Yesterdays Jan. 7

75 years ago


In another steady exhibition, the Arkansas State Teachers College basketball team defeated the Tull-Butler cagers, Little Rock’s No. 1 independent team, 54-27, at the Boys Club last night.

50 years ago


Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Victory of Conway announce the engagement of their daughter, Tommye Sue, to Ralph Wayne Fulmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Fulmer of Conway. Miss Victory is a junior at Conway High School. The couple will be married Feb. 14.

25 years ago


Greenbrier’s junior boys and girls teams won semifinal games last night in the Rose Bud junior high tournament.

In the girls game, Greenbrier rallied from a six-point deficit 25-19 after the third quarter to defeat Judsonia 35-33.

The boys won 46-36 over Rose Bud.

10 years ago


The Conway Wampus Cats and Lady Cats blew open close halftime games to emerge with road victories in their respective AAAAA-Central openers at Little Rock McClellan on Tuesday.

The Cats cruised to a 70-50 win. The Lady Cats survived an ugly first half to slowly pull away for a 39-31 decision, as coach Janet Taylor finally enjoyed a trip to McClellan.


Thu, 01/19/2017 - 18:54

Arkansas House panel advances competing tax cut plans

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers put a wrinkle in Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s push for a low-income tax cut on Thursday, with a House committee advancing a competing tax credit from Democrats along with the Republican’s $50 million proposal.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:56

Tennessee woman struck by Little Rock police vehicle dies

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a Tennessee woman who was struck by an officer driving a police sport utility vehicle has died.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:47

UCAPD educates community on stalking awareness

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department is partnering with the National Center for Victims of Crime and the Stalking Resource Center for the month of January to promote National Stalking Awareness.

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