May 2019 Photographs

Malvern Area Kiwanis member, Allison Malone (left), presents Terri Bryant, Director of Student Improvement with the Malvern School District, with a Certificate of Appreciation after speaking to the Malvern Area Kiwanis on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in place of Malvern Superintendent Brian Golden.1A-7 DISTRICT TOURNAMENT BASEBALL CHAMPIONS 2019: The Ouachita Warriors pose as the 1A-7 District Tournament and 1A-7 Conference Round-Robin baseball champions for 2019 with head coach Anthony Nail and assistant coaches Chris Bailey and Trace Fowler.1A-7 DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT RUNNER-UP 2019: The Ouachita Lady Warriors softball team with head coach Corey Brown pose as the 1A-7 District Softball Tournament runner-up and 1A-7 Conference Round-Robin Softball Champions for 2019.Bismarck Middle School’s April Students of the Month are back row left to right: Victoria Rogers, Caleb Eads, Xander Talbert, and James Lockhart. Front row left to right: Chris Teague, Sadie King, Abi Pence, and Meredith Parker.Malvern/Hot Spring County Librarian Clare Graham (right) smiles while talking to guests during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Barby Rimmer does some chalk art during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Bianca Dade competes in the Ouachita River Art Guild’s Chalk Art Contest during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Patrons enjoy Dorey’s Catering during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Volunteers set up drinks to go with the food served from Dorey’s Catering during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Patrons talk to members of the Hot Spring County Historical Society at their booth during the His-tri-ology Spring Block Party on Saturday, April 27, 2019.Malvern Lions Club member Shanna Stuckey (right) had Morgan Lee speak and perform for the Malvern Lions Club during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Lee is currently a sophomore at Henderson State University and is a 2017 graduate of Malvern High School. Lee is currently raising funds to support a trip to China for the Henderson-Hebei Art Music Festival. She and 19 other students will spend two days touring Beijing and the Great Wall.Magnet Cove Middle School April Students of the Month are left to right: Sunny Ham, Gavin Marsh, Brailyn Koller, and Julius McClellan.Malvern soccer goalie Piper Baker provides the Lady Leopards productive protection for multiple saves in the goalie box throughout the entire  2019 soccer season. Malvern ended their season in defeat to Pulaski Academy in the 7-4A Conference Tournament on Monday, April 29, 2019 at Rector Field at Joe B. Hatcher Stadium in Little Rock.(12) Senior Abby Leming for Malvern steps up big to make the tag against Hope Ladycat Ashlyn Courtney attempting to slide to second base during 7-4A Conference softball action on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Malvern National Bank Field at Morrison Park.Poyen junior Madison Wilfong is greeted by her teammates after hitting a home run during the Lady Indians game with the Bigelow Lady Panthers on Friday, April 26, 2019.Devin Frye, Autumn Paul, and Kylie McInroe were excited to start their first dissection during Shark Week in Mrs. Rhodes Biology class at Magnet Cove High School.Krista Sulton, Landon Stone, and Carson Lane begin their dissection to start viewing the internal anatomy during Shark Week in Mrs. Rhodes Pre-AP Biology class at Magnet Cove High School.Sophia Laughlin, Jamie Kelley, Zoee Rednour, and Sara Bennett gather all of their materials to begin their dissection during Shark Week in Mrs. Rhodes Pre-AP Biology class at Magnet Cove High School.Denny Teeter presented three Glen Rose High School students the Darrel Teeter Memorial Scholarship for $800 on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Pictured left to right are Emily Bowdle, Denny Teeter, Kayla Treasitti, and Krysteene Douglas.Bismarck junior Alex Ventress (left) and senior Dylan Clayton represented the Bismarck Lions in the 3A State Track Meet on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.Daevion Jones of Malvern High School (left) and his mother, Dawnyell M. Jones (right) visited with Congressman Bruce Westerman during Daevion’s recent trip to Washington, DC where he represented Arkansas in the Poetry Out Loud national championship. Daevion also met with Senator John Boozman. Daevion made his presentation on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Ouachita seniors (seated left to right) Haley Langley, Will Hixon, and John Fowler signed their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate sports for the National Park College (NPC)Knighthawks on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Langley signed to play basketball for the Knighthawks while Hixon and Fowler singed to play baseball.Hot Spring County had a wet April and the month of May has begun with greater amounts of rainfall than normal. The above photos were taken of the Malvern City Park creek area at noon on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Although there is a road in this area, it’s completely covered and the depth of the water is hard to determine. Motorists are reminded to turn around instead of driving through flooded areas. A flood warning was issued by The National Weather Service on Thursday. Hot Spring County had a wet April and the month of May has begun with greater amounts of rainfall than normal. The above photos were taken of the Malvern City Park creek area at noon on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Although there is a road in this area, it’s completely covered and the depth of the water is hard to determine. Motorists are reminded to turn around instead of driving through flooded areas. A flood warning was issued by The National Weather Service on Thursday. Sheila WilliamsThe April birthday celebration at the Senior Activity Center was held on Friday, April 26, 2019. Those honored for being the oldest and youngest were oldest woman, Ruth Russell; youngest woman, Joyce Hardage; oldest man, Orville Louton, and youngest man, William Conrad. Pictured are the Glen Rose students who participated in the Little Rockers Race during the Little Rock Marathon