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Political Pie Auction to benefit Bethlehem House

Political Pie Auction to benefit Bethlehem House

Political Pie Auction to benefit Bethlehem House

Bethlehem House will host local political candidates at its Political Pie Auction beginning 6 p.m., Monday, October 20th at Bob's Grill in downtown Conway.

The community, local politicians and all dessert lovers are invited to attend and bid on a variety of desserts with proceeds benefiting Bethlehem House. With each purchase, your favorite political candidate will have ninety seconds to ask attendees for their vote in the upcoming election.

Bob's Grill will provide coffee and tea and Shawn Hammontree will serve as auctioneer.

Bethlehem House is a transitional shelter in Conway that seeks to encourage, equip, and motivate homeless and nearly homeless individu­als and families to take the necessary steps to improve their life situations.

For information about volunteering with or donating to Bethlehem House, call 501.329.4862 or visit bethlehemhouse.net.

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Severe weather likely this evening

Severe weather likely this evening

A band of storms already popping in Oklahoma this morning along an approaching cold front. Ahead of that front, warm and muggy conditions with increasing clouds.

Cold front arrives by later afternoon in NW Arkansas with a pretty decent chance of rain and storms. Timing in central Arkansas will be later tonight, and cool air arriving Friday. This weekend will be the second weekend of Autumn and it will certainly feel like it.

Thursday: high 87, mostly cloudy. pm t-storms

Friday: high 75, mostly sunny.

 

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Happy Birthday to THV11’s Hayden Balgavy!

Happy Birthday to THV11’s Hayden Balgavy!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Happy birthday to our very own Hayden Balgavy!

The now 24-year-old works at THV11 as our sports producer, and he has some pretty awesome parents. They brought us cake and barbecue to celebrate!

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Do you want to wish a loved one a happy birthday or happy anniversary? We can help! Simply email mytown@thv11.com, include the following information:

  • Your birthday/anniversary message,
  • A photo of the person
  • Their hometown

Include 'Birthdays and Anniversaries' in the email subject line. Our web producers will publish it to appear on our site. You can then share the link with anyone you would like!

Happy birthday to Emma Grace!

Happy birthday to Emma Grace!

WOOSTER, Ark. (KTHV) - A very happy birthday to Emma Grace!

This sweet little bundle of happiness is turning one-year-old today. Her family--Momma, Daddy, Big Brother Haydyn, and Big Sister Brooklynn--would like to wish her a very happy first birthday.

She loves playing with her older brother and sister, and loves watching SpongeBob cartoons. 

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  • Your birthday/anniversary message,
  • Their age
  • A photo of the person
  • Their hometown

Include 'Birthdays and Anniversaries' in the email subject line. Our web producers will publish it to appear on our site. You can then share the link with anyone you would like!

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My Town Hero: New program helps students transition into high school with mentor system

My Town Hero: New program helps students transition into high school with mentor system

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - The transition to high school can be an exciting time for some, but for others, it can be intimidating.
 
"There's a lot of kids, and the hallways are really crowded, so it was scary to me,” explained Tavonia Smith.

“It was a big change,” added Mondraul Jernigan. “At first I really didn't think it was going to be as hard as it was.”

Arkansas Blue Cross hosting "Boo with Blue" at Museum of Discovery

Arkansas Blue Cross hosting "Boo with Blue" at Museum of Discovery


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 1, 2014) — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is hosting a free "Boo with Blue" Halloween party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 10. Participants are encouraged to come in a costume, ready to dance! "Boo with Blue" will feature a costume competition with prizes for the best costumes, trick-or-treating and a "Move More" dance party.

All Arkansas Blue Cross members will receive free admission to this kid-friendly party. If you don't carry Arkansas Blue Cross insurance, you can stop by ArkansasBlue, located in Little Rock, Pine Bluff or Hot Springs, to pick up free tickets while supplies last.

Realtor's murder sparks debate over issues with Arkansas parole system

Realtor's murder sparks debate over issues with Arkansas parole system

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Beverly Carter's murder has renewed the debate over the state of Arkansas' parole system.

Her accused killer, Arron Lewis, was on parole and is not the first Arkansas parolee to be accused of murder in the last couple years.

The state Department of Community Correction today told THV11 Lewis was a "pretty good parolee", reporteing to his parole officer regularly, passing all his drug tests and paying all his fees. Some say that is even more reason to tighten the state's parole laws.