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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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A public hearing was held Monday about Maumelle Water Management and Central Arkansas Water merging. (Jeremy Peppas)

Crowd gathers for public hearing

Updated: Jul 07, 2015 9:05am

About 110 people were in attendance for a public hearing Monday night about a proposed merger of Maumelle Water Management and Central Arkansas Water.

The hearing immediately followed the...

State Rep. Mark Lowery (left) is presented with the Arkansas Municipal League’s Distinguished Legislator Award by 2015-2016 League President and Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh.

Lowery receives Arkansas Municipal League award

Jul 07, 2015 2:28pm

The Arkansas Municipal League, on Wednesday, June 24, presented State Rep. Mark Lowery of Maumelle and who represents District 39 with the organization’s Distinguished Legislator Award during the...

Debbie Kelly photos

I live in a world made of cardboard

Jul 07, 2015 10:37am

The second annual Cardboard Boat Races were held at Lake Willastein last Saturday as part of the Fourth of July celebration.

Debbie Kelly

Rockets’ Red Glare

Updated: Jul 07, 2015 10:31am

Fireworks light up the night sky over Lake Willastein last Saturday for the Fourth of July.

Cooking up something special at Maumelle Senior Wellness

Jul 07, 2015 10:04am

The Department of Senior Services in Maumelle is fortunate to have three cooking clubs.

Our clubs include the Men’s Cooking Club, the Hot Tamales and the Tex-Mex Duo. Once a month, each club...

Jacksonville woman gets 30-year sentence in real estate agent’s death

Jul 07, 2015 3:15pm

A Jacksonville woman charged along with her estranged husband in the slaying of a Central Arkansas real estate agent pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.


Austin named to UCA’s Honors College

Jul 07, 2015 10:17am

The University of Central Arkansas Norbert O. Schedler Honors College has selected 75 incoming first-year students as its newest class of Honors Scholars. The students were selected from a pool of...

Council keeps community service fee

Jul 06, 2015 7:10pm

The community service fee for Maumelle residents will remain after a 5-3 vote by the City Council on Monday night.

An ordinance to do away with the fee, that generates about $81,000 annually...

Moore on Maumelle: Oh, say can we see?

Jun 30, 2015 7:16am

It’s ironic that in a little over a week, we will celebrate the biggest holiday of the year where we wave our flags with pride. At the same time, the people of Charleston are still burying the...

Public hearing set for Monday

Jun 30, 2015 1:31pm

Monday could be a long day and night for Maumelle’s elected officials and interested citizens.

First will be a City Council meeting that is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. An agenda for it has...