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  1. Salvation Army close to fundraising goal in Central ARRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KATV Little Rock

    ... Aggravated Robbery. A generous eleven year old from Chicago made his way to Arkansas to give thousands of gifts to Vilonia families to help make their Christmas a little bit brighter. A generous eleven year old from Chicago made his way to Arkansas ...

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  2. Chicago boy's toy ddrive helps tornado familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Shawn Carter, volunter with Arkansas Dream Center and New Life Church of Conway, packs up sack full of toys for the third annual Samuel's Toy Give Away. Ashlynn Miller, 6, daughter of Melissa Skaggs from Vilonia, sits on Santa's lap Monday for Samuel's Toy Give Away at the Vilonia Church of the Nazarene.

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  3. 11-Year-Old Chicago Boy Spreading Christmas Cheer in ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | FOX16

    An 11-year-old is spreading the holiday cheer and putting smiles on the faces of tornado victims in Vilonia. Samuel Love is from Chicago but chose the April 27 tornado victims to be the recipients of his toy drive.

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  4. Gibson: Microchipping can be very important for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... One reunion between an owner and a dog resulted in the owner getting a micro-chip for the pet before she left Vilonia Animal Clinic. There were five to six owners and dogs that were reunited due to tags and microchips. Imagine the reunions, tears ...

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  5. Martin: Ready to wrap up a very hectic 2014Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... times by appointment. Another goal for 2015 is to be on the road to having a new home for VDRA and Spirit of Vilonia. We are pursuing it and have collected information from several agencies. We will just have to wait and see if we can make it ...

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  6. McCain recognized as Oustanding Ag EducatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Log Cabin Democrat

    After nearly three decades in the field of agriculture education, Vilonia teacher Harold McCain was recognized by the Arkansas Farm Bureau as 2014's Outstanding Ag Educator. "There are so many great ag teachers in the state and several deserve this award as much as I do," McCain said.

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  7. Military News Dec. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... an associate's degree in applied science through the Community College of the Air Force. He is a 2010 graduate of Vilonia High School, Vilonia. He earned an associate's degree in 2014 from Pulaski Technical College, North Little Rock. Air Force ...

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  8. Thumbs 12/19: Dodson, Christmas lights, lottery problemsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... vacancy early in 2013, Dodson did extremely well in difficult days of the Mayflower oil spill then the Mayflower and Vilonia tornado, along with regular demands of the job. Seasonal beauty. For sheer enjoyment, take a drive around and through Conway ...

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  9. Krispy Kreme Opens Thursday in ConwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... can get there in time?' It was packed," Porter said. In June , Porter, who also owns Sonic Drive-In restaurants in Vilonia, Greenbrier, Clinton and Greers Ferry, said he had plans to build Krispy Kreme shops across the state. He told AB on Wednesday ...

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  10. Nine new houses going up thanks to teamworkRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Just a few weeks ago, I talked about having the first house funded that will be going up in Vilonia. We were excited to get that but now we are proud to announce that that number will be expanded to nine houses.

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  11. Chili cook-off for museum set for Jan. 24Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    A chili cook-off fundraiser to benefit the Museum of Veterans and Military History, downed by the April tornado in Vilonia, is set for Jan. 24. Sponsored by the What's For Dinner restaurant, the deadline for entry forms is 5 p.m., Friday, January 16. For information, contact Clint or Amy Tucker for entry forms at 328-7433 or 472-6021 or swing by the contest location What's For Dinner at 14 South Church Street in Vilonia to pick up an entry form. Entry will be $40 per team.

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  12. Vilonia's returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Courier

    ... on April 27 stand out in stark contrast. That night, a high-end EF-4 tornado smashed through Mayflower and Vilonia, taking 16 lives and causing massive damage. Nationally, there have been more than 1,000 other tornadoes this year, and combined, ...

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  13. Vilonia students leave fighting for robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Officials with the Vilonia School District generally won't tolerate fighting. However, when it is being done by robots, built by the engineering teams at the high school, they receive a thumbs up.

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  14. Family brings out tradition with lightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    New York may have the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, but Vilonia has the Andrews Christmas Lights and they are lighting the way at 49 Dallas Lane. The family has been putting up the lighting display for about 20 years.

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  15. Eagle Town Buzz Notebook: 12/17Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Now that's funny, I don't care who you are. A little Eagle told me there is a Panther Pledge posted in the PE building at the Greenbrier Middle School that reads: I'm glad I play for Greenbrier, It could be a whole lot worse, I could have been from Vilonia, And lived that dreadful curse, To have a bird for a mascot, And wear that sissy red, And know that each November, The Panthers will beat my head, So tonight it happens once again, Vilonia will get beat, And tomorrow in the cafeteria, We'll all eat Eagle meat.

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  16. Vilionia Chess Club sees early successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Vilonia High School Chess Club sponsor Cheryl Sloan said this year's Vilonia High School Chess Club hs several returning players as well as some new additions. They have worked together, she said, to bring Vilonia success at Little Rock School District's chess tournaments.

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  17. Faulkner County designated as StormReady communityRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes. "Following the devastating Mayflower-Vilonia tornado of April 27, Faulkner County became the fourth most likely county in Arkansas to experience tornado fatalities, based ...

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  18. Faulkner Roundup: Wampus Cat Invitational and Vilonia at CabotRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Thursday night in the boys division, Harrison defeated North Pulaski, 68-43, and Pine Bluff edged Bryant, 55-54, in overtime.

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  19. Faulkner County businesses eligible for 'digital economy' assessmentsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Connect Arkansas, a project of the Arkansas Capital Corporation Group, recently announced an exciting initiative to assist businesses in Vilonia and Mayflower - communities affected by the April tornadoes - with special assistance to help its businesses better compete. In conjunction with broadband research firm Strategic Networks Group , Connect Arkansas is providing Faulkner county businesses - including Vilonia and Mayflower - with the opportunity to participate in the Small Business Growth Program, which provides one-of-a-kind resources and customized guidance on the benefits of increased Internet usage.

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  20. Reception for Allen DodsonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Faulkner County Judge Allen Dodson was honored on Thursday at a reception in anticipation of him leaving office on December 31st. Dodson was appointed to the position two years ago and has guided the county through the Mayflower oil spill and the recent tornadoes that struck Mayflower and Vilonia.

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