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Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu December 8, 2016

Maumelle 5K proceeds provide scholarships

MAUMELLE — Despite its painful-sounding name, the second annual Run Like You’ve Been Stung Maumelle 5K is a whole lot of fun, said Alicia Gillen, executive director of the Maumelle Area Chamber of Commerce. The race is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Maumelle High School. “You can walk it, run it, crawl it,” Gillen said with a laugh. Or, you can stay home. The event also welcomes virtual runners, who pay $25. Gillen said organize... READ MORE

Director works to improve Russellville cemetery By TAMMY KEITH

RUSSELLVILLE — Stephanie Warwick has worked for attorneys and judges her entire career, but she said being director of the city-owned Oakland Cemetery in Russellville is the best job she never wanted.

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UCA registrar has big bear collection By TAMMY KEITH

CONWAY — University of Central Arkansas Registrar Becky Rasnick’s office is stuffed with bears.

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Conway City Hall chosen for salamander-mural site By TAMMY KEITH

CONWAY — City Hall in downtown Conway has been chosen as the backdrop for another mural — the hellbender salamander.

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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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