Yesterdays July 15

75 years ago

(1939)

John E. Lyon will begin work Monday as teller in the First National Bank of Conway, Sam Adkisson, vice president and cashier, announced today. The position will be a new one, Mr. Adkisson said, made necessary by an increasing volume of business at the bank.

50 years ago

(1964)

Three members of the Conway Junior Chamber of Commerce have been selected for inclusion in the 1965 edition of Outstanding Young Men of America.

They are Dr. Bob G. Banister, Gus Enderlin Jr., and Thomas J. Nabholz.

Dr. Banister is a physician and surgeon; Enderlin is associated with Model Laundry & Cleaners; and Nabholz with Nabholz Supply Co.

25 years ago

(1989)

Bob and Leta Garrett fired a 32 to win the president’s flight in last night’s twilight league gold scramble at the Conway Country Club.

10 years ago

(2004)

Zach Oliver of Greenbrier has qualified for the National High School Rodeo Finals to be held next week at Gillette, Wyo.

Oliver finished second in steer wrestling in the Arkansas High School Rodeo Association’s year-end standings. The top four in each event qualified for nationals.

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