Community responds to Saturday night’s flooding damage

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 14:02

Faulkner County business owners and community members were out early Sunday morning to clean up the damage from what Saturday’s rainfall brought.

David Grimes: The nice guy behind those Toad Suck Daze runs

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:21

With Toad Suck Daze approaching, and the accompanying Toad Suck Daze runs, it’s a good opportunity to highlight Cliff Henry in my series about good guys.

Conway Schools: Day in the Life of a Computer Technicians

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 09:31

For most of us, computer technology is a big part of our daily lives. Even beyond actual desktop/laptop computers, we now rely on our phones and so many other things as well. But what happens when the computer shuts down…or won’t do what you think it should do? Technology is wonderful…until it needs updates, fixes, or requires something from you that you can’t do or give. Most of us are quick to admit- we need help fixing the technical difficulties in our lives. And we want them fixed yesterday!

Letter to the Editor: On hybrid cars and the environment

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 09:31

On hybrid cars and the environment

State Capitol Week in Review: Federal government new Medicaid waiver

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 09:00

LITTLE ROCK – After officially adjourning the 2017 regular session on May 1, the legislature was scheduled to immediately begin a special session to consider a specific issue, whether or not Arkansas should ask the federal government for a new Medicaid waiver.

A Look Back: Highway cafes

Sun, 04/30/2017 - 08:11

In the 1940s, Hwy. 65 was re-routed away from downtown. Its new path followed Harkrider Street through Conway before it continued northward through Greenbrier to Damascus.

Sideline: UCA victories in tennis, softball and baseball

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:06

The University of Central Arkansas tennis team continues to make history as the Sugar Bears will play for the Southland Conference title Sunday at Beaumont, Texas, against regular-season champion Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

Charlie Strong returns to roots and looks ahead

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 22:24

Charlie Strong left the University of Central Arkansas in 1982 in casual togs seeking to become a college professor after an all-star football career for the Bears.

Inmate dies at Unit 1

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 17:42

A inmate died at Faulkner County Detention Center Unit 1 on Friday.

Ryals makes internal, external improvements to sheriff’s office

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 17:26

As Faulkner County’s new sheriff, Tim Ryals has been updating policies and making his presence known in the county. Some of those changes are more visible than others.