Community Calendar

The burn ban for Conway has been lifted. It remains in effect for Perry County until further notice.

The Perry County Fair Association is hosting a haunted asylum at the fairgrounds in Perryville. It's open October 20-21 and 27-28 from 7:00-11:00 each night. The cost is $5 for ages 10 and up and free for kids age 9 and under.

The 2017 House of Terror Haunted House at 309 East Broadway in Morrilton will be open October 20-21 and 26-30 at 7:00 each night, and starting at 5:00 p.m. on October 31st. General admission is $9 for all ages and concessions will be available. To learn more, visit the Facebook page, Morrilton House of Terror.

The deadline to register for the Morrilton Parks and Recreation Department's youth basketball league is Wednesday (10/18/17). The league is open to girls and boys in grades 3-6. Registration is $50 for one child, $90 for two children or $120 for three children in the same family. You can register at the Community Center in Morrilton. If you're interested in coaching, call Kyle Roch at 215-7777.

ARVAC will issue commodities for eligible households in Conway County on Wednesday (10/18/17) from 9:00 a.m.-noon at the National Guard Armory in Morrilton. Applicants must provide proof of income, number of people in the household and Social Security card.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Office of Workforce and Community Education is offering a Microsoft Excel Intermediate class from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursdays from October 26th-December 14th. Registration is $100 and must be paid by Thursday (10/19/17). Registration can be completed at or by calling Vicki Shadell at 977-2132.

The Wonderview School Board will meet Thursday (10/19/17) at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the superintendent's office.

NAACP (10/19/17)
The Conway County branch of the NAACP will meet Thursday (10/19/17) at 7:00 p.m. at the Mt. Carmel Education Complex in Plumerville.

The Plumerville Lodge of Free Masons will meet Thursday (10/19/17) at 7:00 p.m.

HARVEST OF HOPE (10/21/17)
The Conway County Care Center will culminate its annual Harvest of Hope food drive with the "Fill the Truck" event on Saturday (10/21/17). Non-perishable food items can be donated at the truck in the Haynes Home Center parking lot from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Volunteers will also taking donations at Walmart, Kroger and Harps in Morrilton.

The Jerusalem School Alumni Banquet will take place Saturday (10/21/17) from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Western Sizzlin in Russellville. All graduates and residents or former residents of Jerusalem are invited. For more information, call Aleda Bateman at 669-2911.

FISH FRY (10/21/17)
The Kilgore Free Will Baptist Church, located 12 miles north of Morrilton on Hwy 9, will host a fish fry on Saturday (10/21/17) at 5:00 p.m. The price is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 5-11 and free for children 4 and under with a $25 max per family.

ELVIS CONCERT (10/21/17)
Elvis impersonator Tom Christopher is holding a benefit concert on Saturday (10/21/17) from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at 214 Archey Fork Road in Clinton. Heath Sanders of Clinton will open the show. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids age 10 and under. A portion of the proceeds will be used to support the Fuzzy Hearts Animal Rescue and Snyp Arkansas.

The Altar Society at St. Mary Catholic Church in St. Vincent, located ten miles north of Morrilton on Hwy 95, will host its annual all-you-can-eat spaghetti and sausage dinner on Saturday (10/21/17) from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Meals are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for kids under age 6. Adult take-out meals are available. The event also includes a bake sale, country kitchen and silent auction.

The Center Ridge Lodge of Free Masons will meet Saturday (10/21/17) at 7:00 p.m.

The Conway County Library's annual Friends of the Library meeting will take place Sunday (10/22/17) at 2:00 p.m. at the library. The guest speaker will be Judge Charles Eddy, who will be discussing his new memoir on hunting wild sheep. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 354-5204 for more information.

QUORUM COURT (10/23/17)
The Conway County Quorum Court will meet Monday (10/23/17) at 6:00 p.m. at the courthouse in Morrilton. A joint meeting of the Budget & Finance and Personnel & Governmental Committees will take place prior to the meeting at 5:30 and a meeting of the Budget & Finance Committee will follow the meeting. 

