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.

Weather-resistant license option available

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 10:51

Hunters and anglers wanting a more durable option to carry their license may now purchase an upgrade to receive an official weather-resistant license through all license vendors and license purchasing options.

Yesterdays: 09/25/17

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:49

September 25

Rural Fire Program to host fire show Oct. 28

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:48

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

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:44

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.