Yesterdays June 19

75 years ago



Several members of St. Joseph Catholic Church attended a laymen’s retreat at St. John’s seminary, Little Rock, from Friday to Sunday. The retreat was in charge of Monsignor Gallagher of St. John’s. The following attended: Joe Enderlin, John Grummer, Charles Seiter, J.J. Hiegel, Albert Hiegel, Dwight Jordan, Emil Luyet, Don Campbell, Sylvester Moix and Deitrich Walter.

50 years ago


Bill Fagan, 9, hoisted an 8 1/2 pound bass his father, H.R. Fagan, caught Friday at Lake Beaverfork. Mike Green,9, stretched his arm to demonstrate the size of the fish. It was 25 inches long. Fagan said he caught the fish on a Lucky 13 while fishing from the bank with a casting rod. “To my knowledge, this is the biggest bass ever to come out of the lake,” Fagan said.

25 years ago


Alli Harrison, daughter of Alan and Jane Harrison, was crowned 1988-89 Panther Queen during awards ceremonies May 26 at the Greenbrier School District gymnasium.

First runner-up was Karon Townsend, daughter of Bill and JoAnn Townsend; second runner-up was Dondra Robinson, daughter of Don and Billie Robinson; and third runner-up was Jayna Harrison, daughter of Alan and Jane Harrison.

10 years ago


The Conway Firecats recently won the under-14 division in the Cabot SpringFest fast-pitch softball tournament. Team members are Memory Apata, Lindsey Shipman, Jennifer Callaway, Kasey Farley, Shorty Waytenick, Tia Houston, Michelle Lewis, Savannah Rowland, Kayleigh Ratliff, Mandy Eggert, Mallory Fiddler and Alyssa Parks, and coaches Jay Callaway, Jim Apata, Matt Waytenick and Kyle Ratliff.



Sat, 11/18/2017 - 21:31

Roundabout: 11/19/17


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Sat, 11/18/2017 - 20:34

Bears grab the trophy in style

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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