Yesterdays May 1

75 years ago


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


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


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


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.


Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:21

David Grimes: The nice guy behind those Toad Suck Daze runs

With Toad Suck Daze approaching, and the accompanying Toad Suck Daze runs, it’s a good opportunity to highlight Cliff Henry in my series about good guys.

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Sun, 04/30/2017 - 08:11

A Look Back: Highway cafes

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:21

Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply

Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said.

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