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.



Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:07

Hensley runs for prosecutor

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:53

Women’s Shelter hosts Great Escape

A local nonprofit hopes to see a big turnout for its all-day fundraising event by bringing in shopping booths, pampering services and more.

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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:14

Residents now can report misuse of parking spaces

LITTLE ROCK — The Office of Motor Vehicle of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration announced today that Arkansans can now report misuse of parking spaces for persons with disabilities online, by phone, or in person.

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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:10

New cases of West Nile Virus Disease

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging people to take steps to prevent West Nile virus infections. Outbreaks of West Nile virus disease occur each summer in the United States. The first two cases of 2017 were identified in Arkansas late last week.

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