Yesterdays May 20

50 years ago


Scott Montgomery and Leon Ryan, members of the Future Farmers of America chapter at Conway High School, will receive the state FFA degree at the state convention June 3-5 at Magnolia.

Montgomery’s program consisted mainly of beef production. A son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Montgomery of Conway, he holds the office of student advisor in the Conway chapter.

Ryan’s program is beef production and pasture. He is the reporter in the chapter and a son of Mr. and Mrs. E.O. Ryan of Conway.

25 years ago


Steven L. Mobbs, 22, of Conway graduated May 13 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in both English and biology. He is a son of Margaret Bradford of Conway and Jim Mobbs of Lincoln, Neb., and the grandson of Juanita Mobbs Vogan and the late J.B. Mobbs of Greenbrier and Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Ussery of Guy.

Mobbs is a member of Delta Tau Delta and plans to attend the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

10 years ago


Conway Christian’s sixth-grade girls team recently won the state private school tournament and also placed second in its conference tournament and the West Pulaski Conference tournament. Team members are Moani Iwamura, Christina Clark, Molly Bowman, Mallory Clutts, Pilahi Iwamura, Casey Gibbs, Mary Nabholz, Kelsey Lea and Taylor Guinn, and coaches Anita Price and Rhonda Pinkett.


Thu, 01/19/2017 - 18:54

Arkansas House panel advances competing tax cut plans

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas lawmakers put a wrinkle in Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s push for a low-income tax cut on Thursday, with a House committee advancing a competing tax credit from Democrats along with the Republican’s $50 million proposal.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:56

Tennessee woman struck by Little Rock police vehicle dies

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a Tennessee woman who was struck by an officer driving a police sport utility vehicle has died.

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Thu, 01/19/2017 - 16:47

UCAPD educates community on stalking awareness

The University of Central Arkansas Police Department is partnering with the National Center for Victims of Crime and the Stalking Resource Center for the month of January to promote National Stalking Awareness.

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