Yesterdays June 29

75 years ago

 

(1939)

Mrs. Ed Simpson was hostess to the Wednesday Bridge Club for its meeting and games at her home on Robinson Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. S.D. Mitchell won the club prize and a gift was given to Mrs. Sam Wood of Fort Smith, a special guest.

50 years ago

(1964)

Lawrence Mobley of Conway, assistant vice president of First National Bank in Little Rock, is attending the School of Financial Public Relations at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Mobley joined the bank staff last year after coaching basketball at Hendrix College three years.

25 years ago

(1989)

Leslie Nicole Thomas, 5, daughter of Dwayne and Deanna Thomas of Greenbrier, was named 1989 overall Spirit Rose Queen in the America’s King and Queen of Roses Pageant, a production of the Royal-American Beauty Systems, held Saturday at the Ramada Inn in Jacksonville.

Leslie is a granddaughter of Jim and Linda Brannon and Luther and Louise Thomas and a great-granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Nichols and Mildred Chambers, all of Greenbrier.

10 years ago

(2004)

Kristopher Hardin, 15, of Greenbrier recently made a hole in one on the 160-yard, No. 7 hole at Persimmon Ridge Golf Club. He used a 7-iron for his first hole in one of his golfing career.

 

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