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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 18, 2018
PHOTO BY: Carol Rolf/Contributing Photographer

The Conway Community Arts Association will present Steel Magnolias on Friday though March 4 at The Lantern Theatre. Cast members include Wendy Miers, from left, as Clairee, Danielle Carney as Annelle, Lisa Ray as Ouiser, Darby Burdine as Shelby, Wendy Shirar as M’Lynn and Kelly Webber as Truvy.

Steel Magnolias to open Friday at Lantern Theatre in Conway

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

CONWAY — It’s been several years since the Conway Community Arts Association presented Robert Harling’s bittersweet story Steel Magnolias. “It was in the early ’90s,” said Carla Grant, director of the local production that is set to open Friday at The Lantern Theatre and continue through March 4. “I stage-managed that show. “This is the same story,” she said. “Nothing’s changed. We’re using the same script. “The cast is having a great t... READ MORE

Area artists to participate in Newport show CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

NEWPORT — Artists from the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area are getting ready for the 10th annual Delta Visual Arts Show, set for Saturday in downtown Newport. Visual, musical and literary artists alike will be on hand to show their latest creations.

Veterans Memorial Park ready for Phase 3; tiles being sold By TAMMY KEITH

RUSSELLVILLE — The third and final phase of Veterans Memorial Park — building a pavilion — should be underway in March, said Bill Eaton, a member of the River Valley Veterans Coalition.

Couple find love again at 92, 83 By TAMMY KEITH

GUY — Newlyweds Jack and Elsie Grimes of Guy met on a blind date and got married just four months later.

Maumelle teacher named Educator of the Year By TAMMY KEITH

MAUMELLE — Maumelle High School business teacher Michelle Camp has been an educator for just 14 years, but her list of honors is long.