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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu September 18, 2014
DOVER — Superintendent Jerry Owens said the Dover School District’s board of education, which will meet on campus at 6 p.m. today, will discuss whether to hold a third election to increase the millage to build a middle school. A 3.5-mill increase was narrowly defeated this year in a Feb. 1 special election. The measure lost by 38 votes. That vote came after a 5.5-mill property-tax increase failed in the September 2013 school election. T... READ MORE
CONWAY — Jennifer Shaw-Parker of Conway and her family have been living in hotel rooms since the area’s April 27 tornado destroyed their mobile home.
CONWAY — One of the questions race director Morgan Henry of Conway said she’s been asked about the Miles for Mito 5K scheduled for Saturday is, “Who’s Mito?’”
CONWAY — Brad Lacy, president of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and Conway Development Corp., said the unique aspect of Tuesday’s successful bond issue and sales-tax-rededication election was the way the campaign was run.
CONWAY — Faulkner County will usher in its 76th annual county fair Tuesday with a parade that will wind through downtown Conway beginning at 5 p.m.
PERRYVILLE — The Perry County Fair will be held Tuesday through Saturday at the fairgrounds. This year’s theme is “Cowboy Days.”
Thursday, Sept. 18 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Art Exhibit: Hendrix College Faculty Show, Art Complex: Building A, Hendrix College
CONWAY — Conway EcoFest has mushroomed this year, adding new activities to its popular standbys, the festival’s coordinator said.
CONWAY — A lot is riding on the bond-issue and sales-tax-rededication proposal in Tuesday’s special election in Conway.
Katherine Strause of Little Rock grew up in Conway and had graduated from St. Joseph High School before she ever knew that art might lead her to a lifelong career. She is now chairwoman of the art department at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, where she teaches painting.