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Moore on Maumelle: A day at the races pays off in more ways than one

Mar 24, 2015 6:49am

Each year around the middle of March, a group of guys who have known each other since high school and college make a trek to Hot Springs to watch the ponies run, imbibe excessively and overeat to...

Snake at the Lake

Mar 24, 2015 10:46am

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In Focus | Photos by Debbie Kelly

Jan 13, 2015 8:19am

Fire Chief Gerald Ezell is sworn in by Mayor Mike Watson. Chief Ezell came from Joplin, Mo., where he worked for 20 years, including during the 2011 tornadoes.

Fire Chief Gerald Ezell swears...

Maumelle Senior Wellness Center needs volunteers

Jan 13, 2015 3:04pm

Maumelle Senior Wellness Center needs you.

One of the better-known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community.

Volunteers are often the glue that holds a community...

Moore on Maumelle | Alderman’s Facebook comments has this critic scowling

Jan 12, 2015 4:14pm

I got into a bit of a Facebook tiff with Alderman Preston Lewis after the council voted and chose John Vaprezsan as the replacement alderman for Ward 4, Caleb Norris’ seat, now our City Attorney....

Spotlight On The Arts | The Maumelle Players Begin 10th Anniversary Season

Jan 12, 2015 4:16pm

The Maumelle Players community theater has been producing plays in Maumelle since 2005. This year they are commemorating their 10th anniversary of community theater in Maumelle. They have an...

Arkansas Tech announces fall 2014 Dean’s List

Jan 12, 2015 4:52pm

RUSSELLVILLE — Arkansas Tech University has announced its Dean’s List for undergraduate students on the main campus in Russellville for the fall 2014 semester.

A student must achieve a 3.5...

Moore on Maumelle | New Year’s resolutions easy to make, hard to keep

Jan 09, 2015 9:52am

It’s that time of the year when everyone or most everyone puts the upcoming New Year in perspective and identifies their resolutions. I have outlined a couple for our city to take a strong look at...

Jeremy Peppas Mayor Mike Watson is sworn in for his third consecutive term on Monday night by Judge Roger Harrod. Also sworn in were City Clerk Joshua Clawson, City Attorney Caleb Norris, and aldermen Jess Holt, Marion Scott, Rick Anderson and Ken Saunders.

Council gets down to business as 2015 starts

Jan 06, 2015 1:18pm

The Maumelle City Council voted 4-3 to appoint Minister John Vaprezsan to fill a vacancy left after former Alderman Caleb Norris resigned after he was elected as City Attorney.

Vaprezsan is...

Cookie Time is here

Jan 06, 2015 1:17pm

Girl Scout cookies go on sale this Saturday in both door to door and also using the new online cookie ordering system.

Those ordering cookies can expect delivery in late February to early...


Lowery named manager of community and economic development

Jan 06, 2015 12:46pm

Maumelle’s J.D. Lowery has been named as the manager of community and economic development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.

Lowery recently served as the director of the Arkansas...

Schools may see boycott of tests aligned with Common Core

Jan 06, 2015 12:44pm

A group that opposes the Common Core State Standards is telling parents it is their right to boycott standardized tests aligned with Common Core — but officials in at least one Arkansas school...