Announcement: Vilonia Driver's Education Open Enrollment from May 29 - June 15; Classes will be held 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. May 29 - June 7, with Driving times TBA; For more information contact Rodney Partee at 501-796-2940.

Announcement: Summer Camps - UCA offers a variety of summer camps for youth grades K- 12. Visit or call 501-450-3118 for information.

Conway Writers Group: 2-4 p.m. every Friday; Ola and John Hawks Senior Center, 705 E. Siebenmorgan Road, Conway; The group views all writings as creative. Its goals are to encourage, assist and celebrate writing in all its forms. Newcomers of all ages are welcome and encouraged to bring writing samples. Meetings are free and open to the public.

County Road Clean Up/Canvass 3-6 p.m. Sunday, May 6. Volunteers will meet at White City Park to begin their trash pick up of White City and Center Roads located just outside the Mayflower City limits in District 4 of Faulkner County. Light refreshments will be available. The Boss Angels will give those gathered a short send out performance. Rosalynn Wise-McGill, a Mental Health Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse and Phil Hoard will be on site to assist with volunteer recruitment and to conduct volunteer interviews. Questions can be directed to Rene Henderson, Julie Adkisson, Berthenia Gill, James Fuller, Anne King or Kim Ellis. Contact number 501-697-3346.

Annual Women's Day at PMBC: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6; Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Menifee; Theme focus will be "Be ye steadfast and faithful women of God." (I Corinthians 15:38). The afternoon case speaker will be Sis. Angie Gatlin of the Evangelical Baptist Church North Little Rock. Groups and soloists are invited to render special music. The public is invited. Rev. Robert J Thompson is the pastor.

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will have a interest meeting from 6-8 p.m. May 7 at UCA Downtown. AAUW is a national organization that empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The Conway Branch, established in the 1920's, is seeking new members to revitalize the organization. This interest meeting is for women with college degrees who have a desire to work to assist women in finding greater opportunities to use their education, as well as promoting and assisting women's college attendance through scholarships. Refreshments will be served. Visit to register.

American Association of University Women - Interest Meeting: 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 7; UCA Downtown; The AAUW is a national organization that empowers women and girls. The Conway Branch is seeking to revitalize the organization. The meeting is for women who with college degrees who have a desire to assist other women. Please contact Autumn at 501-450-3118 for additional information.

Faulkner County Master Gardener May Monthly Meeting: 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 9: Antioch Baptist Church Activity Center in Conway: Snacks and beverages served from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. This month’s program: “Appropriate Native Plants for the Yard ” presented by Pulaski County Master Gardener, Cindy Freeman. begins at 11:00 a.m. All interested Faulkner County residents are welcome to attend.

Parkinson's Disease Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9; Faulkner County Library in Conway; Public invited to attend. For more information, call 501-329-6282 or 501-246-1972.

19th Annual FCHBA Golf Tournament: 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 11; Nutter's Chapel Golf & Country Club, 1705 S. Salem in Conway; Online Registration on their Facebook Page.

The City of Conway will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the splash pad at Laurel Park on Friday, May 11 at 11:00 a.m. The event will be free and open to the public.

Mt. Olive Cemetery meeting at the cemetery located at the corner of Rocky Point road and Coker Road near Vilonia, Saturday May 12 at 2 p.m. Anyone with interest in this historic cemetery is encouraged to attend. Help is needed for the upkeep of this cemetery. For more information you may call 501-329-5040.

Centerville UMC Singing: Sunday, May 13, at 1:30 p.m., the Faulkner County Singing Club will meet at Centerville United Methodist Church. The Church is some 2 miles east of Woolly Hollow State Park in northern Faulkner County. This community has been host to a singing in early May for over a century. It again invites the public to help carry on a matchless tradition.

Red Curtain Theatre presents Smoke on the Mountain: 7 p.m. Friday, May 18; Faith Church, 1655 Middle Rd.;Benefiting The Harbor Home for Women. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by going to and going under “Upcoming Events”. They may also purchase tickets at the door.

Brierfest Car Show: Saturday, May 26; Greenbrier High School; Registration begins at 10 a.m. Free pre-registration online at, payment due day of show.

61st Annual Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest: Wednesday, May 30; Little Rock; The contest is divided into two categories: Main Dish and Party Ideas. Each county may enter one recipe in each of the two categories. Students enrolled in 4-H aged 9-19 or in the 4th through 12th grades as of Jan. 01,2018, and living in Arkansas may enter. Home-schooled students may also enter. Entries must be approved by the county dairy committee or by the county Extension agent. Each contestant must agree to participate in the state cook-off if his or her recipe is selected for the semifinals. Local entries must be received for selection of state finalists by April 27,2018.

Harbor Market Day: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2; Conway Event Center; Local Artisans and Craft Bazaar. Admission $1.00/Vendor booths available for $45. Will be selling Barbecue Sandwiches, chips & soft drinks.