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Empty Bowls Success for Conway's Homeless Shelter

Empty Bowls Success for Conway's Homeless Shelter

Empty Bowls Success for Conway's Homeless Shelter

Community supporters gathered to enjoy soup and bread at the Bethlehem House Empty Bowls event Sunday, November 2 at oneChurch in Conway.

“We had a great turn out and a lot of fun. This event continues to grow, showing once again how great our community is to support Bethlehem House,” said Executive Director Judi Lively.

The event raised over $2,500 to help support day-to-day operations at the shelter for homeless individuals and families.

For more information on Bethlehem House, visit bethlehemhouse.net

*This article was contributed by a community member, not produced by KTHV-TV. 

Local stores focus on Christmas shopping early


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Now that political ads are over, Christmas ads begin.

Stores in downtown Conway are getting a jump on the all-important shopping season three weeks before Black Friday rolls in and malls begin to dominate the market.

Store owner Eric Sward told THV11 that he's not trying start Christmas shopping too early—he's trying to give his customers what they want.

"Probably about two weeks ago we had people coming in asking for gifts to be wrapped for Christmas, and if you look at the sales this year, they're steadily going up," he shared.

Conway has been holding this kickoff shopping day for 40 years. In addition to getting an early start, it also gives some spouses a chance to gather gifts while the rest of the family is in the deer woods.


Pancake breakfast raises money for Habitat for Heroes


CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - With Veteran's Day on Tuesday, one Faulkner County organization spent its Sunday raising money for local heroes.

Habitat for Humanity of Faulkner County hosted a pancake breakfast at Stoby's in Conway. The fundraiser benefits the group's Habitat for Heroes program, which helps military veterans in need of home-repairs

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Conway Christmas tree to return this season


CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV)

Conway
'
s troublesome Christmas tree will return this season.

The tree is set to go up in about two weeks. The $130,000 tree drew quite a bit of criticism for its cost and for electrical problems. Then in August, the company that made it went out of business before making promised repairs.

City attorneys are trying to get some relief.

Background information on the Conway Christmas tree:

Sparks fly over Conway Christmas tree

Arkansas Elections Results 2014

Arkansas Elections Results 2014

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Campaign 2014: Social media's role in election results

Campaign 2014: Social media's role in election results


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Social media played a huge role in this election, even as the results began rolling in.

Both the state Democrat and Republican parties say social media is a vital tool in reaching out and connecting with voters, and they both continued to use it to thank supporters after the results came in.

From the most watched race for the U.S. Senate, the winner Tom Cotton tweeted, "We did it. Your support through this race has been truly incredible, and we couldn't have done it without you."

Whereas the incumbent candidate, Mark Pryor, lost his seat. He tweeted, "Humbled by the outpouring support throughout this hard-fought race. Thank you, Arkansas."

From the winner of the Governor's race, Republican nominee Asa Hutchinson, he tweeted, "Thank you Arkansas. We did it."