Couples: Jason and Amy Murray Covington

HIM   Jason Covington

Native of: Conway.

Job: President of Covington Construction and managing partner of Covington Properties.

Parents: George and Janette Covington of Conway.

Community activities: St. Joseph School Board, chairman of the St. Joseph School Bazaar, member of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce, member of the Downtown Partnership and Downtown Revitalization.

Hobbies/special interests: Going to Razorback basketball and football games; fishing; spending time with family; going to the beach; and watching my daughters cheer at St. Joseph basketball games and perform at dance competitions.

How would you describe yourself: Easy going and laid back.

Favorite restaurant in the 501: Holly’s Country Cookin’.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Spending time with my family at the lake.

Favorite quote: “Trust, but verify.”

What do you love about living in the 501: The four seasons, the trees, the lakes and the people.

HER   Amy Murray Covington

Native of: Pasadena, Calif.

Where did you grow up: Charleston (Franklin County).

Job: Preschool teacher and cheer coach at St. Joseph School.

Parents: Ken Murray of Lavaca (Sebastian County) and Judy Murray of Charleston.

Community activities: Involved with various school activities, including the St. Joseph Bazaar and homecoming.

Hobbies/special interests: Spending time with family and friends.

How would you describe yourself: Caring and loyal.

Favorite restaurant in the 501: Stoby’s and U.S. Pizza.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Spending time with family and attending my children’s activities, such as cheer and dance.

Favorite quote: “In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” — Charlie Brown

What do you love about living in the 501: The sense of community.


City: Conway.

Church activities: Active members of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

How we met: We were introduced by a mutual friend. We quickly became friends and spoke on the phone daily before we started dating.

The proposal: Jason proposed on my birthday, and I was completely surprised. He picked out the ring by himself.

Wedding bells: We were married at First United Methodist Church in Conway on Oct. 18, 1997. We renewed our vows in the Sacrament of Marriage at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Conway on March 8, 2002. Jason calls me his first wife and his second wife.

Children: Daughters Abigail (17) and Katherine (15), who attend St. Joseph High School.

Family activities enjoyed together: We enjoy going to the beach, the lake, Razorback games and St. Joseph basketball games.