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Yesterdays June 19

Posted: June 18, 2014 - 6:06pm

75 years ago

(1939)

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

(1964)

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

(1989)

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

(2004)

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.

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