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Conway Police searching for missing woman


CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) – Conway Police were searching for a missing woman early Thursday morning.

According to the Conway Police Department, officers were searching for 31-year-old Loretta Gober within the city. They said she suffers from health issues and was last seen around 2:15 a.m. in the woods at Dave Ward Drive and South German Lane.

If you see Gober or have any information on her whereabouts, please call the Conway Police Department immediately at (501) 450-6120.

Conway ranks 2 out of 50 for greatest affordable college towns


CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) – If you're looking for a great, affordable place to go to college, look no further than Conway.

According to Great Value Colleges, this city is undoubtedly a good place for getting a quality education without having to rack up a ton of debt. Former Secretary of Education Terrell Bear has even been quoted as saying that UCA is "an Ivy League education at a bargain basement price."

In addition to the University of Central Arkansas, Conway is also home to Hendrix College and Central Baptist University.

See the full list here: http://on.kthv.com/1p1xSvS

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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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