June 2019 Photographs

The Jessie Ashford Genealogy Annex is located at 219 South Ash Street in Malvern is the location of the Hot Spring County Historical Society meeting to be held on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 7 p.m.Tim Callison, with Arkansas State Police and his canine officer, Rhino spoke to Rotarians on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 during their regular scheduled meeting. Callison (right) is pictured with Rotarian Ron Parrish and canine Rhino.The Malvern Lady Leopards Volleyball team held a fundraiser with Dorey’s Catering in the Malvern School District Central Office parking lot between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019. The proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards the team’s summer camps and the upcoming 2019 Volleyball season.Malvern Lady Leopard Volleyball player, Kealy Barber puts lids on drinks during the Lady Leopards fundraiser with Dorey’s Catering held in the Malvern School District Central Office parking lot on Friday, May 31, 2019. The proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards the team’s summer camps and the upcoming 2019 Volleyball season.Clare Graham, regional director of the Malvern/ Hot Spring County Library and Will Graham, circulation clerk at the Malvern/ Hot Spring County Library pose for a picture with Pete the Cat during the library’s Kickoff Carnival for the 2019 Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 1.Kids race each other in the egg race during Victory Praise and Worship’s Out of School Block Party on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Jacee Moreno, with Parents as Teachers, does face painting during Victory Praise and Worship’s Out of School Block Party on June 1, 2019.Members of the Malvern Fire Department explain to parents and kids about the equipment on the fire engine during the Victory Praise and Worship’s Out of School Block Party on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Arkansas Department of Transportation workers repair sections of the Interstate 30 Highway 270 overpass on Monday, June 3, 2019.Jeffery Tyler McJunkins from Magnet Cove High School is the winner of a $750 Brickfest Scholarship. The Brickfest Scholarship is awarded to one male and one female senior from the local school districts. These scholarships are based on these individuals community service to their communities. McJunkins is pictured with Von Michael, Malvern Brickfest Chair.Rebekah Thornton from Glen Rose High School is the winner of the 2019 Malvern Brickfest $750 Scholarship. The Brickfest Scholarship is awarded to one male and one female senior from the local school districts. These scholarships are based on these individuals community service to their communities. Thornton is pictured with Von Michael, Malvern Brickfest Chair.Kids celebrated the start of summer with an egg race during the Victory Praise and Worship Out of School Block Party on June 1, 2019. Shantea Whitaker, Jacee Moreno, and Lakeisha Yarbrough, with Parents as Teachers do nails and face painting during Victory Praise and Worship’s Out of School Block Party on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Kids practice their hopping skills in a sack race held at Victory Praise and Worship’s Out of School Block Party on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Pictured from left to right are Craig Welle, Executive Director Arkansas Learning Through The Arts; Martha Smither, Board President Arkansas Learning Through The Arts; Mark Hunt, Entergy Customer Service Manager, and Jennifer Orr, Entergy Customer Representative Assistant during a check presentation from Entergy Arkansas to Arkansas Learning Through The Arts on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.Wildlife biologist, Jake Whisenhunt, explaining to 4th grade students the role the Arkansas Game and Fish plays in conservation and maintaining the Arkansas wildlife habitat.Second grade students, Shane Rimmer, Braxton Gray, Justice Switzer, Elli Caddy and Gage McClard work on designing hand held pollinators during Career Days at Magnet Cove Elementary.Engineering student, Vera Rodriquez helps Lillie Zapfe try out her pollinator.Members of the Glen Rose football team watch as the Lake Hamilton Wolves and Haskell Harmony Grove Cardinals match up during the Beavers team camp on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Beavers hosted the Lake Hamilton Wolves, Haskell Harmony Grove Cardinals, and the Hot Springs Trojans football teams during their team camp.A Glen Rose receiver catches the ball mid-air during the Beavers team camp with the Lake Hamilton Wolves, Haskell Harmony Grove Cardinals, and the Hot Springs Trojans football teams on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.Glen Rose junior Noah Wright takes the handoff during the Beavers team camp on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Beavers hosted the Lake Hamilton Wolves, Haskell Harmony Grove Cardinals, and the Hot Springs Trojans football teams during their team camp.Jannette Sanders of Malvern has retired from working many years as a valuable employee of Central Arkansas Development Council.The board of the READ Program (Literacy Council of Hot Spring County) met recently at All Aboard Restaurant in Benton to welcome its new director, Kathy Cole, and to elect officers for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The READ Program teaches reading, math and other skills to adults with low level abilities. Pictured from left to right is Jan Robertson, secretary; Crystal Ingram, treasurer; Kathy Cole, director; Vickie McNees, vice president, and Peggy Turci, president.Campers entering grades fourth through seventh posed for a picture during the Bismarck basketball skills camp, hosted by the Bismarck Senior High Basketball Team, during the last week of May. Campers were taught shooting form, footwork, ball handling, and other basic basketball skills.A camper practices his shooting form during the Bismarck basketball skills camp that was hosted by the Bismarck Senior Boys Basketball team during the last week of May.The Bismarck Senior Boys Basketball team posed for a picture during the Bismarck basketball skills camp during the last week of May. The Senior Boys Basketball team hosted the camp and helped students entering grades fourth through seventh shooting form, footwork, ball handling, and other basic basketball skills. Funds raised from the camp will be used to send the team to the Licking Summer Camp in Branson, Mo. June 5 through June 7.Kids pile into the bounce house at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Kids practice their bowling skills during the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Kids wait patiently to see what they look like after getting their face painted at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Glen Rose junior Noah Wright carries the ball for the Beavers during their team camp with the Lake Hamilton Wolves, Haskell Harmony Grove Cardinals, and the Hot Springs Trojans on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.Young volunteers handed out the small tokens of appreciation for veterans during the Memorial Day services at Poyen Lindsay Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019.Young volunteers handed out the small tokens of appreciation for veterans during the Memorial Day services at Poyen Lindsay Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019.Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin spoke at a ceremony honoring veterans at Poyen Lindsay Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019.An alien spaceship invaded the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library during the library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Malvern City Park’s Committee met Friday, May 31, 2019 to discuss City Park improvements. Mollie Moore gets a picture with Pete the Cat during the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Ouachita Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Clay Nutt received two new AEDs from LifeNet Director of Operations Tommy Singleton.  The AEDs were purchased through LifeNet’s AED Matching Grant Program, which helps places the devices throughout the community. By partnering with first responder organizations, LifeNet helps ensure the people most likely to arrive first at a medical emergency with a patient in sudden cardiac arrest are equipped to help.Kids throw water balloons at an inflatable spaceship during the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s kickoff carnival for their A Universe of Stories summer reading program on Saturday, June 1, 2019.Emmett Till (left) Wheeler Parker, older child on the right.Will Tanner (standing) with the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library explains items for genealogy research found in the Jan Lambert Research Room to Hot Spring County Historical Society members, Homer Lawrence, Mary Evelyn Lawrence and Louise White on Monday, June 3, 2019 during the society’s monthly meeting held at the library’s Jessie Ashford Genealogy Annex. Magnet Cove football head coach Caleb Carmikle visits with (3) Tyler Hodges on the sideline during a game from the 2018 football season at Kenneth W. Hammons Stadium. Carmilke will be entering his third season as head coach of the Magnet Cove Panthers this upcoming 2019 football season.Reverend Wheeler Parker, Jr.Sixth grade students at Wilson Intermediate School participate in a mock artifact dig during a recent field trip to Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park.Sixth grade students at Wilson Intermediate School create their own pottery during a recent field trip to Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park.Campers watch as Malvern Alumni show how to stretch muscles during the Fourth Annual Malvern Alumni Skills and Drills Camp on Friday, June 7, 2019.Campers were all smiles during the Fourth Annual Malvern Alumni Skills and Drills Camp on Friday, June 7, 2019. Harold Harris, Malvern Alum and former Arkansas Razorback, shows the proper technique during the Fourth Annual Malvern Alumni Skills and Drills Camp on Friday, June 7, 2019.A collection of 100 phones and other memorabilia donated by Rick Norwood to the Hot Spring County Museum are on exhibit and open to the public.Rick Norwood recently donated a portion of his private collection of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company phones to the Hot Spring County Museum. Norwood is pictured with a 1970s Sculptura Phone.Rick Norwood stands in a phone booth which he recently donated to the Hot Spring County Museum along with other phone memorabilia.