75 years ago
Municipal Judge Rolland A. Bradley and Mrs. Bradley have purchased the James R. Patton residence at the corner of Prince and Watkins streets and they are moving into the home today. They have been residing in the Dickerson residence on Center Street. Mr. and Mrs. Patton recently moved to Morrilton.
The consideration for the handsome brick residence, built in recent years, was said to have been $3,400.
50 years ago
Mike Hartwick was named chapter Star Farmer last Friday night at an annual parent-son banquet in Greenbrier, sponsored by the Future Farmers of America.
Frank Graham was named Star Greenhand.
One hundred sixty-nine parents and sons attended the event at Greenbrier High School.
Other awards were presented to Dwayne Nash for crops farming, Jerry Henderson for dairy farming, Wayne Wiley for soil and water conservation, Neil Carruthers for forestry, Drewey Kelso for public speaking and Tommy Edgman for farm electrification.
Dennis Wilcox of Conway presented the awards, which were donated by the Farm Bureau and Dean Milk Co.
25 years ago
Seven Conway High tracksters have been selected to compete in the high school division of the Razorback Invitational, scheduled Saturday at Hot Springs.
Qualifying for the meet from Conway are Nathan Siria, 800 meters; Alan Maly and Greg Eason, 1,600 meters; Tim Miller, 3,200 meters; Tim Boudreaux and Jimmy Darnell, high jump; and Shawn Langley, shot put.
10 years ago
Night Ranger is set to perform at this year’s Toad Suck Daze festival in downtown Conway. The Toad Suck Store’s grand opening is 9:30 a.m. near the Central Fire Station on Caldwell Street. The festival will take place May 2-4.