75 years ago
Littleton Johnston chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held its first fall meeting, Friday at the home of the regent, Mrs. R.W. Robins, with Mrs. Robins and Mrs. William S. Little as hostesses. Mrs. Little played “America” as the opening number. Mrs. James F. Irving was presented as a new member and Mrs. N.T. Williams as an associate member. Mrs. D.O. Harton, Jr., program leader, introduced Miss Mattie Sanders, who gave an interesting description of colonial homes and gardens.
50 years ago
Janet Ledbetter will be crowned queen of the Conway Junior High School Hi-Day celebration in a ceremony at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow at the Hendrix College stadium. Miss Ledbetter, a ninth grader, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Ledbetter. The ceremonies precede a football clash between the Junior High School Kittens and the Jacksonville Junior High School Red Devils. Eddie Holt will crown the queen and Joe Bell, another co-captain, will present her a bouquet.
25 years ago
Kristi Mosbacher, 4, pushed her sister, Kellie, 10 months old, in a walker sporting a Bush bumper sticker at JB’s BarBQ during a visit Friday by William “Bucky” Bush in support of the presidential bid by his brother, Republican George Bush, The girls are daughter of Rick and Tina Mosbacher of Conway.
10 years ago
Caleb Jennings, 14-year-old son of John and Chris Jennings of Conway, showed the Grand Champion Pen of Broilers Saturday at the Arkansas State Fair. This is the fifth year he has competed; he showed the Grand Champion Pen of Broilers his first year as well. Jennings will sell his broilers Friday afternoon during the Junior Livestock Auction, slated for 3 p.m. in Barton Coliseum.