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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu November 26, 2015
RUSSELLVILLE — Fifth Judicial District Deputy Prosecutor Jeff Phillips of Russellville started lifting weights in high school to rehabilitate his back and discovered the sport fueled his competitive nature. He kept hitting the weights while he hit the books as a student at Arkansas Tech University and continued through law school at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. “I was hooked,” he said. “I didn’t know how good I was at it,... READ MORE
A handful of firefighters gathering donations at a street intersection in 1998 sparked what has grown into the Central Arkansas Firefighters Christmas Boot Drive — a fundraiser that has helped 12,000 children and raised $444,000 so far.
CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas helps its employees during Christmas with the Angel Bear Tree.
CONWAY — Sandra Luckett describes herself as a painter rather than a photographer, yet it’s a series of her digital photographs that has led to her latest honor.
QUITMAN — Quitman Police Chief Todd Henry will never forget the day Pat Swain came to talk to him about working for the department.
CONWAY — The people have spoken.
CONWAY — The premiere of Steel Rails in Arkansas, an original Arkansas Educational Television Network film featuring train action in the state, including in the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area, will air at 3:30 p.m. Sunday on AETN.
CONWAY — The city is moving forward with plans to finish the north section of the Conway Expo Center, which could cost up to $1.4 million, Mayor Tab Townsell said.
CLINTON — Winston Tucker sunk ball after ball on the new pool table at the Clinton Senior Center. He ought to be good — he’s been playing for 73 years.
CONWAY — Floyd Brantley, a 90-year-old Conway man, has achieved one of his goals — to ride his bicycle in America’s Parade on Veterans Day in New York City.
CONWAY — The construction of Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway was delayed by the wet spring weather, so the facility is scheduled to open in late summer 2016, Doug Weeks, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said Tuesday.