Yesterdays Oct. 8

75 years ago



First services were held last night in the new Methodist church at Mayflower, the first building to be erected by the denomination in that community. Heirs of the late J.E. Martin of Conway donated and abandoned school building on plot of land deeded to the school district by Mr. Martin with a reversion clause, and the material was used in constructing a new church near the new school and the new highway on a lot donated by Marion Berry.

50 years ago


Harry Gatling’s sixth grade class at Sallie Cone Elementary School has elected officers for the first semester of the 1963-64 school year. They are Clay Lamey, president; Jim Lyons, vice president; Laura Burford, secretary; Gerald Garrison, treasurer; Val Fraser, reporter; Cathy Smith, entertainment chairman; and Judy Warren, program chairman.

25 years ago


William B. Evans, son of Doris A. Cullum of Conway, was recently promoted to private first class in the Army. The 1987 graduate of Conway High School is an infantryman at Fort Bragg, N.C., with the 504th Infantry Regiment.

10 years ago


St. Joseph won another girls 5AA-North district golf tournament Tuesday, and the Bulldogs will get their chance today.

The Lady Bulldogs rolled at The First Tee in Little Rock by 43 strokes. St. Joseph won with 144, followed by Little Rock Abundant Life, 187; and Mount Vernon-Enola, 189.

Those three teams plus the next six individuals will advance to the Class AA Region 3 Tournament at Hot Springs Country Club’s Majestic Course on Saturday.



Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:51

Floyds establish UCA scholarship

The family of the late Meredith Floyd has established a scholarship in her memory at their alma mater, the University of Central Arkansas, entitled the Meredith Susanne Floyd Endowed Scholarship.

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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:46

Defending Person challenge for Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE — Man to man doesn’t accurately describe the defense that many teams play against the Troy Trojans, the opponent for the Arkansas Razorbacks’ lone home game away from their campus Saturday night in Fayetteville.

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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 17:34

Sports roundup: CBC and Ruth Doyle basketball

Victor Dukes’ 35-point, 13-rebound effort led the way as the Central Baptist College men’s basketball team(5-0, 3-0) Thursday against American Midwest Conference foe St. Louis College of Pharmacy at St. Louis.

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