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11 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

Church Briefs July 25

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 Friday, resume at 10 a.m. on Saturday, break for lunch, and take up again at 1 p.m. The church address is 56 S. Broadview, Greenbrier.

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Related Topix: Greenbrier, AR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

FOX16

Vilonia Police Officer Under Investigation For Intimidation, Fondling

"It's not good. Nobody wants to see or hear or be associated with any type of behavior like that," says Brad McNew, Vilonia Police Chief.

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Related Topix: Vilonia, AR

Log Cabin Democrat

Roundabout July 25

65, Greenbrier. a Al-Anon, noon-1 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 1018 Salem Rd. Marge, 329-5360, or Wanda, 472-9703.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Vilonia, AR, Mayflower, AR, Conway, AR

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Vilonia officer under investigation for 'vindictive' traffic stops, possible assault

A Vilonia Police Department officer has been suspended with pay while being investigated for allegedly unlawful and vindictive traffic stops and searches.

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Related Topix: Vilonia, AR

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AARP Smart Driver Course July 27

AARP's Smart Driver course will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. The cost for AARP members will be $15 and members must have their AARP membership card with them.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Another step for 'new urbanism' on E. Oak and Harkrider

The Conway City Council signed off Tuesday night on tree and planter guidelines that were one of the last things to be ironed out by the city in its plan to expand a "new urbanism" city planning philosophy beyond downtown.

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Related Topix: Hendrix College, Conway, AR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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