75 years ago
Hendrix College students chose Miss Letitia Neal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Neal, as queen of their homecoming celebration today. Miss Neal and her maids will be honored guests at a college frolic tonight at the Axley gymnasium beginning at 8 o’clock.
50 years ago
Pig bearers Charles Archer Jr., Guy Burke, Curtis Coleman and Bill Carmichael lead a “procession of the roast pig” in a ceremony Saturday at the Conway High school Latin Clubs annual banquet at the cafeteria.
The feast began at 11:30 a.m. and lasted until 2 p.m., with a series of rituals and the meal. Mrs. Madge Clayton, Latin instructor, is sponsor of the group. Consuls (equivalent to presidency) are Joe Nooner and Jane Stegall.
25 years ago
Ricky Frye has been recognized as Star Technician for the month of October by Smith Ford. Ricky lives in Greenbrier with his wife and two children.
Ricky has been with Smith Ford six years and is certified in engine and diesel repairs. His hobbies are hunting and fishing.
10 years ago
St. Joseph swept three boys basketball games Monday against Bigelow. The junior boys won 40-29. Zach Taylor scored 15 points and Jacob Fenske added 10 and Nick Heathscott nine. Taylor had four rebounds and Luke Kordsmeier had six assists.