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Yesterdays May 1

Posted: April 30, 2014 - 7:56pm

75 years ago

(1939)

Edward J. Heiligers of St. Louis, Mo., former Conway man and son of Mrs. Sam Heiligers of this city, won a notable distinction last week when he was awarded a Buick automobile, for leading his zone in sales. Similar awards were made in the 20 zones into which the nation is divided and Mr. Heiligers’ record was near the top for the entire United States. He has previously won numerous distinctions for leadership in sales for his company, the South Side Motor Company of St. Louis.

50 years ago

(1964)

Kevan B. Ferrell, a student at St. Joseph High School, has been nominated for the annual Achievement Awards Program sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Ferrell.

The awards competition is to give recognition to outstanding high school seniors for excellence in English.

25 years ago

(1989)

Spc. Paul D. Loyd, son of Excell and Shirley Loyd of Conway, has been decorated with the Army Achievement Medal in West Germany.

The medal is awarded for meritorious service, acts of courage or other accomplishments.

Loyd is an equipment records and parts specialist with the 43rd Air Defense Artillery.

He is a 1969 graduate of Conway High School.

10 years ago

(2004)

Dalton dickens, 9, showed off the turkey he killed on the first day of turkey season. It was his first kill, and he shot the bird with a 20-gauge shotgun. The bird had a 5 1/2-inch beard.

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