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Man injured in shooting near pizza place, bank in Conway

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - Conway Police are trying to learn more about a shooting that happened near a pizza place and bank Saturday night.

According to the police department, one man was injured as the result of a shooting at the intersection of Dave Ward Drive and South Salem Road between Gusano's and Metropolitan National Bank.

An officer had initially been called to the scene because of a fight in progress. He wrote in a police report that when he arrived, he tried to break up the fight but was interrupted by gun shots going off in a different area in the midst of a crowd that had gathered.

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UCA fall enrollment increases

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) — The University of Central Arkansas experienced a 1.4 percent increase in overall enrollment and a 1.4 percent increase in first-time undergraduate enrollment, according to preliminary enrollment data.

Total enrollment for the fall of 2014 is 11,698 in comparison to the total enrollment in the fall of 2013, which was 11,534.

Conway businesses on the lookout for counterfeit bills

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - Things are quickly changing for businesses like Sporty Runner. Conway police are warning businesses to be on the lookout for people using counterfeit $20 bills.

"The main thing has been increasing our awareness," said Don Starr, manager of Sporty Runner. He encourages all his employees to be on the lookout and not let their guard down."Do things like use things like marking pen and checking bills like not only $100 bills, $50 bills but even $20 bills."

Friday afternoon, it was the talk among customers and many could not believe what they were hearing.

Showcase Game: Wampus Cats vs. Cabot Panthers

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) The first Friday night of the high school football season kicked off this evening.

The game in Conway was THV11
s showcase game of the week.

The Wampus Cats and the Cabot Panthers finished in the top for in the 7A conference last season with Cabot falling to Bentonville in state championship.

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Dedication set for new Conway airport

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Senators, Federal Aviation Administration officials and other dignitaries are scheduled to help dedicate the new Conway airport.

Friday's event will include multiple landings from area aircraft and a tour of the new terminal, among other events at the dedication.

Conway officials say U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, Congressman Tim Griffin, Mayor Tab Townsell and others are expected at the afternoon event.

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

Help the Red Cross prepare for emergencies by donating blood

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (RedCross) — Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month.

The mission of the Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. During National Preparedness Month, the Red Cross reminds Americans to take simple steps to get ready for emergencies in their homes, workplaces and communities. One way to support this mission is to become a regular blood donor.

A stable blood supply is central to ensuring patient needs are met in emergencies. Blood can take up to three days to be tested, processed and made available for patients. It’s the blood already on the shelves that can help save lives when disaster strikes.

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

Arkansas State Fair brings parade and Ugly Dog Contest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Since it's the 75th Anniversary of the Arkansas State Fair this year, they're doing something special by bringing back the parade for the first time since 1983.

The fair kicks off on October 10 and lasts through the 19, and the parade will take place on Saturday morning.

The most exciting news about the fair is that registration is now officially open for the Ugly Dog Contest.

For more information, click here.