City approves property, equipment purchases

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:38

The Conway City Council on Tuesday approved $22,000 to buy property it plans to donate to be used for affordable housing in the Pine Street neighborhood development.

T-Bird shop provides opporunity, skills to Guy-Perkins students

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:30

GUY — Students at Guy-Perkins are learning budgeting skills as well as putting others before themselves this holiday season while getting the opportunity to shop on campus.

Local Recipes: Paula Shoyer’s ‘The Healthy Jewish Kitchen’

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:14

APPLE, SQUASH, AND BRUSSELS SPROUT SALAD

Heart for the Arts: Holiday Traditions: Go small and stay home

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:09

If you are anything like me, you love this time of year! The smells. The music. The decorations, even if it, takes weeks to get it all put up and boxes stowed away. The hunt for the gift giving. The people. And I especially enjoy the traditions that have evolved over the years.

Police beat

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:36

From Conway Police Department reports

Tourney time at Greenbrier and Conway

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:37

Conway and Faulkner County will host two traditional basketball tournaments this weekend.

All-America honors for Bears

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:54

Four University of Central Arkansas Bears have earned Associated Press All-America honors — George Odum, John Cook, Tremon Smith and Chris Terrell.

Guest Column: Legalize Gambling in the State of Arkansas

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:58

The state of Arkansas voted in November of 2008 to legalize the sale of lottery tickets in the name of scholarship money for higher education. Arkansas should legalize gambling in casinos as well because of the increase in tax revenues both locally and state wide, as well as other benefits the decision would carry. According to statistics provided by Americangaming.org, the two commercial casinos in our neighboring state of Oklahoma are taxed at rates of up to 30 percent on gaming revenues, and at a 9 percent rate on horse racing revenues. This increase in tax revenue could mean many great things for the state of Arkansas and its communities.

FCSO recruits reserve deputies

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:22

The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office is currently recruiting for the 2018 Reserve Deputy training program. In order to apply, a candidate must:

Blackbird Academy offers free field trips

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 08:25

Blackbird Academy of Arts in Conway is offering two free field trip opportunities that will provide cultural and educational experiences for K-12 students in the Central Arkansas region in early 2018.