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Mike Watson: A Note from the Mayor

Jul 29, 2015 5:28pm

In this, I normally provide various updates of events and/or progress reports; however, I am not going to do that. I have decided to write about a friend.

As I write this note, we are...

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Lions Club to host Shock

Jul 21, 2015 4:35pm

Dr. John Shock will be the featured speaker at this Monday’s Maumelle Lions Club meeting at the Jess Odom Community Center.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m.

Shock is a retired Army...

New classes offered at Senior Wellness Center

Jul 21, 2015 2:55pm

The new session for the Department of Senior Services started this week. Some of the new classes being offered are American History, learning how to play the card game Pitch and Computer Concepts...

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In Focus: Honoring Beverly Masters

Jul 21, 2015 12:21pm

The Maumelle Senior Wellness Center hosted a retirement party last Friday for Beverly Masters, who was one of the original founders of Maumelle and served as the first City Clerk.

Masters...

UCA to host Community Development Institute

Jul 21, 2015 10:55am

Elected officials and community leaders from across the mid-south will meet at the University of Central Arkansas campus on Aug. 3-6 to participate in the annual Community Development Institute (...

Ouachita names Dean’s, President’s lists

Jul 21, 2015 10:52am

Ouachita Baptist University recently named its Dean’s List and President’s List for the spring 2015 semester.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must compile at least a 3.5 grade...

Moore on Maumelle: Out of sight, out of mind?

Jul 14, 2015 9:08am

There has been a rash of removals over the past few weeks. Bill Cosby has been removed from television and from Disney World, where a statue stood in his honor.

They have pulled down the...

Jeremy Peppas photos

Not in my front yard; Neighborhood opposes proposed sand plant

Jul 14, 2015 2:45pm

A proposed conditional use permit for property along the Arkansas River has stirred up the people who live there, again.

Janet Watkins and her husband Bill have lived at their home on...

Masters to retire; party this Friday

Jul 14, 2015 2:56pm

Beverly Masters was the first employee of the City of Maumelle and the only employee for nearly three months.

She was part-time the first three weeks and the least amount she worked in a...

State heats up, doesn’t look to cool off

Jul 14, 2015 10:50am

Most of Arkansas was under a heat advisory through Tuesday and the National Weather Service expects the high temperatures to stay around

Triple-digit heat indices, which measure the...

Moore on Maumelle: Getting old ain’t for the faint-hearted

Jul 07, 2015 7:14am

I spoke to the lunch crowd at the Maumelle Senior Wellness Center the other day and when I agreed to do the talk, I was amused to even think I was giving a talk to an “old folks group.” But … I...