Yesterdays Nov. 16

75 years ago

(1937)

Complimenting Mrs. Walter May of Canton, Ohio, who is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George P. Carter, Mrs. C.W. Jones entertained a group of her friends with a social party Monday evening at her home on Caldwell Street. Autumn berries and foliage brightened the interior where many delightful old-fashioned games were played during the evening and at the close Mrs. Jones served a dainty salad course with ice cream and cake. She presented a gift to the honoree.

50 years ago

(1962)

Miss Edye Addington, Miss Arkansas 1962, presented a sheet of 1962 Christmas Seals to Mrs. Maggie Griffith, Christmas Seal chairman, and H.H. Bumpers, president of Faulkner County Tuberculosis Association. The 56th Annual Christmas Seal Campaign opened this week and will run through December.

25 years ago

(1987)

Airman Barry Veazey, son of Geneva L. Anderson and Dennis P. Veazey, both of Greenbrier, recently graduated from an Air Force vehicle equipment course at Chaute Air Force Base, Ill.

During the course, students received instruction in inspection and repair of vehicle equipment and operation of special tools and testing equipment.

10 years ago

(2002)

Mayor Tab Townsell presented keys to the city to three Conway police officers during a City council meeting. The officers, Tony Ryken, Stephen Cupp and Derald Neugebauer, were stationed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula for six months as members of the National Guard.

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