The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce the 12 teachers named 2021 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists. The regional finalists will be recognized and the four state semi-finalists will be announced at an event July 31 at the Governor’s Mansion. (The event will…

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced an additional 794 cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas on Tuesday in his regular press briefing, another significant uptick in cases for the state after Monday’s addition of 572.

Elijah Bailey, a 2020 graduate of St. Joseph School, began his education and training at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York on Monday.

Conway Regional Health System has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. This is the third consecutive year for Conway Regional to receive the highly sought designation.

As temperatures heat up, the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise.

A former caregiver at the Conway Human Development Center pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault, authorities said in a news release.

The University of Central Arkansas Service-Learning Program has announced the recipients of the annual Service-Learning Awards. These awards honor students, faculty and nonprofit community partners for outstanding contributions to service-learning projects and partnerships.

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas will begin a special CARES Summer Utility Assistance Program on Monday, July 20, 2020. This is in addition to our regular and crisis programs and they will all run simultaneously. Applicants may be eligible to receive assistance two times dur…

Nearly 200 leftover WMA deer hunt permits for Arkansas wildlife management areas will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 14. These permits cover modern gun, muzzleloader and mobility-impaired hunts that weren’t awarded through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s an…

An 87-year-old Faulkner County man died Friday morning in a crash along Highway 65.

Arkansas recorded an additional 751 cases of COVID-19 in the state since Thursday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Friday in his regular briefing.

Haven House has completed fundraising the last unpledged costs of building its new facility in Conway, Haven Development Manager Marti Jones announced Friday morning in the facility’s parking lot to a crowd of supporters.

Faulkner County NAACP President Franklin Holbrook spoke about Black Lives Matters at the Conway Kiwanis meeting on Wednesday.

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Twenty-one inmates at the Faulkner County Detention Center have tested positive for COVID-19.


A group of volunteers helping a local nonprofit feeding ministry and food broker handed out 1,300 boxes of food to help fight against food insecurity in central Arkansas.

The United Way of Central Arkansas will host a three-day scavenger hunt in downtown Conway July 29-31 as part of Conway Downtown Partnership’s Moonlight Madness.

The University of Central Arkansas announced the Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars for the spring 2020 semester.

On his 100th daily COVID-19 briefing Thursday, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the state is pushing back the start date for the 2020-2021 school year.

Conway Schools will require fifth- through 12th-grade students to wear masks while on campus in the fall, Superintendent Greg Murry announced Wednesday on the district’s Facebook page.

The Conway Public Schools Foundation has appointed Eleise Myers to serve on the Board of Directors in June 2020.

A University of Central Arkansas student and a recent alumnus have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the 2020-21 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Arkansas had 734 new cases of COVID-19, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Wednesday in his regular COVID-19 briefing. The news came after two days of decreased case numbers to start the week. The state has now recorded 25,246 cumulative cases of COVID-19, of which, 5,070 are active in the community.

The Mayflower Board of Education discussed plans for reopening schools amid the pandemic.

Arkansas recorded 32 new hospitalizations related to COVID-19, its largest single-day increase, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday in his regular COVID-19 briefing.

Senior softball signup will be conducted in the parking lot at the Don Owen Sports Complex in Conway from 6-8 p.m. July 13, 14 and 15.

Arkansas PBS will premiere the original pre-K-2 children’s program “Blueberry’s Clubhouse,” produced in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Center, Fridays, July 24-Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. Kids can join Blueberry, a fun-loving puppet guide to engaging and insightful activities for students out of…

Conway Corp has announced the promotion of Henry Mason to Assistant Manager, Electric Distribution System. The promotion is in anticipation of him moving to manager following the retirement of Electric Distribution System Manager Jim Moore. Moore became manager April 1, 2013 and has announce…

The monthly Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) commodity distribution is scheduled for Thursday, July 16, 2020, from 8:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 707 Robins St. Suite 118 in Conway.

The Conway City Council voted unanimously Monday to pass an ordinance requiring facemasks in public.

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