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Yesterdays July 27

Posted: July 26, 2014 - 3:28pm

75 years ago

(1939)

Miss Nellie Dyer, a missionary in Korea the past 12 years, arrived in Conway Tuesday for a visit with her mother, Mrs. Elisha Dyer. Miss Dyer, who will remain the United States a year before returning to Korea, plans to study at Scarritt Bible College, Nashville, Tenn., during the furlough. This is her second furlough since entering the mission field in 1927. She lives in Seoul, capitol of Korea, and her work missionary council of the Methodist Church.

50 years ago

(1964)

Navy Lt. Jimmy J. Harmon, son of Mr. and Mrs. V.M. Harmon of Conway, completed a course of instructions in college algebra here recently through the United States Armed Forces Institute Madison, Wis.

He is continuing his education while in service through the voluntary world-wide education program for members of the Armed Forces.

25 years ago

(1989)

Alisa Carmichael of Conway, a daughter of Bill and Jeannie Carmichael, is among 30 students who recently attended the “Middle East Peace Conference,” a three-week program for gifted and talented students held at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

The Arkansas Enrichment for Gifted in Summer (AEGIS) program consists of lectures, discussions, guest speakers, audio-visual presentations and library research.

10 years ago

(2004)

The Conway Collision 4th-Grade boys basketball team recently took second place in their division at the Arkansas Knights Invitational. Team members are Josh Cummings, DeSean Turner, KJ Phillips, Brandon Sergent, Quincy Wardlow, Mario Fennell, Jacob Gates, William DenHartog, and coaches OD Phillips and Art DenHartog.

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