February 2020 Photographs

Hot Spring County 4-H’ers Abby Loy (left) and Atlanta Nelson spoke to Malvern Rotarians on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 about their experiences in 4-H. Bismarck Jr. Lions head coach Mark Hamby talks to the Jr. Lions during a timeout during a recent Jr. Lions game.Malvern’s (2) Alexis Hawkins handles the basketball to create penetration against the Arkadelphia defense during eighth grade girls hoops action on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Leopard Center.AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE: Malvern’s (10) Ayanna Johnson and (11) Lexi Thorton pressure aggressively for the full-court trap on defense against Arkadelphia during ninth grade girls junior high basketball action on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Leopard Center.The Glen Rose 2020 Basketball Homecoming Queen, Sidney Robbins, gets a kiss on the cheek from her brother and father after being crowned queen during the Evening Ceremony held at the Glen Rose Arena on Friday, January 31, 2020Noah Dahlke, senior at Ouachita High School, is the Malvern Daily Record’s Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Warriors game against Mount Ida on Monday, January 27, 2020. Dahlke led the team with a total of 18 points and was the game changer in the Warriors win against Mount Ida. Dahlke made six 3-pointers in the game Monday with three of the six baskets coming in the second quarter.Indians head coach Andy Brakebill points out a missed call to the referee during the Jr. Indians game with the Jr. Panthers on Friday, January 31, 2020.Panthers head coach Matt Williamson calls out a play during the Panthers game with the Indians on Friday, January 31, 2020.The Poyen cheerleaders wave to the crowd after performing uring halftime of the Indians and Panthers game on Friday, January 31, 2020.The Poyen 2019 Class 2A State Runner-up team was recognized during halftime of the Indians and Panthers game on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Glen Rose’s Deshaun Jacobs looks to pass the ball during the Beavers game with Episcopal on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Glen Rose Arena.SOARING FOR THE REBOUND: Malvern’s (23) Jacoby Lock leaps high with Arkadelphia’s (23) Courtlon Crow for a rebound during senior high boys basketball action on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Leopard Center.Marion Gibson, Malvern-HSC Census Outreach Coordinator (right) and Cornelius Gibson pass out information about the 2020 Census at the Glen Rose Beavers basketball games on Friday, January 31, 2020. Email census2020hsc@gmail.com or call (502) 319-0259, For more information about the Census.Poyen’s Payton Anderson (11) and Gracen Murphy (1) keep a tight defense on Magnet Cove’s Emma Golden (10) during the Lady Indians and Lady Panthers game on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Glen Rose senior Dusty Reasons makes a move during one of his two matches against Beebe on Monday, February 3, 2020.Glen Rose senior Logan Phillips goes for the pin during one of his two matches against Beebe on Monday, February 3, 2020. Phillips earned his career high school 150th win on Monday.Glen Rose senior Dusty Reasons (left) and Logan Phillips stand with Glen Rose Wrestling Coach Doug McGuire during Senior Night celebration on Monday, February 3, 2020.Malvern’s (20) Haley Moore flies strong in the paint area under the basket to score during senior high girls basketball action against Arkadelphia on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Leopard Center.Dr. Steve Rook, Chancellor of Arkansas State University Three Rivers in Malvern, welcomed members and guests of the Hot Spring County Historical Society into his home, the ‘Brown House’ owned by the college, during its meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020. He gave insightful history of the home and how it became owned by the college. Members and guests were allowed to tour the decades old home. The next meeting of the Historical Society will be held on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m.A purple violet in Hot Spring County beat the groundhog predicting an early spring as wildflowers began blooming throughout Hot Spring County a week prior to Groundhog Day, February 2. Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil declared: “Spring will be early, it’s a certainty” after not seeing his shadow on Sunday. Today’s weather is expected to be rainy with a high in the mid-40s and a low of 36.PRE-SUPER BOWL BREAKFAST WITH DADS: The Central Arkansas Development Council Malvern Head Start Child Care Center kicked off an exciting occasion to get pumped up for Sunday's February 2, 2020 Super Bowl LIV by hosting a Pre-Super Bowl breakfast with Dads on Friday, January 31, 2020. The children grasped the opportunity to eat breakfast with their dads in the center's cafeteria early last Friday morning January 31.While eating breakfast, kids at the Malvern Head Start Child Care Center entertained each other with laughs and several different kinds of unique emotions during the PreSuper Bowl Breakfast with Dads on Friday, January 31, 2020.Malvern’s Haley Moore (20) yells for teammate Tiffany Monk (1) to go during the Lady Leopards game with the Bauxite Miners on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Leopard Center.Malvern’s DJ Culp looks at goal before shooting during the Leopards game with the Bauxite Miners on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Leopard Center. Culp hit the last goal for the Leopards to get the win over the Miners 56-55.PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 4-H’ers Jack Berryhill, Atlanta Nelson, Isabella Welch and Abby Loy serve breakfast at the annual Hot Spring Couny 4-H Breakfast held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. Malvern’s Jason Lambel was surrounded by friends, family, and coaches as he signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for the Henderson State University Reddies in the fall of 2020 at the Bill Hunt Field House on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.Malvern’s Jason Lambel poses for a picture with Malvern Head Football Coach J.D. Plumlee after Lambel signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for the Henderson State University Reddies in the fall of 2020 at the Bill Hunt Field House on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.SENIOR NIGHT MOMENT: Ouachita basketball head coach Corey Brown embrace a special moment with hugging senior Lady Warrior (23) Emily McBay as she comes off the court for the final time of her career during senior night at Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Ouachita High School Gymnasium.SENIOR NIGHT MOMENT: Ouachita basketball head coach Clayton Ray embrace a special moment with hugging senior Warrior (10) Truston Furr as he comes off the court for the final time of his career during senior night at Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Ouachita High School Gymnasium.Malvern Head baseball coach Jordan Knight talks to the baseball team before practice on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Morrison Park. The Leopards baseball team will kick off the 2020 season with a benefit game against Bryant on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Morrison Park.The Glen Rose School District received a $150,000 grant on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from the Arkansas Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas. The grant will go towards the construction of a walking track and the installation of playground equipment at Glen Rose Elementary School.Arkansas Furtakers held its annual fur auction at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Furs auctioned included raccoon, deer, fox, coyote, mink, nutria, and more.Rachel LeQuieuNicole SchneiderMolly PadgettTracy CorriganSidney RobbinsBrayden LyonsMatthew ClarkBrendan HillThe Glen Rose Lady Beavers celebrate after getting the win over Mayflower 48-47 on Sr. Night, Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Glen Rose Arena.SHOOTING FROM DOWNTOWN: Ouachita’s (4) Cameron Mattingly pulls up from the corner to drill one of two trifectas (3-pointers) made over a couple of Trinity Christian defenders during junior high boys basketball action Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Ouachita High School Gymnasium.Diane WrightPam RobideauxThe setting sun on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Grant County. Malvern head football coach JD Plumlee speaks to students in grades 4th through 7th during the Malvern Athletic Department’s Youth Skills and Drills night on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Bill Hunt Field House.Malvern head football coach JD Plumlee shows the correct way to catch a ball during the Malvern Athletic Department’s Youth Skills and Drills night on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Bill Hunt Field House.Malvern football strength and conditioning coach Nick Finley shows the proper stance for a defensive lineman during the Malvern Athletic Department’s Youth Skills and Drills night on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Bill Hunt Field House.A Mayflower defender tries to block the shot of Glen Rose senior Brendan Hill during the Beavers and Eagles game on Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Glen Rose Arena.DISCUSSING FUTURE PLANS FOR MALVERN PARKS: The Malvern City Park’s Committee met with architect Greg Pumphrey to discuss proposals for a design of improvements of a walking/wheelchair path throughout the City Park