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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 22, 2017
LITTLE ROCK — Works by three artists from the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area are once again part of the Small Works on Paper annual touring exhibit sponsored by the Arkansas Arts Council. Dennis McCann of Maumelle, David Rackley of Russellville and Charlotte Bailey Rierson of Fairfield Bay are among the 36 artists selected for the 2017 Small Works on Paper touring exhibition, which opened Jan. 3 at East Arkansas Communit... READ MORE
CONWAY — The second annual Dare to Dream banquet scheduled for Saturday will celebrate the impact Deliver Hope has made in teenagers’ lives and the volunteers who’ve made a difference.
CONWAY — Organizers of the annual Art, Pray, Love fundraiser at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Conway try to “tweak” the event each year by offering something new to its patrons. This year’s event, which is set for 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, will feature an expanded Guatemalan market.
CONWAY — The Conway Community Arts Association and the Lantern Theatre will open the 2017 season Friday with a musical comedy called [title of show].
CONWAY — The 1874 Springfield-Des Arc Bridge, which is being restored and moved from northwest of Wooster to Conway, will have special signage paid for with grants awarded to the Faulkner County Historical Society.
CONWAY — The Faulkner County Circle of Friends chapter, which works to raise funds and awareness for Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, will hold its fifth Annual Freezin’ for a Reason 5K and 10K and Lap for Life at 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at John McConnell Stadium at Conway High School.
Kaitlyn Ison, 21, of Conway will be the beneficiary of the Championship Wrestling of Arkansas’ Wrestle Raise event, which will take place Saturday at the Maumelle Events Center. Ison, pictured with her son, Beau, was diagnosed with leukemia in July 2016. In her right shoulder is her central venous line, where she receives chemotherapy treatment.
HEBER SPRINGS — The Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce begins the new year by welcoming five new members, as well as new officers, for the chamber’s board of directors.
GUY-PERKINS — Eighteen applications have been received to date for the Guy-Perkins superintendent position, including one from the district’s K-12 principal, Karen Hoskins of Greenbrier.
POTTSVILLE — Pottsville Fire Chief Brad Judkins decided it’s never too late to start a tradition.