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 published on Saturday, May 18 in the Malvern Daily Record. Since its initial publication the Historical Society has received many identifications. The photo is believed to be a 1958 photo with most of the students graduating in 1971 Poyen Indian Jaxson Carter tests out the Indians offensive scheme and attack during spring drills on the Indians practice field in May to get ready for a busy summer of workouts to prepare for the 2019 football season.Veronica Harris, a  local  vendor,  displays her handmade items,    Friday, June 7, at the Hot Spring County Farmer’s Market. The market is located at the HSC Fairgrounds on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Malvern.   The market is open at 6 a.m. each Friday during the Summer months. However, the market will not be open on Friday, June 21, in order to accommodate the Schedule for Brickfest XXXIX.Malvern Alum Demias Jimerson, throws the ball around during the Malvern Alumni Skills and Drills Camp on Friday, June 7 and Saturday June 8, 2019 at Claude Mann Stadium-David Alpe Field.Amburr Dawn Drury is running for District Court Judge covering Grant and Hot Spring Counties. Jace Roberts announces his intentions to run for District Judge for the 33rd District Court.Terri Bryant, Director of School Improvement with the Malvern School District, spoke to the Malvern Area Kiwanis Club on Thursday, June 6, 2019 during their weekly meeting. Bryant spoke about the many health grants she has obtained for the Malvern School District.The 2019 Miss Brickfest Little Miss contestants are front row L to R: Lilly Fields, Ember Barnhart Martin, Charlie Hendrick, Gracey Hughes, Madison Brandon, and Jaycie Bell. Back row L to R: Kamryn Goins, Kayla Best, Joe Paul Finley-2018-2019 Little Miss, Harper Messick, and Parker Bussell.The 2019 Miss Brickfest Petite Miss contestants are: Cambrie Whitley and Gabby Chaney. Not pictured: Taryn Corrin Black.The 2019 Miss Brickfest Young Miss contestants are front row L to R: Raelle Morgan and Addacyn Jae Delamar. Back row L to R: Brinlee White, Madilyn Nearhood, Bailee Bozeman, and Kaitlyn Stevens. Not pictured:  Aubrey Pennington.The 2019 Miss Brickfest Jr. Miss contestants are L to R: Olivia Almalyn Sharp, Olivia Dianne Launius, and Kenleigh Joy Garner.The 2019 Miss Brickfest contestants are front row L to R: Madeline Marie George and Makenzie Erin Robeaux. Back row L to R: Kyleigh Elizabeth Draper and Eming Grace Herrington.SMALL TOWN SHOOTOUT ACTION: Area school the Bismarck Lions got into fierce competitive mode while on defense during the 2019 Small Town Shootout 7 on 7 Tournament at Malvern National Bank Stadium, Indian Field on Monday, June 10, 2019.SMALL TOWN SHOOTOUT ACTION: Area school Magnet Cove got into fierce competitive mode on the gridiron while competing in the 2019 Small Town Shootout 7 on 7 Tournament at Malvern National Bank Stadium, Indian Field on Monday, June 10, 2019.SMALL TOWN SHOOTOUT ACTION: Host school Poyen brought the intensity on the gridiron while competing in the 2019 Small Town Shootout 7 on 7 Tournament at Malvern National Bank Stadium, Indian Field on Monday, June 10, 2019.Members of the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce, friends and family welcomed Arkansas Yarn Co. to the Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, May 31, 2019. Arkansas Yarn Co. is located at 202 S. Main Street in Malvern and can be reached at (501) 332-4292.Veranda Luxury Pontoons announced the acquisition of the property that formerly housed General Cable in August 2018. “This is a great day for Hot Spring County,” said Hot Spring County Judge Dennis Thornton.Veranda Luxury Pontoons is located at 1392 Remmel Dam Road, in the former General Cable location. The 377,000 square feet industrial facility is currently being renovated, but is set to be open within the next few months. Elva Melillo, animal volunteer with the Little Rock Zoo, shows Doodlebug the tortoise to participants in the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s Summer Reading Program on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Kim Roberson, director of the Ouachita Career Center, speaks to the Malvern Lions Club during their weekly meeting on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Campers practice relay drills at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.A camper cheers on another camper as he throws the ball during a throw and catch relay drill at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. More photos on page 5.Malvern softball coach Darryl Baker gives directions to campers during warm ups at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.Members of the Malvern softball team demonstrate how to do the warm up drills at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.Campers began the day with warm up drills at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.Campers