Viewers can submit questions to ‘Outdoor Hotline’

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:12

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is partnering with the Arkansas Educational Television Network to produce a special call-in show and share information about hunting, fishing and conservation education in Arkansas. “Outdoor Hotline” will air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 on AETN.

Longing: My personal experience with Coach Frank Broyles started in 2006

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:32

My committee and I had just decided to start an Alzheimer’s Walk here in Faulkner County and we were trying to decide who would make an appropriate honorary chairperson for our first Walk. My mind started racing and I thought of Coach Broyles. His wife had Alzheimer’s and he had written the Playbook.

Game changers for Choosing to Excel, Conway

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:32

Choosing to Excel’s Youth Leadership Team recently graduated four exceptional leaders.

Museum Column: Vietnam-era weaponry

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:01

The Museum of Veterans and Military History in Vilonia, has bayonets and knives including at least one KA-BAR on display from the Vietnam era.

First Tee presents character awards

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 20:41

The Community Service, Inc. First Tee Character Development Program recently held its annual family picnic and awards ceremony on Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church.

4 year old found safe

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:40

A 4-year-old girl reported missing out of Conway on Saturday was found safely with her father.

Posts circulating Facebook warned the girl was taken from her mother’s house near Deer Street by her father, who allegedly ran off into the woods with the young girl.

Authorities say the...

Student hit by car is OK

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:42

School officials say an eighth grader who was struck by a car while walking home from school Friday is OK.

Conway Public Schools Communications Specialist Heather Kendrick said the student was walking along Prince Street when the accident occurred.

“Friday after school a junior...

Conway Schools: Solar Eclipse information

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:42

Tomorrow just after lunch there will be an unusual event happening in our world. I am not an astronomy buff, nor do I know a lot about science, but all you have to do is take a quick glance at the news to know this is a big deal. The Solar Eclipse of 2017. We started getting inquiries about the eclipse in our schools last week. Parents and teachers wanted to know how we were handling it, what kids were going to do, what was our “plan?” So I wanted to let everyone know- officially — how Conway Public Schools is going to handle the Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Sublett: The South and its middle ground

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:21

There’s a big difference in “The South” and Texas. Having lived most of my life in the Lone Star State and the past almost decade in central Arkansas, I’ve discovered there are as many different kinds of pride and prejudice as there is potato salad.

A Look Back: What’s New?

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:00

Getting a clear answer to this question is much more difficult than it used to be. In the past, most Faulkner County residents could pretty much get their local news by reading the Log Cabin Democrat or listening to the local radio stations. And when the Log Cabin Weekly edition was published, you could find out what was going on in the various communities too.