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Yesterdays Aug. 26

Posted: August 25, 2014 - 1:56pm

75 years ago

(1939)

Six Faulkner County boys had conferred on them the degree of Arkansas Farmer, the state organization Future Farmers of America’s highest honor, at a program at Camp Couchdale, near Hot Springs, yesterday. Degrees were conferred by Gov. Carl E. Bailey.

Faulkner boys receiving the honor were: Carmen Ross Sawrie and Bill Joe Kelso of Greenbrier; Paul Kennedy, Carroll Glover Jr. and James E. Tyler of Guy; and Fred M. Bollen Jr. of Vilonia.

50 years ago

(1964)

The Mount Vernon Chapter of Future Homemakers of America held a meeting on Aug. 12 to install newly-elected officers. The officers include Lillian Dulaney, president; Dellane Hogue, vice president; Nancy Hendrickson, first vice president; Brenda Leach, secretary; Linda Nelson, treasurer; Shirley Starr, reporter; Sandra Kelley, historian; and Sherry Jobe and Sandra Sherwood, song leaders.

25 years ago

(1989)

Cody Brown, a member of the Greenbrier AAU All-Stars, was selected to the 10-and -under all-tournament team and was named All-American recently at the AAU Nationals at Salt Lake City.

Greenbrier finished fifth in the nation at the tournament.

10 years ago

(2004)

Jan Clark of Conway was recently presented a Community Service Award from Counseling Associates Inc. at the 32nd annual Arkansas Mental Health Institute awards banquet in Hot Springs. She was recognized for her service to Help for Abuse Victims in Emergency Need (HAVEN), a residential shelter for abused girls, and for other contributions to the community.

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