an internal investigation regarding the letterâ€™s allegations.
Rand Scroggins gets his face painted at Malvern Elementary Schoolâ€™s Field Day. Students braved the chilly, windy weather to take part in activities that ranged from a leaky pipe relay to hurdle races to jump ropes and hula hoops. They even had a marble pool, where students removed shoes and socks and had one minute to remove as many marbles as possible with their toes. (Photo by Mi Vaughn available on MDR website)