practice throwing the ball at the Malvern Baseball/Softball Camp held at Morrison Park on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.An albino ferret was one of the ambassador animals brought to the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library by volunteers with the Little Rock Zoo on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 as a part of the 2019 Summer Reading Program.Participants in the 2019 Summer Reading Program, held at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library, got the chance to pet Copper the rabbit and Doodlebug the tortoise from the Little Rock Zoo, on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Marilyn Irwin, volunteer with the Little Rock Zoo, answers questions from participants of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, held at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library on Tuesday, June 11, 2019..Elva Melillo, volunteer with the Little Rock Zoo, explains about the corn snake she is holding to participants of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, held at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Charles Smith, volunteer with the Little Rock Zoo, explains Copper the rabbit to participants of the 2019 Summer Reading Program, held at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Elva Melillo, volunteer with the Little Rock Zoo, shows Doodlebug the tortoise to participants of the 2019 Malvern-Hot Spring County Library’s Summer Reading Program on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.Braxton Allen gets ready to pitch during the Malvern American Legion game against Nashville on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.Christian Warren gets ready to swing at the ball during the Malvern American Legion game against Nashville on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.Brothers Grant and Noah Nelson climb on the fence and talk about things during the 2019 Farm Family media day on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The boys are sons of Dr. Chris and Piper Nelson, the recipients of the 2019 Hot Spring County Farm Family award. The Malvern Daily Record will publish a special section honoring the family on Tuesday, June 25.Malvern Water Works crew repair a water line at the corner of Locust and West Third streets in Malvern on Thursday, June 13, 2019. PEPARING FOR SHOOTOUT OF THE SOUTH 2019: The Malvern Leopards got rolling on the gridiron Thursday morning June 13, 2019 at Claude Mann Stadium, David Alpe Field to prepare for their first upcoming 7 on 7 summer competition schedule for today June 14 through Saturday June 15, 2019 in the Shootout of the South Tournament hosted at Pulaski Academy in Little Rock. Pictured Cedric Simmons providing quarterback duties to find a receiver near the end zone for a touchdown during 7 on 7 practice.The Poyen Indians and the Magnet Cove Panthers went head to head on the gridiron Monday, June 10, 2019 during the 2019 Small Town Shootout 7 on 7 football tournament hosted at Malvern National Bank Stadium, Indian Field in Poyen. Today, June 14, 2019 the Indians and the Panthers will continue more summer shootout tourney football on the gridiron in Ola to compete at Two Rivers 7 on 7 tournament competition hosted by the Two Rivers Gators.All five members of the Arkansas Women’s National Wrestling team placed in the Southern Plains Regionals at the Kansas Star Event Center in Mulvane, Kan. on June 7 through June 9, 2019. Pictured left to right are: Reyna Rogers, Suravieve Robertson, Kailey Rees, Isabella McGuire, and Skye Williams.FINAL DAY CAMP INSTRUCTIONS: Malvern softball head coach Darryl Baker explains proper techniques of positioning and fundamentals to perform as a productive infielder on the final day of the Malvern Baseball and Softball Camp Friday, June 14, 2019 at Malvern National Bank Field at Morrison Park. Campers participated in a variety of exercises to enhance their skill level in baseball and softball.Malvern Lady Leopard softball student-athletes take the time to enjoy a moment with each other after instructing campers on skills and fundamentals during the Malvern Baseball and Softball Camp on Friday, June 14, 2019 at MNB Field at Morrison Park.Leia Patton and Zacch Owens place the nation’s flag at the Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, June 14, 2019 in honor of Flag Day. Flags are distributed through the Malvern Lions Club with the assistance of the Malvern JROTC. Wayne Reynolds spoke to the Malvern Rotary Club about the United Way during their weekly meeting  on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.First Responders from around the county gathered at Malvern Middle School on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to attend a class on helicopter landing and safety.Pictured, left to right, Disc Jockey Mr. Scott Thomas, Ms. Marva Dove Jasper, Mr. Nathaniel Mitchell, President of Annie A. Wilson High School Alumni Class of 1966, and Master of Ceremonies Mr. Raymond Adams Sr., Mayor of Perla helped kick off the Juneteenth Celebration Festival program at Malvern Bicentennial Park on Saturday, June 15, 2019.The Malvern Leopards defense wraps up a