Davidson: The tragic consequences of illiteracy

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:27

Here in my community of Conway, Arkansas, we have been providing quality, personalized bookcases and a starter set of books to Head Start children since we began our project back in 2005. Almost from the beginning, the answer to the question, “Does this really make any difference in the lives of these children?” is something we all wanted to know. Well, I am here today to tell you that the answer to this question is a resounding, “YES”!! It does make a difference.

Faith Briefs: 09/22/17

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:21

Creekbank Service

CAPCA needs items for homeless project

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:25

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) seeks the public’s help with its 2018 Project Homeless Connect.

Arkansas State home to two-headed snake

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:36

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — It appears Lori Neuman-Lee will be specializing in double-headers at Arkansas State University.

Neuman-Lee, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is currently sharing an office with a two-headed timber rattlesnake called Deuces by some and Hydra by others....

Yesterdays: 09/21/17

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:13

September 21

Roundabout: 09/21/17

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 08:14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FCSO arrests Mississippi man in sex sting

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:18

A Mississippi man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly driving to Conway to meet up with who he thought was a 13-year-old girl for sexual intercourse and to later move in with her family as a “sex toy,” according to the sheriff’s office.

Smith: 4-H impacted me to run for state office

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:18

Noah-Luke Smith, a 17-year-old Faulkner County resident, was elected as the 2017-18 Arkansas 4-H State Officer at Large during the state o’rama event in Fayetteville.

Ferdowsian elected to school board, Vilonia millage fails during election

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:15

The annual school board election for Faulkner County concluded Tuesday night.

McCollum’s Column: Reflections on ‘Battle of the Sexes,” 44 years later

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:01

I had no idea that 44 years ago Wednesday, I would be writing about this today.