McCollum’s Column: Memories with a jolt

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 18:39

WACO, Texas — Taking a break from the routine this weekend, I expected to take a trip down memory lane.

Fall Fest Scream House to help fund mission trip

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:33

Sold Out Church in Conway is holding its Fifth Annual Fall Fest on Saturday, which includes a Scream House that will help fund a mission trip scheduled for next year.

Lead Pastor Derek Jones said all are welcome to attend the event, which will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sat., Oct. 21 at the...

Shoji Tabuchi to perform at annual bookcase fundraiser

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 17:15

Children who grow up without learning to read are at a great disadvantage when it comes to their success later in life, Conway Bookcase Project Founder Jim Davidson said.

Conway runs rampant on Central

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:36

The Conway Wampus Cats made the Central Tigers look like cubs in Conway’s 45-3 win Friday at John McConnell Stadium.

Council considers rezoning four properties

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:28

The Conway City Council will consider four rezoning requests, including three for proposed subdivisions, during its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the District Court Building.

Federal lawsuit filed against OEM director, county officials

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 20:09

A federal lawsuit stemming from a sexual harassment complaint against Faulkner County Office of Emergency Management Director Shelia Bellott has been filed against Bellott after victims say actions against the county official did “not relieve the hostile work environment,” according to a federal complaint.

Arkansas emergency task force trains in Conway

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:17

Both regions — Central and Northwest — of the Arkansas Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team met at a Conway hotel Tuesday to train in building search, structure stabilization and breaching techniques.

Chili dinner benefits Punisher's LEMC member

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 14:19

Proceeds from a chili dinner in Greenbrier will help cover medical costs for a member of the Punisher's Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club (LEMC) in Central Arkansas who was injured in a wreck last month.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Ronnie "Poppy" Vick, member Chris Humphrey...

Sports roundup: UCA soccer, volleyball and CBC volleyball

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:43

The University of Central Arkansas soccer team(9-8, 6-3) began a three-match road swing Friday night with a 2-0 win over Nicholls (5-10-1, 2-6-1)

City of Conway: Taking on the city’s roads

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:00

Imagine you’re handed $1,000 to do some renovation or updates to your home, garden, car, or anything else in your household. How would you decide what to spend it on? Would you take a family vote to find out what would make people the happiest? Or would you take a more measured approach, maybe even get an expert opinion on what most needed an update, to get the best use out of your one-thousand-dollars? After all, spending it in the most efficient way will get the best return on your money.