on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The groups were led by Mandy Plyler and Brittany Morgan.Pictured are the Glen Rose students who participated in the Little Rockers Race during the Little Rock Marathon on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The groups were led by Mandy Plyler and Brittany Morgan.Representatives from Parents as Teachers visited the Malvern Area Kiwanis Club to talk about help available for parents of children younger than 3 and pregnant parents. From left to right: Lakeisha Yarbrough, Jacee Moreno, Kim Armstrong (With College of the Ouachitas and the Malvern Area Kiwanis Club), Shantea Whitaker and Lori Phillips.Ouachita freshman Chloe Ashcraft runs home during a recent Lady Warriors game. The Lady Warriors fell to the Bradley Lady Bears during the first round of the 1A-4 Regional Tournament hosted at Taylor High School May 2-4, 2019.Malvern Lady Leopards infielders’ (1) Aeila Saling, (12) Abby Leming, (10) Kym Summerville and (21) Hannah Hunter gather inside the pitcher’s circle to get ready for softball action during a recent game. The Lady Leopards defeated rivals’ Hot Springs Lakeside 11-5 on the road Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in their final regular season bout before the 4A South Regional Softball Tournament.WARRIORS STATE TOURNEY BOUND: (3) Greyson Huneycutt for Ouachita rounds the bases to make it safe heading to third base during  tourney baseball action on the diamond this season. Huneycutt homered in the Warriors victory against Hermitage 6-3 in the first round of the 1A-4 Region Baseball Tournament on Thursday, May 2, 2019 hosted in Taylor. Ouachita officially qualifies to compete in the Class 1A state baseball tournament.Denny Teeter presented Bree McDermott (left) of Poyen High School the Darrel Teeter Memorial Scholarship for $800 on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Tony HardageZoey Morgan, senior at Glen Rose High School, signed a letter of intent to sing at Williams Baptist University in Walnut Ridge on April 12, 2019. Williams will be singing in the traveling worship choir known as the Williams Singers and has decided to major in Kindergarten through 12th grade music education. “We are looking forward to having Zoey join the Williams Singers this next year. We are eagerly looking forward to the possibilities of this coming yearA Bismarck fan snaps a picture during a Lions baseball game this season.Buttercups blanket Hot Spring County with tiny yellow flowers. Many farmers consider this yellow wild flower a noxious weed. Buttercups include a wide variety of flower types, grouped by a plant naming system in the genus Ranunculus.The sidewalk of the Ouachita River White Water Park Riverwalk remained almost completely submerged after torrential rains accompanied area thunderstorms, on Friday, May 3, 2018. Hot Spring County and the surrounding areas have seen record amounts of rainfall, with more expected in the coming days.Glen Rose fans watch anxiously during a Lady Beavers softball game this season.Magnet Cove fans line the fence to watch the Lady Panthers softball team play a game this season.Malvern fans bundle up to watch the Leopards baseball team in the early part of the 2019 season.(21) Hannah Hunter for Malvern seen focused in the pitcher’s circle before getting ready to launch some heat across the plate during recent softball action this 2019 season for the hometown Lady Leopards.A Ouachita fan stands at the fence to get the best view of the Warriors during a game this season.Poyen fans watch the Lady Indians softball from the stands this season.Poyen senior Kindi Puckett pitches for the Lady Indians during a recent game.An incoming storm over Lake Catherine lights up the sky, and water, with brilliant purple hues during one of the area’s recent overnight storms.The above photo is of Susie and Lilly Cox. An inscription on the back of this photo reads, “for Uncle Hugh.” The photo was taken by J.W. Bankston of Malvern. The photo was recently located. The Historical Society is interested in knowing if their are any descendants of Susie and Lilly and if anyone knows who Uncle Hugh is.Debbie Dollar and Fred O’Bier take a group on an evening sunset wagon ride at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Monday, May 6, 2019. The Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Chuckwagon Races event begins on Friday, May 17 with pasture roping, races will be held on Saturday and Sunday at the ranch on Highway 84 near Social Hill. 4A-SOUTH REGIONAL BASEBALL TOURNEY RUNNER-UP 2019: The Malvern Leopards baseball team finished runner-up in the 2019 4A-South Region Baseball Tournament 2019 hosted in Magnolia. The Diamond Leopards defeated Magnolia 9-6 in the first round, beat Camden-Fairview 6-1 in the semifinals, but fell short to Nashville 11-9 in the championship for the second place finish.Information on the above photo is being sought by the Hot Spring County Historical Society. Known information: The photo appears to be at the Malvern Drive-In Theater, (back) row, Clifford Phipps on the left and Marian Spencer in the middle, person at back right is unknown.The Glen Rose Lady Beavers infield meets at the pitchers circle before a recent game. The Lady Beavers will face Rose Bud in the first round of the 3A State Tournament on Thursday, May 9 at 3 p.m. at the Harrison Parks and Rec.The above photo is thought to have been taken at a photo booth during an event. It is not clear who the gentlemen are or what event this may have been taken at.The site of the Jones Mill Fun Park located on Remmel Dam Road.Magnet Cove junior Bella Laughlin pitches the ball during the 2A-Central Regional Tournament. The Lady Panthers finished fourth in the regional tournament to secure a spot in the 2A State Tournament. The Lady Panthers will play Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Mountain Home Parks and Rec.TOURNEY ACTION ON THE DIAMOND: (13) Landon Jackson for Ouachita makes a productive play on the diamond to slide safe to second base during recent tournament action this season. The Ouachita Warriors finished third place in the 1A-4 Region Baseball Tournament hosted in Taylor May 2-4, 2019. Ouachita earns the No. 3 seed to compete at the 2019 Class 1A state baseball tournament.Poyen senior Lacy Beaver rounds the bases during a recent Lady Indians