Malvern offensive player during spring practice. The Leopards competed in the Shootout of the South 7 on 7 Tournament on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, 2019.Kamryn Goins (center) was crowned Little Miss Brickfest 2019 and awarded Photogenic on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Miss Brickfest Pageant. Jaycie Bell (left) was named First Runner Up. Gracey Hughes was named Second Runner Up.Cambrie Whitley (right) was crowned Petite Miss Brickfest 2019 on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Miss Brickfest Pageant. Aubree Terry was named First Runner Up and Photogenic.Aubrey Pennington (right) was crowned Young Miss Brickfest 2019 on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Miss Brickfest Pageant. Karlee Castle (left) was named Second Runner Up and Photogenic. Madilyn Nearhood was named First Runner Up.Olivia Launius (right) was crowned Junior Miss Brickfest 2019 on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Miss Brickfest Pageant. Olivia Launius was also selected as Photogenic. Kenleigh Garner was named First Runner Up.Emma Herrington (left) was crowned Miss Brickfest 2019 on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Miss Brickfest Pageant. Herrington was also selected as Photogenic. MaKenzie Robeaux was named First Runner Up.Judges score BBQ smokers at the 2018 Malvern Brickfest Championship Brick-B-Que contest. The 2019 Brick-B-Que contest will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry fee is $50, contact Von Michael at (501) 337-2113 for more information.Bismarck quarterback James Kegley looks for the open receiver during team camp at Glen Rose on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Brickcars get ready to race down the track at the 2018 Malvern Brickfest Brickcar Derby.Racers begin the 2018 Brickfest 5K race. The 2019 Malvern Brickfest 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, June 22, 2019. Registration for the race will begin at 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning with the race beginning at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee is $20. To register online go to www.runsignup.com/brickfest.Cheyanne Northern and Robert Lessley were the finders of the second Gold Brick in the Brickfest Scavenger Hunt. The duo located the hidden brick on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in the alley behind the Malvern Daily Record.Abby Jo McClaran (left) shows Clare Graham of Finding Hope in Art, her painting created last Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Finding Hope in Art, 302 Main Street in Malvern. Graham said the facility is open Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  Finding Hope holds demonstrations by local artists for those interested in creating art from various media. For a fee, participants can create their own art work. All proceeds go to help fund Finding Hope.A Glen Rose receiver turns to catch the ball during team camp at Glen Rose on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.A Magnet Cove runner tries to escape the paws of a Bismarck Lion during team camp at Glen Rose on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.7 ON 7 ACTION: The Magnet Cove Panthers and the Poyen Indians collide during 7 on 7 football tournament competition on the gridiron during the summer in preparation for the upcoming 2019 football season.Relief Printmaking by Brandon RimmerA Glen Rose defensive player stops a Magnet Cove runner in his tracks during team camp at Glen Rose on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Lawson Riley and Macy Riley were the finders of the third Gold Brick in the Brickfest Scavenger Hunt. The pair found the hidden brick on their 10th birthday behind A Pocket Full of Posies floral shop on East Page on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.2018 Petting Zoo patrons2018 Petting Zoo patrons2018 Petting Zoo patronsVarious vendors and information booths will be set up at the 2019 Brickfest.The Malvern City Park new restroom facility is complete and will be available for the 2019 Brickfest. (Left) Jeffery Tyler McJunkins from Magnet Cove High School is the winner of a $750 Brickfest Scholarship. The Brickfest Scholarship is awarded to one male and one female senior from the local school districts. These scholarships are based on these individuals community service to their communities. McJunkins is pictured with Von Michael, Malvern Brickfest Chair.Several citizens enjoying a fun game of dominos during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Above, Rihanna Ross showcases her talent in a praise dance during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Several youth enjoyed the giant water slide during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.The Greater New Hope Baptist Church Male Choir render several gospel songs of praise during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Bicentennial Park in Malvern.Youth of all ages brought smiling faces for a wonderful time during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Kids entertain the community by showing off their dancing skills during the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Honorees