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​​ POPE CO. FAIR PAGEANT (THRU 8/30/19) ​​
The 2019 Pope County Fair Pageants will take place September 7th at the Atkins High School Auditorium. The 14-17 and 18-23 year-old divisions are open to single female who are residents of Pope County and the entry fee is $50. The divisions for girls up to age 13 and for boys from 0-3 and 4-and-up are open to all Arkansas residents and the entry fee for those pageants is $35. The deadline to register is August 30th. Email popecofairpageants@gmail.com or call Amanda at 479-518-6110. ​ 

The Morrilton High School Class of 1984 will have its 35-year reunion on October 18th and 19th. T-shirts are $15, and orders are due August 31st. Tickets for the banquet are $30, with reservations due September 20th. For more information, call Terry Holloway at 652-0272.

The Morrilton High School Class of 1979 will have its 40 year reunion on October 12th at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Morrilton. The cost is $25 per person and the deadline to sign up is September 1st. For more information, call 208-2733 or 889-3403.

The Perryville Masonic Lodge will host a breakfast fundraiser on Saturday (8/24/19) from 7:00-10:00 a.m. at the Lodge Hall in Perryville. Meals are $6 and include eggs, sausage, bacon, and biscuits and gravy.

The Morrilton Parks and Recreation Department will continue registration for its 4th, 5th and 6th grade youth volleyball season on Saturday and will host a volleyball clinic led by the Morrilton High School volleyball team and Coach Patti Hill. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. and the clinic will be from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Devil Dog Arena. The clinic is free with the season registration.

The Conway County Fair Talent Contest will take place Saturday (8/24/19) at 10:00 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building at the fairgrounds in Morrilton. There are five age divisions from age 4-23, plus a new adult division for ages 24 and up. Talent areas include instrumental, vocal, variety and dance, along with group talent. 

The Perry County Area Chamber of Commerce will host a town hall meeting on Saturday (8/24/19) at the Perryville United Methodist Church Connection Center. County officials will be on hand from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. to discuss options for addressing ambulance coverage in Perry County. 

The Conway County Quorum Court will meet Monday (8/26/190 at 5:00 p.m. at the courthouse in Morrilton.

The Arkansas River Valley Audubon Society will meet Monday (8/26/19) at 7:00 p.m. in the Stables meeting room at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. The program on Colombia will be presented by Dr. Dan Scheiman, Bird Conservation Director with Audubon Arkansas.

The Perryville Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Thursday (8/29/19) at 6:00 p.m. in the meeting room at Perryville City Hall.

The Conway County Election Commission will meet Friday (8/30/19) at 10:00 a.m. in the first floor conference room at the courthouse in Morrilton to discuss new voting equipment.

CANOE RACE (8/31/19)
The Sixth Annual Petit Jean Mountain Canoe/Kayak Race sponsored by the Petit Jean Extension Homemakers will be held Saturday (8/31/19) from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Lake Bailey. Registration is $15 and you can bring your own watercraft or rent one from the park. Prizes will be awarded for best themed costumes, as well as to the race winners. Shirts will be sold, and there will be a raffle for a kayak.

The Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain will host its 17th annual show and shine event for Ford Econlines on Sunday (9/1/19). For more information, call 727-5427, email info@museumofautos.com or visit www.museumofautos.com. The show is open for public viewing at no charge. 

The Conway County Courthouse and other government offices will be closed Monday (9/2/19) for Labor Day.

Morrilton City Hall will be closed Monday (9/2/19) for Labor Day. The landfill, however, will be open during regular business hours and Waste Management will run its regular trash route.

Monday (9/2/19) is the entry deadline for the Conway County Fair Parade. All registration this year is done online at www.conwaycountyfair.com.

CONWAY COUNTY FAIR (9/3/19-9/7/19)
The Conway County Fair will take place Tuesday (9/3/19) through Saturday (9/7/19) at the fairgrounds in Morrilton. The midway will be open Wednesday (9/4/19) and Thursday (9/5/19) from 5:00-10:00 p.m. and Friday (9/6/19) and Saturday (9/7/19) from 5:00-11:00 p.m. A complete schedule of activities is available at www.conwaycountyfair.com.

FAIR PARADE (9/4/19)
The Conway County Fair Parade will take place Wednesday (9/4/19) at 5:00 p.m. It will start at the Green Bay Fiber Resource parking lot on East Broadway and proceed west through downtown Morrilton. All entries must be lined up by 4:00 p.m. for judging.

Main Street Morrilton's monthly First Thursday and Farmers' Market will take place Thursday, September 5, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in downtown Morrilton. Participating businesses will remain open during this time. The farmer's market is located at the 100 block of Commerce Street.

FISH FRY (9/6/19)
The First Baptist Church of Center Ridge located on Hwy 92 will host a fish fry on Friday (9/6/19) from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Meals are $12 for adults, $6 for kids and free for kids age 3 and under with take-outs available. Proceeds will be used to send kids to church camp and a summer mission trip.

The 2019 Perry County Fair Parade will take place Saturday (9/7/19), starting at 10:00 a.m. at Perryville High School. Judging of the floats will begin at 9:00 a.m. The theme is "Sitcoms of the Sixties."

The 2019 Pope County Fair Pageants will take place Saturday (9/7/19) at the Atkins High School Auditorium. The Little Miss and Mister pageants will start at 10:00 a.m. The Miss and Teen pageants will start at 6:00 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE (9/9/19)
The Morrilton Knights of Columbus will sponsor an Arkansas Blood Institute blood drive on Monday (9/9/19) from 3:00-6:30 p.m. at Morrilton Community Center.

PERRY COUNTY FAIR (9/9/19-9/14/19)
The 2019 Perry County Fair will take place Monday (9/9/19) through Saturday (9/14/19) at the fairgrounds in Perryville. The carnival will be open Tuesday through Saturday. A complete schedule of activities can be found online at www.perrycountyfairassoc.com.

The South Conway County School District will hold parent/teacher conferences for grades 7-12 on Tuesday (9/10/19) from 2:45-7:30 p.m. and for grades preK-6 on Thursday (9/12/19) from 2:45-7:30. Classes for all grades will dismiss at 2:20 p.m. both days.