Yesterdays Feb. 19

75 years ago



Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Fair received word today that their son, Glen Fair, and his family were unharmed by the tornado which struck Rodessa, La., Thursday night. The storm struck within a mile of their home, Mr. Fair wrote his parents.

50 years ago


Conway High school’s annual beauty revue will be stayed in the senior high school auditorium Friday night.

Contestants were selected by the student body.

The contestants include the following: Seniors — Virginia Tyler, Jackie Bailey, Connie Helsing, Betty Horton, Sarah Scott and Sue Warren; Juniors — Mary Louise Doyle, Susie Mabry, Carolyn Fagan, Linda Chilton and Becky Joyner; Sophomores — Sandra Fulmer, Lynn Ligon, Linda King and Peggy Moore.

25 years ago


Cindy Sellers of Vilonia has been elected deputy secretary-general of the Model United Nations Organization at Arkansas State University.

The first ASU Model U.N. Security Council meeting will be Friday, March 25, as part of International Week on the Jonesboro campus. A five-member team representing Chile also will attend the 1988 Midwest Model U.N. in St. Louis this month.

ASU’s Model U.N. teams competed in the 1987 Arkansas Model United Nations meeting in December at the University of Central Arkansas. The teams won 10 individual and several group awards.

10 years ago


Officers have been elected for Conway Chapter 796., AARP. They include Valda Rorie, secretary; Elizabeth Rose Black, vice president; Jerry Lancaster, president; and Joann Henson, treasurer.



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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