First Tee presents character awards

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 20:41

The Community Service, Inc. First Tee Character Development Program recently held its annual family picnic and awards ceremony on Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church.

4 year old found safe

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:40

A 4-year-old girl reported missing out of Conway on Saturday was found safely with her father.

Posts circulating Facebook warned the girl was taken from her mother’s house near Deer Street by her father, who allegedly ran off into the woods with the young girl.

Authorities say the...

Student hit by car is OK

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 13:42

School officials say an eighth grader who was struck by a car while walking home from school Friday is OK.

Conway Public Schools Communications Specialist Heather Kendrick said the student was walking along Prince Street when the accident occurred.

“Friday after school a junior...

Conway Schools: Solar Eclipse information

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:42

Tomorrow just after lunch there will be an unusual event happening in our world. I am not an astronomy buff, nor do I know a lot about science, but all you have to do is take a quick glance at the news to know this is a big deal. The Solar Eclipse of 2017. We started getting inquiries about the eclipse in our schools last week. Parents and teachers wanted to know how we were handling it, what kids were going to do, what was our “plan?” So I wanted to let everyone know- officially — how Conway Public Schools is going to handle the Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Sublett: The South and its middle ground

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:21

There’s a big difference in “The South” and Texas. Having lived most of my life in the Lone Star State and the past almost decade in central Arkansas, I’ve discovered there are as many different kinds of pride and prejudice as there is potato salad.

A Look Back: What’s New?

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:00

Getting a clear answer to this question is much more difficult than it used to be. In the past, most Faulkner County residents could pretty much get their local news by reading the Log Cabin Democrat or listening to the local radio stations. And when the Log Cabin Weekly edition was published, you could find out what was going on in the various communities too.

Brawner: Arkansas students have fast internet

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 04:32

It’s not often a public policy problem can be completely checked off the to-do list. Last month, one was.

McCollum’s Column: A sampler from the ‘Conway Four’

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:23

The four Wampus Cats have been transformed into Bears and they are still hungy.

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

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:27

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.