game. Beaver secured the Lady Indians win over Quitman in the 2A-Central Regional Tournament. The Lady Indians enter the 2A State Tournament as a one seed and will play Thursday, May 9 at 3 p.m. at the Mountain Home Parks and Rec.Cancer survivors’ Cheryl Bryant, Phyliss Murdock, Randy Jones, Carolyn Morris, Sharon Walters, Jason Stallman, Gina Ramsey, Pam Petty and Daphene Wallace pose together as proud honorees for the first annual Strike Out Cancer Co-Ed softball tournament hosted by the Hot Spring County Relay for Life on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the fields at the Malvern Boys & Girls Club sports complex.Bismarck Elementary Principal Lana Hughes (left) and Bismarck Middle School Principal Ellen Coleman grilled hamburgers for the entire faculty and staff of their schools this week in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. "We truly appreciate them all so much," said Mrs. Coleman.Daevion JonesThe Color Guard seen in the act of duty for the presentation of colors while the National Anthem was sung by Jennifer Eubanks during the opening ceremonies of the First Annual Relay for Life Strike Out Cancer Co-Ed softball tournament on Saturday, May 4, 2019.Cancer survivor Carolyn Morris throws out the first pitch to kick off the First Annual Relay for Life Strike Out Cancer Co-Ed softball tournament on Saturday, May 4, 2019 held at the fields at the Malvern Boys & Girls Club sports complex.Jeff CrowFirst place winners of the First Annual Relay For Life Strike Out Cancer Co-ed Softball Tournament 2019 - (ADC) Ouachita River Correctional Unit Co-Ed softball team members: Pictured (Front Row) - Adam Clark, Rachael Mclelland, Jennifer Carl, Lasheca Hill; (Second Row)-Camilla Hunter, Joshua Merritt, Ray Anderson, Ketric Sledge, Devin Langston; (Back Row) - Michael Mclelland, Kevin Starkey, Darren Threlkeld, William Moore, Jason Clemons, Mark Walters.Memorabilia found at the Hot Spring County Museum’s new Military Room, which is now open to the public. Memorabilia includes: foreign money, eating utensils, an artificial leg, clothing, war medals, military patches, and more.Memorabilia found at the Hot Spring County Museum’s new Military Room, which is now open to the public. Memorabilia includes: foreign money, eating utensils, an artificial leg, clothing, war medals, military patches, and more.  Louise White admires the Military Memorabilia  in the Hot Spring County Museum’s new Military Room, which is now open to the public.Hot Spring County Museum dedicated its newest room, The Military Room, to former museum director, Janis West on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 during an opening ceremony of the room.Hot Spring County Sheriff Mike Cash, left, recently congratulated HSC Jail Administrator, Lt. Josh Lingo for obtaining Certified Arkansas Jail Administrator certification.The Magnet Cove Lady Panthers infield meets in the pitcher’s cirlce during a recent game. The Lady Panthers were defeated 3-2 in the first of the 2A State Tournament on Thursday, May 9, 2019 by the Parkers Chapel Lady Trojans.College of the Ouachitas 2019 Pre-Apprenticeship Graduates are left to right (back row) Tucker Freeman, Dusty McMillian, Cody Lewis, Brennan Sherrod, Grayson Southard, Jackson Smith, Will Herron, Garet Gregory, Dillion McCloud, Miquel Ortego, Christian Holmes, Dylan Cunningham, (front row) Jayce Shelnut, Peter Herman, Caitlyn Greenwald, Colton Pettus, Hunter Henthore, Sam Steele, Chase Haight, Roger Villatoro, Seth Wilson, Colton Jenkins, Fernando Reyes, Roger Wheeler, (kneeling) Professors George Penning, Donnie Taber, president of the Malvern Lion’s Club, presents Lt. Glen Pye with the Malvern Chamber of Commerce 2019 Law Enforcement of the Year award, sponsored by the Malvern Lion’s Club.On Saturday, May 4, 2019 Frontier Pharmacy of Bismarck held a Grand Opening celebration with a Ribbon Cutting and free lunch!  Dr. Melanie and Will Pequignot, are the owners of Frontier Pharmacy and are excited to be serving the Bismarck community and surrounding areas.Glen Rose senior Aubrey Jackson leads off second base during a recent Lady Beavers game. Jackson had the only hit during the Lady Beavers first round game in the 3A state Tournament against the Rose bud Lady Ramblers on Thursday, May 9, 2019.(5) Braxton Allen for Malvern displays some intensity from the mound while pitching against the Batesville Pioneers during the Class 4A State Baseball Tournament on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Batesville.Sheri Jones (left) of Malvern is the winner of the Malvern Daily Record’s Mother’s Day Giveaway. She is pictured with MDR Circulation Manager Kathi Ledbetter.The Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Ouachita River Correctional Unit at 100 Walco Road in Malvern on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Superintendent DeAngelo Earl told attendees that the unit was happy to be part of the chamber and be involved in the community. (19) John Fowler for Ouachita heads off the field and receives a high five from head coach Anthony Nail for productive play on the diamond during recent baseball tourney action. Fowler led the Warriors with four hits at the plate in their loss to West Side 2-1 in the first round at the Class 1A state baseball tournament on Thursday, May 9, 2019.Poyen senior Alana “Roo” Pumphrey plays catcher for the Lady Indians during a recent game. Pumphrey led the Lady Indians in their first round game in the 2A State Tournament with the Cossatot River Lady Eagles on Thursday, May 9, 2019. Pumphrey had one run, three hits, and an RBI for the game.The Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the grand-opening of Sharon Tremor- Realtor with Lake Hamilton Realty, Inc. located on 302 South Main Street in Malvern on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Tremor has more than 20 years experience in the realty business. She has a passion for preservation of Historic structures and has done many rehabilitation projects in Hot Springs National Park.Members of the Malvern Tuggle Restoration Organization and others wishing to preserve the Tuggle School, also known as the Malvern Rosenwald School, attended a press conference where the school was listed on the 2019 Most Endangered Places List. Little Indian fans play on the playground