February 7th, 2014
Thelton Hughes, a sixth grade teacher at Wilson Intermediate School and a band assistant at Malvern High School, was arrested on charges of alleged first degree sexual assault and transporting a minor for prohibited sexual conduct, according to a probable cause affidavit filed on Feb. 4. Janet Blair, an assistant superintendent for the Malvern School District, said she could not discuss personnel matters as to whether Hughes was terminated or resigned, but she did confirm that he is no longer employed by the district.
Jeremy Jackson, age 35, of Malvern passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Saline Memorial Hospital.
Harold Holland, age 77, of Glen Rose passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Arbor Oaks Health and Rehab.
Ricky â€śZipâ€ť Caldwell, age 60, of Malvern passed away February 3, 2014.
Bettie â€śJoAnneâ€ť â€śGinnyâ€ť Robinson age 75 of Hot Springs went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 3, 2014 at her home with her family at her side.
Bismarck, Glen Rose, Magnet Cove, Malvern and Ouachita school districts will be closed due to inclement weather on Tuesday, Feb. 4. College of the Ouachitas is also closed.
Harold Holland, age 77, of Malvern passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Arbor Oaks Health and Rehab.
Annie Lee Catlett Bittinger age 86 of Donaldson, AR died Saturday, February 1, 2014.
Juanita Marie Thomson, age 56 of Malvern, died at her residence on Friday, January 31, 2014.
FROM THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION:
Mena, Ark. â€“ AFC pilot, Jake Harrell, failed to make a scheduled check-in with AFC Central Dispatch in Malvern yesterday after 1:11 p.m. Harrell was flying a regularly scheduled detection flight from Malvern to points throughout west Arkansas. His last known location was Oden, with supposed intent of traveling toward Wickes.