Yesterdays July 9

75 years ago

(1939)

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

(1964)

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

(1989)

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

(2004)

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.

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Faulkner Sports Roundup: UCA baseball, softball and tennis, Guy and Mayflower basketball, CBC baseball

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Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:05

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Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:15

Sugar Bears extend winning streak to 12 in a 83-39 rout

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