Yesterdays Feb. 21

75 years ago



Miss Lucy Torson was hostess to the Josephines for their meeting Monday evening, at her home on Bruce Street. Games were played in the living room. Mrs. Cecil Martin and Miss Constance Mitchell tied for high score. At the conclusion of the series of games a hot fish course with a dessert and coffee was served.

50 years ago


Mrs. Mattie K. Fulmer of Conway, who may have been the oldest white person in Faulkner County, died today (Feb. 21, 1964) at 101.

She was 101 last Oct. 21. She has 200 living descendents: six sons, three daughters, 45 grandchildren, 101 great-grandchildren, and 45 great-great-grandchildren.

25 years ago


Members of the Diamonds Gymnastic team of Conway recently qualified for state meets in various divisions.

In a Class IV sectional at Fort Smith last weekend, Brandy Nixon, Tarah Penny, Angela Schaefers, Katy Smith and Sarah Webb qualified for that division’s state competition, to be held Saturday, March 4, in Fayetteville. Smith won the floor exercise in the 9-year-old division.

The Diamonds took second place in the 9-11 division in the Class IV competition recently at the Diamond Cup in Conway. In that meet Stacy Wilson and Lisa Mones qualified for Class III-O state competition.

10 years ago


Greenbrier High School juniors Joseph Edwards and Pvt. Matthew Toon were sworn in as members of the HHC 1st Battalion 153 Infantry in the Arkansas Army National Guard by SFC Tab Taber. Pvt. Edwards and Toon enlisted as health care specialists and will begin basic training in their training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.



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