Police investigate home invasion

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:02

The Conway Police Department has asked for the public’s help to identify four men they say were involved in a home invasion burglary earlier this month.

Students raise money for Heifer International

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:35

Students at Florence Mattison Elementary School raised $650 for Heifer International during the school’s Caps for Coins project this month.

A Look Back: Goad’s Café

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:32

When reminiscing about downtown Conway, many share memories of this or that café that they remember frequenting. But those born in the late 1950s or later will probably not have many memories of the Goad’s Café, a popular restaurant which stood near the northwest corner of Oak and Parkway for 36 years.

Beast Feast sets new donation record

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:41

Conway, Arkansas February 14, 2017: The Beast Feast, an annual event sponsored by the Men’s Ministry of Second Baptist Church in Conway, was held Saturday, February 11, at the Conway Expo Center for the sixteenth year in a row. For the past seven of those years, organizers have asked participants to support their Feeding The Hungry program by bringing food items which are distributed to local food pantries. For the second year, half of the total collection went to the Conway Ministry Center (CMC).

Halsted completes basic training

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:38

U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Dillon N. Halsted graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Vilonia council revises city ordinances

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:33

Overgrown yards, fences out of compliance and residents blowing grass clippings onto city streets has stirred some action in the city of Vilonia.

Round About

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:31

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Museum Column: ‘Kilroy was here’

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:30

At the Museum of Veterans and Military History in Vilonia, there are long guns, short guns, a machine gun, a Bazooka, bayonets, uniforms and historical writings.

History Minute: Dr. Mamie Clark

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:21

In the years after the first segregation laws were passed in Arkansas and across the South, the effects of the daily humiliations were steadily increasing. Civil rights activists steadily fought these inequalities in court but needed more scientific evidence and statistics to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt what the effects of segregation really were to even the most obstinate judges. One Arkansas psychologist, Dr. Mamie Clark, helped provide the key scientific evidence used to defeat segregation in the federal courts once and for all.

Round About

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:28

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