Yesterdays July 29

50 years ago

(1964)

Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Martin of Conway will celebrate 50 years of married life Sunday with an open house from 1-4 p.m. at the home of their daughter, Mrs. O.W. Madden of Conway.

They were married at Carlisle, Ark., Aug. 2, 1914, at the home of Mrs. Martin’s sister.

They have six children, 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

25 years ago

(1989)

Lori Hancock of Greenbrier will compete at the 18th Annual American Junior Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show and Convention in Tulsa, Okla., Sunday through Saturday Aug. 5.

Hancock, 11, daughter of Dale and Debbie Hancock of Greenbrier, will be among 1,300 youths, ages 19 and under, from the U.S., Canada and Australia participating in the show. She will compete with her American Quarter Horse Chick’s Vandy, a 15-year-old sorrel mare, in pole bending.

10 years ago

(2004)

Frank Martin Moix Jr., M.D., will open his own family-centered practice of gastroenterology on Aug. 2, located in Suite 305 of the Conway Regional Medical Office Tower.

He is a Conway native and graduate of Conway High School and Hendrix College, Dr. Moix is married to Jennifer Moix and they have two daughters, Elise and Candace.

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