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Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu August 21, 2014

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA

Aug. 22 and 23 Gospel Singing Convention GREENBRIER — The 2014 Arkansas-Oklahoma Gospel Singing Convention will be held Friday and Saturday at LifeSong Baptist Church. Singing will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, with refreshments following. Singing will resume at 10 a.m. Saturday, break for a potluck lunch and continue at 1 p.m. The public is invited. Officers for the convention are Larry Hutson, president; Roy Guiltner, Arkansas vice preside... READ MORE

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA

Aug. 17 M.J. Hickey Pool Closing RUSSELLVILLE — Today is the last day to swim at the M.J. Hickey Pool, which will then close for the season.

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August 14 Back 2 School Round Up CONWAY — A United Way of Central Arkansas Back 2 School Round Up will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St. Local organizations will offer information about their groups, as well as activities for kids. Free food will be available. The event is free, but donations of school supplies will be accepted for students in Mayflower and Vilonia who were affected by the April tornado....

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Area artists’ works selected for 56th annual Delta Exhibition CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Several artists with ties to the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area are among the chosen few selected for the 56th annual Delta Exhibition on display at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock.

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Aug. 12 Committee Meeting CONWAY — The public is invited to attend a Courts and Public Safety Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m. in Courtroom A of the Faulkner County Courthouse, 801 Locust St. A report will be given by a committee that is developing a Faulkner County disaster plan for animal welfare.

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