Yesterdays July 19

75 years ago

 

(1939)

Mrs. M.J. McHenry received notice today that she was one of the cash prize winners in a national tulip photograph contest, sponsored by the Spring Air Company of Holland, Mich. Entries were made from 36 states and three foreign countries. Mrs. McHenry’s photograph was one taken of tulips growing in her own garden.

50 years ago

(1964)

Jim Miller, owner of the Conway Swimming Pool, announced today that he had changed the pool to a private club and it would now be known as Miller’s Swim Club. Membership, ha said, would be 50 cents per individual or family. Membership cards will be issued.

25 years ago

(1989)

Brady Mitchell Mercer, 5, son of Sport and Lisa Mercer of Greenbrier, was named 1989 King of the Roses in a June 24 pageant sponsored by Royal American Beauty in Jacksonville.

10 years ago

(2004)

Greenbrier didn’t need batting practice Sunday afternoon before the AA American Legion state tournament. Instead it opted to take it during the second inning when it knocked two of North Little Rock’s pitchers off the mound on its way to a convincing 15-1 victory in the championship game of the Zone III district tournament.

 

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