Home in Conway

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]onway has offered both a new beginning and a walk down memory lane for Russ and Julie Pennell. Their house on Country Club Road is just a five-minute drive from the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) campus where they met in the early 1980s, when Russ was a point guard for the UCA Bears. They…

Schools in Conway

Currently, Conway casts a net that reaches past Russellville to the west, along the U.S. 67/167 corridor including Searcy, Beebe and Cabot, north to Heber Springs, Clinton and Fairfield Bay and south to Maumelle. Lacy says he hopes to continue to stretch the boundaries of that reach and predicted forthcoming big name retailers will help.…

Economic Side of Conway

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]onway mayor Bart Castleberry said it best when he described Conway as “a great place to raise a family and to grow up. People want to come to Conway, they want to stay in Conway, they want to live in Conway.” Brad Lacy has spent years with the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce and its…

Welcome to Conway

Conway, Arkansas has rapidly evolved over the last few years. Situated in the heart of the Natural State, the college town is full of fantastic restaurants and entertainment, and is a place that many call home. Conway’s residential development, health care, exceptional education opportunities and local leadership continue to make a difference around the area.…

A Letter from Brad Lacy

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]onway is one of Arkansas’ most dynamic locations for business.  Our education infrastructure, competitive operating environment, and quality of life combine to offer the perfect location for businesses in a variety of industries and sizes. In Conway, you will find technology leaders like Acxiom, Insight Enterprises and DXC Technology next door to manufacturing giants like…

Pies Worth The Drive

With autumn’s color in full bloom, it’s a great time to strike out and explore Arkansas’ highways and byways. And like every day, today is a great day for pie. Story and photos by Kat Robinson [dropcap]M[/dropcap]y travels take me all over Arkansas — and my love of pie takes me into bakeries, diners, truck…

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are quickly approaching. Delicious holiday food, fun and activities are plentiful. Everyone is busy trying to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Enjoy our Holiday Gift Guide and shop local with these creative gifts!   A regional favorite with a variety of recipes for all occasions, the cookbook Big Taste of Little…

Crockett’s Bluff

Somewhere along Highway 153 between Stuttgart and Crockett’s Bluff,  there sits a time warp. By Steve Bowman // Photos by Jamison Mosley [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen visitors are sent back in time is anyone’s guess. It’s possibly on the undulating blacktop where flat rice fields transition into semi-rolling landscape along the White River. Or maybe it’s where a hairpin curve sends…