Faulkner County’s two historical markers, one designating the site of the first courthouse and the other pointing to Cadron, first village established in what is now Faulkner County and once proposed for the territorial capital of Arkansas, will be formally placed on next Friday.
Dr. J.H. Reynolds, president of Hendrix College, will preside at both places and the formal presentation of each marker will be made by Dr. William F. McComb of Little Rock, representing the Arkansas centennial commission, donor of the markers.
Richard Henze, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Henze, was honored Tuesday morning with a birthday party at the Bluebird Kindergarten. The honoree became six years of age. The children made a birthday book. They enjoyed singing and doing finger plays. A story was told by Mrs. Russell A. Stewart and an outdoor play period followed. Favors were toy wrist watches. Mrs. Henze served Coke and cake topped with cowboys riding horses. The following pupils were present: George Alread, Brooks Bright, Kevin Brown, Mary Beth Dunn, Julie Edwards, Randy Hobart, Yvonne Karber, Jean Matchett, Joe Matchett, Mark Nobles, Charles Posey, Randy Shock, Randy Joe Sliger, Kathy Spangler and Mike Yates.
Two Faulkner County women received best-in-show awards in competitions at the Arkansas State Fair.
Beth Wallace of Greenbrier was first-place winner in both vegetable and juice competitions and received a ribbon and $20 from Williams Foods Inc., a Kansas seasoning manufacturer, for the best jelly award.
Vilonia homecoming queen Jamie Moore, daughter of David and Kathy Moore, smiled at the crowd as she was escorted off the field by her father prior to the game against Nettleton on Friday. Vilonia won the game 21-0.