Phillips brothers bond reduced to $100,000; trial changed to December

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:57

Two brothers accused of holding a man at gunpoint and forcing him to dig his own grave had their bond reduced from $1 million to $100,000 Thursday.

Police beat

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:40

From Conway Police Department reports

Local bailiff garners national recognition

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:25

The Faulkner County DWI court’s bailiff received national recognition after Cliff Jacobs, program director for national center for DWI court in Washington DC (NCDC), saw him in action during a graduation ceremony Sept. 26.

Students, faculty give up fall break to aid families

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:00

More than 80 students and faculty from the University of Central Arkansas hit the road Wednesday to spend their fall break in Houston providing assistance to families who were effected in the recent flooding disaster after Hurricane Harvey.

Conway veteran inducted into Hall of Fame

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:56

Conway veteran 1st Lt. Hershel Thrall Hardin along with 14 veterans from across the state will be inducted into the 2017 class of the Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

True Holiness to honor Maltbia, unveil renovations

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:49

The officers and members of the True Holiness Saints Center warmly request your presence on Oct. 29 for the 24th Annual Clergy Appreciation Service honoring Pastor E.C. Maltbia and family.

Fletcher: Come enjoy free family fun

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:52

The City of Hope Outreach (CoHO) will unite its Oakwood Village, Brookside Village and Ash Street communities during the seventh annual CoHO Community Carnival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 5th Avenue Park.

Sports roundup: St. Joseph volleyball and CCS tennis

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:39

St. Joseph volleyball team won its first district title in four years this week with three victories at Searcy.

Burleson: A purpose in pain

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:49

In their book, “Pain: The Gift Nobody Wants” Dr. Paul Brand and Philip Yancey discuss the transformative power of physical pain. Dr. Brand, the son of a Missionary, got a firsthand look at the destructive power of leprosy due in part to its ability to mute physical pain. It seems that leprosy destroys nerve endings and without the ability to feel, the affected extremities are subjected to further damage. This explains the book’s title in describing pain as a “gift.”

Davidson: A real nose job

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:32

There is an old saying that goes, “There is no fool like an old fool” and I certainly have to plead guilty. This is because I have just gone through a painful and time-consuming ordeal that was probably unnecessary, if I had just listened to my wife.