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.


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

The University of Central Arkansas baseball team staged an amazing comeback Saturday, scoring six runs with two outs in the ninth on the way to a 10-9 victory over Evansville in 10 innings at Bear Stadium. Read more

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

With Saturday’s 83-39 win over Houston Baptist University at the Farris Center, the UCA Sugar Bears extended their win streak to 12 games, which is a program record. Read more