equipment near the ball field during recent Indians and Lady Indians games this season. The Lady Indians will play Quitman in the 2A State Championship at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas Campus in Fayetteville.Poyen fans line the fence to watch the Lady Indians during a recent game this season. The Lady Indians will play for the 2A State Championship this week.Arkansas’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens to a record, standing-room only, crowd Saturday, May 11, 2019.Thirty-one Nurse Assistant students from the Ouachita Career Center graduated Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from the College of the Ouachitas Health Sciences program and are now eligible to sit for their nurse assistant certification exams. Micheal Keenan, a Malvern High School student, was selected as the class representative and presented the Address to the Graduates during the ceremony.Little Poyen fans play in the sand during a recent Indians and Lady Indians game this season. The Lady Indians will play for the title of State Champion at Bogle Park on the University of Arkansas Campus in FayettevillePoyen head softball coach Blue Kesterson talks to the Lady Indians before going out on defense during a recent game. The Lady Indians are now gearing up to take on the Quitman Lady Bulldogs in the 2A State Championship game to be held at Bogle Park at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.Dr. Chris Nelson, DVM, (left) owner Providence Veterinary Care in Malvern and Brandon Gaither vaccinate dogs during the last stop (Hot Spring County Fairgrounds) of the 2019 Spring 4-H Rabies Vaccination Day held on Saturday, May 11, 2019. More than 200 animals were vaccinated against rabies during the event. Members of Sometimes Sideway are (left to right) Justin Corley, Larry Erwin, Dennis Nix and James Newberry. Sometimes Sideways will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17m 2019 at Whiskey Ridge Ranch 26338 Highway 84, Malvern (Social Hill Exit)..Outdoor activity winners with County Extension Agent Becky Sterner (far left) at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds.Brailyn Koller competing in Sportfishing at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds. Caitlyn Greenwald (seated), the only female electrical graduate signs her letter of intent while (standing left) Matthew Cummings, Pre-Apprenticeship Coordinator explains her journey with (standing right) George Penning, plumbing instructor during the Inaugural “National Signing Day” Pre-Apprenticeship graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in the Keith Great Room at College of the Ouachitas. 4-H Cloverbud Mason Nix giving his first speech at Talks and Demonstration at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds.The Hot Spring County Courthouse began receiving its “bath,” Monday, May 13, 2019. Crews will be power washing the building until the project is complete.Senior electrical graduate Dillon McCloud was amongst the 24 senior graduates to sign letters of intent on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 during the Inaugural “National Signing Day” Pre-Apprenticeship graduation ceremony in the Keith Great Room at College of the Ouachitas.Dr. Steve Rook, President of College of the Ouachitas commends the senior graduates with their families during the Inaugural “National Signing Day” Pre-Apprenticeship graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in the Keith Great Room at College of the Ouachitas.Faith Harmon (center) receiving her 1st place ribbon for Senior Photography with event judges Gerald Black (left) and Lance Howell at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds. Senior plumbing graduate Garet Gregory was amongst the 24 senior graduates to sign letters of intent on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 during the Inaugural “National Signing Day” Pre-Apprenticeship graduation ceremony in the Keith Great Room at College of the Ouachitas.Kyndal Morrison (right) receiving her 1st place ribbon for Junior Gun Safety with Shooting Sports Club Leader Tony Jenkins at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds. A Malvern running back goes for the handoff during the Leopards first spring practice on Monday, May 13, 2019.Malvern Head Football Coach J.D. Plumlee works with the Malvern runnings backs and quarterbacks on ball handoffs during the Leopards first spring practice on Monday, May 13, 2019.A Malvern wide receiver goes for the pass during the Leopards first spring practice on Monday, May 13, 2019.The Malvern Leopards defense tries to hold back the running back during the Leopards first spring practice on Monday, May 13, 2019.Talks and Demonstration activity winners with event judges Gerald Black (left) and Lance Howell (right) at the 2019 4-H O’Rama Contests held on Tuesday, April 23 and Tuesday, May 7 at the Hot Spring County Fairgrounds.Tony Jenkins, founder of Arkansas Getting Everyone Outside (left) spoke to Glen Rose Students about hiking on Monday, May 13, 2019. Jenkins is pictured with door prize winning students (left to right) Aubrey Cranford (backpack) and Brandon Mosely (wooden sticker). The Glen Rose Middle School Students of the Month pictured (L to R) are Warren Taylor, Lane Wallace, Noah Long, and Maci Carver.Chuckwagon racers race around the turn at the 2018 Racing On The Ridge LLC Chuckwagon Races. Racers will be racing down the stretch on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at Racing On The Ridge LLC Chuckwagon Races held at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Highway 84, Malvern (Social Hill exit).Poyen senior Kindi Puckett winds up the pitch during a Lady Indians game.Poyen junior Kyla Puckett runs for home with Poyen Head Softball Coach Blue Kesterson giving directions during a Lady Indians game.Workers were performing maintenance on several utility poles and replacing lighting Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Pictured above, a worker makes repairs needed on the light fixture located at Martin Luther King Boulevard/ Main Street, and North Main Street.Tony Jenkins, founder of Arkansas Getting Everyone Outside (left) spoke to Magnet Cove Students about hiking on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Jenkins is pictured with door prize winning