Yesterdays July 9

75 years ago


The names of Mrs. Dora O. Mitchell of Conway and Mrs. Louise Hartley Wassell of Washington, D.C., and Mrs. John F. Weinmann of Little Rock, the last two former citizens of Conway, appear in the third edition of American Women, a “who’s who” just off the press of the American Publications, Inc. These three are among the 65 prominent women of Arkansas listed in the book.

50 years ago


Cmdr. Samuel T. Smith Jr. of Conway received congratulations from Cmdr. James D. Dalton upon receiving assignment to succeed Dalton as commanding officer of Naval Air Reserve Fighter Squadron 791 at Millington Naval Air Base near Memphis. Cmdr. Smith is a veteran of 18 years’ service with the Navy and has been in the Naval Air Reserve since October 1955. He trains one weekend a month at Millington. Cmdr. Smith is associated with the Smith Auto Co. in Conway.

25 years ago


Fourteen family members helped W.B. Glover of Vilonia celebrate his 72nd birthday Sunday (July 2, 1989) with a Sunday dinner, cake and peaches.

10 years ago


Jamie L. Potter, daughter of Jim and Leeann Potter of Vilonia, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Arkansas Scholarship Recognition Program to be held Saturday, Sept. 4, through Monday, Sept. 6, at Holiday Inn in Fort Smith.


Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:29

Hot Hogs take on hot Tigers in Columbia

FAYETTEVILLE - The SEC’s two hottest baseball teams of East and West sizzle against each other in a three-game series starting Friday night in Columbia, Mo.

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Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:22

Sports Roundu: Hendrix and UCA softball

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the 21st-ranked team in NCAA II, defeated the Hendrix softball team, 8-1. Thursay at The Spring Games at Claremont, Fla..

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Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:18

GHS choir competes at state