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The bodies of a man and woman were discovered inside a Hot Spring County residence earlier today.  The home at 4671 Military Road, north of Malvern, was also the scene of a fire that had damaged the property.

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The Natural Skate, a bi-weekly podcast that reports on skateboarding news in Arkansas, announced on their Facebook page that mayor Brenda Weldon and city officials have agreed to let the organization build a skatepark in Malvern.

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Dara Casey, President of the Malvern Downtown Development Corporation, welcomed Ed Kim from the Amtrak corporate office to Malvern on Monday, Oct. 18, to officially wrap up a long-awaited lighting project at the train station platform on East 1st Street.

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Lil Lions Daycare, located at 3350 Finch Rd. in Bismarck. officially opened its den Tuesday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their location behind Bismarck Elementary School.

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Domenique Harper, Jr. is a 2021 graduate of Malvern High School.  He completed basic training and advanced individual training (AIT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  He graduated from AIT on the Commandant’s List.  Soldiers on the Commandant’s List must earn an average GPA of 90 percent or h…

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The city of Perla is in a bit of a mess when it comes to their water situation. Currently using Malvern’s water, Perla owes more than $699,000 to creditors including $300,000 to Malvern over which the two towns are currently in court.

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Malvern native Lieutenant Colonel Aubrey Bruce Stacy will be inducted into the Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame next month. Stacy has been acknowledged repeatedly for his courage on the front lines and his leadership ability, both in the military and in the corporate world. He is the…

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Volunteers with the Will and Daisy Community Garden in Donaldson presented the Fall Pumpkin Fest on Thursday. The garden is located right beside Ouachita School District on Hwy. 67, and students from Ouachita Elementary School were invited to join the festivities.

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Being a member on the Malvern Downtown Development Corporation we are always trying to improve the Main Street area. I personally have had downtown merchants and the public asking about monthly activities like our neighbors have bringing in food trucks, live music, family activities, etc.  

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Magnet Cove native and author Robert Campbell has recently finished his anticipated novel The Legend of the Cove Witch,  a young-adult horror story set in the Magnet Cove area. Campbell started writing this book in 2016. Five years and three drafts later, Campbell’s labor of love is set to b…

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When he was just 18 years old, Bud Legrand Dawes stepped on the Big Boy train for the first time. That was 1945. Now, with the help of some great people, he got to board the engine one last time.

Tonight at 6 p.m., the Malvern City Council will have a special called meeting pertaining to approving a bid for the Police Station Project. The meeting will be live streamed from the Mayor's Office. The public may tune in by joining the following link https://bit.ly/mlvccaug2

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During their regular monthly meeting Monday, the Malvern City Council approved one item of new business, which pertained to the appointment of Michael Acord of BZA from Ward 2 to the Planning Commission. The council met via teleconference and streamed live to utilize communication from the M…

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During a regular monthly meeting Monday, the Malvern City Council approved several items of new business with Malvern Mayor Brenda J. Weldon while assembling together at the First Baptist Church Life Center in Malvern.

The Malvern City Council met for its first monthly finance/ agenda meeting Tuesday at the First Baptist Church Life Center in Malvern.

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In a special called meeting Thursday, the Malvern City Council agreed to approve two items of business that pertained to a bid to scrub, seal, micro-surfacing city streets and a bid for a special eradication project. The meeting was streamed from the Mayor's office.  

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Recently, Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery by marking the day enslaved people in Texas learned they were free, became a federal holiday. 

Even though the traditional Brickfest festival is not being held this year, the Brickfest 5K is still on.  It is slated to take place at 7 a.m. June 26 in Malvern. 

Several local donors in the community gave blood Thursday during a blood drive event hosted by The Malvern Boots and Badges with the Arkansas Blood Institute at the Boys and Girls Club of Malvern and Hot Spring County gymnasium—located  at1840 W. Moline St. in Malvern.

The Ouachita River Correctional Unit in Malvern was re-accredited by the American Correctional Association Thursday during a special close out session and luncheon held in the facility. 

Tuesday, May 25, the Central Arkansas Development Council will have its emergency food distribution in Hot Spring County at the Arkansas State University Three Rivers campus located at 1 College Circle in Malvern.

The Malvern Boots and Badges will host a blood drive event with the Arkansas Blood Institute Thursday May 27 beginning at 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Malvern and Hot Spring County gymnasium located 1840 W. Moline St. in Malvern.

The Malvern Fire Department water rescue team secured the safety of a few individuals canoeing during a water rescue emergency with the assistance of Malvern Police Department Sgt. Heath Dickson in the Ouachita River during this past Sunday.

The Malvern Downtown Development Corporation with the Hot Spring County Conversations—Malvern Beautification Action Team and the City of Rockport will be hosting its annual Malvern Quarterly Clean-Up June 12 beginning at 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.

After polls closed Tuesday on election day for Hot Spring County School Board Elections, ballots were counted at the HSC Election Office for early voting pertaining to Malvern, Glen Rose, Bismarck and Ouachita school districts for the unofficial results.

Early voting has begun for the 2021 school board elections for Bismarck, Glen Rose, and Malvern school districts and the millage for Ouachita School District at the Hot Spring County Election Office building located at 230 W. Second Street in Malvern.