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.



Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:19

McCollum’s Column: Happiness on a bad hair day

Other than the University of Central Arkansas defense holding Abilene Christian to 25 net rushing yards Saturday, the toughest, stoutest job at Estes Stadium on Saturday was done by a hardy group of band members trying to hold together the large American flag during the national anthem in a swirling, 21 mph win, with gusts nearby about 50.

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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:52

Conway hopes to change first day of 2018 school year; waiver request in works

The Conway Board of Education approved a request to send a waiver to state officials regarding the first day of the 2018 school year during its regular meeting Nov. 14.

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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:30

Sports roundup: UCA volleyball and Hendrix basketball

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The University of Central Arkansas volleyball team reached Sunday’s Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament championship with a 3-2 (25-19, 25-20, 24-26, 20-25, 15-9) win Saturday over No. 3 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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