Person of the Month: Richard W. Henley

Richard Henley has been named president/CEO of Conway Christian Schools.

City where you live: Conway

Work: Last 21 years at ERA Henley Real Estate. As of this week, Conway Christian School!

Community activities: President, Faulkner County Board of Realtors.

Church activities: Woodland Heights Baptist Church, youth Sunday school teacher.

Family: Wife of 24 years, Amanda Henderson Henley; children Will, 19, Katie Jo, 17 and Caroline, 14; two chocolate labs, Sassy and Sugar.

Education: B.S. in Computer Science from La. Tech, 1985.

Last book you read: “All Creatures Great and Small” by James Herriot

Favorite book: Series of books by James Herriot, including “All Creatures Great and Small.” They are about the only books I’ve ever re-read. This is my third reading of them.

Favorite meal: I like them all! But to pick one, I’d say fried catfish with crawfish sauce over rice.

Most cherished possession: Nothing (on earth) is more important than my wife and three kids.

Most enjoyed weekend activity: Going to a college football game or a track meet. Cutting trees and splitting wood comes in pretty high.

Favorite quote: “Know WHAT you believe and WHY you believe it.” — Unknown

No. 1 vacation spot: As long as my kids are around, I better say Branson.

Favorite place in Arkansas: My front porch. Next would be anywhere in the hills.

What do you love about living in the 501: Great people, lots of churches, plenty of social activities, including those offered by the local colleges.

Is there anything else you would like to include: My life has been blessed so much greater than I could ever have deserved.