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15 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Group needs over 3,800 more valid signatures

JONESBORO, AR - Falling nearly 4,000 signatures short, Our Community, Our Dollars will have 10 more days to gather the valid signatures needed to get the wet/dry issue on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR, Craighead County, AR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Conway Regional prepares for Baptist Health

On July 7, Baptist Health of Little Rock broke ground on a $130 million, 216,000-SF medical facility off Interstate 40 in Conway, leaving many wondering how the new hospital will affect Conway's flagship healthcare facility - Conway Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Little Rock, AR, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Log Cabin Democrat

Conway, Arkansas

The Conway Kiwanis Club will mark 90 years of community service and camaraderie with a celebration at its meeting on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR, Family, Kids

Log Cabin Democrat

Community Corner July 19

The 2014 Faulkner County Singing Convention will be held at LifeSong Baptist Church on July 25 and 26. Singing will begin at 6 p.m. on July 25, resume at 10 a.m. on July 26, break for potluck lunch, and take up again at 1 p.m. The Church address is 56 S. Broadview, Greenbrier, AR 72058.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR, Family, Kids, Russellville, AR, Conway, AR

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Business Journal: Baptist Health breaks ground for new hospital

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was on hand for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Baptist Health-Conway hospital, which is slated to open in 2016 in Conway.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors, Conway, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Local students named U of A College Fellows

Five high school graduates from Faulkner County are among the 66 outstanding high school students selected to receive an Honors College Fellowship to the University of Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Arkansas, Conway, AR, Greenbrier, AR, Standardized Testing, Education

Log Cabin Democrat

Yesterdays July 18

Miss Lela Lewis entertained a few friends at a dinner Saturday night at her home honoring Mrs. Louis E. Love Jr., a recent bride.

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Related Topix: Holland, AR, Greenbrier, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Faulkner 100: Conway Human Development ensures experience

Being the largest residential facility in Arkansas, the Conway Human Development Center provides services to 500 individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Related Topix: Conway, AR

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United Way completes agency allocations

The United Way of Central Arkansas held an agency breakfast on Thursday to celebrate the completion of its allocations process.

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Arkansas Times

The money in the booze battles

More reports coming in to the state Ethics Commission from both sides in state and local battles over retail alcohol sales.

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Related Topix: Conway County, AR, Poinsett County, AR, Little Rock, AR, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Roundabout July 17

He will be giving an update on the tornado relief effort. a American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3-7 p.m., Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center, 700 Salem Rd. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.

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Related Topix: Vilonia, AR, Mayflower, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

AHPP awards grant for Faulkner County Historic Preservation Project

Governor Mike Beebe announced today that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties - including Faulkner County - through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Mike Beebe, US Governors, Beebe, AR, Conway, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Faulkner 100: Halter's Body Shop nears a half century of service

For nearly 50 years, Halter's Body Shop Inc. has been providing quality automotive collision repair to Faulkner County.

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Faulkner County Tea Part to host Common Core debate

The Faulkner County Tea Party will host a debate on Common Core, Thursday July 24 at 7 p.m. at the McGee Center in Conway Pro-Common Core: Gary Newton is the first president and CEO of Arkansas Learns-a nonprofit, nonpartisan private sector alliance of employers, parents and citizens dedicated to excellence in education.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Arkansas Times

Liquor stores power opposition to Faulkner County wet campaign

FAVORS STATUS QUO: Owners of this liquor store at the Maumelle exit from I-40 are contributing to the campaign to prevent alcohol sales in neighboring Faulkner County.

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Related Topix: Maumelle, AR, Conway County, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Faulkner 100: Get paid top dollar at JSI Metal Recycling

JSI Metal Recycling is a relatively new business in Faulkner County that pays YOU just for bringing them your scrap.

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Faulkner County High School Senior awarded Arkansas Soybean Scholarship

Little Rock, Ark. The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board has awarded a scholarship to a Future Farmers of America senior from Greenbrier High School.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Lyon College

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Faulkner 100: Helton's Wrecker Service has struck gold

We've all heard the term "shade tree mechanic," which so aptly describes the origins of Helton's Wrecker Service & Repair.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Former Greenbrier grad authors Christian thriller: Donates copy to Faulkner County Library

Former Greenbrier resident. Dr. R. H. Rauschenberger, recently donated a copy of his debut novel, "Malevolent Tide," to the Faulkner County Library.

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Log Cabin Democrat

Kona Ice of Arkansas River Valley grows while giving back

Jacquie Green , David Elms and Janis Elms have found a way to kick back, let their hair down and get a bit goofy while running their own franchise and giving back to the community.

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Related Topix: Russellville, AR, Vilonia, AR

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