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.



Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:07

Hensley runs for prosecutor

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:53

Women’s Shelter hosts Great Escape

A local nonprofit hopes to see a big turnout for its all-day fundraising event by bringing in shopping booths, pampering services and more.

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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:14

Residents now can report misuse of parking spaces

LITTLE ROCK — The Office of Motor Vehicle of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration announced today that Arkansans can now report misuse of parking spaces for persons with disabilities online, by phone, or in person.

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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:10

New cases of West Nile Virus Disease

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging people to take steps to prevent West Nile virus infections. Outbreaks of West Nile virus disease occur each summer in the United States. The first two cases of 2017 were identified in Arkansas late last week.

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