PLUMERVILLE TOY DRIVE (THRU 12/20/18)
The Plumerville Police Department is collecting toys to donate to needy children for Christmas. Toys can be dropped off through December 20th at The Country Store in Plumerville or at Plumerville City Hall. Cash donations can also be taken to City Hall. For more information, call 354-1160.
COAT DRIVE (THRU 12/31/18)
The Conway County Care Center is collecting coats for needy families during the month of December. Coats can be taken to the Care Center in downtown Morrilton any Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday from 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION (12/12/18)
The Morrilton Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Wednesday (12/12/18) at 5:00 p.m. at the Morrilton Community Center.
UACCM GRADUATION (12/12/18)
The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton will hold the fifth of its five commencement ceremonies for the fall 2018 semester on Wednesday (12/12/18) at 6:30 p.m. in the Tyson Training Hall of the Workforce Training Center. This ceremony is for graduates earning Associate of Arts in General Education and Associate of Science in Education degrees.
RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (12/13/18)
The Conway County Retired Teachers Association will meet Thursday (12/13/18) at 10:00 a.m. at Elia's Mexican Grill in Morrilton. Attendees are asked to bring diabetic socks to take to the nursing homes.
ARVAC MEETING (12/13/18)
The Arkansas River Valley Area Council's regularly scheduled Board meeting will be held Thursday (12/13/18) at 1:00 p.m. at Freedom House in Russellville.
WONDERVIEW CHRISTMAS PROGRAM (12/13/18)
Wonderview Elementary will hold its annual Christmas program on Thursday (12/13/18) at 6:30 p.m. at the Wonderview cafeteria. All parents and community members are invited.
CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION (12/13/18)
The Conway County Cattlemen's Association will meet Thursday (12/13/18) at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway County Fairgrounds Multi-Purpose Building.
PERRYVILLE CITY COUNCIL (12/13/18)
The Perryville City Council will meet Thursday (12/13/18) at 7:00 p.m. at the Perryville City Hall Meeting Room.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR (12/14/18-12/15/18)
The First Presbyterian Church in Morrilton will hold a holiday bazaar fundraiser on Friday (12/14/18) from 1:00-8:00 p.m. and Saturday (12/15/18) from 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. at the church. Homemade items, Christmas decorations and baked goods will be sold and everyone is welcome.
HAGANS TOY DRIVE (12/15/18)
Hagans Dodge in Morrilton is sponsoring a "Fill the Truck" toy drive to benefit the Conway County Center for Exceptional Children. Donations can be dropped off at the dealership through Saturday (12/15/18).
ACREAGE REPORTING DEADLINE (12/15/18)
Saturday (12/15/18) is the deadline for farmer to report acreage of fall seeded crops to the Farm Service Agency and the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, as well as the deadline to report prevented planting acreage of wheat and oats. For more information, call the Conway/Faulkner/Perry County FSA office at 354-2000 ext. 2.
OLA CHRISTMAS PARADE (12/15/18)
The Ola Christmas Parade will take place Saturday (12/5/18). If you'd like to participate, you're asked to be at the Ola baseball field at 5:00 p.m.
FREE MOVIE (12/15/18)
The City of Morrilton will sponsor a free showing of the holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, on Saturday (12/15/18) at the Rialto Theatre in downtown Morrilton. Photos with Santa will start at 6:00 p.m., followed by entertainment from the Morrilton High School Thespian Troupe at 6:30. The movie will start at 7:00. Admission is free. Candy, popcorn and soft drinks will be available for $1 each, but the Rialto will give a free bag of popcorn to anyone donating a canned good for the Conway County Care Center.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM (12/16/18)
Family Life Worship Center in Morrilton will present the Christmas program, "A Light in the Darkness," during its 11:00 a.m. service on Sunday (12/16/18). The children will feature special music using bells. Everyone is welcome.
CHRISTMAS PARTY (12/16/18)
The Cherry Hill Volunteer Fire Department will hold a community Christmas party on Sunday (12/15/18) from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the fire station. This will also be a fundraiser for a community member with severe medical problems. A spaghetti and soup meal will be served. Everyone is welcome.
CONWAY COUNTY QUORUM COURT (12/17/18)
The Conway County Quorum Court will meet Monday (12/17/18) at 5:00 p.m. at the courthouse in Morrilton.
FESTIVAL OF LESSONS AND CAROLS (12/17/18)
Morrilton First United Methodist Church will present A Festival of Lessons and Carols Candlelight Service on Monday (12/17/18) at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free and a nursery will be provided.
PIZZA HUT FUNDRAISER (12/18/18)
Morrilton High School's Project Graduation Committee is sponsoring a Pizza Hut night fundraiser on Tuesday (12/18/18). Mention Project Graduation on any order that night and 20% of the proceeds will go towards the safe Graduation event for students.
COMMODITIES ISSUED (12/19/18)
ARVAC will issue quarterly commodities for all qualifying Conway County residents on Wednesday (12/19/18) from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Morrilton. Clients will need to bring their driver's license and know all household information such as income, Social Security numbers and dates of birth.
CHRISTMAS RAFFLE (12/20/18)
The CHI St. Vincent Morrilton Auxiliary is holding a drawing for a Christmas basket and a Christmas afghan on Thursday (12/20/18). Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are available from Auxiliary members or at the hospital front desk or gift shop. Proceeds will be used for ongoing hospital exterior improvement projects.
DEER STAND RAFFLE (12/20/18)
The Sacred Heart Booster Club is holding a drawing for a 4x6 shoot house/deer stand on Thursday (12/20/18). Tickets are $20 each, but only 225 will be sold. They can be purchased in the school office.
PLUMERVILLE MASONIC LODGE (12/20/18)
The Plumerville Lodge of Free Masons will meet Thursday (12/20/18) at 7:00 p.m.
CENTER RIDGE MASONIC LODGE (12/22/18)
The Center Ridge Lodge of Free Masons will meet Saturday (12/22/18) at 7:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS SERVICE (12/23/18)
Family Life Worship Center will hold a special Christmas service on Sunday (12/23/18) at 11:00 a.m. The service will feature special singing and a candlelight service. Everyone is welcome.
BLOOD DRIVE (1/14/18)
The Morrilton Knights of Columbus will sponsor an Arkansas Blood Institute blood drive on Monday (1/14/18) from 3:00-6:30 p.m. at the Morrilton Community Center.