River Valley and Ozark edition presents Ladies Night Out June 5, 2014 at the Conway Expo Center & Fiargrounds in Conway, AR.READ ONLINE
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Justin Wilkinson, 18, of Hector won the state Beta Club creative-writing award, as well as the national award this summer. Wilkinson, the son of April and Ray Wilkinson, is attending Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. He said his goal is to be an English teacher and write “on the side.”
HECTOR — Give Justin Wilkinson of Hector a topic, a few words or a sentence, and he can write an award-winning story. Wilkinson won first place in the creative-writing competition at both the state and national Beta Club conventions. He said winning at the state level was “crazy,” but he was even more surprised about his national win this summer. At the state competition in January in Hot Springs, 18-year-old Wilkinson was given a 17-wo... READ MORE
MAYFLOWER — Settlement negotiations are underway between the Mayflower School District and a former Mayflower High School principal who filed a lawsuit against the district after he was fired in 2013.
CONWAY — Texas singer/actor Michael Dean “Doc” Cato, who has performed on stage in cities from New York City to Las Vegas, will now utilize his experience in musical theater at the Conway Dinner Theater.
CONWAY — Some stories are so good that they deserve to be told again and again, and On Golden Pond is one of those, said Shua Miller, president of the Conway Community Arts Association Board of Directors.
CONWAY — The rainy summer has pushed the opening of the expanded University of Central Arkansas fitness center from October to Nov. 11, but the director of campus recreation said it will be worth the wait.
VILONIA — Cities across central Arkansas hit one out of the park last month in an effort to help their neighbor rebuild after an April 27 tornado changed the landscape earlier this year.
QUITMAN —Facilities coordinator Donald Rowlett remembers graduating in 1965 in a Quitman gymnasium that was torn down the next year, and he helped install plumbing in the new building.
CONWAY — It was significant in the world of senior centers when Conway’s facility was certified in 2012 as a wellness and activity center and changed its name to reflect that.