Yesterdays May 29

75 years ago


The Rev. E.F. Simmons of Beryl today began marketing a crop of youngberries, which he said is the finest he has ever produced, from a two-acre patch on his farm 12 miles east of Conway. Mr. Simmons estimated he would have 150 to 200 24-quart crates of the berries.

50 years ago


Dr. Ramon Rozzell, who has been at Ohio State University in Columbus since 1942, will come to Conway on July 1 to join the Department of Foreign Languages at Arkansas State Teachers College. As head of the department, Dr. Rozzell will succeed Wade Baskin, who is returning to southern State College in Durant, Okla.

25 years ago


Greg Kendrick and Cathie Davis, students at Conway High School, have won this year’s Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award for superior academic performance and outstanding athletic ability.

The awards were presented by Sgt. 1st Class John Laigaie at an awards assembly held recently at Conway High School.

10 years ago


Corissa Calico, age 8, of Conway won best of show with Cadon, her Vizsla dog at the Toad Suck Daze Festival pet show. The dog also won the trick class, which included adding two plus two, speaking, catch and jumping through two hurdles.


Wed, 04/26/2017 - 19:08

Sports roundup: Conway baseball, Greenbrier-Vilonia baseball, UCA golf

The University of Central Arkansas men’s golf team finished in a tie for sixth with Sam Houston State at the Southland Conference men’s tournament that was completed Wednesday at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club at McKinney, Texas.

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