About a year ago in this column, I tried to persuade the members of the College Football Playoff selection committee to expand the field from four teams to eight.
In 1871, a small, ingenious, far-sighted man named Max Frauenthal came to Conway with the railroad crew, purchasing a lot in the southeast block at Front and Oak. Although the city’s founder, A.P. Robinson, had intended for most business activity to occur along Main Street between Railroad Avenue (Parkway) and Court Street, Frauenthal built his mercantile store in the alley where the farmers left their horses and wagons. That alley became Front Street.
As you would expect, things are beginning to wind down as we approach Christmas and the beginning of a new year. Parents prepare yourselves—the kids will be home for the holidays and you may want to plan some activities.
How big a deal is Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in the Alabama U.S. Senate race? Pretty big for the country. What does it say about next year’s elections in Arkansas? Probably not that much.
Tis the season to hang stockings, trim the tree, bake cookies…and think about spring and summer sports! What?! That’s right, just after you take your tree down it’ll be time to register for spring and summer sports. So be deciding now what your little one, tween, or teenager wants to play. There are adult leagues too!
GREENBRIER – Though it wasn’t the final game of the 18th annual Battle at the Brier, fans were served the main course between the Vilonia and Greenbrier boys team Friday night at the Panther Pavilion.
Conway’s boys flirted with the buzzer twice this weekend in the Bank of the Ozarks John Stanton Tournament and prevailed both times against 7A West opposition at Buzz Bolding Arena.