on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Mayor’s office. For several months, the Park’s committee has looked into future plans and ideas that will accommodate and be suitable for the public to make the City Park enjoyable to everyoneBismarck Jr. Lady Lion head coach Brett Barber speaks to the Jr. Lady Lions during a timeout during a game in the 2019-2020 regular season.Malvern’s Colby Bergan throws the ball from right field during a Leopards practice at Morrison Park.Malvern’s Jase Wise throws the ball from first base to home plate during a Leopards practice at Morrison Park.Malvern head baseball coach Jordan Knight hits balls to players in the outfield during a Leopards practice at Morrison Park.Malvern’s Jacobe Hart pitches the ball during a Leopards practice at Morrison Park.Malvern’s Alan Alvarez leads off of second base during a Leopards practice at Morrison Park.Malvern students in grades 4th through 7th get warmed up for the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 6, 2020.Malvern students in grades 4th through 7th practice footwork during the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 6, 2020.Malvern football coach Aaron Pennington shows students in grades 4th through 7th the proper technique for offensive lineman during the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 6, 2020.Malvern football coach Austin Warford has students in grades 4th through 7th run line drills during the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 6, 2020.Ouachita senior Emily McBay (23) shoots a left handed layup against Poyen senior Lorren Austin (10) during the Lady Warriors visit to the Lady Indians at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.Poyen’s Gracen Murphy (1) gets the ball on a fast break and past Ouachita’s Kinzy Pasley (11) and Lizzy Rowton (10) during the Lady Indians and Lady Warriors game on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena. The Lady Indians won the game 63-62.Ouachita’s Nathanael Sandage (20) makes a move past Poyen’s Carter Webb (22) and Taylor Melton (5) during the Warriors and Indians game on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.SENIOR NIGHT HOOPS: Malvern senior (15) Diamond Ollison keeps steady concentration to grab the ball from a pass between two De Queen defenders to make a play offensively during senior high girls basketball action on senior night Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Leopard Center.SENIOR NIGHT HOOPS: Malvern senior (0) Dallas Lewis goes up in the air around a De Queen defender to score a layup during senior high boys basketball action on senior night Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at the Leopard Center.Bismarck’s Sarah Roberson looks to pass the ball during a Jr. Lady Lions game in the 2019-2020 regular season. Roberson led the Jr. Lady Lions in scoring during their District Tournament semifinals game against Fouke with 13 points.Hot Spring County Museum’s maniquinn will be diplaying a vintage black dress at the His-Tri-Ology Fashion Focus 2020 scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Arkansas State University Three Rivers. Miranda Diaz, Hot Spring County Museum intern models a vintage dress that will be featured in the His-Tri-Ology Fashion Focus 2020 scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Arkansas State University Three Rivers. Diaz is a senior at Henderson State University seeking a major in history and minor in museum studies.(Right) A closet at the Hot Spring County Museum lined with fashion that will be modeled at the Fashion FOCUS 2020 on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Arkansas State University Three Rivers at 6:30 p.m.(Above) Miranda Diaz, Hot Spring County Museum intern looks in the mirror at dresses in preparation for the His-Tri-Ology Fashion Focus 2020 scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Arkansas State University Three Rivers. Diaz is a senior at Henderson State University seeking a major in history and minor in museum studies. Malvern students practiced tackling drills during the second week of the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 13, 2020.Malvern Jr. Cubs head basketball coach Kendrick Smith shows Malvern students the proper technique of how to pass a basketball during the second week of the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Leopard Center on Thursday, February 13, 2020.A Malvern student eyes the goal before taking a shot during the second week of the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Leopard Center on Thursday, February 13, 2020.A Malvern student catches the ball during the second week of the Malvern Skills and Drills Night at the Bill Hunt Field House on Thursday, February 13, 2020.The senior members of the Poyen Indians basketball team honor head