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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu January 29, 2015
Keith Hillman, left, director of emergency management for the Vilonia Fire Department, and K.C. Williams, deputy director of emergency management, stand in front of Vilonia Fire Station No. 2, which will receive an addition to house more equipment. The project will be paid for with a grant. Grants were also received to add four tornado sirens in Vilonia.
VILONIA — Before Arkansas’ primary tornado season rolls around again, Vilonia will have four new sirens to help warn residents if dangerous weather is approaching. Dirt work was expected to start this week on installation of the sirens, said Keith Hillman, emergency management director for the Vilonia Fire Department. The city has received approximately $53,000 through the state General Improvement Fund via the Arkansas Department of Ru... READ MORE
CONWAY — Arkansas native Jesse Thill said he expected a career as a college cross-country and track coach, but he found his place when he jumped into a job in alumni work at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
CONWAY — The story of Conway’s Kevin Chamorro is one to rival any fairy tale.
LITTLE ROCK — For her latest works of art, Russellville native Rachel Trusty has drawn inspiration from her family and one of her favorite poets.
DARDANELLE — Parker Witt made an unselfish position change for the greater good of the Dardanelle Sand Lizards last fall, and it paid off for everyone.
MAYFLOWER — The 2014 football season was a homecoming for new Mayflower coach Todd Langrell.
HEBER SPRINGS — As many times as Heber Springs has been named Volunteer Community of the Year — more than a dozen — it never gets old, said Ina Brown, special projects manager for the Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.
HEBER SPRINGS — Communities often come together around traditions. Sometimes the Christmas-tree lighting after Thanksgiving is the place to be every year. Maybe a festival welcoming spring is the one event no one wants to miss. In Heber Springs, many would point to the Old Timers Football Game fundraiser as a cherished event that area residents look forward to annually.
MORRILTON — No actual cows or pigs will be involved, but the Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a “barn-raising” event Jan. 29 to recruit committee members for the chamber and the Grow Morrilton initiative.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Artists from across Arkansas gathered Friday for the opening of the 28th annual Small Works on Paper touring exhibition at the William F. Laman Library in North Little Rock. Three artists from the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area were among them.