75 years ago
Emmett Witt entertained 20 little friends with a party Friday afternoon at the home of his grandmother, Mrs. Louis Constantine, on College Avenue, in celebration of his fifth birthday. Games were played during the hours and lemonade and cookies served during the games. Many beautiful gifts were opened and the birthday cake, topped with five lighted tapers, was cut and served with ice cream.
50 years ago
Three football players have moved to Conway this summer and will be on the Wampus Cat football squad. They are Don Henley, 205-pound center who started for Morrilton last year; Eddie Floyd, 176-pound guard from North Little Rock; Mike Hillis, 180-pound end from Monticello; and Dub Morgan, 160-pound center, transferred here from Texas. Hillis is a sophomore, the other three are juniors. The Wampus Cats began two-a-day workouts this morning.
25 years ago
Nikki Hall was named Realtor of the Year at the Conway Board of Realtors meeting Thursday at Days Inn. Miss Hall, an associate broker at Hawks Realty Better Homes & Gardens, is the state coordinator for the Arkansas Realtors Association’s Special Olympics program.
She is vice president-elect of the Conway Board of Realtors for 1989 and now serves as secretary-treasurer for the board.
She has been in the real estate business since May 1984.
Miss Hall is a member of the Arkansas Cowboys Association and competes in the roping events at rodeos across the state.
10 years ago
Jennifer Glass recently received a $1,200 grant from Chapter E, PEO Sisterhood, represented by president Janet Burks and Susanna Mobley, program for continuing education committee chairman. Glass is a senior at the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, studying to be a licensed practical nurse. She will graduate in May 2004.
Established in 1973, PCE has awarded more than $17,000,000 to approximately 22,000 women.