basketball coach Andy Brakebill during the Senior Night activities on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.The Poyen Indian mascot stands tall during the Lady Indians game against the Bismarck Lady Lions Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Poyen senior Lorren Austin looks to pass the ball against Bismarck’s Hannah Collie during the Lady Indians and Lady Lions game on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Oudia Newton Arena.Confetti flies as the Poyen Lady Indians basketball team celebrates Coach Mickey Shaffer’s 800th career win on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Poyen students stand up and get loud as they cheer on the Indians and Lady Indians on Senior Night on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Collier Robertson, senior at Bismarck High School, is the Malvern Daily Record’s Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Lions away game against the Poyen Indians on Friday, February 14, 2020. Robertson led the Lions in scoring with 18 points. He was also the only Lion to score in the second quarter. Robertson helped keep the game close between the Lions and Indians  until the end when the Indians prevailed 46-38.The Poyen cheerleaders get ready to perform during halftime of the Senior Indians game against the Bismarck Lions on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Poyen senior Taylor Melton (5) dribbles around Bismarck senior Criss Ramos (21) during the Indians and Lions game on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Jerry and Ouida Newton Arena.Lady Indians head basketball coach Mickey Shaffer uses a timeout to design a play during a Lady Indians game during the 2019-2020 season. Coach Shaffer earned his 800th career win as the Lady Indians defeated the Bismarck Lady Lions 54-27 on Friday, February 14, 2020.BATTLE FOR POSSESSION: A host of Magnet Cove Lady Panthers and Ouachita Lady Warriors battle for the ball to secure possession under the basket during their Hot Spring County rivalry match-up in senior high girls basketball action on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Magnet Cove High School Gymnasium.Leslie Humphrey, Development Officer with Make-A-Wish Mid-South speaks to the Malvern Lions Club on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 during their weekly meeting at Western Sizzlin.Ouachita’s (4) Dalton Taylor goes up to score near the post area while Magnet Cove’s (32) Jace Beckwith is positioned defensively to contest the shoot during their Hot Spring County rivalry battle in senior high boys basketball action on Friday, February 14, 2020 at Magnet Cove High School Gymnasium.Malvern/Hot Spring Chamber of Commerce held a ground breaking ceremony for Community Care Rx Pharmacy on Friday, February 14, 2020 celebrating the new construction of a pharmacy at 1894 MLK Blvd. in Malvern.Hot Spring County Poll Workers, left to right, Martha A. Gray, Corine Doddridge, Jerry Craycraft-HSC Election Commissioner, Beverly Leming and Diane Craycraft assisted voters on the first day of early voting for the 2020 Primary Election on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Hot Spring County Election Office in Malvern.The Malvern-Hot Spring Chamber of Commerce along with the Malvern School District held a ribbon cutting for the First Care-Malvern School-Based Community Clinic on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The Malvern School District recently partnered with HealthStar Physicians of Hot Springs to become First Care-Malvern School-Based Community Clinic. The clinic sees Malvern students and staff along with those in the community. The clinic is open from Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 8Magnet Cove’s Kizer Kidder goes up for a shot during a Jr. Panthers 2019-2020 regular season game.Numerous roads across Hot Spring County were flooded and closed as a result flood waters on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. (Above) Riverview Drive in Malvern was flooded and closed to traffic. (Below) The City Park’s low water bridges and roads through the park were flooded. Newspaper delivery in many areas was delayed Tuesday where roads were flooded. Missed newspapers will be delivered with today’s edition.Numerous roads across Hot Spring County were flooded and closed as a result flood waters on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. (Above) Riverview Drive in Malvern was flooded and closed to traffic. (Below) The City Park’s low water bridges and roads through the park were flooded. Newspaper delivery in many areas was delayed Tuesday where roads were flooded. Missed newspapers will be delivered with today’s edition.Malvern’s Kiya Mitchell (23) and Viktoria Jergenson try to stop a Hope Ladycat from scoring during the opening round of the 4A-7 District