Yesterdays June 27

75 years ago


Complimenting Miss Eula Gordy, bride-elect, Mrs. A.E. Burcick and Mrs. Joe B. McGee entertained at the home of Mrs. Burdick on Caldwell Street last night with Tripoli party in her honor. Games of Tripoli were played during the evening and each hostess presented the honoree with a gift. Mrs. Kenneth Spatz of Tyler, Texas, Mrs. Sam O’Baugh of McGehee and Mrs. Kirk Couch of Shreveport were special guests.

50 years ago


The Conway High School Wampus Cats will be the No. 1 Class AA football team in Arkansas this fall, predicts Arkansas Football Magazine, which goes on sale at local newsstands Tuesday.

The magazine covers Conway’s prospects and gives a detailed rundown of the teams in the large league race.

25 years ago


Greenbrier Blue recently won the Mark Mendenhall Midseason Baseball Tournament for youth at Quitman.

Members of the team are Jacob Reynolds, Adam Wallace, Jeremy Davis, Billy Masters, Sam Hall, Clint Jones, Brandon Moore, Brandon Fureigh, Scott Johnson, Danny Naff, Clay Blake, Clint Chapman, Jeremy Baker, Robbie Naff, B.J. Snowden and Brent Nickles, and coaches are Joey Wallace and Rick Reynolds.

10 years ago


Sebrina Bowers of Conway, with 13 years’ experience in hair styling, is moving to Studio West, 165 Farris Rd. She specializes in cuts and color for men and women and special events style for women.


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

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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