County Clerk C.E. Gentry’s records show that three more marriage licenses were issued in Faulkner County for the first half of 1937 than for the first six months in 1936. One hundred and forty-seven licenses were issued this year.
Last year’s total was 325.
More licenses are issued during the month of December than any other month.
Mrs. Leo Duke is the new nurse at Arkansas State Teachers College. She succeeds Mrs. Dewey Noe, who served in the position two years.
Mrs. Duke is a native of Conway and attended Conway High School and ASTC after which she received a RN degree from St. Vincent’s School of Nursing in 1955.
She later worked in surgery at Conway Memorial Hospital and was most recently employed by Dr. John W. Sneed Jr., in Conway.
She and her husband have two children.
Keith and June Ekenseair of Conway are parents of a son, Curtis Franklin, born Wednesday (June 10, 1987) at Doctors Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. The couple also have another son, Adam Keith. Grandparents are Wayne and Ann Stevens of West Helena, Janette Forthman of Marvel and the late Franklin J.C. Ekenseair of Helena. Joe Forthman of Marvel is a step-grandparent.
Lauren Payne, a graduate of Vilonia High School, and Brooke Greenway and Amanda Johnson, graduates of Conway High School, have been selected as members of the Razorback Belles for the University of Arkansas men’s athletic department.
Razorback Belles serve as official on-campus hostesses for the Razorback football program, hosting junior college and high school football recruits and their families during home football games and weekend visits to campus.
The belles were chosen through two interview processes that narrowed down the field from more than 200 applicants.
Miss Payne is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism. She is a daughter of Mike and Peggy Payne and Karen Payne. Miss Greenway is a junior majoring in finance.
Miss Johnson is a junior advertising/public relations major. She is a daughter of Curtis Johnson and Dedi Schall.