Yesterdays Aug. 9

75 years ago



David R. Robertson, new head of the music department at Hendrix College, and Mrs. Robertson returned to Conway yesterday from the University of Iowa, where Mr. Robertson served as instructor in violin and chamber music during the summer session just completed.

50 years ago


Xi Alpha Theta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority held its annual summer Coke party Thursday at the home of Mrs. Richard Holt.

The international theme, “Invitation to Life,” was carried out in decorations. The social committee, including Mrs. George T. Gray Jr., chairman; Mrs. L.M. Thompson, and Mrs. Homer Brown, was in charge of the refreshments.

Mrs. John W. Coleman was a special guest.

25 years ago


Two Conway High School students attended a summer enrichment program last month designed to teach participants about cave life and its relationship to human life.

Rachel Reese, who also attended the program last year, and Becca Newman were among 50 Arkansas students who attended Project CAVES (Creative Adventures and Valuable Experiences through Spelunking).

10 years ago


Leanne Bland, a fifth-grade teacher at Florence Madison Elementary School, and Karen Matthews, a second-grade teacher at Jim Stone Elementary School, gathered up a free breakfast served by Leo Cummings, customer service manager at Office Depot, for a teacher appreciation breakfast.



Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:00

A Look Back: What’s New?

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:11

McCollum’s Column: A sampler from the ‘Conway Four’

The four Wampus Cats have been transformed into Bears and they are still hungy.

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Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:54

Trojans slip past UCA in OT

LITTLE ROCK – Little Rock’s Jaclyn Purvine scored a golden goal in the 95th minute, dribbling through the UCA midfield and sliding the ball into the top-right corner, just past the outstretched fingers of a diving Lauren Mercuri to give the Trojans a 2-1 overtime victory Friday night in the soccer opener for the University of Central Arkansas women.

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Sat, 08/19/2017 - 18:40

Conway volleyball hopes to build on successful tradition

With the season starting Tuesday, the Conway Lady Cats volleyball team got a glimpse into their season with the annual Volleyball Showcase on Saturday at Buzz Bolding Arena.

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