Greenbrier man accused of setting rig on fire

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 15:27

A 44-year-old Greenbrier man is charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to his big rig in the Greenbrier McDonald’s parking lot Thursday morning.

Conway man brings joy through art of blowing bubbles

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:05

Conway’s Matt Mattingly, otherwise known as Big Poppa Bubble, visited the University of Central Arkansas on Friday to spread joy through blowing bubbles.

Residents have 2 chances to weigh in on homeless shelter

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:20

Conway residents will have the opportunity to hear more information about and weigh in on a proposed homeless shelter on Donaghey Avenue during a pair of meetings this week.

Barnes: Conway’s Confederate Memorial

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 09:32

Local readers have undoubtedly followed the controversy surrounding the removal of Confederate memorials in New Orleans, Baltimore, and Charlottesville, Virginia. But most don’t realize that a monument to fallen Confederate soldiers from Faulkner County sits on the courthouse lawn in Conway. It is a benign-looking obelisk, 16 and a half-feet tall with C.S.A. (for Confederate States of America) in three large raised letters on three sides. An inscription on the fourth side explains that the monument was raised by Conway’s Robert E. Lee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.).

Sideline: CHS volleyball and football; UCA soccer

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:37

CHS volleyball, football teams featured Saturday

Benton man accused of raping, kidnapping family member to stand trial next week

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:20

A Benton man who last year allegedly raped a close family member before attempting to commit suicide is set to stand trial next week.

FCSO nabs 9 in Thursday night prostitution sting

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:22

The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office nabbed nine sexual solicitation suspects during a Thursday night prostitution sting.

Ranch-style home in Little Rock offers quiet living on cul-de-sac

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:15

6908 Merry Lane, Little Rock

Community gears up for rare celestial event

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:07

Schools throughout Faulkner County are taking advantage of the upcoming astronomical phenomenon on Monday and using it as a teaching experience for its students.

Hensley runs for prosecutor

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:07

Jim Hensley announces his candidacy for the position of Prosecuting Attorney for Faulkner, Van Buren and Searcy counties.