Yesterdays June 30

75 years ago

(1939)

Mrs. Robert Ruffin was hostess to the Thursday Bridge Club at her home on Robinson Avenue Thursday afternoon. Mrs. J. Rackley won the high score prize. Light refreshments were served at the conclusion of the game.

50 years ago

(1964)

Louie Morehouse, manager of the Sears-Roebuck Co. Catalog Office in Conway, was installed as president of the Lions Club at a Ladies’ Night program Monday at the Town House Restaurant. Dr. Berman Maxey is the outgoing president.

25 years ago

(1989)

Gretchen Adams Miller, daughter of Myra and Tobie Adams of Conway, was ordained as a deacon in the United Methodist Church in Norfolk, Va., during the recent Virginia Annual Conference.

On Tuesday, Aug. 1, she will assume responsibilities as associate pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in McLean, Va.

10 years ago

(2004)

The National Council for Geographic Education recently awarded Maribeth Garrison of Conway its annual Distinguished Teaching Achievement Award for 2004.

Garrison retired in May as a sixth-grade social studies teacher at Bob Courtway Middle School.

Garrison will receive her award in October in Kansas City, Mo.

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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:28

School board in Arkansas opts to open meetings with prayer

HARRISON, Ark. (AP) — One of two northern Arkansas school boards has opted to pray before meetings after receiving a letter of complaint from a foundation that monitors matters regarding church and state.

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Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:18

McCollum’s Column: Another nice evening at Dickey-Stephens

Serving a baseball batch of “David Appetizers,” assorted musings while watching the University of Central Arkansas play Little Rock University on a gorgeous sunny evening at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.

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