Conway-Southside: What a finish. What a game.

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:15

Most fans attending Conway High’s football game Friday night probably awakened Saturday dizzy and numbed from one of the most exciting and craziest games ever played at John McConnell Stadium.

Sports Roundup: UCA soccer, volleyball, CBC volleyball

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 21:59

The Central Arkansas men’s soccer team defeated Valparaiso, the Missouri Valley Conference’s new menber, 3-2 Saturday at Valparaiso, Indiana.

McCollum’s Column: Looking back on ‘The Battle of the Sexes’

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:34

(EDITOR’S NOTE: In commemoration of David McCollum’s 50 years in the newspaper industry, here are excerpts from the story he wrote for The Orange Leader in Texas after the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs tennis match).

Hendrix inducts five into Sports Hall of Honor

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 19:58

In addition to her induction into the Hendrix Sports Hall of Honor on Saturday, Tori Huggins could bel enshrined into the school’s welding hall of fame.

Mayflower’s Simmons twins have big game against Barton

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:32

MAYFLOWER – Two teams entered Friday night as the last two undefeated teams in the 3A-2 conference.

Despite struggles, Hendrix knocks off Austin

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 22:21

Despite beating Austin College 36-24 Saturday at Young-Wise Memorial Stadium, Hendrix College coach Buck Buchanan was not pleased with the performance.

Conway Regional gives thirsty fans an opportunity to support their schools

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:52

When Faulkner County fans grab a water bottle to quench their thirst during a Wampus Cat, Panther, Eagle, Bulldog, Thunderbird or War Hawk sports event this year, they will be supporting their high school.

2 county offices win awards

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:41

Two Faulkner County offices were recognized for excellence during the 2017 Arkansas Digital Government Transformation Awards banquet.

City of Conway: Compassion is essential to community

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:00

Conway is a compassionate city. Our firefighters recently traveled to Texas to rescue people during hurricane Harvey. I remember the community wide efforts to help hundreds of displaced New Orleans residents after hurricane Katrina. And there are dozens of local non-profits helping those in need. The newest organization seeking to help those in need is Mayor Bart Castleberry’s task force to help our city’s homeless population.

County Judge: Things never stay the same

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:00

Things never stay the same; what we don’t expect does happen. We live our lives one day at a time. I believe how we react, adjust and deal with the challenges, unknowns and adversity is what all of us want to see in others. Today, I think to put good into action is what everybody needs. I know that “God is in control — don’t give up on him, he has not given up on us.”