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.



Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:07

No injuries in afternoon housefire

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:10

Sideline: Farm Bureau Awards, CBC basketball

LITTLE ROCK — High school football players throughout the state received Farm Bureau Awards in their classifications as selected by the staff of Hooten’s Arkansas Football.

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Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:46

UCA’s Anderson SLC’s Student-Athlete of the Year

University of Central Arkansas junior volleyball player Samantha Anderson has been named the Southern Conference’s Student-Athlete of the Year, while senior Megan Nash earned First Team all-conference honors and sophomore Elizabeth Armstrong was named to the Second Team.

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