June 3rd, 2014
The Malvern Leopards football staff had a bit of a shake-up on Friday, as offensive coordinator J.D. Plumlee left the program to take the same position at Harrison High School.
Plumleeâ€™s wifeâ€™s family is from the Harrison area, and the move was inspired by family, Malvern head coach Mike Scarbrough said.
â€śWe appreciate J.D.â€™s work here,â€ť Scarbrough said. â€śHe did a great job for us.â€ť
For the full story, see the Tuesday, June 3 edition of the Malvern Daily Record.
Jawan Pearson Gray, age 85 of Malvern, died Monday, June 02, 2014 in Nashville, Arkansas.
Audrey B. Lawrence Tedford, age 85, of Hot Springs, passed away Saturday May 31, 2014, at St. Vincentâ€™s-Hot Springs.
Richard Holmes, 68, of Benton, AR passed away May 30, 2014.
The family of J.A Mobley Conklin deeply regrets inadvertently omitting the family names of J.A. who was preceded in death by his second wife Lola Davis Conklin and is survived by his sister Willa Dean Pressler of Rogers.
ProMed Ambulance filed a motion for preliminary injunction in federal court around noon on Friday, May 30, in hopes of preventing the implementation of LifeNet as the cityâ€™s exclusive ambulance provider. ProMed also filed a â€śBrief in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction,â€ť a â€śSummons in Civil Actionâ€ť to the City of Malvern and LifeNet, Inc., and a â€śVerified Complaint for Declaratory Judgment, and Preliminary and Permanent Injunction for Damagesâ€ť which asks the federal court to declare the cityâ€™s contract with LifeNet null and void.
The Wilson Intermediate School student council hosted a change collection in each homeroom and raised $817 for tornado victims in the Vilonia and Mayflower areas. They voted to add money from their club's treasury to round the number up to $1000.
For more details, see page 1 of the Saturday, May 31 MDR
The Jack McKay Softball Tournament, which was scheduled to be held Saturday, May 31, at the Boys & Girls Club of Malvern and Hot Spring County, has been canceled. After many consecutive days of rain, the organizers of the event have canceled the tournament with no make-up date planned.
On Saturday, Oct. 11, the inaugural Ouachita River Challenge will be held in Malvern.
The event was created to showcase the beauty and natural resources found in Hot Spring County.
The Ouachita River Challenge, which is open to individuals as well as teams, will include kayaking (Ouachita River), bicycling (Lake Catherine State Park) and running. The entry fee will be $75.
For more details, please see page 6A in the Saturday, May 31 MDR.