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Yesterdays May 11

Posted: May 10, 2013 - 7:06pm

75 years ago

(1938)

Mayor B.G. Wilson was back in his office today, after having returned yesterday afternoon from an automobile trip of about two weeks through Oklahoma and Texas. He was accompanied by his daughter, Dr. Ethel Wilson. On the trip they visited Mayor Wilson’s 89-year-old brother, Zeb M. Wilson of Plainview, Texas, and found him in good health. They visited at Galveston and other gulf coast points, returning by way of Houston.

50 years ago

(1963)

Joyce Nell Henry, 15-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Henry of Guy, is the recipient of a certificate of educational development.

The award was made as a result of the national education development test she took this spring.

Certificates of educational development are provided for students scoring in the top 25 percent of each state’s participants by grade.

Miss Henry is a sophomore.

25 years ago

(1988)

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hardy of Greenbrier were the successful bidders Saturday for a house constructed by construction department students at the Conway School District’s Conway area Careers Center.

The Hardys, the only bidders, bid $19,200 for the structure.

Each year, construction students at the center build a house and sell it.

10 years ago

(2003)

Phillip Huff, son of Greg and Judy Huff of Conway, and a 2000 graduate of Conway High school, was recently awarded a commendation from the 311th Training Squadron Command for academic achievement.

Huff is an airman first class at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif., studying Arabic. He achieved a first-semester grade-point average of 3.9.

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