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Updated 10:06 a.m., Mon August 19, 2019
PHOTO BY: Carol Rolf/Contributing Photographer

The Lantern Theatre will present The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, as its summer production. Cast members include, seated, Ashley Murie, left, as Laura Wingfield and Peggy Cromwell as Amanda Wingfield; and standing, Trent Reese, left, as Tom Wingfield and Kevin Keeler as Jim O’Conner. The drama will open Saturday in the Parish Hall at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Conway.

Lantern Theatre to present The Glass Menagerie

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

CONWAY — The Community Arts Association of Conway and The Lantern Theatre will present The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, in four performances. Directed by Shua Miller, the show will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 31 and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 25 and Sept. 1 in the Parish Hall of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 925 Mitchell St. The doors will open 30 minutes before curtain time. Online tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for childr... READ MORE

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Conway Regional to run Hendrix health clinic By TAMMY KEITH

CONWAY — Hendrix College is partnering with Conway Regional Health System to run the school’s on-campus health clinic — which will also be open to the public — and to staff the school’s athletic training program.

Ida Burns, Conway Regional partner for school clinic By TAMMY KEITH

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Conway teacher makes the cut to state’s top 4 By TAMMY KEITH

CONWAY — Melissa Spence said she grabbed her husband’s hand at the table in the Governor’s Mansion when she realized she was being named one of four semifinalists for 2020 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.

Operation earns honors for Rabbit Ridge family CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

RABBIT RIDGE — Alan and Angela Mahan raise cattle, hogs, chickens and sheep on Rabbit Ridge Farms, but they do it their own way. They practice sustainable agriculture and participate in a farm-to-table operation as they promote agritourism.