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Yesterdays Oct. 31

Posted: October 30, 2013 - 8:09pm

50 years ago

(1963)

Arm Pfc. Charles F. Teas, 17, of Mayflower, and other members of the 101st Airborne Division’s 327th Infantry participated in Exercise Bulldog Low Note near Fort Irwin, Calif. The exercise ended Oct. 24.

Teas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Teas, entered the Army in September 1962, completed basic training at Ft. Polk, La. He is an automatic rifleman in Co. B of the 1st Airborne Battle Group regularly stationed at Ft. Campbell, Ky.

He attended Mayflower High School.

25 years ago

(1988)

Lori Hancock of Greenbrier, riding a sorrel mare named Chick, had the fastest average time in junior barrel racing over three nights recently at the 20th Arkansas Rodeo Association finals in Cabot.

She will receive her trophy buckle at the ARA convention in January.

Hancock, daughter of Dale and Debbie Hancock of Greenbrier, is a fifth-grade student at Ellen Smith Elementary School in Conway.

10 years ago

(2003)

T.L. Gilmore of Greenbrier took his first buck of muzzle loading season last Saturday, hunting in Zone 8. The buck was a five point.

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