Paul C. Sturman Sr. of Hot Springs passed away December 18, 2014. He was born February 16, 1929 in Smyma, Arkansas to the late Thomas C. Sturman and Myrtle Melinda Craig Sturman. Paul graduated Delight High School in 1948; was a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Berlin Airlift in England and the Korean Conflict; retired after 33 years with Reynolds Metal, the Patterson Plant in Arkadelphia. He was president of the Local Union; loan officer of Patterson Credit Union; board member of St.
Lafayette’s boys’ team managed to secure 40 points, but were still 11 points short of the victor’s score.
The first two points for the Outlaws came from Tyler Kesterson followed by a free throw from Woodruff. Brady Strasner then took over the ball and sunk a two-pointer. Cameron Brewer hauled in a dual succession of two point shots before T. Kesterson grabbed two more points. Strasner came back to shoot a three pointer, and T. Kesterson rounded out the opening quarter with another two-pointer.
Park director Nikki Cherry explained that a misunderstanding of a previous bid for stadium seating at the park’s baseball and softball fields for the large disparity in expectoration versus final bid. The group had previously received a bid for $11,000 from MISSCO Contract Sales of Maumelle to place stadium seating at the park, and after an updated bid for four fields was submitted at $28,000 and characterized as an extreme savings it was clarified to her that the previous bid was for one field only- which would have made the combined total for all four fields $44,000.
Graham said the standards review, which looks at 180 aspects of the school’s performance, ended in a mostly positive final report, with just two recommendations for improvement. Both were described as policy clarifications, the first involving the high school absentee policy and the second dealing with the way the school awards concurrent credit for students taking college-level courses.
According to a statement issued by Sheriff Butch Morris, 35 year old Curtis W. Smith was taken into custody Monday after Deputy Blake Eudy took a report stating that the suspect had broken into the home and “stolen some guns and then tried to burn the house after stealing the guns.”
Smith was arrested in Sevier County in connection with a separate incident, and local authorities were able to recover the stolen firearms.
According to a statement issued by Sheriff Butch Morris, 36 year old Sidney Walker was taken into custody Monday in connection with a report taken from Center Point Church of Christ by Chief Deputy and Sheriff-elect Bryan McJunkins.
“The air conditioner unit was stolen from outside of the church,” Morris said in the statement. “The value of the unit was placed at $2,500.”
The policy impacting teachers had been passed previously, but a revision was made to avoid a possible accounting problem hinging on the difference between pay dates and the end date of the semester. The policy would provide an incentive of $500 per semester to teachers that do not miss a day of work that would involve the hiring of a substitute, with declining incentives as teachers use more days out.