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Yesterdays, March 20

Posted: March 19, 2013 - 7:46pm

75 years ago

(1938)

The House and Garden Club, sponsoring the planting of red-bud and dogwood trees in a citywide beautification project, today reported the planting of 32 trees on the courthouse lawn and a member on Conway Boulevard east of Central College. The club also reported the group planting of a large number of red-bud trees on the campus at Hendrix College.

50 years ago

(1963)

Mrs. J.S. Mattingly Jr., of Conway, is one of three finalists in this year’s Mrs. Arkansas contest.

If she is successful in being named Mrs. Arkansas, she will go to the Mrs. America contest in Miami Beach, Fla., April 22-29.

Mrs. Mattingly was interviewed yesterday by Miss Elizabeth Goodman of Little Rock.

Mrs. Mattingly is sponsored by the Junior Civic League of Conway.

25 years ago

(1988)

Karen Ledbetter Taylor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Ledbetter of Conway, will assume duties tomorrow as an attorney for the fraud section of the federal Justice Department, criminal division, in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Taylor formerly served as a captain in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, and also was stationed in Falls Church, Va., where she was assigned as a government appellate counsel.

10 years ago

(2003)

The Lady Panthers of Greenbrier were the winners of the 3rd Grade Girls Basketball Tournament held at Mayflower. Team members are Haliegh Barnard, Ali Rowden, Alex Rankin, Samantha Tillman, Brittany Merritt, Bailey Smithson, Kailey Madden, Laney Lucas, Ashley Hankins and Coach Steve Lucas.

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