Yesterdays May 11

50 years ago



Two-month-old Phillip Howell Dickens celebrated Mother’s Day Sunday with one mother and six grandmothers. He is the youngest of five generations. Present were Mrs. Cora Johnson, Mrs. Phillip Howell, Mrs. Dennis Dickens, and the baby’s father, David Lee Dickens, all of Conway. The baby’s mother is the former Helen Poteet of Plumerville. His maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. George Poteet of Plumerville; Mr. and Mrs. E.T. Poteet of Overcup; great-grandparents; and Mrs. Sam Sims of Plumerville, great-grandmother. Tom Dickens of Greenbrier is the child’s paternal great-grandfather.

25 years ago


Brenna Shaw, 8-year-old daughter of Bryan and Paula Shaw of Conway, won trophies for best dressed and second alternate beauty in her division in the America’s Miss Springtime Sweetheart Pageant, held April 29 in Jacksonville.

Brenna is a second-grade student at Ellen Smith Elementary School.

10 years ago


The Cadron Valley Country Club recently unveiled a new sign leading into the club and recognized the sponsors who helped purchase it. Those at the unveiling included Glynn Long of US Foods, CVCC general manager John Brainerd, and Blake Browning of First State Bank. Other sponsors include Sign Zone and the Bug Reaper.



Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:51

Rural Fire Program to host fire show Oct. 28

The Arkansas Forestry Commission is hosting the annual Rural Fire Protection (RFP) Fire Show on Saturday, October 28, in Greenbrier at 20 Industrial Boulevard from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. All Arkansas firefighters and families are invited to attend the annual event held to honor fire crews for their partnership in the suppression and prevention of wildfires.

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Sun, 09/24/2017 - 11:11

David Grimes: Making memories in Conway Optimist football

The local youth football season is a now few weeks old. The league is sponsored by the Conway Noon Optimist Club and run by volunteers.

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Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

A Look Forward: Steak Anyone?

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 07:00

A Look Back: With Jim Miller