Yesterdays Aug. 21

75 years ago



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Robert R. Goldsborough Jr., age 16, of Conway was awarded second prize, a $300 scholarship to Gulf Coast military academy through a contest.

Young Goldsborough is a junior in high school and plays first trumpet in the high school band. A Boy Scout for four years, he is a gold palm Eagle Scout and is assistant scoutmaster of the local troop.

50 years ago


Miss Mary Bryant, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Bryant of Conway, enlisted in the U.S. Air Force this week. She left Wednesday for Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

She graduated from Conway High School last May.

25 years ago


Shelly Spradlin, 20-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Spradlin of Conway, was named first runner-up in the Miss Rodeo Arkansas Pageant, held Aug. 12 at Crossett (Ashley County).

Miss Spradlin works as an emergency medical technician at Conway Regional Hospital and also works at O.K. Corral.

10 years ago


Ben Hasty, 6, of Conway, and his Uncle Nick Hasty caught a 7-pound catifish in a pond near Memphis, Tenn. This was Ben’s first big fish.

Evangeline ONeal 6 months ago
Thanks for posting this. I'm Evangeline Mary Bryant. I never knew my name made the paper that day my 28-yr military career began.


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