RAILROAD WORK (TFN)
Union Pacific is continuing to make repairs and upgrades to the railroad crossings in Morrilton. As the work continues, a number of crossings will be closed.
OFFICES CLOSED (2/20/17)
The Conway County Courthouse, Perry County Courthouse and other government offices will be closed Monday (2/20/17) in observance of Presidents' Day.
BLOOD DRIVE (2/20/17)
An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Monday (2/20/17) from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Walmart in Morrilton.
SPAGHETTI SUPPER (2/21/17)
The Morrilton Intermediate School Beta Club will hold a spaghetti supper fundraiser on Tuesday (2/21/17) from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the MIS cafeteria with carryouts also available. Meals are $6 and include spaghetti, bread and salad. All proceeds will go towards the club's trip to Disney World in June.
COLTON'S FUNDRAISER (2/21/17)
The Morrilton High School baseball team will be helping serve at Colton's Steakhouse in Morrilton on Tuesday (2/21/17) from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The team gets ten percent of all proceeds that night.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION (2/21/17)
The Morrilton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Tuesday (2/21/17) at 5:30 p.m. at the Conway County Community Center in Morrilton.
PLUMERVILLE CITY COUNCIL (2/21/17)
The Plumerville City Council will meet Tuesday (2/21/17) at 6:00 p.m.
BEEKEEPING CLASS (2/21/17)
The River Valley Beekeepers Association will host a free beginners beekeeping class on February 21st and 28th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. both nights at the West Side Church of Christ Family Center on Wace Avenue in Russellville. To RSVP, call 479-968-4044.
COMMODITIES ISSUED (2/24/17)
ARVAC will issue commodities for eligible households in Perry County Friday (2/24/17) from 9:00 a.m.-noon at the Perry County Fairgrounds in Perryville. Applicants will need to provide proof of household income, number in household and Social Security card.
SHOES AND SOCKS DRIVE (2/25/17)
The First United Methodist Church of Morrilton's Loaves and Fishes Ministry will hold a drive to collect shoes and socks for the Conway County Care Center on Saturday (2/25/17) from 9:00 a.m.-noon at the Care Center.
GQ REVUE (2/25/17)
Morrilton High School will hold its annual GQ Revue pageant on Saturday (2/25/17) at 6:00 p.m. in the H.B. White Auditorium. Admission is $5.
WASTEWATER UTILITY COMMISSION (2/27/17)
The Morrilton Wastewater Utility Commission will meet Monday (2/27/17) at 5:00 p.m. in the Wastewater Meeting Building on Chestnut Street.
QUORUM COURT (2/27/17)
The Conway County Quorum Court will meet Monday (2/27/17) at 6:00 p.m. at the courthouse.
MENIFEE PUBLIC HEARING (2/27/17)
The Town of Menifee will hold a public hearing on Monday (2/27/17) at 6:00 p.m. at the Menifee Town Hall to discuss a five-year plan for the town.
AUDUBON SOCIETY (2/27/17)
The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet Monday (2/27/17) at 7:00 p.m. in the Lakeview Room at Lake Dardanelle State Park. The program, The Pollination Life of Birds, will be presented by Dr. Dan Scheiman. Refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome.
UTILITY ASSISTANCE (3/1/17)
ARVAC's Crisis Intervention Program will open Wednesday (3/1/17). It provides assistance with utility deposits, utility shut-off notices or when propane is below 10%. It's a one-time payment based on family income and household size. To apply in Conway County, visit the ARVAC office at the courthouse in Morrilton or call 354-5344. To apply in Perry County, visit the office on Main Street in Perryville or call 889-2407.
BEANS AND CORNBREAD (3/2/17)
The CHI St. Morrilton Hospital Auxiliary will host a beans and cornbread lunch and mini bake sale on Thursday (3/2/17) from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the hospital dining room. Meals are $6 and carryouts are available by calling 977-2455 or 215-3915.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL COUNCIL (3/3/17)
The Conway County Intergovernmental Council will meet Friday (3/3/17) at 10:00 a.m. in the first floor conference room of the courthouse in Morrilton to discuss the spring cleanup, 911 personnel and budget, and a road name.
CHARITY BALL (3/4/17)
The GFWC Century League of Morrilton will hold its annual Charity Ball fundraiser on Saturday (3/4/17) at 6:00 p.m. at the Morrilton Country Club. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from any member or online through the club's Facebook page. The ticket price includes a meal catered by Road Hog BBQ, live entertainment from Mr. Lucky and a bottomless cup for the bar. The drawing for the club's super raffle will also be held that night. Tickets for that are $5 each or 5 for $20 and can also be purchased online.
HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR (3/7/17)
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will host a free presentation from a Holocaust survivor on Tuesday (3/7/17) at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Morrilton and at 6:30 p.m. in the UACCM Fine Arts Auditorium. Both presentations are open to the public.
TREE PLANTING (3/7/17)
Tree City Morrilton will celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony on Tuesday (3/7/17) at 10:30 a.m. at Morrilton City Hall.
FREE MOVIE (3/9/17)
The University of Arkansas Community College will sponsor a free showing of "The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter" for Women's History Month on Thursday (3/9/17) at 6:30 p.m. in the school's Fine Arts Auditorium.
MORE IN MORRILTON (3/11/17)
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will host a "More in Morrilton" information session on Saturday (3/11/17) from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the school's Fine Arts Auditorium. The event is designed to give community members and prospective students the opportunity to learn more about UACCM.
MARDI GRAS PARTY (3/11/17)
The Conway County Library will present a special Mardi Gras party for teens on Saturday (3/11/17) at 1:00 p.m.
PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING (3/14/17)
The Conway County Extension Service will host a pesticide applicator training on Tuesday (3/14/17) at 6:00 p.m. in the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Fine Arts Auditorium. A $10 training fee will be payable at the door. For more information, call the Extension Office at 977-2146.
PANCAKE DINNER (3/16/17)
The Morrilton First United Methodist Church men's group will host its annual pancake supper on Thursday (3/16/17) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the church. The cost is a freewill donation to the church.
PROSTATE CANCER GROUP (3/16/17)
The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation will host its first Peer Network prostate cancer support group at the First United Methodist Church in Conway on Thursday (3/16/17) from 6:00-7:30 p.m. All prostate cancer survivors and their families are invited to attend.