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.