Rural Fire Program to host fire show Oct. 28

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:51

The Arkansas Forestry Commission is hosting the annual Rural Fire Protection (RFP) Fire Show on Saturday, October 28, in Greenbrier at 20 Industrial Boulevard from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All Arkansas firefighters and families are invited to attend the annual event held to honor fire crews for their partnership in the suppression and prevention of wildfires.

Museum Column: WWII Living History Night set

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 11:41

The Museum of Veterans and Military History in Vilonia, will be hosting the second World War II Living History Weekend beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct 14.

David Grimes: Making memories in Conway Optimist football

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 11:11

The local youth football season is a now few weeks old. The league is sponsored by the Conway Noon Optimist Club and run by volunteers.

Brawner: Nixon, Reagan, Trump and DACA

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 09:51

Ironically, American presidents sometimes have extra freedom to do the opposite of what they made their name talking about. For that reason, President Trump might – emphasize “might” – be the best thing that could have happened for those DACA kids to gain legal status or even citizenship.

A Look Forward: Steak Anyone?

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

If all goes according to plan, Conway should have two brand-new steakhouses in Conway open within the next two weeks.

A Look Back: With Jim Miller

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

Jim Miller grew up on a farm south of Conway, graduating Conway High School in 1952. He then married Patsy Lane, whose father was a well-known Conway barber. After eight years in the Air Force, the Millers returned to Conway in 1960.

Conway-Southside: What a finish. What a game.

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:15

Most fans attending Conway High’s football game Friday night probably awakened Saturday dizzy and numbed from one of the most exciting and craziest games ever played at John McConnell Stadium.

Sports Roundup: UCA soccer, volleyball, CBC volleyball

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 21:59

The Central Arkansas men’s soccer team defeated Valparaiso, the Missouri Valley Conference’s new menber, 3-2 Saturday at Valparaiso, Indiana.

McCollum’s Column: Looking back on ‘The Battle of the Sexes’

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:34

(EDITOR’S NOTE: In commemoration of David McCollum’s 50 years in the newspaper industry, here are excerpts from the story he wrote for The Orange Leader in Texas after the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs tennis match).

Hendrix inducts five into Sports Hall of Honor

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:58

In addition to her induction into the Hendrix Sports Hall of Honor on Saturday, Tori Huggins could bel enshrined into the school’s welding hall of fame.