More than $600,000 available for education thanks to wildlife fine money

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:26

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services has more than $600,000 in grant money to give to Arkansas schools and educators for programs in 2018, thanks to fines derived from wildlife violations. The application deadline for fiscal year 2018 grants is Oct. 26, 2017.

Conway Regional gives thirsty fans an opportunity to support their schools

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:52

When Faulkner County fans grab a water bottle to quench their thirst during a Wampus Cat, Panther, Eagle, Bulldog, Thunderbird or War Hawk sports event this year, they will be supporting their high school.

Fourth grader leads school, community in Hurricane Harvey efforts

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:49

After Hurricane Harvey’s devastating hit, Mayflower Elementary’s Aubrey Smith knew she wanted to do something special to help the victims.

CCS offers its students new business course taught by local

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:27

This year, Conway Christian High School is offering a business course to its students taught by local businessman Dwight Southerland.

UCA’s Confucius Institute celebrate 10 years

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:32

The Confucius Institute at the University of Central Arkansas (UCACI) will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a banquet at 6 p.m. Sept. 28.

Students practice, learn CPR after reading book

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:15

Seventh grade students in a St. Joseph High School English class switched up their normal learning content Sept. 14 to take on cardio pulmonary resuscitation.

Eastside Elementary gather for Solution Tree training

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:06

Staff at Eastside Elementary School welcomed a representative from Solution Tree to the school recently.

Mt. Vernon-Enola gets $5,000 to start improvements

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:21

Mount Vernon-Enola Elementary School will start improvements to its cafeteria/auditorium in the next couple of weeks thanks to a $5,000 donation from First Security Bank.

Ferdowsian elected to school board, Vilonia millage fails during election

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:15

The annual school board election for Faulkner County concluded Tuesday night.

Hendrix welcomes Braunfisch, Evans, Malone to college

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:10

Albert Braunfisch of Little Rock was recently named to a five-year term as chair of the Hendrix College Board of Trustees.