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MOORE ON MAUMELLE | Council making sure Maumelle really wants an indoor pool

Apr 15, 2014 7:39pm

Last week’s City Council meeting dealt a blow to the group pulling for the indoor aquatic center. It now appears that the Council is saying that IF we put the aquatic center on the bond issue...

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Flag retired

Apr 15, 2014 7:36pm

The River City Pirates, a 7 year old, youth baseball team were among those who assisted at the Flag Retirement ceremony held at Lake Willastein on Saturday. The team is made up my Maumelle...

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Blood Moon makes its way through the sky

Apr 15, 2014 7:36pm

Amateur astronomers and photographers around Arkansas looked up to the sky early Tuesday morning for a rare look at a “Blood Moon.”

The phenomena, also known as a tetrad, was captured by...

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Apr 15, 2014 7:42pm

‘The Wiz’ to be performed this weekend.

The Maumelle High School Drama Department will present “The Wiz” at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Maumelle High School Performing Arts Center...

MATTHEW PATE | Chasing the jumping flea

Apr 15, 2014 7:42pm

In a December 2013 column I confessed to the ownership and operation of a ukulele. Since then a number of other furtive uke players have emailed to share their tales of four-stringed folly. Even...

Maumelle resident among governor’s appointees

Apr 15, 2014 10:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe recently announced that Artee Williams of Maumelle has been reappointed to the Arkansas Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees. The appointment expires...

DAN WILLIAMS | Tax reform for economic growth

Apr 14, 2014 12:50pm

It’s now been almost seven years since the Great Recession began—seven very long years. Even though the “experts” and the government say we are officially in recovery, that’s not what it feels...

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Jewish Food Festival moves to War Memorial Stadium

Apr 10, 2014 5:00am

On Sunday, April 27, the Jewish Federation of Arkansas will hold its annual Jewish Food Festival. This year’s festival will be in a new location, War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The...

MOORE ON MAUMELLE | How full are your blue bins? Are you doing your part to recycle?

Apr 09, 2014 5:44pm

I have been continuing my recycling and fill up all three blue bins each week. I hope you have, too. I cannot believe how much we go through in a given week that can be recycled. To some degree,...


Handgun sends High School into lockdown

Apr 09, 2014 6:07pm

Maumelle High School went on lockdown Tuesday morning after a gun was discovered in a classroom.

Capt. Jim Hansard, the public information officer for the police department, said James...

City Council debates small sales tax increase

Apr 09, 2014 6:08pm

Moving with a unanimity rarely seen at a City Council meeting, all eight aldermen agreed at Monday night’s meeting that Maumelle should look at a small sales tax increase that would be used to...