75 years ago
Thornton Read of New Brunswick, N.J., is visiting his grandmother, Mrs. J.C. Clark, and other relatives in Conway.
His father, Dr. T.H. Read, is dean of the central scientific school of Rutger University, and his mother was Miss Roxy Clark, daughter of the late J.C. Clark and Mrs. Clark of Conway.
50 years ago
Herman Winters of Conway has been elected to membership in the American Angus Association at St. Joseph, Mo., according to Frank Richards, secretary.
Winters was one of 25 breeders of registered Aberdeen-Angus in Arkansas elected to membership during the past month.
25 years ago
Vernon and Lillian Fulmer of Conway will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a drop-in celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at their home on Lakeview Acres Road.
The Fulmers were married Aug. 15, 1938, in Conway County. They have four children, Vernon Fulmer, Jr. of Springfield, Mo., Jerry Fulmer, David Fulmer and Janice Tittle, all of Conway. They have 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
10 years ago
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host a reception for its organist and pianist, Stefan Petrov, at noon Sunday.
Petrov is going to attend the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. His last day at the local church will be Sunday.
Jonathan Crosmer will be the new organ/piano player. He will begin on Sunday, Aug. 24.