July 10th, 2014
In Thursday's MDR you'll find these and more headlines ‚ÄĒ
Quorum court says ‚Äúno‚ÄĚ to new position
Rockport approves bond issue
Bismarck woman dies in accident
MSD won‚Äôt apply for program
Library Patron Summer Contest
Rockport to host 80th Annual Session
MHS JROTC Color Guard photo
News from Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
Crafting at the Petty Center
James King Memorial 7-on-7 Tournament
Young Gunz take state
No need for LeBron to have ‚ÄėThe Decision‚Äô 2.0
Our Community ‚ÄĒ see who's doing what around town
Just a few years ago, LeBron James was the darling of the NBA world as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, then with a one-hour debacle of a marketing ploy, he threw away all of that good will with ‚ÄúThe Decision.‚ÄĚ
Instead of just announcing he was leaving his home state and joining another team (like every other player on Earth would have), he drug it out and milked it for everything it was worth.
Teams from 14 different schools assembled at Malvern High School on Wednesday for the second James King Memorial 7-on-7 Tournament.
The tournament is named for former Malvern Leopard football player James King, who tragically lost his life in 2012. The tournament was started as a way to remember and honor King, who was a beloved member of the community as much as he was a talented football player.
Linda Sue ‚ÄúNana‚ÄĚ Jones age 61, of Bismarck passed away July 9, 2014.
Rockport voters passed their bond issue in the Tuesday, July 8 election. The final vote was 74-44.
Instructor Marcos De La O‚Äô (far left) oversees a group during Life Saving Education Center‚Äôs CPR class at Malvern/HSC Library on Tuesday, July 8. (Photo by Ashley Haugland)
A few of today's highlights ‚ÄĒ
‚ÄĒ City sales tax collections are up; A&P committee asks for agenda time
‚ÄĒ Easley sets trials, callbacks
‚ÄĒ Cast your Best of Ballot
‚ÄĒ Federally funded program targets energy providers
‚ÄĒ CADC and St. Paul UMC team up for Youth Summer Food Program
‚ÄĒ Recipe Scene ‚ÄĒ Oven Fried Catfish
‚ÄĒ August at Crater of Diamonds Park
‚ÄĒ Scarbrough pleased with team‚Äôs effort
‚ÄĒ Malvern hosting James King Memorial 7-on-7 Tournament today
‚ÄĒ Malvern Little League eliminated in district tournament
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Have you cast your ballot in the Malvern Daily Record's annual "The Best of Hot Spring County" competition? The annual awards honor area businesses, agencies and individuals for their commitment to service, quality and overall excellence. "When a business or individual wins in our Best of Hot Spring County competition, it means their customers recognize their efforts and their expertise," said MDR Publisher Richard Folds.
Pat Shea, age 80, of Malvern passed away July 8, 2014 at his home.
PINE BLUFF ‚ÄĒ On Monday, July 7, Simmons First National Corporation announced plans to donate the Delta Trust & Bank (‚ÄúDelta Trust‚ÄĚ) branch located in Eudora to Southern Bancorp Bank, a rural-focused Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Arkadelphia.