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Yesterdays Jan. 19

Posted: January 18, 2014 - 6:20pm

75 years ago

(1939)

Centerville School District No. 28 today received $2,500 from the state equalizing fund and Guy-Perkins district No. 34 received $1,000, county Treasurer Neel Webb said today.

50 years ago

(1964)

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Favre of Conway announce the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Josephine, to James Leo Briggler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aloys Briggler of St. Vincent.

The wedding will be an event of Feb. 8 at St. Joseph Catholic Church here.

25 years ago

(1989)

Marine Pfc. Ryan A. Smith, son of Charles W. Smith of Conway, was recently graduated from the Air Traffic Controller School at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Millington, Tenn.

10 years ago

(2004)

Unlike lightning, fire can strike the same place twice.

A year ago today, downtown Conway suffered a second devastating fire, destroying Premiere Tuxedo, Mary’s Boutique and Azmat Oriental Rugs.

The fire occurred merely four months after a fire destroyed Ed Camp’s Men’s Store and damaged an estimated $1 million in damage, according to Fire Chief Bart Castleberry.

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