July 2020 Photos

A crew with Entergy Arkansas work to repair power outages on Pine Bluff Street Tuesday morning. Hot Spring County residents gather inside the Leopard Center Tuesday morning as Circuit Judge Chris Williams leads jury orientation. After being on hold for months, jury trials are set to resume today. This was the first time that jury orientation took place outside the Hot Spring County Courthouse. A Glen Rose Beaver slides into third base just before a Ouachita Jr. Warrior could get a tag out in the Beavers and Jr. Warriors game Tuesday.Malvern’s Cole Carey winds up a pitch during a recent Leopards game.In the city of Malvern, residents are allowed to discharge fireworks from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. from June 20 until July 10, according to a city ordinance. Residents are encouraged to use fireworks in a safe and sane manner.Rockport Mayor Ruth Ann Crites discusses plans for the upcoming Rockport Special Election in September with Hot Spring County Commissioners Chairman Jim Houpt and Jerry Craycraft along with County Clerk Sandy Boyette at the HSC Election Office Wednesday.Malvern’s Malaki Asher gets ready to run the bases during Thursday’s game against Harmony Grove.PRODUCTIVE BASE RUNNING: Ouachita Warrior Ian Smith looks to the outfield after making a safe trip to second base during Sr. Babe Ruth League baseball competition against Bearden.STRONG PLAY: The Ouachita Jr. Warriors celebrate on the field after rallying back in the seventh inning to defeat the Magnet Cove Jr. Panthers. The Jr. Warriors won consecutive home games hosting Magnet Cove and Hot Springs to remain as one of the top three teams in the Jr. Babe Ruth League baseball standings.Malvern’s Tyson Cooper swings for the fences against Arkadelphia Tuesday. Cooper recorded one of two hits for the Leopards.An employee at Healthy Connections talks with a patient Thursday morning during a testing event at the clinic. Over the two-day testing event, almost 200 people were tested for COVID-19. GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY ON THE DIAMOND: Grady Howell dives safe to second base to spark the Ouachita’s offense against the Arkadelphia Badgers defense Wednesday during Sr. Babe Ruth League baseball action.AGGRESSION AT THE PLATE: Ouachita Jr. Warrior Jayden Alston collides with Bismarck Jr. Lion catcher at the plate during the final regular game in Jr. Babe Ruth League baseball competition Thursday at Warrior Field.Malvern police officers are all smiles after an anonymous donor purchased lunch for them Monday. From left are Officer Dillon Ledbetter, Lt. Curtis Kyle, Lt. Brian Johnson, Detective Tristian Moore, Detective CJ Savage, Sgt. Fraizer Ford and Captain Doroteo DelaCruz. The Ouachita Warriors’ defense traps a Cobra runner between first and second base.Ouachita’s Grady Howell books it to first before being thrown out by a Cobra.Malvern’s Evan Myers goes for the tagout at home plate during the Jr. Leopards game with Lakeside Tuesday.Malvern’s Tyler Golden heads for home during Tuesday’s game.Malvern’s Jonathan Robinson runs to third base after hitting the ball to outfield.Malvern-Hot Spring County Librarian Clare Graham and Mary Gibson stand in front of the Bookmobile to promote a 2020 Census Response Drive that was held Wednesday.Betty Jane Finley, a resident at Arbor Oaks , was surprised Thursday by her family with a special 94th birthday celebration at the center in Malvern. Family members waved and displayed signs to Finley while she was inside the front entrance window in parade fashion to wish her a happy birthday. The family also provided a unique designed birthday cake to honor Finley on her birthday. Ouachita’s Grady Howell slides feet first into third base.Malvern’s Jacoby Lock slides into second base before a Cardinal can get the tag out.Marsha Rice waits patiently to give blood on her birthday Wednesday for the Arkansas Blood Institute in the Bloodmobile on the parking lot of the Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County hospital in Malvern.Blood drive officials take donations during the event. Anyone who donated also received a COVID-19 antibody test.SHOWCASING TOUGH PLAY ON THE DIAMOND: The Bismarck Jr. Lions brought competitive play on the diamond during the 2020 Arkadelphia Jr. Babe Ruth League Braggin’ Rights baseball tournament held at the Arkadelphia Youth Sports Complex and Ouachita High School—Warrior Field. The Jr. Lions came up short of victory, but showcased productive plays offensively and defensively on the diamond during tourney competition.SHOWCASING TOUGH PLAY ON THE DIAMOND: The Bismarck Jr. Lions brought competitive play on the diamond during the 2020 Arkadelphia Jr. Babe Ruth League Braggin’ Rights baseball tournament held at the Arkadelphia Youth Sports Complex and Ouachita High School—Warrior Field. The Jr. Lions came up short of victory, but showcased productive plays offensively and defensively on the diamond during tourney competition.Kenny Hodges, track hole machine operator, and Jim Gourley, dump truck operator, of Westside Crews perform ditch work on Possum Trot Road.JR. PANTHERS IN ACTION: Magnet Cove Jr. Panthers displayed competitive standout plays on the diamond against Arkadelphia during the 2020 Arkadelphia Jr. Babe Ruth League Braggin’ Rights baseball tournament.Ouachita Jr. Warrior pitcher Colton Braswell concentrates to create the strike zone over home plate from the mound against Arkadelphia during the 2020 Arkadelphia Jr. Babe Ruth League Braggin’ Rights baseball tournament.A row of Glen Rose graduates make their way to cross the stage Saturday during the Class of 2020 commencement ceremony.