Yesterdays Jan. 31

75 years ago



Total enrollment at Arkansas State Teachers College for the 1938-39 school year has reached a new high of 772 students, Col. H.L. McAlister, president, announced today. Several additional students are expected to register for second semester work soon to boost the year’s total even higher, he said

The present enrollment at the college shows a substantial increase in comparison to last year’s mark of 688. In 1936-37, the enrollment was 686.

50 years ago


Six seniors at Conway High School will compete for the title of Wampus Cat yearbook queen in a contest Feb. 13 at the high school auditorium. They include Karen Black, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milmo L. Black; Sue Winters, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Winters; Brenda Lea, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Gardner; Carolyn Fagan, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Fagan; Sharion Starkey, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Starkey; and Marilyn Woodard, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Woodard. Miss Fagan was an entry in last year’s pageant.

25 years ago


Jordan Michael is excited to announce the arrival of his baby brother, Jeremy Brian Craig.

He was born Jan. 25, 1989, at Conway Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 1/2 ounces. Proud parents are Samuel and Deborah Craig of Conway. Proud grandparents are frank and Clotee Robinson and Ora Craig



Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:51

Rural Fire Program to host fire show Oct. 28

The Arkansas Forestry Commission is hosting the annual Rural Fire Protection (RFP) Fire Show on Saturday, October 28, in Greenbrier at 20 Industrial Boulevard from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All Arkansas firefighters and families are invited to attend the annual event held to honor fire crews for their partnership in the suppression and prevention of wildfires.

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Sun, 09/24/2017 - 11:11

David Grimes: Making memories in Conway Optimist football

The local youth football season is a now few weeks old. The league is sponsored by the Conway Noon Optimist Club and run by volunteers.

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Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

A Look Forward: Steak Anyone?

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

A Look Back: With Jim Miller