David Grimes: The history of Conway’s sports facilities

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 12:21

Quite a few people use the wrong name when referring to the city’s original sports center on Lower Ridge Road in east Conway.

County judge names April ‘cleanup month’ in former senator’s honor

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 01:01

County Judge Jim Baker proclaimed April to be Cleanup Faulkner County Month in honor of Sen. Stanley Russ.

Basketball roundup: Hendrix women in title game

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 20:06

The Hendrix women reached the Southern Athletic Association title game Saturday night with a 64-53 victory over Millsaps at Birmingham Ala.

Judge to make ruling in ex-deputy’s battery case

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 17:37

A special judge will make a ruling in a battery case against a former Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office deputy by March 6.

City to discuss streets, tennis facility

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 10:04

AssetMax will present the Conway City Council with a pavement management program during a 5:30 p.m. committee meeting Tuesday in the Russell L. “Jack” Roberts District Court building.

Guy-Perkins moves to finals of regional tournament

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 20:33

MOUNT VERNON – The Guy-Perkins boys’ 66-63 win over Shirley in the semifinals of the Region 1A 3 Boys Tournament was nothing short of nail-biting excitement.

Sports roundup: MV-Enola, CCS, Hendrix and CBC basketball

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 19:37

With the score tied at 25 in the third quarter Friday, Mount Vernon-Enola’s Lady Warhawks found another gear on their home court Friday.

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.