75 years ago
A dinner was given today at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Henson in honor of Mr. Henson’s birthday and Mr. and Mrs. Henson’s 29th wedding anniversary. Those present were Mrs. Leo Duke and sons, L.C. and John Harlan, of North Little Rock, Mrs. Coy Glover and sons, Coy Lee and Jerry Wayne, Mrs. R.O. McMahan and son, Monty Roy, of Little Rock, J.C. Henson, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Matchett and children, Gene and Loretta, of Conway. Pictures of the family group were made.
50 years ago
Don Mattingly has been elected president of the senior class at St. Joseph Catholic High School.
Other new officers are Ricky Strack, vice president; Gi Gi Worm, secretary; and Kay Mary Simon, treasurer.
Strack was also named president of the Catholic Youth Organization. Other officers are Judy Ann Hambuchen, vice president; Theresa Simon, secretary; Kenny Hoyt, treasurer; Ralph Strack, historian; and Sharon Colquitt, spiritual chairman.
25 years ago
The University of Central Arkansas remained atop the latest NAIA Top 25 coaches poll, with three other Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference teams also ranked.
UCA, 2-0, which has been ranked No. 1 all season, was idle last week.
10 years ago
Jamie Stratton Byrum of Conway has joined Central Arkansas Real Estate. Byrum is a graduate of National Real Estate School and a member of the Faulkner County Board of Realtors, as well as the State and National Association of Realtors. She is completing a marketing degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.