students (left to right) Ava Herrington (backpack), Kaleigh Dawson (trail hankie), and Ava Brown (wooden sticker).Magnet Cove Seniors Noah Maher, Cailyn Cook and Josh Spiva received scholarships at a luncheon at Family Farm from the Arauco Malvern MDF plant.Tony Jenkins, founder of Arkansas Getting Everyone Outside (left) spoke to Malvern Students about hiking on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Jenkins is pictured with door prize winning students (left to right) Joshua Keisler (trail hankie) and Camila Arguellez (backpack). Tony Jenkins, founder of Arkansas Getting Everyone Outside spoke to Ouachita Students about hiking on Monday, May 13, 2019. Jenkins is pictured with door prize winning students (left to right) Dakota Brown (trail hankie), Kaycee Nutt (wooden sticker), Moriya Boyce (backpack)Poyen senior Alana “Roo” Pumphrey looks at how far the ball will go during a Lady Indians game.Malvern Lions Club member Marla Hunter (left) asked Clare Graham, Director of the Malvern/ Hot Spring County Library to speak to the Malvern Lions Club during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.Senior Darion Weaver for Malvern heads off the field to receive encouragement from head coach Matthew Weigand and assistant coach Chance Cleveland along with the Diamond Leopards geared up together and ready for action during the 2019 baseball season. Weigand and Cleveland both guided the Diamond Leopards through a challenging year to post a 17-11 overall record for a consecutive winning season in their fourth year coaching Malvern baseball. Mary Evelyn Lawrence shows how telephone calls used to be made using the switchboard operator system. Lawrence once held a position as an operator, using the switchboard with which she is pictured. The phone system can be found at the Hot Spring County Museum on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. The Museum is located at 302 East Third Street in MalvernBlake Matlock (left) and Toni Dyer were the guest speakers at the Malvern Rotary Club on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 during their weekly meeting.SAU Disc Golf: From left, Aaron McCain, Madison Chitwood, and Clarke Henson, get in some practice on the Disc Golf Course at Southern Arkansas University.Mayor Brenda Weldon (second from left), City of Malvern Street Superintendent Mike Smith (left), Assistant Street Superintendent Jacob Wright (right) and Darryl Gardner of First Step Paving Management spent several valuable hours putting together the Master Street Plan Project on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Mayor's office in Malvern.Ouachita Warrior Braxton Bailey earned postseason accolades and honors for the 2019 baseball season. John Fowler, Will Hixon, Keith Miller, and Greyson Huneycutt also earned postseason accolades and honors this season.The Malvern City Council is seen discussing several items of business during their monthly agenda meeting on Monday, May 13, 2019 in the City Hall Courtroom.Dori Polk, Grants Compliance Manager with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission presented information about AEDC Grants and Audit Compliance during a grants workshop at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.Poyen senior Lacy Beaver practices her swing before the big game on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The Lady Indians will take on the Quitman Lady Bulldogs today, Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Bogle Park at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville for the title of 2A State Champions.Ouachita Warrior Keith Miller earned postseason accolades and honors for the 2019 baseball season. John Fowler, Will Hixon, Braxton Bailey, and Greyson Huneycutt also earned postseason accolades and honors this season.Dr. Kim Armstrong (left) presented Von Michael a Certificate of Appreciation for her speaking to the Malvern Area Kiwanis weekly meeting on Thursday, May 16, 2019.The Hot Spring County Historical Society is seeking information about the above mid-1950s Little Red School House photo. The teacher of this class was Ms. Fannie Higgs. The school was located in East Malvern between East Page Avenue and Sullenberger Street.The above photo was found in an envelop postmarked 1978. The envelope’s return address was the Malvern Daily Record. The addressee is Audie McQueary, 929 Cherry Lane, Malvern, AR 72104. No other information is known about this photo.Poyen senior Faith Diehl runs for home during a recent Lady Indians game. Diehl scored the first run for the Lady Indians in their battle with the Quitman Lady Bulldogs in the 2A State Championship game on Monday, May 20, 2019.CASA Coordinator, Tri-Lakes CASA, Lauren Lambert (second row, center), accepts a proclamation declaring May 2019 as Foster Care Awareness Month from Hot Spring County Judge Dennis Thornton (second row, right), on Thursday, May 16, 2019.Spectators find a tent to take shelter from the rain on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Fans come in all kinds. A mule gave moral support to friends at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Saturday, May 18, 2019.Spectators watch the ranch rodeo on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Spectators on horseback enjoy the shade while watching the chuckwagon races on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Spectators watch the chuckwagon races on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Spectators watch as the big mule class races over the ridge on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Even canines came out on Sunday, May 19, 2019 for the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Spectators watch as chuckwagon racers make the turn and head for the finish line on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC at Whiskey Ridge Ranch.Poyen senior Kindi Puckett winds up the pitch during a recent Lady Indians game. Ki. Puckett had four stirkeouts and 22 first pitch strikes against the Quitman Lady Bulldogs in the 2A State Championship game on Monday, May 20, 2019.Landon Bailey (left) on his pony Blueberry visits with his dad, Mark Bailey on his favorite mare mule, Radar on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge, LLC Chuckwagon Races held at Whiskey Ridge Ranch in Malvern (Social Hill). Lt. Governor