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Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu December 1, 2016

Conway City Hall chosen for salamander-mural site

CONWAY — City Hall in downtown Conway has been chosen as the backdrop for another mural — the hellbender salamander. The west side of the building has been selected by the Conway Public Art Board as the site for the first Arkansas U.S. Fish and Wildlife endangered-species mural, said Ruthann Curry Browne, chairwoman of the art group. “That will be really nice; it will give [city residents] something to see as they drive east on Oak and ... READ MORE

Cyclones, Bulldogs to meet for state title By MARK BUFFALO

RUSSELLVILLE — The Russellville Cyclones will enter unchartered waters this week when they travel to Little Rock to play for the Class 6A state championship.

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Perry County 1 of 4 in state with no stoplight By TAMMY KEITH

PERRYVILLE — When school dismisses in the afternoons, traffic can be a bit busy in Perryville, a town of about 1,500 residents.

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Opera singers, ballet dancers to join orchestra in concert CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

The Conway Symphony Orchestra will present A Christmas Double Feature as this year’s holiday concert.

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Quitman ‘back-porch picker’ recalls area entertainers CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

QUITMAN — Music has always been a part of Bobby New’s life.

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Martinville honors veterans with memorial CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

MARTINVILLE — Arkansans gathered in communities large and small Nov. 11 to observe Veterans Day.

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Superintendent sought for Guy-Perkins district By TAMMY KEITH

GUY — The Guy-Perkins School Board will accept applications for the district’s superintendent beginning in December, interim Superintendent Robert Stewart said.

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Wrong Turn at Lungfish slated for Lantern Theatre CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

CONWAY — The Conway Community Arts Association and The Lantern Theatre will present Wrong Turn at Lungfish, by Garry Marshall and Lowell Ganz, as the final production of the year. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10, and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11.

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Master Naturalists chapter formed; members wanted

CLINTON — When Tom Nowlin of Clinton decided to become a Master Naturalist, he had to commute 80 miles to be trained because there were no chapters close by.

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