Yesterdays May 11

75 years ago



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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


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


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


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.


Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:13

Fires targeting property of police, firefighters in Arkansas town

COTTON PLANT (AP) — Authorities in a small Arkansas town say local police and firefighters are being targeted by suspicious fires and vandalism.

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Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:03

CPD launches ‘Wanted’ page

The Conway Police Department launched a “Wanted” Facebook page on Tuesday.

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Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:49

City approves Conway Corp rate increases, tables renaming Highway 25

Conway Corporation customers will see an increase in their electric rates in October after the Conway City Council approved the new rates during its meeting Tuesday.

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