Tim Griffin (right) speaks to attendees at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast about being a servant leader on Thursday, May 16, 2019 as Gerald Black, Leadership Forum Chairman looks onFreshman Chloe Palmer goes up to bat during game action this past 2019 softball season.The second place finishers of the Championship Flight of the Member Guest Tournament hosted at the Malvern Country Club on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19, 2019 were AJ Meyers and Reggie English.The third place finishers of the Championship Flight of the Member Guest Tournament hosted at the Malvern Country Club on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19, 2019 were Scott Black and Daniel Treat.The first place winners of the Championship Flight of the Member Guest Tournament hosted at the Malvern Country Club on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday May 19, 2019 were Cameron Hurst and Chris Dixon.Senior Haley Langley covers second base to make the tag during game action this past 2019 softball season.Members of the Hot Spring County Leadership Forum Class 6 for 2018/2019 graduated during the monthly Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at College of the Ouachitas on Thursday, May 16, 2019.  Applications for the 7th Leadership Class are available at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce, 213 W. 3rd Street, Malvern.Sophomore Linsey Sirratt brings the intensity from the pitcher’s circle during game action this past 2019 softball season.Sophomore Tessa Kuykendall as catcher is seen in position to not allow a run scored at home during game action this past 2019 softball season.Third Assembly of God Church on Pine Bluff Street was damaged when a tree fell onto its building during high winds on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.High winds on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 blew a tree onto a home on North Main Street in Malvern, pictured above. Third Assembly of God Church on Pine Bluff Street also suffered damage from a tree falling onto its building (see photo on page 10).Henderson State University has partnered with Bismarck School District to create the Lion Reddie Scholarship! Students can earn a Lion Reddie Scholarship when they graduate with honors, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3, and successfully complete a minimum of 2 college level courses. This scholarship covers the gap in tuition and fees that is left after other sources of scholarship(s) and financial aid are applied to college costs.Junior goalie Dallas Lewis for Malvern makes one of numerous saves during game action this past 2019 soccer season.Flags were placed around the Hot Spring County Courthouse to honor the fallen soldiers for Memorial Day.Racers prepare to start a big mule class race at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Churchwagon Races at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Sunday, May 19, 2019.(13) Senior Grace Davis for Malvern keeps the intensity progressing defensively during game action this past 2019 soccer season.(1) Sophomore Jessica Cunningham for Malvern steps up to make a play during game action this past 2019 soccer season.Outrider Janice Conyers looks back to check on her teammates wagon during the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Chuckwagon Races at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Sunday, May 19, 2019.(22) Junior Kaylee Fike for Malvern showcases some productive play on the field during game action this past 2019 soccer season.(2) Junior Kelsey Dingler for Malvern battles hard and tough during game action this past 2019 soccer season.The following students were chosen as Malvern Elementary School Spring 4th Grade Terrific Kids!  They celebrated with Rev. Mitchell and Mrs. Lauren McClard with the Kiwanis Club of Malvern with an Ice Cream Party on Friday, May 17 at 2 p.m. in Mrs. Hedges' office.(Left to right) Landon Bailey, Cindy Knoerr and Jennifer Bailey, all with Whiskey Ridge Ranch visit after the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Churchwagon Races on Sunday, May 19, 2019.Lions Club member Sylvia Keen (right) had Angela Bobus speak to the Malvern Lions Club during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.The above Magnet Cove Elementary students were chosen by their teachers as the Terrific Kid for the spring 2019 semester. They were honored by the Kiwanis Club of Malvern.Seniors (6) Michael Cervantes and (2) Austen Jackson for Malvern applies intense defense during game action this past 2019 soccer season.Junior Piper Baker for Malvern stays ready and focused to account several saves at goalie during this past 2019 soccer season.The Poyen Indians wrapped up their spring football workouts last week May 13-17, 2019 on their practice field in preparation for the 2019 season. The Indians will be busy on the gridiron this summer as they’re scheduled to participate in 7-on-7 and team camps according to Poyen football head coach Vick Barrett. Pictured, the Indians working on fundamentals and techniques offensively and defensively during spring practice on Thursday, May 16, 2019.The Poyen Indians wrapped up their spring football workouts last week May 13-17, 2019 on their practice field in preparation for the 2019 season. The Indians will be busy on the gridiron this summer as they’re scheduled to participate in 7-on-7 and team camps according to Poyen football head coach Vick Barrett. Pictured, the Indians working on fundamentals and techniques offensively and defensively during spring practice on Thursday, May 16, 2019.The Poyen Indians wrapped up their spring football workouts last week May 13-17, 2019 on their practice field in preparation for the 2019 season. The Indians will be busy on the gridiron this summer as they’re scheduled to participate in 7-on-7 and team camps according to Poyen football head coach Vick Barrett. Pictured, the Indians working on fundamentals and techniques offensively and defensively during spring practice on Thursday, May 16, 2019.Racers brave the rain to race to the finish line at the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Churchwagon Races at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Saturday, May 18, 2019.Magent Cove High School 2019 Valedictorian Josh SpivaFred O’Bier and Debbie Dollar gave guests tours of Whiskey Ridge Ranch during the Second Annual Racing on the Ridge Chuckwagon Races at Whiskey Ridge Ranch on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, 2019. Malvern Rotarian Terry Bracy (left)  invited Hot Spring County Jail Administrator Lt.  