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    Conway mission retains attorney in permit request

    A sign giving notice of the Conway Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. Monday is displayed next to the entrance of Soul Food Cafe Mission’s new facility at 1717 S. Donaghey Ave. The mission is requesting a conditional-use permit to conduct religious activities, and the Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council. Two of the mission’s clients, Virginia Cogdell, bottom left, and Evelyn Wilson talk about the objections they’ve heard to the ministry’s location. The Rev. Rick Harvey, co-executive director of Soul Food Cafe Mission in Conway, said people who object to the mission operating in its new building have misconceptions about the clients it serves, and…

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    Arkansas moms still seek legislative action five years after Sandy Hook

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Thursday marks five years since a gunman killed 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. Since then, there have been even larger mass shootings in the U.S., but Americans remain divided on how to solve gun violence in our country. Thursday, Moms Demand Action met in Conway to pray and honor the 26 lives lost. Sandy hook sparked a national debate, including here in Arkansas. "I feel like our country is starting to accept mass shootings as normal and they’re not normal. It’s a uniquely American problem,” Moms Demand Action Member Eve Jorgensen said. Jorgensen has a son in…

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    Polar Express stops through the Conway Human Development Center

    CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV)- We’ve all heard of the Polar Express, it’s a classic children’s book and a beloved animated movie, but have you heard of the real life polar express here in central Arkansas. The Conway Human Development Center is hosting their third annual Polar Express. Volunteer services coordinator for CHDC, Elizabeth Molica, said this event raises awareness about the school and connects the community. “You get to enjoy a train ride and lots of pictures with different characters from Frozen and there’s free hot cocoa and popcorn,” she said. After the train ride you get to visit the North Pole where you can decorate cookies and take pictures with…