VIDEO: SEC Is 1st Conference To Put 4 In Top 5 Of AP Poll
The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five ? all from the western division. Mississippi State stayed No. 1 after a weekend off. Alabama jumped three spots to No. 4 after a 59-0 victory against Texas A&M. Auburn moved up a spot to No. 5 during a bye week, taking advantage of losses by previously unbeaten Notre Dame and Baylor.
Malvern 41, Waldron 7
Poyen 12, Bigelow 7
Bismarck 23, Horatio 0
Magnet Cove 35, Mountain Pine 7
Prescott 49, Glen Rose 24
VIDEO: SEC Commissioner Mike Slive To Retire In 2015
At a Tuesday press conference, Mike Slive announced that he will step down as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, effective July 31, 2015. Slive is the SECâ€™s seventh commissioner and has held the position since 2002, yet he told SECSports.com that recent health concerns have made him reevaluate his priorities. Slive said, â€śI have been blessed in more ways than I can count and I will have as much passion for this job on my last day as I did on my first."
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The Hot Spring County flu clinic scheduled for Friday, Oct. 24 at the fairgrounds has been postponed due to a delay in shipmet from the flu vaccineâ€™s distributor. The new flu clinic date will be announced as soon as it is rescheduled.
The Arkansas Department of Health recommends getting a flu vaccine wherever it is available and says it is important for pregnant women to get the vaccine. Individuals wishing to get the vaccine at the county health unit should call (501) 332-6972 to ensure it is available.
LITTLE ROCK â€“ Routine bridge inspections will require lane closures on Interstate 30 in Hot Spring County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.
Crews will be inspecting two adjacent bridges about 5 miles west of Malvern. The work will require closing the eastbound and westbound outside lanes between mile markers 92 and 94.
A Mass Flu Clinic will be held Friday, Oct. 24 at the HSC Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Participants must bring their insurance card, whether it is private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, etc.
For more information, see the Thursday, Oct. 9 MDR.
The Malvern Daily Record is celebrating Veterans Day by honoring those who have served in our nationâ€™s military. Submit your service memberâ€™s photo along with name, branch of service, place of service and dates served and also note whether the veteran is living or deceased. Photos are due by Friday, Oct. 31 (no Polaroids or photocopies). Look for information forms in the MDR, or fill one out in the office at 219 Locust Street, Malvern. Veterans will be featured in the Saturday, Nov. 8 MDR.
U.S. Senator Mark Pryorâ€™s Mobile Office will continue its statewide tour to help Arkansans who may be having problems with the Veterans Administration, Social Security, or other services involving the federal government. Pryor invites Arkansans to visit with his staff in Malvern today (Wednesday, Oct. 8), 10:30 a.m. â€“ 11:30 a.m.: Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce, 213 W. 3rd St.
Glen Rose wins over Jessieville, 35-27
Bismarck falls to Harmony Grove, 34-0
Poyen beats Magnet Cove 40-7
Malvern falls to Mena , 36-22
Look for game details in the Saturday MDR!