Josh Lingo (center) and Hot Spring County Sheriff Mike Cash to speak at the Malvern Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Western Sizzlin in Malvern.Campers practice line drills during the 2018 Glen Rose Football Camp. The 2019 Glen Rose Football Camp is scheduled to take place on July 29-21 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Farm Bureau grilled for Arbor Oaks on Friday, May 17, 2019 for National Nursing Home Week. Pictured is Travis Worthington and Brian Wilson with Farm Bureau and Arbor Oak residents.The Malvern Lady Leopards Volleyball team celebrates winning a match during the 2018 season. On May 31, 2019 the Malvern Lady Leopard Volleyball Team will hosting a fundraiser in conjunction with Dorey’s Catfish.12) Senior Abby Leming for Malvern keeps her focus to make a productive play on the diamond as one of the Lady Leopards most outstanding infielder’s during the 2019 softball season.Senior Brandon “B.” Scott for Malvern rounds to bases to third base for scoring position during game action from this past 2019 baseball season. Scott earned All-State honors for the Leopards.Junior Christian Warren for Malvern keeps concentration to make the catch for a key out at center field during game action from this past 2019 baseball season. Warren earned All-Conference honors for the Leopards.Clyde Ratcliff, owner of Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. sits at his desk during the workday. Ratcliff has owned Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. for 33 years and bought the company in 1986. Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. will celebrate it’s 50 year anniversary on Monday, May 27, 2019.Employees of Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. take a break from production to take a picture. Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. will celebrate its 50 year anniversary on Monday, May 27, 2019.Arkansas River flood waters(21) Junior Hannah Hunter for Malvern gets ready to blaze up from the pitcher’s circle as one of the Lady Leopards’ ace pitcher’s during the 2019 softball season.A look inside the 50,000 square foot building and production of Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. Adams Face Veneer Company, Inc. will celebrate its 50 year anniversary on Monday, May 27, 2019.Malvern Area Kiwanis member Barbara Schadowski (left) gives Belinda Hendley a certificate of appreciation. Hendley spoke on how to relieve stress during the Kiwanis weekly meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2019.(10) Junior Kym Summerville for Malvern displays one of several powerful hitting at the plate by collecting four home runs for the Lady Leopards during the 2019 softball season.Senior Micah Holyfield for Malvern gets ready to heat up from the mound during baseball action this past 2019 season. Holyfield earned All-State honors for the Leopards.Senior Parker Freer for Malvern flashes to third base to be in scoring position during game action from this past 2019 baseball season. Freer earned All-Conference honors for the Leopards.Cecilia Howell won third place in the Malvern Area Kiwanis Scholarship competition for an award of $200.Dylan Clayton won second place in the Malvern Area Kiwanis Scholarship competition for an award of $300. In a special ceremony unique to the Poyen Lindsay Cemetery, soldiers placed flags at the graves of three service members: Oliver Pierce (above), who died in Normandy on D-Day; Chester Lloyd Lee, who died in Saigon; and they placed a flag at the grave of the parents of Wilburn Harrison, who was buried in the PhilippinesGlen Rose wrestler Dusty Reasons goes for the pin in a match during the 2019 season. The Glen Rose wrestling team will be holding a crawfish boil on Saturday, June 1, 2019 to raise funds for the 2019-2020 season.Poyen sophomore Gracen Murphy looks to throw the ball during a 2019 Lady Indians game. A 2019 Malvern senior waves to family and friends before walking across the stage to graduate on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Bank OZK in Hot Springs.Karigan Beckwith (left photo) won first place in the Malvern Area Kiwanis Scholarship for an award of $500.Poyen senior Kindi Puckett pitches the ball during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Poyen junior Kyla Puckett goes up to bat during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Poyen senior Lacy Beaver throws from third base during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Poyen senior Lanie Bennings goes for the out during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Poyen junior Madison Wilfong goes up to bat during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Malvern Elementary School Kindergarten classroom taught by Angie Ledbetter, along with  Natasha Carpenter, Interventionist collected the most pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House fundraiser for K-2 grades - they collected 45 lbs 4ozs of Pop Tabs!  Her class was also last years K-2 winners!Third grade class winner taught by Lisa Efird, with  Reba Fitzhugh, Interventionist collected top spot for the 3-4 grades They  had 28 lbs. 8 ozs of Pop Tabs to turn in! Rockport McDonald’s treated both of these classes to free lunch to thank them for doing a job that helps others. The Ronald House  serves families when their children are in the Arkansas Children’s Hospital and gives them a place to stay together, and to be with other families in the same situation.The Poyen Lady Indians 2019 softball team.Entergy has began its summer recreational water release at Remmel Dam on the Ouachita River.Poyen senior Alana “Roo” Pumphrey plays catcher during a 2019 Lady Indians game.Josh Conine with daughter Saylor at the Magnet Cove Elementary’s annual Donuts for Dads event. Dads, granddads, other family and friends came to school to read with the students and enjoy refreshments together.Trevor Ollison with daughters Kalyiah, Kazlee and Kaylee at the Magnet Cove Elementary’s annual Donuts for Dads event. Dads, granddads, other