Yesterdays Feb. 24

75 years ago



Mr. and Mrs. McHarley Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Browne entertained at the regular night party at the County Club Thursday evening. Roses, snap-dragons and jonquils were arranged in the salon and six tables were filled for games of bridge. Mrs. Noble Smith and Dr. J.H. Flanagin were awarded the high score prizes. The hostesses served boiled custard topped with whipped cream, cake, nuts and coffee.

50 years ago


Seven members of the 1964 basketball team at Hendrix College, Wes Crawford, Lee Minor, Joe Murphy, Tommy Tyler, Kent Ritchey, Kenny Johnson and Larry Fincher, posed for a picture with seven members of the 1925 team, Dr. Edwin L. Dunaway of Conway, Dallas P. Raney of Little Rock, Ike Laws of Russellville, Phil Dickson of Eudora, Carl Bird of Little Rock, Noel Vandover of Plainview and Marvin Bird of Earle, which held a reunion Friday at the college. Hendrix, in winning the 1925 state championship, never scored more than 40 or 45 points in a game. The 1964 Warriors smothered Ouachita, 102-86, for the enjoyment of the oldtimers.

25 years ago


Junior Cadet John Chance Horton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Horton of Conway, has been promoted to the rank of cadet corporal at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Mo.

10 years ago


The Bob Courtway Middle School cheerleaders posed with numerous awards they have won recently. Team members include co-captains Lynzie Lamb and Kristen Anderson, Amanda Brewer, Alyce Canada, Destiny Hildreth, Lauren Kneese, Caroline LaVan, Michelle Major, Kate Milligan, Jamie Newman, Samie Pew, Kimberly Pollard, Alyx Vanness and Gretchen Wahl.



Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:19

McCollum’s Column: Happiness on a bad hair day

Other than the University of Central Arkansas defense holding Abilene Christian to 25 net rushing yards Saturday, the toughest, stoutest job at Estes Stadium on Saturday was done by a hardy group of band members trying to hold together the large American flag during the national anthem in a swirling, 21 mph win, with gusts nearby about 50.

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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:52

Conway hopes to change first day of 2018 school year; waiver request in works

The Conway Board of Education approved a request to send a waiver to state officials regarding the first day of the 2018 school year during its regular meeting Nov. 14.

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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:30

Sports roundup: UCA volleyball and Hendrix basketball

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The University of Central Arkansas volleyball team reached Sunday’s Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament championship with a 3-2 (25-19, 25-20, 24-26, 20-25, 15-9) win Saturday over No. 3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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