Yesterdays: 07/22/17

July 22

 

(2007)

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final installment of the J.K. Rowling series, was released at midnight. Brittany Braden, 15, was pictured pulling one off the shelf at Hastings.

Wayne Bailey, John Ary, Travis Lauer, Josh McKay, Daniel Champion and Rick McPherson recently joined the Conway Corporation staff. Joe Walker was promoted to materials coordinator.

Nancy Patterson of Greenbrier was named Outstanding Faculty of the Year at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton (UACCM) at the first Salute to Excellence awards ceremony.

Maurice’s and All-Secure Mini Storage had ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

(1992)

The replacement of seven one-lane bridges on Highway 285 between Wooster and Martinville would not begin until at least 1993 according to Rep. W.H. “Bill” Sanson of Enola.

Sonja Clinesmith of Conway, bride elect of Tom Keith of Holly Springs, Mississippi, was honored at a miscellaneous shower at the Log Cabin Democrat. Hostesses were Tammy Keith of Conway and Angie Stapleton of Vilonia.

Courtney Thompson, 4, and Keven Sweeden, 4, enjoyed their lunch during Linda Gibby’s Family Home Day Care picnic at Fifth Avenue Park.

(1967)

Miss Marian Mobley, 18, was a recent winner of “A Night Out with Dave Clark” contest sponsored by radio station KAAY. Miss Mobley and her guests were escorted to dinner and then to Barton Coliseum to view and hear the Dave Clark show. During intermission, they went backstage.

“The War Wagon,” starring John Wayne and Kirk Douglas, was showing at the Conway Theatre.

A.L. Beckwith was named the new manager of the Goodyear Service Store in Conway. He succeeded Dick Russ who recently entered private business as co-owner of Russ-Reynolds, a Conway furniture and appliance outlet.

(1942)

Kenneth Ketcheside and C.V. Duke, representing the state office of price administration, would be at the Conway Chamber of Commerce to assist merchants in complying with the regulations of the emergency price control act.

Chaplain Willard P. Allison of the Twelfth Training Regiment said that Camp Robinson organizations were badly in need of a 28-inch bass drum, an 18-inch snare drum and a bass violin.

Dr. I.N. McCollum, practicing physician, for more than half a century, resumed practice after recuperating from a leg injury he suffered in a fall. He would occupy the offices of Dunaway, Brittain and Dunaway.

(1917)

Minnie Price, Florence Thompson, and Ida Madden returned home from a short visit with their mother, Callie Hill.

From the Courier-Democrat: Mrs. George Harkey and Miss Kate Harkey very pleasantly entertained a large number of young people at the home of the latter, in courtesy to Miss Floy Gwin of Conway, who has been visiting Mrs. Harkey the past few weeks. The merry crowd enjoyed games, music and dancing until a late hour, when refreshments of cake and cream were served. About forty friends of the charming hostesses partook of this hospitality.

 

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