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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu March 26, 2015
MORRILTON — An upcoming fundraiser for The Safe Place in Morrilton can make a big difference in helping domestic-violence victims and their children, said the Rev. Jo Warren, the shelter’s executive director. The seventh annual Administrative Assistants’ Day Fundraiser Luncheon is scheduled for 11:30-1:30 p.m. April 22 in the multipurpose building at the Conway County Fairgrounds in Morrilton. Warren said the event is The Safe Place’s l... READ MORE
CONWAY — Jack Bell of Conway, the city’s chief of staff, has been an educator and an alderman, and is now interim director of the city’s sanitation department.
CLINTON — Hunger in Van Buren County is a big enough problem that the area supports two main food banks, with the help of fundraisers such as Saturday’s 5K run/walk.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Two residents of the River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area have applied to be executive director of the William F. Laman Public Library System in North Little Rock, said Betty Anderson, the city’s human-resources director.
CONWAY — Roger Lewis said two things stood out in his annual Faulkner County economic report — the decrease in housing permits in Conway and the increase in the city’s restaurant sales.
HEBER SPRINGS — Springfest, one of three big events sponsored by the Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, just got bigger.
DOVER — Superintendent Jerry Owens said he was “on cloud nine” after Tuesday’s special election in which Dover School District patrons approved a millage increase for a construction project.
One young man from Arkansas State University-Heber Springs, a satellite campus of ASU-Beebe, was honored Wednesday for his dedication and talent that led him to place third in the American Welding Society National Weld-Off, surpassing the accomplishments of all previous contestants from the state of Arkansas.