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Birthday and Anniversary Announcements!

Birthday and Anniversary Announcements!

Do you want to wish a loved one a happy birthday or happy anniversary? We can help! Simply email mytown@thv11.com, include your birthday/anniversary message and a photo of the person. 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!

Tell Us About Your 'My Town Hero'!

Tell Us About Your 'My Town Hero'!

Do you know someone in your community who goes above and beyond? Maybe they’re always helping people, or greets everyone with a smile. Perhaps they’ve beat unthinkable odds or have accomplished something exceptional.

We want to highlight them. To have your My Town Hero featured, email the following information to mytown@thv11.com:

  • Their name,
  • Their hometown,
  • Their contact information,
  • A photo of them, and
  • What makes them extra special

Include “My Town Hero” in the email subject line and we’ll take care of publishing it for you. Their story might even be told on air by THV11's Denise Middleton.

AETN announces Greenbrier teacher selected for 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

AETN announces Greenbrier teacher selected for 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) has announced that Sarah Jerry of Greenbrier Eastside Elementary School is one of the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. The program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms to promote student engagement and achievement with year-long, hands-on and virtual professional development opportunities.

“AETN is proud to recognize Sarah Jerry for her dedication to truly changing the way students learn through technology and digital media,” AETN Director of Education Bryan Fields said. “We are honored to provide educators with one-of-a-kind resources, tools and trainings that will further enhance their skills and enable them to share these skills with other educators in Arkansas.”

Clerical error could rock judicial races in Faulkner County and state

Clerical error could rock judicial races in Faulkner County and state

If applied as it was in Pulaski County, the ruling that disqualified judicial candidate Valerie Bailey in Pulaski’s Circuit Court would rock the state and Faulkner County’s judicial landscape.

Following the reports of the ruling that saved incumbent Judge Tim Fox’s seat against Bailey, it was revealed the simple error on the part of a judicial candidate — the failure to timely pay yearly dues to keep a law license — could cost him or her an election.

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Simmons First Bank's Searcy CEO Resigns, Will Remain A Director

Simmons First Bank's Searcy CEO Resigns, Will Remain A Director

Brooks Davis resigned as president and CEO of Simmons First Bank of Searcy, the bank announced Tuesday. But he will remain on the local board of directors... Read More

My Town Hero: Eddie Kelso

My Town Hero: Eddie Kelso

GREENBRIER, Ark. (KTHV) – Eddie Kelso has been nominated as a My Town Hero by his wife, Joy.

Joy said Kelso is a Certified Religious Assistant (CRA) for the Arkansas Department of Corrections and speaks to students in schools about the reality of prison life. Through his program, he tries to stop the pipe line from high school to prison.

In addition, she said he works with inmates already in detention centers.

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Do you know someone in your community who goes above and beyond? Maybe they’re always helping people, or greets everyone with a smile. Perhaps they’ve beat unthinkable odds or have accomplished something exceptional. We want to highlight them. To have your My Town Hero featured, email information about them and what makes them extra special, along with a photo, to:mytown@thv11.com. Include “My Town Hero” in the email subject line and we’ll take care of publishing it for you.

Conway man's 'Happy' rendition goes viral

Conway man's 'Happy' rendition goes viral

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) – With more than 53,000 views, it's safe to say that a Conway man's rendition of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has gone absolutely viral.

Using wine glasses, cooking pans, and pencils for drum sticks, Dan Newbie said he made the video to prove how sometimes you don't need actual musical instruments to make music… He said, "Just as you don't always need a reason to be happy."

Newbie lives in Conway, Arkansas and according to his YouTube profile, he is a computer science student, music producer, photographer, and filmmaker. Check out his video here: http://on.kthv.com/1m8vuxF