Yesterdays Aug. 7

75 years ago

(1939)

Conway will be represented at the water carnival in Batesville on Wednesday and Thursday by Misses Martha Sue Fain, Billie Jennings, Theda Woodruff and Mary Ketherine Milam, winners is a recent beauty and talent contest here, Guy H. Jones, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, announced today.

Miss Woodruff will be Conway’s princess and Miss Milam the bathing beauty. Misses Fain and Jennings will be maids to Miss Woodruff. The girls are Conway High School students.

50 years ago

(1964)

The Conway Wampus Cats’ cheerleaders took a moment from practice to point out some exciting news — football season is just around the corner. Practice begins in a few days and the season opens in five weeks. Cheerleaders include Sandra Fulmer, the squad captain, Janet Ledbetter, Lou Ann Curtis, Nancy Selig, Margo Gibson, Nancy Herring, Peggy Moore, Myra Jane Curtis and Karen Banister. The girls have been practicing several weeks getting their intricate cheerleading techniques and yells down pat.

25 years ago

(1989)

Cadet Douglas A. Aden, as on of Leroy W. and Dorothy L. Aden of Conway, has completed ROTC field training encampment at Tyndall Air Force Base, Ala.

10 years ago

(2004)

Army National Guard Pvt. Faleisha D. Milton has graduated from the petroleum supply specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va.

Milton is the daughter of Michele and Charles Green of Mayflower.

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