Tournament hosted at the Leopard Center on Monday, February 17, 2020. The 4A-7 District Tournament runs through Saturday, February 22.The Central Arkansas Development Council Malvern Early Head Start/Head Start ABC Child Care Center held a Valentine's Dance for their preschool kids on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The evening presented a formal like occasion with plenty of music and food provided for the kids and parents during the dance.Magnet Cove’s Owen Tillery (11) shoots the ball against Maumelle Charter during the 2A-5 District Tournament on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Cutter Morning Star. Magnet Cove lost to Maumelle Charter 65-53 in round two of the district tournament.Magnet Cove’s Zoee Rednour runs down the court after stealing the ball from a Carlisle Lady Bison player during the 2A-5 District Tournament on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Cutter Morning Star. The Lady Panthers lost in round two of the tournament to the Lady Bison 60-47.Local veterans stand in honor of America during the singing of the national anthem on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the “Valentine’s for Veterans” lunch hosted by EAST Lab students at Wilson Intermediate School cafeteria in Malvern.Students with Arkansas State University Three Rivers Student Government Association sponsored the Town Hall candidate meet and great on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at ASUTR. Pictured left to right are SGA members Jerrica Sanders (at large senator), Aaleyiah Lomack (secretary), Jasmine Clark, and Tobias Mendenhall. Glen Rose’s Love Doddridge looks to throw the ball inbounds during a Lady Beavers 2019-2020 regular season game. The Lady Beavers lost in round two of the 3A-5 District Tournament to Baptist Prep, 39-28, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The 3A-5 District Tournament is being held at Episcopal Collegiate School.Glen Rose’s Andrew Fletcher goes in for a layup during a Beavers 2019-2020 regular season game. The Beavers fell to Mayflower 71-52 in round two of the 3A-5 District Tournament on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The 3A-5 District Tournament is being held at Episcopal Collegiate School.Poyen’s Brock Melton powers his way to the basket during the Indians 2A-5 District Tournament game against Hazen on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Cutter Morning Star.Kayla Graham modeling a shear black dress with white buttons and matching purse from the 1930s at the His-Tri-Ology Fashion Focus 2020 held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Arkansas State University Three Rivers.Valancia Caradine - Legal Secretary, Office of the Public Defender and Octavia Caradine - Legal Secretary, Law Office of Gregory Crain Law Firm in Malvern.HISTORIC PERFORMANCE: Malvern’s (3) Dakovon Blackmon drills one of 10 trifecta’s (3-pointers) against Bauxite’s (2) Ryan Melton during the semifinals of the 7-4A Sr. High Boys District Basketball Tournament on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Leopard Center. Blackmon scored a career-high 53 points in Malvern’s 79-72 victory against Bauxite to advance to the finals.Mary Evelyn Lawrence modeling a 1890s swimsuit and beach ball at the His-Tri-Ology Fashion Focus 2020 held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Arkansas State University Three Rivers.Poyen’s Madyson Edwards dribbles past a Bigelow Lady Panther defender during the 2A-5 District Tournament Finals on Friday, February 21, 2020 held at Cutter Morning Star. The Lady Indians fell 50-40 to the Lady Panthers to become the District Runner-up.Dakovon Blackmon, senior at Malvern High School, is the Malvern Daily Record’s Athlete of the Week for his performance in the 4A-7 District Tournament hosted at the Leopard Center Monday, February 17 through Saturday, February 22, 2020. Blackmon scored career high 53 points in the Leopards semi-finals game against the Bauxite Miners. His efforts helped lead the team to the District Tournament Finals against Nashville. Blackmon led the Leopards in scoring against Nashville with 30 points.Malvern’s Jabri Artis (11) goes for a loose ball against a Nashville Scrapper during the 4A-7 District Tournament Championship game at the Leopard Center Saturday, February 22, 2020.The Malvern Leopards basketball team and cheerleaders celebrate their 4A-7 District Tournament Championship win after defeating Nashville 71-69 in the district tournament finals on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Leopard Center.Recipients of the Mac Glover Scholarship were Raechel Lindsey, Luke Falco, and Mikayla Long. The recipients were awarded at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on January 20, 2020.

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