Police Beat: 07/27/17

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:41

Close call

Elliott named Mayflower’s 2016 Officer of the Year

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:24

Dalton Elliott was recognized as Mayflower’s 2016 Officer of the Year for his initiative to work with the city’s students.

Juvenile court officials recognized Saturday for teen building

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:38

The Girl Scout Diamonds presented the 20th Judicial District’s Juvenile Division with its Opening Doors Award for creating a new avenue to reach out to the community’s troubled youth.

EM Jeans owners retiring, closing up shop

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:44

After nearly 32 years, EM Jeans owners Liz Snipan and Larry Rogers have decided to close the store — a massive landmark of downtown Conway on the corner of West Oak and Chestnut streets.

Faulkner high schools get a head start on football

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:48

Conway Christian and Mayflower will be among the earliest schools to open the high school football season in 2017. even getting a jump on the college teams.

State FEMA disaster centers closing Friday

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:36

Flood damage relief will still be available through mid-August even after the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Recovery Center closes Friday in Faulkner County.

McGarrity: Moneyball and Michelangelo

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:14

Moneyball by Michael Lewis seems like a baseball book. However, it is really a book about how economics was used to make good business decisions. In the book, the general manager of the Oakland As baseball team had a tough challenge. Namely, his team could spend only a fraction of the money on salaries that teams like the Yankees and Dodgers spent. However, the As were able to field a very good team year after year, simply because the general manager knew a basic principle of economics. The principle is that if you want what everyone else wants, it will be expensive; but, if you want what others do not desire, you can get it cheap.

Farmers Market Details: 07/27/17

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:04

Conway, Arkansas Farmer’s Market @ Antioch Baptist Church

#ChewOnIt: Easy Summer Eats

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:03

Hello again! This summer seems to be flying by, but I’ve been doing my darndest to eat as many seasonal goodies as possible. For the last few weeks I have been eating all the onions and squash, tomatoes and basil, spinach, and peaches I possibly can.

Faulkner County man pronounced dead on scene in Conway crash

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:26

A Faulkner County man is dead after being involved in a three-vehicle collision shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.