The Faulkner County Quorum Court attended to housekeeping issues and otherwise laid the groundwork for 2021 at its regular meeting Tuesday night. The court passed an ordinance, its first of the year, clarifying its operations for the coming year, as well as passing two appointments.

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Elected officials in Faulkner County were sworn in Jan. 1 at the Faulkner County Justice Building.

After a series of budget committee meetings, then a special meeting of the full court, the Faulkner County Quorum Court passed its 2021 budget Dec. 17 during a two-hour meeting.

Deputies serving a warrant on a Clinton man’s home recovered several ounces of methamphetamine, as well as guns and other drugs in a Dec. 1 event.

Smile and more than a few memories as farewell party for Hon. David Reynolds was held at the Van Buren County Courthouse on Thursday.

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Hope Dealers of Arkansas opened its doors to women in need nearly one year ago. Despite the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the facility’s funding, the recovery center’s leaders have refused to turn away those battling addiction as long as bed space has allowed.

From Arkansas State Police and Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office reports

A 68-year-old South Carolina resident was arrested late Monday night after a Conway Police Department officer reportedly found more than 100 pounds of marijuana in the man’s vehicle.

A Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office investigator was cleared of any wrongdoing Monday evening following a week-long use-of-force investigation that launched after a Greenbrier family’s dog was shot and killed.

From University of Central Arkansas Police Department and Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office reports

With its $50,000 funding approved at the most recent City Council meeting, Conway’s Shop Secure program is scheduled to begin Nov. 21. The program funding provides overtime pay for officers who will provide additional patrols in shopping areas during the holidays.

Per the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, effective Friday, Nov. 13 Faulkner County shows a steady climb in COVID-19 infections for the past week at 3.20 infections per 1,000 after Monday’s 2.40 infections statistic. The six-county central region has also climbed, up to 3.67 infections…

A straightforward and fairly short meeting marked the Conway City Council’s regular meeting Nov. 10. Council members reviewed plans for an overnight shelter, as well as police presence during the holiday shopping season.

From Mayflower Police Department and Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office reports

In this space, we’ve looked at several different areas of home buying, selling and construction. Today, let’s dig a little deeper into the specifics on selling, focusing largely on best practices when it comes to preparing a home for a successful visit by a prospective buyer.

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Dr. Martin Jameson preached the morning message titled “Ministry Under Pressure” from Acts 14:1-7 at the 9:30 and 11:00 A.M. services at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Sunday.

The Guy-Perkins School District recognized two former students who were unable to attend the school’s graduation ceremony in July.

Jason Hansen, Conway Corp Chief Technology Officer, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) board of directors and will take an active role in the board’s group purchasing and technology committees.

Due to the Veteran's Day holiday, there is no Wednesday print or e-editions of the Log Cabin Democrat. Our next edition will come out Thursday. Thank you.

As coronavirus cases across the state continue rising, the Conway Police Department has opted to restrict public access to it’s lobby again.

Per the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, effective Monday, Nov. 9, Faulkner County shows a statistically lower percentage rate of COVID-19 infections compared to the region.

From Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police reports

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It was a decidedly red election in both Faulkner County and Arkansas, with voters showing a preference for Republican candidates in the county and state.

Justin Myers, the previous owner of The Purple Corner on Harkrider Street, recently bought the space in the downtown district that once was Carmen’s Antiques.

A state medical examiner described Elvia Fragstein’s death as a “severe, prolonged, multifactoral” assault on Wednesday in the case against Robert L. Smith III, just as he did last month in the capital murder trial against Tacori D. Mackrell.

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