family and friends came to school to read with the students and enjoy refreshments together.Nathan Mabry with son Nate at the Magnet Cove Elementary’s annual Donuts for Dads event. Dads, granddads, other family and friends came to school to read with the students and enjoy refreshments together.John Minor with son Jake and granddaughters Milo and Asha at the Magnet Cove Elementary’s annual Donuts for Dads event. Dads, granddads, other family and friends came to school to read with the students and enjoy refreshments together.Poyen junior AJ Goodman gets ready to pitch the ball during a 2019 Indians game.The logo on the back of the Brickfest 2019 T-shirt, available at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce.The Farmers Bank & Trust Board of Directors recently announced the promotion of Brandi Ray to Assistant Vice President, Retail Loan Officer.Poyen senior Colton Smith crosses home plate during a 2019 Indians game.The Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting at Walmart located at 1910 MLK Blvd., on Monday, May 13, 2019 to celebrate the launch of the company's online grocery pickup. Customers can shop at Walmart's food selection online anytime, anywhere. They'll have certified personal shoppers standing by, waiting to pick the freshest foods for their customer's online order. Walmart's grocery pickup service allows customers to reserve the time and pickup location that is most convenient.Poyen senior Jacob Farmer hits the ball during a 2019 Indians game.Poyen junior Lance Austin eyes the catcher before sliding into home during a 2019 Indians game.Lorri Helberg has been operating a global yarn company for many years from her home in Glen Rose. Arkansas Yarn Company will be opening its doors in downtown Malvern soon. A grand opening event is scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2019.Lake Hamilton Real Estate agents Sharon Tremor (left) and Sandra Cobb.Leah, a Malvern Walmart personal shopper is gathering items inside the store from a customers order that was placed using the online grocery pickup on Friday, May 17, 2019 in Malvern.Several carts and bags that are used in the storage area in the back for Walmart Online Grocery Pickup in Malvern.The area in the back of the Walmart store in Malvern where dispensers gather orders to deliver to customers that have purchased items using the online grocery pickup.Large coolers and refrigerators in Malvern’s Walmart where orders are stationed and stored awaiting dispensers to deliver items to customer vehicles at the appropriate time.A close look at one of the reserved markers for a customer to park in their designated slot for grocery pickup in Malvern.Josh Wilson (left) reading with son Jace and Jason Wilson reading with daughter Aliyah at the Magnet Cove Elementary’s annual Donuts for Dads event.  Dads, granddads, other family and friends came to school to read with the students and enjoy refreshments together.Poyen senior Zach Klien swings at the ball during a 2019 Indians game.Accelerated math students from Wilson Intermediate School learn about math and science oriented careers during a field trip to Lake Ouachita State Park and Blakely Dam on May 16, 2019.The Malvern 2019 Class President, Katelynn Bowen gives a speech at the end of the ceremony held at Bank OZK in Hot Springs on Friday, May 24, 2019.The Malvern 2019 Class Vice President, Grace Davis opens the ceremony with a speech. The 2019 Malvern graduation was held at Bank OZK in Hot Springs on Friday, May 24.The scene of a fatal accident on Highway 270, on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. First responders and crews managed the scene most of Wednesday morning.Malvern Lions Club member Brenda D. Keisler (left) had Angelique Marshall speak to Lions members about the Smith House of Hot Spring County during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.A camper practices hitting the ball during the 2018 Malvern Baseball and Softball Camp. The 2019 Malvern Baseball and Softball Camp will take place on June 12 through June 14, 2019.A Malvern Class of 2019 graduate gets ready to walk across the stage at Bank OZK on Friday, May 24, 2019.There was lots of excitement for a 2019 Malvern graduate before she walks across the stage at Bank OZK in Hot Springs on Friday, May 24, 2019.Members of the Malvern Class of 2019 are all smiles before walking across the stage at Bank OZK Arena on Friday, May 24, 2019.The Malvern Class of 2019 Honor Graduates get ready to take a picture on stage before the graduation ceremony held at Bank OZK in Hot Springs on Friday, May 24, 2019.Pictured is Felton receiving his award from Dr. Jerry Thomas, vice president for student affairs.(4) Pitcher Gavin Chaney for Glen Rose gets ready to put some fire power behind his pitch during the 2019 baseball season. Chaney earned All-Conference honors for the Beavers.(7) Infielder Jace Haynes for Glen Rose steps up big to make the tag out covering second base during the game action this past 2019 baseball season for the Beavers. Haynes earned All-Conference honors for the Beavers.Clare Graham, Director of the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library speaking to the Malvern Area Kiwanis Club on Thursday, May 30, 2019 about the Library’s Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories. The Malvern-Hot Spring County Library will hold its Summer Kickoff Carnival on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the library.The Ouachita High School FFA Land team won the state championship and also competed at nationals in Oklahoma City. The team placed 16 out of 100 teams from around the nation. Team members Garett Webb, Greyson Huneycutt, Landon Jackson, and Truston Furr are pictured with Ouachita High School Agriculture Teacher Heath Lee (left).The Ouachita High School FFA Milk Quality Team won the state championship and will compete at the national championship next October in Indianapolis. Team members are Ethan Sanders, Mallory Morrison, Riley Kratz, and Jeffrey Robinson are pictured with Ouachita High School Agriculture Teacher Heath Lee (left).(12) Trey McKim for Glen Rose strides around the bases to score a run for the Beavers during the 2019 baseball season. McKim earned All-Conference honors for the Beavers.

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