Yesterdays May 19

75 years ago



Containing 80 feet of floor space, a new cold storage vault recently installed by M.M. Hiegel & Son grocery will accommodate a large stock of produce.

The vault, according to Ted Hiegel, is powered by a Kelvinator freezing unit and is valued at $1,200. For the present the contents of the vault are kept at a 40 degree temperature.

50 years ago


Mrs. A.D. Bailey was installed as president of the Twentieth Century Club at a luncheon last Friday at the Conway Country Club.

Other officers include Mrs. James W. Slaughter, vice president; Mrs. Fred Tackett, secretary; Mrs. Liston Hager, treasurer; Mrs. Dee Halbrook, historian; Mrs. Alton McKinney, reporter; and Mrs. Dean W. Blackburn, parliamentarian.

25 years ago


Anna Marie Barrett of Vilonia High School has been awarded a place in the Chancellor’s Leadership Class at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The position entitles her to a full-tuition scholarship.

Miss Barrett is a daughter of Ed and Nan Barrett of Conway.

10 years ago


Local businessman Fletcher smith III, owner of Fletcher Smith’s Jewelers, was named chairman of the board of directors for Conway Corp.

John smith was named vice chairman and local accountant Barbara Money was named secretary.



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