of the senior citizens 80 years and older all came out to enjoy the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Malvern Lions Club Member Mike Cobb (left), Brickfest chair person Von Michael, and Malvern Lions Club President Donnie Taber pose for a picture after Michael spoke to the Malvern Lions Club on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 about the upcoming Brickfest Festival.Jykidrum Oakley reads history of importance about Juneteenth to several citizens at the Juneteenth Celebration Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Malvern Bicentennial Park.Logan Phillips, student wrestler at Glen Rose High School, placed fourth at the Southern Plains Regionals in Kansas on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Phillips is the first male to place at regionals from the state of Arkansas and will represent the state at the Fargo Dome in Fargo, North Dakota for the national tournament.The Hampstead Stage Company performed Stories in the Stars at the Malvern-Hot Spring County Library on Friday, June 14, 2019. The program was made possible by the Mid-Arkansas Regional Library System.(Right) Rebekah Thornton from Glen Rose High School is the winner of the 2019 Malvern Brickfest $750 Scholarship. The Brickfest Scholarship is awarded to one male and one female senior from the local school districts. These scholarships are based on these individuals community service to their communities. Thornton is pictured with Von Michael, Malvern Brickfest Chair.Kasey L. SummervilleLorri Helberg explains how she dyes yarn during the June 19, 2019 Malvern Rotary Club meeting.The First Baptist Church Vine Praise and Worship Dancers of Malvern uplifted the atmosphere of praise by providing a stellar performance during Brickfest XXXIX on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Malvern City Park Pavilion Stage.Hot Spring County Judge Dennis Thornton tries his luck at tossing a rolled Malvern Daily Record newspaper into the hole to win a prize on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Malvern Daily Record Booth during the 2019 Brickfest.Campers practice lineman drills during the 2018 Glen Rose Football Camp.The Malvern Lions Club installed new officers on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Officers were installed by James Griffin of the Hope Lions Club. Pictured left to right are R. L. Oden, Tail Twister; James Griffin, Hope Lions Club member; Bart Herrington, President; Shanna Stuckey, Secretary; Donnie Taber, Immediate Past President; Danny Riggan, Lion Tamer; and Steve Rook, Vice President. Not pictured is Sylvia Keen who was installed as the Treasurer.Patrons grab food in a buffet style set up at the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Poyen head softball coach Blue Kesterson talks to the Lady Indians before going out on defense during a 2019 Lady Indians game. Coach Kesterson was selected to be an assistant coach for the West all-star team during the 2019 All-Stars Game. Darlene Bryant, Director of the Senior Activity Center, calls out table numbers during the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Desserts were given out to patrons of the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.The Homefolk Bluegrass Band performs for guests at the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Kindi Puckett winds up the pitch during a Lady Indians game this 2019 softball season. Puckett earned Class 2A All-State, 5-2A All-Conference, All-Region honors and was named to the All-State Tournament Team during the 2019 softball season.Autumn Moore, Lanny Morrison and Payton Morrison were the finders of the fourth Gold Brick in the Brickfest Scavenger Hunt on. The Gold Brick was found near a flower bush by Stanley Street Pawn Shop on Thursday, June 20, 2019.Guests enjoy the food and music while at the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Guests were all smiles while getting food at the Brickfest Kickoff Fish Fry held at the Malvern Community Center on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.Alana “Roo” Pumphrey swings for the fences during a Lady Indians game this 2019 softball season. Pumphrey earned Class 2A All-State, 5-2A All-Conference, All-Region honors and was named to the All-State Tournament Team during the 2019 softball season.Marion Gibson (left) and Marsha Murdock, volunteered to assist the Malvern Historical Society and the Malvern Tuggle Restoration Organization by accepting donations at the Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Malvern Bicentennial Park.Sometime Sideways bass player, Justin Corley; lead singer, Dennis Nix; lead guitarist, James Newberry, of Malvern and drummer, Larry Erwin perform at a recent show.Abby Leming goes up for the spike during a 2018 Malvern Volleyball game. Leming was selected to the 2019 AHSCA All-Star Volleyball game held at UCA on Friday, June 21, 2019. Malvern’s Braxton Allen winds up the pitch against Sheridan during the Leopards Legion game against Sheridan at Morrison Park on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Allen pitched three innings and allowed three runs in the game against Sheridan.The annual Malvern Brickfest