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Yesterdays March 17

Posted: March 15, 2014 - 2:33pm

75 years ago

(1939)

Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Durham entertained a few friends and neighbors at their home on Robinson Avenue at a Rook party last evening, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Thickstun, who are leaving soon for Tullahoma, Miss., where they will make their home. Dainty refreshments were served and Mrs. Durham presented an Arkansas pottery vase to Mrs. Thickstun as a souvenir.

50 years ago

(1964)

Owen Philpott has been assigned as the state trooper in Faulkner County, replacing Dean Friend, who was transferred to Lewisville. Friend went to his new job Sunday.

Philpott, 29, has been on duty about a week here. He is married and the father of three children, Jeannie Marie, 8, David Lester, 6, and Stephen Michael.

25 years ago

(1989)

Kimberly Michele Hotchkiss, a senior at Vilonia High School, and Carlton Paul, a senior at Conway High School, have been awarded four-year scholarships to the University of Central Arkansas.

Miss Hotchkiss, a daughter of Richard and Janis Hotchkiss of Vilonia, will major in marketing.

Paul, a son of Charles and Judy Paul of Conway, plans to be a pre-law major.

10 years ago

(2004)

The following students in Faulkner County were named to the “Who’s Who Among American High School Students — Sports Edition.”

The students are: Conway — Jessica Bishop, Casey C. Echols, Terry Ho, Tara C. Paul, Amanda D. Dayberry, Ashlea Nicole Forsberg and Jon M. Lea; Greenbrier — Laci Crump, Kaiser B. Venable and Stefanie M. Gardner; Mayflower — Renee McCartney; Vilonia — Casey Lynn Coffman, Jessica M. McBride, Laci Robinson and Katrinka L. Shields.

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