Yesterdays June 18

75 years ago

 

(1939)

Mr. and Mrs. Thurman E. Rowlett are planning extensive repairs and improvements to their residence on Prince Street. Work will begin Monday and E.C. Scarbrough has the contract. Mr. and Mrs. Rowlett and family will occupy the Cleaver residence on Faulkner Street while work on their home in progress.

50 years ago

(1964)

Airman Jerrell F. Bates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garland L. Bates of Conway, has completed the first phase of his Air Force basic military training at Lackland AFB, Texas. Airman Bates was selected for technical training as an aircraft maintenance specialist at an Air Training Command school at Amarillo AFB, Texas.

He is a 1963 graduate of Vilonia High School.

25 years ago

(1989)

Ralph Flowers of Conway and David Davidson of Cabot caught eight turtles Friday morning on a trot line in the Gold Creek area on Lake Conway. The two largest turtles weighed about 29 pounds apiece.

10 years ago

(2004)

Several Faulkner County participants placed high recently in the Arkansas State Platinum Classic physique competition at Little Rock. Earning honors were Scott Hicks, fourth, teen-age class; Brent Scroggins, second, open lightweight; Henry Briscoe, second, open heavyweight; Phillip Brewer, first, novice lightweight and open bantamweight; Justin Hicks, second, open middleweight; Ben Hoyt, first, novice middleweight; and Jason Matyja, fourth, novice middleweight.

 

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