Yesterdays May 17

75 years ago


Seventy-five hundred copies of a 52-page catalog for Faulkner County’s free fair next fall came from the presses of the Conway Printing Company today and distribution of them was started by a committee headed by J.O. Cox.

The fair will be held Oct. 11-14, inclusive, which is the week preceding the state livestock show in North Little Rock.

50 years ago


The West Conway Home Demonstration Club held its May meeting at the home of Mrs. Gist Henry and members saw a demonstration on arrangement of home accessories by Mrs. John New and heard reports from its members.

Guests included Mrs. Carl Fiddler and Mrs. Laudis Prince.

25 years ago


Amanda Messmer and Beth Glover, fourth-graders at St. Joseph Elementary School, demonstrated Beth’s science fair project of cartoon transfers. The “dancing raisins” projects of both Beth and Amanda won first-place in a science fair this week at the school. Amanda is a daughter of Sherry and Ron Messmer and Beth is a daughter of Ellen and James Glover.

10 years ago


Mark Harrison of Conway was the overall winner in the Alltel Big Lunker Classic bass fishing tournament held this weekend at Lake Dardanelle State Park.

Harrison caught a 5.58 lb. fish to claim the first-place prize of $15,000. Gary Hensley of Conway was third with a 5.15 lb. fish and earned $2,500.


Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:17

Faulkner Sports Roundup: UCA baseball, softball and tennis, Guy and Mayflower basketball, CBC baseball

The University of Central Arkansas baseball team staged an amazing comeback Saturday, scoring six runs with two outs in the ninth on the way to a 10-9 victory over Evansville in 10 innings at Bear Stadium. Read more

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:05

Macon leads Hogs to third straight win

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:15

Sugar Bears extend winning streak to 12 in a 83-39 rout

With Saturday’s 83-39 win over Houston Baptist University at the Farris Center, the UCA Sugar Bears extended their win streak to 12 games, which is a program record. Read more