Edward J. Heiligers of St. Louis, former Conway man and son of Mrs. Sam Heiligers of this city, again distinguished himself for the third consecutive year as the leading salesman in the United States of Buick automobiles, according to a news article in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Mr. Heiligers for a number of years has been leading salesman of the South Side Buick Company in St. Louis. Last week he received a substantial cash award and retained the office of president of the Salesmasters’ Club, which office he has held for two years, a national record.
Albert C. Cooper, 32, son of Mrs. Daisy Cooper and grandson of Mrs. W.H. Gibbs of Conway, has been promoted to captain at Ft. Richland in Anchorage, Alaska.
Mrs. Cooper’s home is in Winnemucca, Nev., but she has been with her mother here several months.
Capt. Cooper is a native of Monroe, La. He was in the Marines six years before going into the Army in 1958. He is a graduate of California Poly in San Luis Obispa.
Capt. Cooper’s wife, Mrs. Caryl Cooper is with him in Anchorage.
More than 50 people attended dedication ceremonies this morning for the Highway 25 bridge spanning the East Cadron Creek north of Conway.
All five members of the Arkansas Highway Commission and many top staff members of the state Highway and Transportation Department attended the ceremony. The bridge was dedicated in honor of Dennis E. Wilcox, manager of the Faulkner County Farm Bureau office for 26 years and a leader in Faulkner County agriculture. Wilcox died in 1983.
Raymond Pritchett, vice chairman of the highway commission, delivered the dedicatory address in which he noted the efforts of Wilcox.
Chick Matthews got a bowl of home-made ice cream from Brenda Adams during an ice cream social at the Greenbrier Senior Citizens Center. The even is held one a month during the summer.