Yesterdays July 18

75 years ago


Miss Lela Lewis entertained a few friends at a dinner Saturday night at her home honoring Mrs. Louis E. Love Jr., a recent bride. The honoree received several gifts.

50 years ago


Eight Faulkner County youths will attend the University of Arkansas 4-H Club Workshop next week at Fayetteville.

They are the top winners in Faulkner County 4-H competition and will be accompanied by Mrs. Marguerite Grisham, adult leader of the Holland 4-H Club, and Charles Merriman, assistant Faulkner County agent.

They are: Mary Joe Butler, Holland 4-H; Linda Shumate, Janice Halsey and Ann Johnson, Centerville 4-H; Tommy and Frank Graham, Greenbrier 4-H; and Tommy Pratt and Ricky Wiedower, Chinquapin 4-H.

25 years ago


The Rev. and Mrs. Lindell Bowman of Calvary Temple Pentecostal Church of God recently returned from the General Convention of the Pentecostal Church of God, held in Joplin, Mo.

About 900 delegates and guests attended the convention, where the denomination’s “Strategy 2000” home missions program was discussed.

10 years ago


Dolley Brawner is the 2005 president-elect of the Conway Optimist Club.

Brawner, a graduate of Hendrix College, is a training officer with First State Bank of Conway. In July, Brawner will attend the 2004 Optimist International Convention in St. Louis, Mo.


Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:21

Arkansas will face challenges replenishing execution supply

Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the four executions the state carried out this month, experts said.

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Sat, 04/29/2017 - 20:06

Sideline: UCA victories in tennis, softball and baseball

The University of Central Arkansas tennis team continues to make history as the Sugar Bears will play for the Southland Conference title Sunday at Beaumont, Texas, against regular-season champion Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

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