Yesterdays April 11

75 years ago


Richard Bessler entertained a group of 25 little friends with a party Saturday afternoon at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William J. Bessler on Independence Street celebrating his sixth birthday. Mrs. Eva C. Radley directed the games and Mrs. Jesse Fulmer assisted Mrs. Bessler in serving ice cream with cookies. Each little guest was given an Easter favor. Richard received many gifts in honor of the occasion.

50 years ago


Death last night parted 98-year-old Greenbrier twin sisters.

Mrs. Emma Snow, ill for the past several weeks, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. P.T. Hamilton, east of Greenbrier.

Mrs. Snow and her sister, Mrs. Alice Smith, celebrated their birthday March 5 and for the first time in their lives they were not together. Mrs. Snow was in a hospital on her last birthday.

For many years the sisters’ annual birthday celebration was a “big occasion” for scores of relatives and friends.

25 years ago


Lyndsie Nikole Brady, 22-month-old daughter of Tommy and Lisa Brady of Conway, was awarded several titles at the 1989 Little Miss Spring Time Sweetheart Pageant, held April 1 in Jacksonville. Miss Brady won most photogenic, best dressed, best sportswear and beauty in the 13- to 23-month division. She was also named the pageant’s overall supreme photogenic queen for girls up to age 10. She received five trophies, two crowns, four banners, and Easter basket, a Barbie doll and $50. She is a granddaughter of Jim Ball and Bettie Ball, both of North Little Rock, and J.V. and Bonnie Brady of Enola.

10 years ago


Richard King of Honda World in Conway was recently recognized as a silver level service adviser in the Honda Service and Parts Professionals Program.


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