4-H BANQUET (10/23/17)
Conway County 4-H will hold its annual awards banquet on Monday (10/23/17) at 6:00 p.m. in the Downtown Church of Christ Family Life Center.

The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet Monday (10/23/17) at 7:00 p.m. in Room 010 of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Life Sciences at Hendrix College in Conway. A program on Least Terns will be presented. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.

Free prostate screenings will be offered for men age 25 and older on Tuesday (10/24/17) from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Plumerville.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Office of Workforce and Community Education will offer a free course on the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease on Thursday (10/26/17) from 6:00-7:00 p.m. For more information, visit or call Vicki Shadell at 977-2132.

The Conway County Retired Teachers Association will meet Thursday (10/26/17) at 10:00 a.m. at Elia's Mexican Grill in Morrilton. All retired school personnel are invited.

The CHI St. Vincent Morrilton Auxiliary is hosting a beans and cornbread lunch on Thursday (10/26/17) from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the hospital dining room. Meals are $6 and are available for carryout by calling 977-2455 or 215-3915. There will also be a mini bake sale and a drawing for a queen size quilt. Tickets for the drawing are $1 each or 6 for $5 and can be purchased at the hospital gift shop, front desk or from any Auxiliary member.

The Conway County Library is holding a Halloween craft event for children on Saturday (10/28/17) starting at 10:00 a.m.

Community Service, Incorporated's First Tee program is hosting a free junior golf clinic for kids age 7-12 on Saturday (10/28/17) from 10:00 a.m.-noon at Morrilton City Park. Only 30 slots are available, so registration is required. Forms are available at Community Service, Incorporated in Morrilton.

CHILI SUPPER (10/28/17)
The Lanty Heritage Association will have a chili supper fundraiser on Saturday (10/28/17) from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Lanty Community Building. Meals are $5 for adults and $3 for kids. There will also be a raffle for a Yeti Tundra 35 cooler. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. There will also be a silent auction.

The Dunlap Singers will be singing at the 104th Homecoming celebration service of the Morrilton Church of the Nazarene on Sunday (10/29/17) at 10:30 a.m. A potluck lunch will follow the service at the McKinney Family Life Center.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Office of Workforce and Community Education is offering a course on Microsoft Access on Mondays from 5:00-7:00 p.m. from November 6-December 11. Registration is $100 and must be paid by Monday (10/30/17). Register online at or call Vicki Shadell at 977-2132.

The Diane Wilson Senior Adult Center in Perryville and the T.C. Vaughan Senior Adult Center in Morrilton are hosting a fish fry fundraiser and Halloween costume contest on Tuesday (10/31/17). Meals are $7 at each location. In Perryville, dine-in meals are served from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and take-out is available from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. by calling 889-5587. In Morrilton, dine-in is served from 12:00-1:00 p.m. with take-out available from 11:00-12:00 by calling 354-8044 and delivery is available for orders of ten or more.

Main Street Morrilton will host its annual Monsters on Main Street event on Tuesday (10/31/17) from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in downtown Morrilton. Activities include trick-or-treating at downtown merchants, games at the courthouse parking lot, a fortune teller in the pocket park, a pet costume contest at 4:30 at the pocket park, a kids costume contest at the Rialto at 6:00, and hot dogs and drinks will be sold for 50 cents each.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Office of Workforce and Community Education is offering an Advanced Cardiac Life Support course on November 8th. Registration is $80 and must be paid by Wednesday (11/1/17). Register online at

RUMMAGE SALE (11/2/17-11/4/17)
The First United Methodist Church in Morrilton is holding its Market Place giant rummage sale Thursday (11/2/17) through Saturday (11/4/17). Thursday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. is the early bird sale with a 30% mark-up. Friday is a regular priced sale with a bake sale from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday from 8:00-11:00 a.m. the sale is half price on everything or $5 for all you can put in a bag.

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