Yesterdays June 23

75 years ago

(1939)

Dan Estes, member of the faculty of Arkansas State Teachers College, caught a four and one-half pound bass from Lake Bailey on Petit Jean Mountain, Sunday, Albert Rainey, game warden for Conway and Faulkner counties said. This was the largest bass caught on the mountain this year. — Morrilton Democrat.

50 years ago

(1964)

Verlon Meda Cowan of Mount Vernon was among the 163 students at Arkansas A&M College who were named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester.

Cowan had a grade point of 4.71.

25 years ago

(1989)

Navy Hospitalman Apprentice James J. English, a 1988 graduate of Conway High School, recently was graduated from Field Medical Service School at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

10 years ago

(2004)

The Greenbrier Panthers recently finished second in the 13-and-under division in the USSSA baseball tournament at Marion. Team members are Garrett Palmer, Jordan Duvall, Jake Standridge, Zane Golden, Ryan Wolfe, Brent Henderson, Tanner Burrows, Zeb Golden, Tyler Hardin, Adam Chapman, Brandon Williams, Kaleb Yoder, Matt Velek, Jordan Lessard, Jon Mike Barnard, Chad Towery, and coaches Phil Golden, Larry Hardin and Mike Wolfe.

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Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:21

David Grimes: The nice guy behind those Toad Suck Daze runs

With Toad Suck Daze approaching, and the accompanying Toad Suck Daze runs, it’s a good opportunity to highlight Cliff Henry in my series about good guys.

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Sun, 04/30/2017 - 08:11

A Look Back: Highway cafes

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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