Yesterdays May 16

75 years ago



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Miss Dovie Russell Haynes entertained in honor of her mother, Mrs. Nona Haynes, Sunday evening with a buffet supper at her home on South Boulevard. The following guests were present: Mrs. L.C. Florence, Miss Rosa Walker, Dr. Mary McKinney, Miss Laura Haynes, Mrs. James Stewart and Mrs. Jack Covington.

50 years ago


Sandra Woodward was valedictorian of this year’s graduating class at Enola High School. Miss Woodward is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Woodward. Mary Hoggard was the class salutatorian. Miss Hoggard is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hoggard.

25 years ago


Mark Alan Guffey, son of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Loren Guffey of Conway, was among the 2,300 students who received degrees from Duke University during commencement exercises held May 14. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

10 years ago


A come-and-go retirement celebration will be held 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20, for Vilonia Elementary School teacher Susan Arnett.

She is retiring after 29 years in education.

All current and former students, parents and coworkers are invited to attend.


Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:01

A Look Back: Community Bands

On Memorial Day, we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and preserve liberty and freedom. It was in 1971 when Congress passed the National Holiday Act which designated the last Monday of May as a federal holiday to honor those who died defending our country.

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