Yesterdays (1/14/11)

By JESSICA COLE

Log cabin STAFF WRITER

75 years ago

(1936)

Maurice Moix, Fourth ward alderman, whose term expires shortly, will seek renomination in the forthcoming city Democratic primary, he announced today.

 

50 years ago

(1961)

Customade Products Corp’s plant at Conway has contracted to manufacture coin-operated dry cleaning machines for a Little Rock firm, J. P. (Pat) Stoltz, general manager of the Customade plant, revealed today.

Customade is employing 213 persons, including office personnel. This number is expected to be increased by 25 to 30 percent this year.

 

25 years ago

(1986)

The Vilonia School District’s Board of Education agreed last night to name its football stadium in honor of Phillip D. Weaver, a 1985 graduate of Vilonia High School who was killed Nov. 17 in an automobile accident. 

 

10 years ago

(2001)

John Edd Pate has been named salesman of the month for December at Smith Ford.

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