Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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MCCPA presents "The Sound of Music"

The much loved musical tells the story of a young nun turned nanny who helps the Von Trapp children reconnect with their father as they try to find a way to escape the Nazis in Austria.

Performances will be held Sept. 6-7 and Sept. 13-14. Both Saturday performances will begin at 7 p.m. and both Sunday performances will begin at 2 p.m.

The MCCPA began in 1984 and brings an average of three shows a year to Montgomery County, with performances ranging from musicals and plays to variety shows and dinner theater.

Katie B. Roberts, 82 of Murfreesboro, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014

August 29, 2014 - 11:17am -- dsharwell

Katie B. Roberts, 82 of Murfreesboro, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  She was born on February 4, 1932 in Billstown, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Robert Q. and Onar B. Stone Langley.  She was a member of the Pleasant Home Church of Christ. Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her parents, one son John Thomas Roberts and one brother Que Langley. Survivors include two sons Robert L. Roberts and wife Sandy of Murfreesboro, AR; Mark W.

Scrapper netters face off against Mena, Texarkana

On Monday, the team opened up home play against conference foes Mena. The boys played four matches and went 2-2 while the girls played five matches and went 3-2.
On the men’s side, Matthew Carver won his singles game 6-2 and the team’s newest player, Jacob Carpenter, played his first tennis match ever and came up short 6-1. Doubles players Garrett and Glenn Hartness won 6-3 while the duo of Caleb Glann and Robbie Morphew lost 6-4. 

Hornets show tenacity in pair of scrimmage losses

In a round-robin style scrimmage hosted by the Hornets, the Mineral Springs team faced off with both the Centerpoint Knights and the De Queen Leopards for two grueling 30 minute sessions in Monday evening’s heat.
In the first match of the evening, the Hornets made early impressive gains against the Leopards led by Devin Greenlee, who twice picked up balls De Queen had fumbled and ran them into the end zone. The first came only two and a half minutes into play, with an almost identical sequence of events happening just prior to the 15 minute mark. 

Outlaws claim 22-6 win over Horatio in scrimmage

During the scrimmage, each team was allowed 20 plays followed by a short intermission, then 15 more. They took part in 10 additional plays during the final division of the game, all of which was played without special teams.
The Outlaws started out strong with a touchdown on the eighth play of their set of 20, which occured after Tyler Kesterson passed the ball to Caleb Dunn. Their point after touchdown was unsuccessful. 

Hot Springs man sentenced

U.S. Attorney Eldridge stated, “Another career criminal has now been brought to justice. Drug trafficking brings crime and violence onto our streets and exposes our kids to serious risks. Hot Springs has been plagued by violence, and we are committed to investigating and prosecuting these crimes in order to keep all of the residents of the Western District of Arkansas safe.” 

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