Trojans slip past UCA in OT

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:54

LITTLE ROCK – Little Rock’s Jaclyn Purvine scored a golden goal in the 95th minute, dribbling through the UCA midfield and sliding the ball into the top-right corner, just past the outstretched fingers of a diving Lauren Mercuri to give the Trojans a 2-1 overtime victory Friday night in the soccer opener for the University of Central Arkansas women.

Conway volleyball hopes to build on successful tradition

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:40

With the season starting Tuesday, the Conway Lady Cats volleyball team got a glimpse into their season with the annual Volleyball Showcase on Saturday at Buzz Bolding Arena.

Bears now ready to concentrate on K-State

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:35

After the longest in his 30-year career and what he terms the best preseason camp he’s had in his four seasons at the University of Central Arkansas, coach Steve Campbell says it’s time to “flip the switch.”

Family still looking for answers 1 year after Terry Credit’s murder

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:28

Terry “Rich” Credit would have turned 51-years-old last week. Family members and police are still looking for answers in his death one year after he was murdered in his home.

Greenbrier man accused of setting rig on fire

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 17:20

A 44-year-old Greenbrier man is charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to his big rig in the Greenbrier McDonald’s parking lot Tuesday morning.

Conway man brings joy through art of blowing bubbles

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 14:05

Conway’s Matt Mattingly, otherwise known as Big Poppa Bubble, visited the University of Central Arkansas on Friday to spread joy through blowing bubbles.

Residents have 2 chances to weigh in on homeless shelter

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:20

Conway residents will have the opportunity to hear more information about and weigh in on a proposed homeless shelter on Donaghey Avenue during a pair of meetings this week.

Barnes: Conway’s Confederate Memorial

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 09:32

Local readers have undoubtedly followed the controversy surrounding the removal of Confederate memorials in New Orleans, Baltimore, and Charlottesville, Virginia. But most don’t realize that a monument to fallen Confederate soldiers from Faulkner County sits on the courthouse lawn in Conway. It is a benign-looking obelisk, 16 and a half-feet tall with C.S.A. (for Confederate States of America) in three large raised letters on three sides. An inscription on the fourth side explains that the monument was raised by Conway’s Robert E. Lee chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.).

Sideline: CHS volleyball and football; UCA soccer

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:37

CHS volleyball, football teams featured Saturday

Benton man accused of raping, kidnapping family member to stand trial next week

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:20

A Benton man who last year allegedly raped a close family member before attempting to commit suicide is set to stand trial next week.