Yesterdays May 6

75 years ago

(1939)

Over 150 guests were present at the annual alumnae luncheon held in the Central College dining room today at 12:30.

The theme of the luncheon was “Memories of ‘The Girl Who Cares’,” and was carried out in the program and place cards, which were miniature scrolls on which appeared the Biblical inscription which is written on the front wall of the college auditorium. Individual corsages marked each place.

The luncheon was the first of a series of activities celebrating homecoming on the campus.

50 years ago

(1964)

James Castleberry, son of Sheriff and Mrs. Joe Castleberry of Conway, has been named assistant superintendent of schools at Neosho, Mo., beginning in September.

Castleberry is former superintendent of schools at Heber Springs and Mountain Home.

He will receive his doctor’s degree from the University of Arkansas in June.

25 years ago

(1989)

Leslie Nicole Thomas, 5, daughter of Dwayne and Deanna Thomas of Greenbrier, was named the photogenic and sportswear winner and second runner-up in the La Petite division of the statewide spring pageant held April 22 at Enola.

Leslie is a granddaughter of Jim and Linda Brannon and Luther and Louise Thomas of Greenbrier, a great-granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Nichols of Guy and a step great-granddaughter of Mildred Chambers of Greenbrier.

10 years ago

(2004)

Greenbrier High School senior Jeremy Kierna signed to play soccer for Williams Baptist College as his mother, Bobbie Kierna, and father, Michael Kierna, looked on.

Also on hand were Greenbrier High School principal Steve Lucas, Bob Culbreath, men’s and women’s soccer coach at Williams Baptist, and Justin Hawkins, Greenbrier soccer coach.

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