Yesterdays July 16

75 years ago

(1939)

J.T. Harrison of Enola today announced as a candidate for county examiner at the election to be held by teachers at the courthouse next Friday at 10 a.m. Mr. Harrison has 15 years of teaching experience. He did his college work at Arkansas State Teachers College. The vacancy was created by the resignation of B.G. Harrison.

50 years ago

(1964)

S-Sgt. Jimmy M. Newberry of Conway has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Preparatory School at MacDill Air Force Base at Tampa, Fla. He is a son of Mrs. Jessie Newberry of Conway. A graduate of Conway High School, he is married to the former Nellie K. Kessinger.

25 years ago

(1989)

John Meazle and Charles Wright, both of Conway, recently were among 27 applicants who passed the National Council of Engineering Examiners test and have been registered by the Arkansas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The test was administered April 14.

10 years ago

(2004)

Donald Bates of Enola has been named a U.S. National Award winner in the mathematics and honor roll categories.

Bates, who attend, Mount Vernon-Enola High school, was nominated for the award by teacher Nancy Lively.

He is a son of Fred and Inza Bates of Enola and a grandson of Nova Sutton of Conway.

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Sat, 01/21/2017 - 09:55

City considers rezonings, more

The Conway City Council will consider rezoning properties, reclassifying a city position and rebidding a project during its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Russell L. “Jack” Roberts District Court Building.

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Stocks edge higher, snapping a 5-day losing streak for Dow

Materials companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market’s loss from a day earlier and snapping a 5-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average.

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