Yesterdays Nov. 24

75 years ago

(1937)

Delta Phi Omega chapter of Epsilon Sigmas Phi, national high school fraternity, elected the following officers for the year at a meeting last night: Jack Thompson, consul; Eldon Webb, co-consul; Buddie Allison, recording scrivener; Durwood Neal, financier.

50 years ago

(1962)

The Rev. Carl Scott, formerly of Conway, has been elected president of the New Mexico Baptist State Convention.

The Rev. Mr. Scott is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Scott of Damascus.

He now serves as pastor of Central Baptist Church in Clovis, N.M.

He is a graduate of Hendrix College and Central Baptist Seminary in Kansas City, Mo. He also attended Baylor University. He worked at the McNutt Funeral Home in Conway at one time.

The Rev. Mr. Scott formerly served as pastor of Cadron Ridge Baptist Church near Conway.

25 years ago

(1987)

Stacy Ellis of Conway was recently presented the Girl Scout Gold Award at the fall meeting of the Ouachita Girl Scouts Council.

She is a daughter of Faye and David Ellis.

The honor represents the highest award that a Senior Girl Scout can earn. It is recognized by college administrators as a significant achievement.

Miss Ellis is a graduate of Conway High School and freshman at the University of Central Arkansas.

10 years ago

(2002)

Anna Ealy, a life-skills trainer and Janie Johnson, a social-service worker on the intensive training team, have completed 25 years of service at the Conway Human Development Center.

Ealy and her husband Taft live in Conway. They have three children and six grandchildren.

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