This month has been good in Faulkner County thus far. We received a federal declaration for the flooding that caused a lot of disaster to our county’s infrastructure, individual homes, and small businesses. The Governor requested a federal disaster declaration, and on June 15, the President approved the request. This was good and needed for our county as well as the individuals effected. This approval allows repairs to be completed by members of our community.
Arkansas does not have Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, but it does have the Ozarks and the Ouachitas. It does not have Elvis’ Graceland home, but it does have the birthplace of Johnny Cash. Unlike Tennessee, it does not have $2 billion to play with, but, like Tennessee, could it also find hundreds of millions of dollars for highways?
Onside kicks, trick plays, lightning delays and a blowout were all featured in Friday’s Arkansas High School Coaches Association Football All-Star Game.
The Conway City Council will consider rezoning properties during its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Russell L. “Jack” Roberts District Court Building.
The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) identified a preferred alternative for the Highway 89 Union Pacific Railroad overpass and realignment project.