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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 25, 2015

Gregory Lasker

Former NFL player back in Conway to ‘build community’

Nothing about 50-year-old Gregory Lasker’s appearance shouts former NFL player, but someone in the Conway restaurant overheard that Lasker had brought his Super Bowl ring. “I couldn’t help but overhear,” said a young man named Daniel, who had gotten up from his booth to look. Lasker showed him the ring, nestled in blue velvet inside the special wooden box, the words World Champions and New York Giants engraved on the lid. “Wow! Super co... READ MORE

Jeff Moncrease: Founder of MLK event says judge character, not color By TAMMY KEITH

Jeff Moncrease recalled that when he talked to Conway residents in 1999 about starting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, some said it would never work.