75 years ago
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
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
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
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.