New safe school initiative provides resources for professionals across state

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:23

State officials announced a new safe schools initiative during a news conference at Greenbrier High School on Wednesday.

CoHO plans to build 10 ‘tiny homes’

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:54

The City of Hope Outreach (CoHO) will become the third nonprofit organization since 2015 to try to reduce homelessness in Conway.

CPD seeks suspect in card theft

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:28

The Conway Police Department sought the public’s help to identify a woman suspected of using a stolen credit card to purchase approximately $1,900 in merchandise at several Conway businesses.

Police beat

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:38

From Conway Police Department reports

Sherwood’s Grissom awarded grand prize during annual Alchemy Songwriting Competition

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:47

Baker Grissom of Sherwood took home the grand prize after winning the seventh annual Alchemy Songwriting Competition Oct. 14 at Kings Live Music in Conway.

Boo at the Museum set Oct. 28

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:36

Boo at the Museum is set for 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Museum of Veterans and Military History, 53, N. Mt. Olive in Vilonia.

Use Local Firewood To Help Protect Arkansas Forests From Invasive Species

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:33

In recognition of October’s designation as the first-ever Firewood Awareness Month, the Arkansas Agriculture Department urges Arkansans to use firewood from within a 20-mile radius to help protect Arkansas trees and forest ecosystems from invasive pests and diseases.

Vilonia museum to sponsor WWI Memorial Tree

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 15:31

The Arkansas World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee and the Arkansas Forestry Commission have approved an application from the Museum of Veterans and Military History to sponsor a World War I Memorial Tree, which will be located at the museum at 53 North Olive Street in Vilonia.

Tour of India offers flavors from south Asia

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:10

Tour of India, Conway’s first official Indian restaurant, celebrated its grand opening Thursday with a ribbon-cutting cermony. The restaurant opened five months ago.

Rita’s Italian Ice opens first Arkansas store in Conway

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:51

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept, has opened a location in Conway in the Lewis Crossing Shopping Center.