Yesterdays Jan. 12

75 years ago


The annual formal dinner for the senior class of Hendrix College was given Wednesday evening at the home of Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Reynolds on the college campus, by the Hendrix Dames.

50 years ago


Mrs. Frank Selvy, the former Barbara Banks and her three daughters, Lisa 4, Lauren, 2, and Valerie, 3 1/2 months are guests of Mrs. Selvy’s mother, Mrs. Irene Banks. Mrs. Selvy and the children will be here about one more week. Selvy is a professional basketball player with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Selvy family lives in Playa Del Ray, Calif. Mrs. Selvy was Miss Arkansas of 1956 and was winner of one talent division in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.

25 years ago


Heidi Hattlestad of Conway a student at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, has been named to the 1988 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities.”

A daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Neil Hattlestad of Conway, she is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority.

10 years ago


Brian Bowden and Jackie Black have been named as the Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year by the Big Bothers/Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas.

Both Bowden and Black revere the BB/BS program, contending their successes with their “littles” is an ordinary result of establishing a healthy relationship with a youngster.

Black is the classified advertising manager of the Log Cabin Democrat. Bowden is a member of the BB/BS board of directors.


Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:21

Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply

Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said.

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Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:06

Sideline: UCA victories in tennis, softball and baseball

The University of Central Arkansas tennis team continues to make history as the Sugar Bears will play for the Southland Conference title Sunday at Beaumont, Texas, against regular-season champion Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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