Yesterdays May 30

50 years ago


Commencement exercises at Arkansas State Teachers College will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ida Waldran Memorial Auditorium.

Degrees will ne conferred on 192 students.

Rep. Wilbur D. Mills of Arkansas’s Second District will give the commencement address. Dr. Silas D. Snow, president of ASTC, will confer degrees.

25 years ago


Ashley Brooke Sowell, three-year-old daughter of Keith and Janie Sowell of Conway, was the winner of the La Petite division of the spring pageant held recently at Enola. She is a granddaughter of Adron and Pearl Sowell and Billie Ford, all of Conway, and a great-granddaughter of Lora Ford of Conway.

10 years ago


Russell Gillion, lead press man at International Paper, presented Conee Corning-Banks, administrative assistant with the Faulkner County Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Kirt Bierbaum, executive director, with a $2,000 check to be used for water safety gear and lifeguard training. The money was donated through a grant sponsored by the IP Foundation.


Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:21

Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply

Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said.

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Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:06

Sideline: UCA victories in tennis, softball and baseball

The University of Central Arkansas tennis team continues to make history as the Sugar Bears will play for the Southland Conference title Sunday at Beaumont, Texas, against regular-season champion Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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