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KVOM NEWS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH
Progress continues to be made on the remaining construction projects in the South Conway County School District. Signage has been installed at the new entrances to Morrilton Junior High and Morrilton Intermediate School, brick is going up on the south and east walls of the addition at Morrilton Primary School, and Superintendent Shawn Halbrook reports a lot of progress is being shown, including a roof, at the new Devil Dog Arena.  Halbrook says all projects seem to be on schedule. The safe room and classroom addition at Morrilton Primary should be completed early this summer. The safe room at the junior and senior high school campus and the upper parking lot behind that building are also scheduled for completion this summer. That lot will have 294 parking spots, more than double the previous number. Halbrook says the arena is still on track to be completed some time around the end of the year...

Conway County Library Director Jay Carter recently attended a Library Legislative Day at the State Capitol on behalf of all Arkansas libraries. Carter, who is president of Advocates for Arkansas Public Libraries, headed up a group of Arkansas library directors and staff to meet with state legislators on behalf of library funding and support. In all, 15 public libraries from around the state were on hand to create awareness of the importance of libraries in our local communities. Each library displayed their current and recent events, provided statistical information on library usage, and related their own stories to legislators on how important library service is in their own communities. Carter says response from legislators was positive with most seeing the need for public library support...

ARVAC has announced that its Crisis Intervention Program will open Wednesday, March 1st. This program is for assistance with utility deposits, utility shut-off notices, or when propane is below ten percent. It provides a one-time payment based on family income and household size. Households or individuals must have proof of income for the previous month for all adult members of the household. Persons in Conway County wishing to apply should visit the ARVAC office located in the courthouse in Morrilton on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. or from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Persons in Perry County wishing to apply should visit the ARVAC office located at 206 A West Main Street in Perryville on Tuesday and Thursday between 8:00-11:30 a.m. or between 12:30-2:30 p.m. For more information, you can call 354-5344 in Conway County or 889-2407 in Perry County.​..

The Rialto Community Arts Center in downtown Morrilton is set to host its next murder mystery dinner theater this weekend. The Rialto's Heather Davis tells KVOM it's the fourth in a series of murder mystery events the Rialto has hosted and has an Hawaiian luau theme.  The cast includes a number of veteran actors from the Rialto, but the audience is also involved in the murder mystery theater as they try to figure out who the killer is before it's revealed. Performances of "Murder on Maui" will take place Friday and Saturday night. Doors open at 5:30 with the performance to start at 6:00 both nights...











































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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The two powerhouse girls' basketball programs from Conway County are primed for another epic showdown. This time, Nemo Vista and Wonderview do battle in the finals of the 1A 5-North District Tournament. The teams split their regular season matchups with each team getting a one-point win on their home court. Friday's game in Mt. Vernon is scheduled to start at 6:30 and follows the boys' third place game between Sacred Heart and Nemo Vista. That game is slated for a 5:15 start time. The other games in that tournament are the girls' third place game between Mt. Vernon-Enola and Abundant Life at 4:00 and the boys' championship game between Guy-Perkins and Marvell at 7:45...

The Arkansas men's basketball team seeks to build on its positive momentum from Wednesday night's win over No. 21 South Carolina when the Razorbacks return home to face Ole Miss on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Pregame coverage starts at 4:30 on 101.7 KVOM..

The Arkansas baseball team opens its season Friday when the Diamond Hogs begin a three-game series with Miami of Ohio at Baum Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00...

The Arkansas women's basketball team lost its seventh consecutive game, 67-62, to Kentucky on Thursday. Wonderview's Bailey Zimmerman had nine points, six rebounds and three assists for the Razorbacks...

Fellow former Lady Daredevil Laken Ward had 15 points, ten rebounds and four assists for the Southwestern Assemblies of God women's team in a 110-67 loss to Wayland Baptist on Thursday...

Morrilton's Andre Black scored six points Thursday in a losing effort for the Williams Baptist men's team as the Eagles lost to William Woods University, 81-67...

Former Lady Devil Dog Danielle Wright had 14 points and four rebounds helping the University of New Orleans women's team to a 92-85 victory over McNeese State on Thursday...
























 









































































































































































































































































































































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