July 9th, 2014
Rockport voters passed their bond issue in the Tuesday, July 8 election. The final vote was 74-44.
Instructor Marcos De La Oâ€™ (far left) oversees a group during Life Saving Education Centerâ€™s CPR class at Malvern/HSC Library on Tuesday, July 8. (Photo by Ashley Haugland)
A few of today's highlights â€”
â€” City sales tax collections are up; A&P committee asks for agenda time
â€” Easley sets trials, callbacks
â€” Cast your Best of Ballot
â€” Federally funded program targets energy providers
â€” CADC and St. Paul UMC team up for Youth Summer Food Program
â€” Recipe Scene â€” Oven Fried Catfish
â€” August at Crater of Diamonds Park
â€” Scarbrough pleased with teamâ€™s effort
â€” Malvern hosting James King Memorial 7-on-7 Tournament today
â€” 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 â€” On Monday, July 7, Simmons First National Corporation announced plans to donate the Delta Trust & Bank (â€śDelta Trustâ€ť) branch located in Eudora to Southern Bancorp Bank, a rural-focused Community Development Financial Institution headquartered in Arkadelphia.
MALVERN (AP) â€” Prison officials say an Arkansas death row inmate has died at a hospital after falling ill.
Department of Correction spokeswoman Shea Wilson says 61-year-old Joe Louis Dansby died Monday night at a Malvern hospital. Wilson says Dansby had been ill for much of the past year and was being housed at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit medical facility.
Wilson says Dansby was taken by ambulance to the hospital on Monday night because of vomiting and difficulty breathing. He was pronounced dead shortly after 10:30 p.m. Monday.
Dewayne â€śJDâ€ť Loyd, 67, of Malvern passed away July 4, 2014.
Margaret Pierce, age 70, of Malvern passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. Vincents in Hot Springs.
Gertie Ann Lucy Harp, age 72 of Malvern, died Friday, July 4, 2014 at her home.