is underway at Malvern City Park. The festival will continue throughout the day today, Saturday, June 22, 2019. Musical acts will be held this evening on the Bank OZK Stage beginning at 6:30 p.m. The annual Bull Bash will begin at 7 p.m. Nine cadets with the Malvern JROTC participated in the Arkansas JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock. Cadets stand with Colonel (retired) Pat Daniel (middle) during the Arkansas JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock.Two cadets with the Malvern JROTC pose for a picture with Colonel (retired) Pat Daneil, Senior Army Instructor (left) and Sergeant First Class (retired) Henry Mitchel, Senior Army Instructor (right).Cadets with the Malvern JROTC try their hand at rappelling during the Arkansas JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock.Pictured left to right is Destiny Juniel, Ava Ollison, Director of the Malvern-Hot Spring County Boys and Girls Club Tammy Denham, Ja’Nia Caradine, and Ashlynn Adams. Juniel, Ollison, Caradine, and Adams are all members of the Malvern-Hot Spring County Boys and Girls Club’s Torch Club and spoke to the Malvern Area Kiwanis on Thursday, June 20, 2019.The finder of the last Gold Brick in the Brickfest Scavenger Hunt was Sarah Bailey. The Gold Brick was found under a bush in the New Beginnings Baptist Church parking lot on Friday, June 21, 2019.Malvern’s Logan Paul swings for the fences during the Leopards Legion game with Sheridan at Morrison Park on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Paul scored one run against Sheridan.A Malvern Junior Varsity Legion player goes for the tag out at second against a Sheridan runner. Malvern took on Sheridan at Morrison Park on Thursday, June 20, 2019.Amy Jones (center) was the winner of a personal training experience from Anytime Fitness in Malvern for her performance in the 2019 Brickfest 5K on Saturday, June 22. Jones is pictured with Elizabeth Meek, H2i at Anytime Fitness in Malvern (left), and Caty Marsischky, trainer at Anytime Fitness in Malvern.Participants in the 2019 Brickfest 5K take off from the start line on Saturday, June 22.Walter Steitler (left) and Alex Voltz battle in the championship game of the Bricko Cornhole contest sponsored by Coffee Records on Saturday, June 22, 2019.Carol Herrington at a previous Brickfest volunteering at the College of the Ouachitas booth.The Nelsons of Malvern were selected as the 2019 Farm Family of the Year. See more about this family on pages 4-6B. Pictured above is Dr. Chris Nelson with wife, Piper Nelson and sons, Grant and Noah Nelson.David Cross gets ready to throw a horseshoe during the 2019 Horseshoe Tournament sponsored by David Cross Construction on Saturday, June 22, 2019.Carol Herrington’s granddaughter, Summer Revels (left) and daughter, Julie Revels accepted a plaque dedicated to Herrington at the College of the Ouachitas Adult Education graduation ceremony on June 13, 2019.Eric Lee with Fire Dancer BBQ prepares ribs with a dry rub during the Brick-B-Que contest at Brickfest XXXIX on Saturday, June 22, 2019.Anytime Fitness coach Caty Marsischky demonstrates the workout during a small group training session.Anytime Fitness H2i manager, Elizabeth Meek (left), and coach Caty Marsischky volunteer at the 2019 Brickfest 5K on Saturday, June 22, 2019.Freedom 5K Fun RunErica Canada (left) and Morgan Mann enjoy watching Gable Bradley preform on the Bank OZK Stage on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the 2019 Brickfest.Hot Spring County Courthouse Christmas Committee members (left to right) Brenda Weldon, Sheri Oden, Glorie Thornton, Dede Riggan, and Tony Jenkins receive a $2,500 donation from Mark Hunt, on behalf of Entergy. The Hot Spring County Courthouse Christmas Committee will hold a second fundraiser in September for its vision to light up Hot Spring County with Christmas on the Courthouse Square.The Malvern/Hot Spring County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for West Termite, Pest and Lawn on Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Chamber of Commerce. West Termite, Pest and Lawn is located at 215 Twin Points Road, Hot Springs, AR 71913. They can be reached at (501) 321-0040.Twelve junior and senior high-school students from Clark and Hot Spring Counties attended a Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camp June 17 through 28, 2019 at Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia in Arkadelphia.County Judge Dennis Thornton (left) and Artist Anita Bogard hold a pastel drawing of a barn once located in the Lambert area of Hot Spring County. The artwork is currently hanging in the County Judge’s office.Sixteen junior and senior high-school students from Garland, Hot Spring and Grant counties attended a Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camp June 10 through 21, 2019 at CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs.Five junior and senior high-school students from Grant, Hot Spring and Pulaski Counties attended a Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camp June 10 through 21, 2019 at Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County in Malvern.

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