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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The University of Central Arkansas Health, Physical Education and Recreation Center is undergoing a $15.5 million renovation and expansion, which is scheduled to be done Nov. 11. Students and faculty have been given access to a Conway fitness center until the HPER facility reopens. Rain delayed the opening, said Dave Dennis, director of campus recreation. The project was student-driven, officials said, by members of the Student Government Association.
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. The Health Physical Education and Recreation Center at UCA, referred to as the HPER, is getting a 42,000-square-foot addition, bringing it to 110,000 square feet, said Dave Dennis, director of campus recreation. Dennis said the two am... READ MORE
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.
MORRILTON — Morrilton native Jerry L. Smith said he’d dreamed of coming back to do economic-development work in his hometown, and Monday, the chamber of commerce board made that happen.
CLINTON — We Love Van Buren County committee members want people to pull out their favorite potluck recipes to help the organization beat the Guinness world record.
DAMASCUS — Rodney Harper compared winning his latest honor as a taxidermist to that of a baseball team winning the World Series.