McCollum’s Column: A sunny weekend at UCA

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:14

The weather last weekend was a mixed bag — a tough of summer, a slice of spring and a hint of fall. Attire was shorts and flip-flops to hoodies and camo jackets and rain boots.

RoundAbout | 4-25-17

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:54

• April 29 — Greenbrier Dance Academy will host its recital at 7 p.m. at the Conway High School auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. The program theme is Olympic Glory, highlighting the Brazil Olympics.

Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports regional tournaments begin April 28

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:33

JACKSONVILLE – Student athletes from across Arkansas will gather at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville each weekend, beginning April 28, to take their shots at the regional and state championship tournaments of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program.

Senior Moments | 04-25-17

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:32

April 25

Wildlife officers round up poachers, illegal hunters

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:23

Springdale residents arrested in elk-poaching case

Yesterdays | 04-25-17

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:31

April 25

Trout fishing seminar scheduled at Heber Springs visitor center

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:25

HEBER SPRINGS - Anglers looking to take their trout-fishing game to the next level are invited to a special intermediate trout-fishing seminar, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 29.

Faulkner roundup: UCA baseball and track, Hendrix track and golf, CBC softball

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:16

By sweeping the three-game series against Sam Houston State last weekend at Bear Stadium, the University of Central Arkansas moved to sixth in the Southland Conference baseball standings while knocking the Bearkats to second place behind McNeese State.

Museum Column: Learning opportunities abound

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 11:31

The Museum of Veterans and Military History provides a learning experience, it seems, for docents as well as the public on a weekly basis.

Boozman Honored for Support of Emergency Management Efforts

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:04

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman was recognized Wednesday for his support of emergency management efforts and the homeland security community. Director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and state Homeland Security Advisor, A.J. Gary, presented Boozman with the National Emergency Management Association’s 2017 Congressional Award at ADEM headquarters.