Conway Co. QC to discuss jail fee agreement with Menifee, eclipse expenses
The Town of Menifee has opted to pay Conway County a daily rate for housing its inmates in the Conway County Jail. Last year, the Quorum Court gave the incorporated cities and towns in the county the option to pay a determined flat fee for housing inmates – or to pay a daily rate per inmate. The Menifee Town Council last month passed a resolution to pay a daily fee of $54.83 for each prisoner. An interlocal agreement with the Town of Menifee will be voted on Monday night by the Conway County Quorum Court. In an interview with KVOM last fall, Conway County Judge Jimmy Hart said these interlocal agreements were the only way to fund the operations at the jail...
🚧 Ditch Cleaning Road Closure Update for Pee Dee, Van Buren County
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Arkansas. Local residents and commuters are advised of ongoing road maintenance along the stretch of AR 9 and AR 16 in Pee Dee, Van Buren County. Crews are currently engaged in ditch cleaning operations. Due to this activity, the outside lanes will be closed for approximately 1.02 miles. The road closures are scheduled between the hours of 7:30 am and 5:00 pm to facilitate these maintenance works safely and efficiently. Motorists are recommended to plan their travel accordingly and expect delays during these hours. Alternative routes should be considered to avoid the affected area. The community's patience and cooperation are appreciated as these essential works are carried out to maintain our roads' safety and integrity.
Arkansas Tech University robotics team ranked best in US, top 2 in world
Arkansas Tech University was ranked the top college robotics team in the United States and second in the world, according to a news release.
Grant helps University of Central Arkansas graduate program fill need for more school psychologists
A $2.2 million grant at the University of Central Arkansas is aiming to help fill an urgent need for more school psychologists throughout the nation.
#theGAC MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (WEEK 14)
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference announced the women’s and men’s basketball players of the week for the penultimate week of the 2023-24 season. Arkansas Tech’s Taelon Peter and Southeastern Oklahoma State’s Kody Clouet shared the men’s honor while Northwestern Oklahoma State’s Faith Simpson earned the women’s accolade.
Dave’s Hot Chicken locations coming to Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Los Angeles-based restaurant Dave’s Hot Chicken announced Friday that several locations will be coming to Arkansas. Representatives said the two new restaurants will be located in Little Rock and one in Fort Smith as part of an agreement for Morgan Food Groups to bring seven locations to Arkansas and Missouri. The Missouri restaurants will be located in Joplin and Springfield.
Savoring Conway: The 5 Essential Pizzas to Try
In this article, we're exploring five incredible pizzerias in Conway. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so don't hesitate to share your experiences in the comments section below!
Wreaths Across America coming to Elmwood Cemetery
A program that seeks to honor veterans by placing wreaths on their headstones is coming to Morrilton for the first time. Wreaths Across America’s mission is, “Remember, Honor, Teach,” and Elmwood Cemetery will be one of the over 4,200 cemeteries across the country participating in 2024. Morrilton American Legion Post 39 held a press conference Friday afternoon to announce the local cemetery’s participation. Post Commander Jerry Ashby says the nationwide program brings together about three million volunteers who seek to remember the nation’s fallen, honor their service, and teach the next generation about the value of freedom. He says the organization will be raising funds locally to make the program happen...
Russellville City Council to Discuss Solid Waste and Habitability Standards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT INFORMATION City of Russellville Debi Headley 479.968.2098 City Council Work Session RUSSELLVILLE, ARKANSAS – February 2024. Mayor Teague and the City Council will meet to discuss solid waste and habitability standards: Where: City Hall, First Floor Conference Room When: Tuesday, February 27th Time: 5:30 p.m.Visit here for more details.
Western Greenbrier Little League Info
Opening Day: Saturday, April 13 2024 Assessments: Saturday, March 16 2024 (Smoot Field) All players ages 7-12 require a skills assessment. 10:00- 12:00 11-12 year olds 12:00-2:00 9-10 year olds 2:00-4:00 7-8 year olds There will be in person signups during assessments. March 16, 2024 is the last day for registration. Umpires and […] The post Western Greenbrier Little League Info appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
Embark on a Culinary Journey: 3 Mexican Restaurants in Morrilton to Explore
In this article, we are exploring three Mexican restaurants located in Morrilton. Have you had the chance to dine in any of these establishments yet? If the answer is yes, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Hundreds to marry at 'Elope at the Eclipse' event in Arkansas
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — Hundreds of couples will get married during thetotal eclipse at a park in Arkansas. Russellville, which is a little under 80 miles outside of Little Rock, will host more than 200 couples at the city's soccer complex. They're planning to say their "I Dos" as the moon blots out the sun overhead on April 8, 2024.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.82 and $2.86 in Morrilton as of 2024-02-26. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Highschool Baseball | 26 February Pottsville Boys Game Notice
The Pottsville Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with Scranton(Scranton, AR) on 26 February, 2024, 4:30 PM. As of now, Apaches has won 11 games and lost 4 games, and the winning rate is 0.719.
Morrilton businesses announces permanent closures
A longtime business in Morrilton announced its closure on social media late Wednesday night. North Plaza Cinema's post said, "After 30 years in the Morrilton community, North Plaza Cinema is closing its doors. It has been a pleasure serving Conway County. Our family appreciates all of our customers and friends, who have supported us through these years." The post from the Cheek family said that this coming weekend will be the last time patrons can come to the theatre, and they hoped to see many of their regulars so that they could thank them in person. The theatre opened in the mid-90s in the North Plaza Shopping Center on Harding Street...
Tractor-trailer fire on I-440 blocks eastbound traffic near Clinton National Airport
Eastbound traffic on Interstate I-440 is blocked near the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock due to a tractor-trailer fire Thursday morning.
Russellville's Own Taelon Peter on Track to Make ATU Basketball History
Junior guard Taelon Peter from Russellville is on track to set a record for the Arkansas Tech University (ATU) men's basketball program. With an average of 20.6 points per game and two games remaining in the regular season, Peter could be the first player since 2006-07, and only the second since 1994-95, to average 20 points per game in a season. He currently leads the Great American Conference in scoring and is second in 3-point field goals and steals. His 3-point field goal percentage is third in the conference. Peter's performance is contributing to ATU's conference championship bid.
Arkansas Tech University to Host Open Education Resources Event on March 4
The Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center is set to host an event on March 4, 2024. This event, part of Open Education Week, aims to inform the Arkansas Tech University community about open educational resources. These resources, defined by the U.S. Department of Education, are free to use, modify, and share.
City of Conway Ranks No. 1 for National Affordability
A new poll released this month says Conway is the way to go for renters seeking to get the most bang for their buck. The city ranked as the #1 city in the nation for income-to-rent ratio and placed 11th among cities offering renters the most value for their dollar.
Eastern Kentucky defeats Central Arkansas 95-82
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Isaiah Cozart had 22 points in Eastern Kentucky’s 95-82 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday. Cozart added 17 rebounds and three blocks for the Colonels (17-11, 12-2 Atlantic Sun Conference). Tayshawn Comer scored 22 points while shooting 8 for 11 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 6 from the free throw line, and added five assists. Devontae Blanton was 6 of 12 shooting, including 1 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 3 from the line to finish with 16 points.