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Moore on Maumelle | Council thinking about thinking about it, maybe, sort of

Aug 26, 2014 7:43am

In a normal, predictably indecisive move by our super-think-about-it-to-death City Council, they put off any sort of action toward resolving the now-embarrassing overdue city and garbage fees that...

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Aug 26, 2014 7:19am

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Arkansas sales tax holiday this weekend

Jul 29, 2014 8:51am

The second-biggest spending season of the year, back-to-school shopping, is upon us, and a tax holiday is set to begin Saturday in Arkansas.

The tax holiday, which cuts state and local sales...

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Jul 29, 2014 8:51am

Dear Editor,

What has happened to Maumelle city government? The actions of six of the eight Aldermen both on Monday, July 7, 2014 and Monday July 21, 2014 have created a dangerous situation...

Free small business webinar starts in August

Jul 29, 2014 8:33am

A smooth start can make or break a new business. To help Arkansans who want to open a business, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is offering a free, four-part webinar...

A group from Maumelle Mommy and Me made a presentation to the Maumelle Friends of Animals. It was thank you card that was being sent to an anonymous donor in California who had sent the animal shelter a $35,000 donation after the tornado that ripped through Mayflower and Vilonia. The Maumelle shelter was heavily involved in reuniting missing pets and caring for dogs and cats that had been injured in the storm. Jeremy Peppas photo

Drive for indoor pool finally ends

Jul 24, 2014 11:22pm

The Maumelle City Council deliberated on a proposed indoor aquatic center for the city on Monday night.

After removing the proposed bond issue from an ordinance at the July 7 meeting of the...

Set me free

Jul 24, 2014 11:22pm

Some of the animals currently up for adoption at the Maumelle Animal Shelter.

Photos by Debbie Kelly

Moore on Maumelle | Watson responds to Lewis’ consideration and criticism

Jul 22, 2014 7:57am

Last week, I allowed Alderman Preston Lewis to state in this space his reasons for considering a run for mayor of Maumelle. I asked Mayor Mike Watson to respond. Here are his remarks:

“As...

Spotlight On The Arts | Maumelle Youth Theater to present Treasure Island – The Musical

Jul 22, 2014 8:00am

The Maumelle Youth Theater, the youth drama production arm of The Maumelle Players will be presenting Treasure Island – Young Pirates of the Caribbean this weekend on Friday, July 25 and Saturday...

Lions Club elects new officers

Jul 22, 2014 8:11am

The Maumelle Lions Club met last week at the Community Center. Among the members and guests present was Cody Snider, District Governor for Lions Club District 7-N. Cody came to the meeting to...

Matt Eckess and Sen. John Boozman

Eckess joins Senator’s staff

Jul 22, 2014 8:06am

Maumelle residents calling U.S. Senator John Boozman’s Washington, D.C. office may find a familiar voice at the other end of the line.

Matt Eckess of Maumelle joined Boozman’s staff as a...

Regional jail will be an issue for City Council

Jul 15, 2014 7:13pm

While the November ballot drew the most action at the July 7 meeting of the Maumelle City Council, it wasn’t what Mayor Mike Watson was expecting.

Instead, Watson thought going into the...