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Yesterdays Oct. 7

Posted: October 5, 2013 - 5:30pm

75 years ago

(1938)

Mrs. Ray C. Reid entertained the Thursday Duplicate Club Thursday afternoon at her home on Faulkner Street. Only cub members were present and at the conclusion of the games, Mrs. Reid served a salad course with cake and coffee. Mrs. Phil R. Clugston won the high score prize.

50 years ago

(1963)

Gov. Orval E. Faubus will speak at the dedication of the B.W. Torreyson Library at Arkansas State Teachers college Sunday Nov. 3

The library was erected with a $1,200,000 appropriation from the 1961 Arkansas legislature

The library is one of six major projects either completed of under construction at ASTC. Others are the administration building, chapel, additions to the student center and cafeteria , and campus improvement.

25 years ago

(1988)

The annual Garrison-McKaskle reunion and Garrison-Palmer birthday celebration was held recently at Bethlehem Baptist Church in the Shady Grove community near Greenbrier.

Dan Garrison of Greenbrier celebrated his 81st birthday Sept. 29 and Eph Palmer of Mesa, Ariz., celebrated his 90th birthday Oct. 1

Others attending the events from Faulkner County were: Conway — Coy McKaskle and Joyce Nell Garrison; and Greeenbrier — Thurman McKaskle, Mrs. Dan Garrison, and the Rev. Mrs. Press Martin.

10 years ago

(2003)

Two Environmental and Spatial Technology students from Greenbrier High School appeared before the City Council Monday night to propose a city mural.

Cassidy Garrett and Blake Martin attended the meeting along with EAST lab facilitator Kim Austin. The students explained they would like to create a mural featuring important people and places in Greenbrier history. They asked the council for ideas on where the mural should be located.

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