75 years ago
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the presidency of Dr. John Hugh Reynolds of Hendrix College, the Association of American Colleges will hold its regional conference a the college Nov. 10 to 12.
50 years ago
Kelsey W. Parker, manager of the YBMA Fairgrounds, leveled dirt around new building completed recently by the Faulkner County Fair Association. The combination concession, storeroom and workshop building replaces two other frame buildings on the grounds. The concrete block structure is 40x76 feet in size, including an eight-foot overhang on three sides. It will house a hamburger-hotdog stand, drink stand, office space, rest rooms, storage room and workshop for fairground equipment. The building cost approximately $7,500. A spokesman for the YBMA said it would be painted following the fair Sept. 25-28.
25 years ago
The final services in the current Cadron Ridge Baptist Church building will be held Sunday at the church, located on Highway 64.
The building, which has been in use since the late 1940s, will be demolished and replaced with a new building, construction of which is expected to begin within two weeks.
Following the morning worship service, a group photograph will be taken of those in attendance and a potluck dinner and singing will be held.
10 years ago
Successful serving and a large number of kills took the Vilonia girls volleyball team to a three-set win over Greene County Tech at Vilonia on Monday night. Vilonia took the match 25-13, 25-21 and 25-17. The team made 63 out of 66 serves.