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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun December 21, 2014

Allen Lipsmeyer

Incoming Morrilton mayor listens and learns

Morrilton Mayor-elect Allen Lipsmeyer had to interrupt his interview for the newspaper to sell a cinnamon roll in his doughnut shop, and a man waited patiently at a table to talk with him. Lipsmeyer is used to juggling multiple roles — he’s been a banker, builder, businessman, alderman and car salesman. And listening to sage advice is one of his lifelong traits. “I’ve had access to successful people,” Lipsmeyer said, sitting in the busi... READ MORE

Barbara Williams: UCA nursing chair to lead Conway Regional board By TAMMY KEITH

The white nurse’s cap that Barbara Williams wore in the hospital in the late 1960s and early 1970s is on display in her office at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, just one reminder of how times have changed in the profession.