The Times of North Little Rock and other papers owned by Stephens Media received a handful of awards from the Arkansas Press Association at its annual meeting in Hot Springs last Saturday.

Receiving a first place award for Best Sports Page was The Times. That section also runs in the Jacksonville Patriot and Sherwood Voice.

The sports section is overseen by Editor Jeremy Peppas.

Also receiving a first place was a photo of North Little Rock basketball player Kevaughn Allen dunking against Cabot. The picture was taken by Mark Buffalo.

The complete list of awards follows:

First Place

The Times, North Little Rock, Best Sports Page, Jeremy Peppas

The Times, North Little Rock, Mark Buffalo, Wildcats keep soaring

Second Place

Maumelle Monitor, Debbie Kelly, Puppy party

Honorable Mention

The Times, North Little Rock, Evin Demirel, Remembering another North Little Rock title winner

Maumelle Monitor, Donna Lampkins Stephens, Jay Lester is a survivor