Yesterdays: 05/23/17

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 09:00

May 23

Sugar Bears volleyball to play 28 matches in 2017

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 21:51

The University of Central Arkansas volleyball team, seeking its eighth straight Southland Conference tournament appearance, will play a 28-match schedule this season, 14 in Conway.

City announces first bike sharing program in state

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 08:59

Residents and visitors of Conway are now able to rent bicycles and ride around the city through a new bike share initiative.

Police Beat: 05/23/17

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 16:42

Life on our streets

September appeal hearing set in former deputy’s batter case

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:11

A September trial has been set in a case in which a former sheriff’s deputy is appealing a misdemeanor battery conviction.

Fryer basket catches fire at Conway McDonald’s

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:50

The McDonald’s on Skyline Drive in Conway temporarily closed Monday after a fryer basket caught fire.

McCollum’s Column: Quitman coach makes case for multiple sports in high school

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 17:22

Quitman has had a banner year, winning state girls 2A cross country, basketball and track titles.

Stay safe on the water and save a few dollars

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:07

LITTLE ROCK – Boat Ed, the vendor who provides the online version of Arkansas’s Boating Education Course, will be offering a special discount to anyone who completes the program from May 20-26 to help promote National Safe Boating Week.

High water and habitat come together for Greers Ferry fish

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 15:05

HEBER SPRINGS – Recent rainfall has elevated the water at Greer’s Ferry Lake a good 7-8 feet above its normal level. Recent electrofishing by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission personnel indicate improving numbers now for largemouth and smallmouth bass. And both AGFC biologists and anglers on the lake have noted a significant amount of threadfin shad in the upper and middle portions of the lake.

Project 3:27 gives away 24th vehicle, a handicap-accessible van, to double amputee

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:55

A local nonprofit gave a Faulkner County man who lost both his legs four years ago a handicap-accessible van last week.