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    Video Shows Thief Using Forklift to Steal Atm from Arkansas Bank

    The Conway Police Department posted a video to Facebook showing a person in a forklift tearing the ATM from its foundation and and carrying it away. (Conway Police Department) CONWAY, AR – Police in Arkansas are asking the public for help identifying those responsible for stealing an ATM from a bank using a forklift. Police say the ATM was taken from the First Service Bank drive-through lanes in Conway around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. The Conway Police Department posted a video to Facebook showing a person in a forklift tearing the ATM from its foundation and and carrying it away. The thief or thieves then reportedly loaded the ATM onto…

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    What’s So Great About Conway Arkansas?

    Arkansas is a pretty small state, but it has some amazing cities. One of the great ones in the state is Conway. The city is one that is amazing for so many different reasons. If you want to know what makes Conway a nice place to live or to visit, continue reading this helpful article. First of all, the University of Central Arkansas, or UCA is in Conway. The school has a great reputation and is a nice place to receive an education. It has a beautiful campus and offers many majors for those who want to further their education and get their degree in a variety of fields. Also,…

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    Paper Trails: Arkansans on Weather Channel Series; Singer’s Viral Video; Conway Woman on ‘Gong Show’

    SURVIVING AND THRIVING: If you caught a promo for The Weather Channel’s new series SOS: How to Survive, premiering Aug. 20, you might have recognized familiar Arkansas faces. Cathy Frye and her husband, Rick McFarland, of North Little Rock, both former Democrat-Gazette colleagues, will share the agonizing tale about the five days they were lost while hiking in the desert of Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas in 2013. Their story is expected to air Sept. 3. Former reporter Frye is now director of communications at the Arkansas Public School Resource Center and former photographer McFarland now works part time for Les Steen Hardwoods and also sells his own…

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    Traffic Alert: Wreck Shuts down U.S. 65 North of Conway

    U.S. 65 is closed in both directions because of a wreck in the Pickles Gap area north of Conway, officials said. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said shortly after 2:45 p.m. that the crash had caused power lines to fall across the highway. Traffic was shut in both directions, and there was no immediate word on when it might reopen. An Arkansas State Police spokesman said preliminary reports indicated the crash involved a commercial truck, though that hadn’t been confirmed. It wasn’t clear if anyone was injured in the wreck. The Arkansas Online live traffic map showed stalled conditions in the area before 3 p.m. Source Article

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    Conway Machine Announces Australia Distribution Agreement with SEAGA Group

    CONWAY, AR, July 27, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Conway Machine, Inc. announced on Friday that they had reached an agreement with Australia-based SEAGA Group for exclusive distribution of Conway Machine products. Conway manufactures aftermarket spare parts for flatbed die cutters and offset printing presses, specializing in delivery gripper bars. They have been in business since 1972 and have built a world-renowned reputation for high quality parts at competitive prices. SEAGA Group is based in West Heidelberg, Victoria with another location in New South Wales. SEAGA CEO Tony Foley, along with his son Anthony Foley, has built a strong reputation for quality spare parts and service in the die cutting and printing…

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    New Bike Share Program Comes to Conway

    CONWAY, Ark.- A bike share program the first of it’s kind has pedaled its way to Conway and people seem to love the convenience and health benefits of it. When it’s not a running day, Jamille Rogers, opts for a bike. “Just a great tool to use to be able to see our beautiful city and just to hang out with friends,” said Rogers. With now only a few months into the new bike share program, people are holding onto the handlebars and enjoying the trip. “Grab one and ride and when you get to your destination you can just dock it at that station,” Rogers said. The city of…

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    Young Professionals of Conway Launches with Better Personal Brand Seminar

    Silverlake Design Studio Owner and Creative Director Jessica Crum shared her experiences about creating better personal brands during the Young Professionals of Conway meeting Monday at UCA Downtown. Silverlake Design Studio Owner and Creative Director Jessica Crum spoke about building a better personal brand for business and job opportunities at the Young Professionals of Conway luncheon Monday at UCA Downtown. Crum moved from Arkansas to Los Angeles for college, hoping for a career in acting, but instead worked as a freelance designer. She said she often designed clothing before being asked to design websites, logos and other things. Soon, the idea behind Silverlake was established, which she was able to…

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    Conway, Ar – Gateway to the Arkansas Ozarks

    Conway AR sits right on the edge of the Arkansas Ozark Mountains. It is a pretty town with a friendly population and plenty to do. It is the Faulkner County seat and is a popular commuter community to Little Rock. Even so, most Conway residents work within the city. Conway has become a regional hub for education, shopping, sports, healthcare, work, and culture. The economy of Conway is strong and there are many new jobs in higher education and technology. The largest employers in the area are the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, Acxiom, Insight Enterprises, and Hewlett-Packard. There are also many new technology start-up companies in the area…

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    Fox News Host Confronts Conway on Trump Getting ‘Crazy with Twitter’

    Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro confronted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Saturday about President Trump’s presence on Twitter in the wake of his recent highly personal attacks against MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on the platform. “The president at this point has, I think, made it clear what his strengths are and he needs to stay focused on speeches like this, and not get crazy on Twitter,” Pirro said, referencing Trump’s first 4th of July speech as president at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. “I love that he connects directly with people on social media and otherwise, Jeanine,” Conway said, pivoting from Pirro’s comment. “We just appreciate that…

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    Conway Native Talks Chamber Job, Cancer

    Ed Linck, chief operating officer for the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, left the city in 1997 to play college baseball and earn a business degree. Linck, who is married and has a 1-year-old daughter, also worked at the Little Rock and Irvine, Calif., chambers of commerce. He was diagnosed in October with a type of leukemia, but he said it’s controlled with medication. “I feel great,” he said. Ed Linck had the best and worst year of his life in 2016. The 38-year-old had the highs of becoming a father and getting hired at the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce. The low point was being diagnosed with cancer. “It’s…