River Valley Latest News

Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu May 25, 2017

Area teams to play for state championships

FAYETTEVILLE — Several high school teams in the River Valley & Ozark Edition will compete for state championships this weekend in Fayetteville. The Russellville Lady Cyclones soccer team will play Siloam Springs in the Class 6A state championship game at noon Friday at Razorback Field. The game is a rematch of last year’s state-title game in which Siloam Springs won 1-0. The Maumelle Lady Hornets soccer team will play Harrison in th... READ MORE

Depot turns 100; party planned on Saturday CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

RUSSELLVILLE — Russellville will celebrate the 100th birthday of its railroad depot on Saturday. All are invited to the party, and there is no admission charge.

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Nemo Vista graduate accepted to Naval Academy prep school CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

CENTER RIDGE — Adrianna Munoz has made a name for herself at Nemo Vista High School.

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Third annual BayFest features pet parade By KAYLA BAUGH

FAIRFIELD BAY — Fairfield Bay is gearing up for the third annual BayFest street festival, complete with vendors, live music, activities for kids and a pet parade.

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Bono Baptist Church celebrates centennial By TAMMY KEITH

BONO — In 1917, the small Faulkner County community of Bono was bustling.

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Area teams to play for state championships

FAYETTEVILLE — Several high school teams in the River Valley & Ozark Edition will compete for state championships this weekend in Fayetteville.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA

May 18 Maumelle Newcomers Luncheon MAUMELLE — A Maumelle Newcomers Luncheon will take place at 11 a.m. at the Maumelle Country Club. The cost is $15. The recipient of the Maumelle Newcomers Club Scholarship will be announced, and club officers will be installed. Guests are welcome. For reservations, call Mary Davidson at (501) 944-5518 by Monday.

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Perry County event to commemorate WWI CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

PERRYVILLE — Perry County is joining other counties in the state in celebrating May as Arkansas Heritage Month. This year’s theme is A State of War: Arkansas Remembers World War I.

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Art by local students chosen for exhibit in Little Rock CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

LITTLE ROCK — In addition to the three students from Pottsville Junior High School featured elsewhere in today’s paper, several other young artists from the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area will have their work on display in the 56th Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition when it opens Tuesday at the Arkansas Arts Center.

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3 Pottsville students win awards in annual exhibition CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

POTTSVILLE — Art students at Pottsville Junior High School are learning more than just how to draw and paint. Thanks to the tutelage of their art teacher, the students are learning about submitting their artwork for critiques outside the classroom and about earning recognition for their work.

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Pucker up for Picklefest next weekend By TAMMY KEITH

ATKINS — Picklefest is a big dill in Atkins.

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Big-game hunter documents adventures By TAMMY KEITH

SOLGOHACHIA — Charles H. Eddy knew when he was hiking in Canada or Alaska in search of Dall sheep that he might not remember all his adventures, so he wrote them down.

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