Yesterdays Feb. 1

75 years ago



R.W. (“Bob”) King stated today that he planned to be a candidate for constable of Cadron township at the August Democratic primary. Mr. King served 12 years as constable of this township and also served as deputy sheriff of Faulkner County. He has been operating a farm for the past few years.

50 years ago


After several years of broad insurance experience, Stanley Russ has returned to his home town of Conway to head First Pyramid Life’s North Central Arkansas Agency.

Since his schooling at Arkansas Tech and the University of Arkansas, Stanley Russ has pursued a successful career in life underwriting with experience as an agent, field assistant, assistant agency manager, and agency manager.

First Pyramid Life is particularly proud to offer the insurance underwriting skills of Stanley Russ to the residents of this area.

25 years ago


Melanie Jennings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mel Jennings, recently was named 1988 Greenbrier High School basketball homecoming queen.

Other members of the 1988 homecoming court are senior maids Catrena Hankins and Heather Prout; junior maids Carrie Goad and Karon Townsend; and sophomore maids Darcy Fureigh and Dawn Grell.

Jimmy Sam Anthony serves as crown bearer and Kendra Billings served as flower girl during halftime activities of the Greenbrier junior girls basketball game Friday night.

10 years ago


Judy Gerber is the new broker-manager at the new Crye-Leike agency in Conway. Joining her are Realtors Carolyn Terry, LuAnn Deere and Millie Keith.



Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:51

Floyds establish UCA scholarship

The family of the late Meredith Floyd has established a scholarship in her memory at their alma mater, the University of Central Arkansas, entitled the Meredith Susanne Floyd Endowed Scholarship.

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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:46

Defending Person challenge for Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE — Man to man doesn’t accurately describe the defense that many teams play against the Troy Trojans, the opponent for the Arkansas Razorbacks’ lone home game away from their campus Saturday night in Fayetteville.

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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:34

Sports roundup: CBC and Ruth Doyle basketball

Victor Dukes’ 35-point, 13-rebound effort led the way as the Central Baptist College men’s basketball team(5-0, 3-0) Thursday against American Midwest Conference foe St. Louis College of Pharmacy at St. Louis.

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